Fri July 19, 2019 - Early Morning Friday Frolic w/Linda, to Beat the Heat. Whole Foods Double-Header from Jenkintown to Plymouth Meeting.
Level B-: 14mph, 41 miles. Meet at Jenkintown Whole Foods Market, on the Fairway. The ride leaves at 8:00 am. EARLY MORNING RIDE TODAY, DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT IN THE AFTERNOON. This is a pretty loop from the Whole Foods Market in Jenkintown to the Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting. Outbound via Abington, Oreland, and Blue Bell. Indoor rest stop at the Whole Foods in Plymouth Meeting at the half-way mark (mile 20). Return via Spring Mill, Flourtown, and Glenside. At the rest stop in Plymouth Meeting (mid-way), there is an indoor dining area, so, we can take advantage of the air conditioning. On the return, if another water stop is needed, there is an option to stop at Wawa at mile 29 or mile 32. Total elevation gain is 1875 ft, per RidewithGPS.com. Mostly rolling terrain - tallest climb is 380 ft. Meeting point at Whole Foods Market: park at far end of lot, near the Rydal Park senior apts. GENERIC DESCRIPTION: Scenic adventures by bike on most Fridays, throughout the year. Explore pretty, peaceful roads in suburban counties -- Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, etc. Starting points will vary, so that we can cycle through different regions. Please check daily calendar for details of each Friday's route -- terrain, mileage, rest stops, etc. Cue sheets and on-line route map provided for each ride. As long as we are enjoying outdoor exercise, and Mother Nature, in the company of friends, we'll have a memorable outing. Cue sheets will be available. The on-line route map is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/22424218.