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NOTE:
Under the Ride Level details, the "Type: Road Bike" refers to the ride will be on paved roads (rather then off road trails). Although a Road Bike is suggested for Road Bike Type rides it is not required. Hybrid and mountain bikes can be used on these rides as well provided you are comfortable with the pace outline in the Posted Ride. This ride calendar is for club rides, club meetings, club event posts and shop rides only.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19 - ONLY SBRA MEMBERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE ON ANY SBRA RIDE.
SBRA MEMBERS ONLY PLEASE READ - Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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Mtn Bike East Seatuket
Stormnnorman's picture

Mtn Bike East Seatuket

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 8:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
12mi
Class: 
B/B+
Terrain: 
rolling/hilly
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Mountain Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Early start for a busy day ... We'll be doing the Westside Advance trail.

If nothing else, PLEASE contact me to let me know you plan to be at the ride start. No contacts and I may change the start time or cancel at last moment.

SBRA insurance requires that Mtn Bike riders MUST sign a Ride Sign In sheet for each Mtn Bike ride.  Please text [631-988-6557]/email me at [nsamuels@ optonline.net] include your name and emergency and cell # (NOT necessary if you've recently ridden with me). I will have the Ride Sign in sheet for you to just sign.

You must have a mask on your person to ride though it's typical to be more than 15 feet a part in the woods.

Check back to this posting before leaving for the ride as Life Happens and Things Change.

Cell Phone Number: 
631-988-6557
SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
7
8:00am - B/B+ 12mi a go - Type: Mountain Bike - Ride Leader: Stormnnorman -
 
 
St. James Loop

St. James Loop

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
21mi
Class: 
C+
Terrain: 
flat
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Join me for this easy C+ ride, which will average 12.0 - 12.5, no one gets dropped, and we will be observing spacing rules, etc. We will loop around part of lower Stony Brook, then go around St. James. We will take our break at the St. James Bagel Shop (food, beverages, and bathroom available).

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the ride start to "get yourself" ready.

NOTE #1You must be a club member to go on club rides.

NOTE #2: riders at this time are limited. You MUST text me with your name & SBRA Member Number if you want to ride. I will return the text: YES, you have a spot…orNO, Ride Filled...CELL #: 631-523-2129

SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
21
10:00am - C+ 21mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Jeff Meyer -
 
 
Yaphank to Manorville 32
Dan R's picture

Yaphank to Manorville 32

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:00am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
32mi
Class: 
B/B+
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

This ride will be the first "on road" ride this year for me.  We will ride out to McDonalds in Manorville (mile 20.5) for a short break.  At this time it is unknown if they will allow us to use the facilities; I will update if I can.  No one will be dropped on this ride.  Please remember to bring your masks.  BTW, I've been riding Zwift with the B/B+ riders and struggling, so B+ may be a push IDK.  Be prepaired to soft pedal for me!!!!!!

 https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27118656

Cell Phone Number: 
631-806-5003
Additional Ride Leader Guidelines: 
be safe
SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
32
10:00am - B/B+ 32mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Dan R -
 
 
easy pace...ssm to manorville
christine's picture

easy pace...ssm to manorville

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:00am
Location: 
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
32mi
Class: 
B/B+
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

this is a MASKED ride....TY !!!

please rsvp via text 631-875-2916

sbra # and emergency #

SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
31
10:00am - B/B+ 32mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: christine -
 
 
Nissequogue 35, and Again. *** 1/2 Hour Delay ***
Tim's picture

Nissequogue 35, and Again. *** 1/2 Hour Delay ***

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:00am
Status: 
DELAYED
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
35mi
Class: 
B
Terrain: 
hilly
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

**** Pushing back start to 10 am  ****

Tour of Nissequogue, Head of the Harbor, and Stony Brook.

This is a hilly ride, pace will be a late winter out of shape B effort, wait-ups as needed, nobody gets dropped.

Please bring along snacks, quick deli stop in Stony Brook.

*** Please pre-register for this ride by texting your name, mem#, emergency#, and cell# ***

Text:  631-655-5447

SBRA / RGPS Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31318103

Any ride changes will be posted by 8 am the morning of the ride.

Cell Phone Number: 
631-655-5447
SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
38
10:00am - B 35mi DELAYED - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Tim -
 
 
Wildwood State Park

Wildwood State Park

Date and Time of ride: 
Thu, 03/11/2021 - 10:30am
Status: 
a go
Ride Level
Note: the (guests welcome for 1 ride, $30 Annual SBRA Membership required thereafter) is temporarily suspended during COVID. No guests allowed at this time.
Distance: 
31mi
Class: 
C+
Terrain: 
flat/rolling
Grp: 
S
Type: 
Road Bike
Details (RL read field instructions carefully): 

Off to Wildwood, plenty of picnic tables for social distancing.  Wildwood has heated bathrooms.  Bring your own food and be verage, there is a deli a block from Wildwood, but I don't know if it is open.  We will use some of the Grumman trail on our ride, it should be snow free on Thursday.  To join, contact Bill G. at 631-356-3036 with your SBRA, emergency and cell numbers, your full name, and date of ride. Check the ride calendar the day of the ride for changes, which would be posted by 08:30am.

SBRA Covid Guidelines
Suffolk Bicycle Riders Association (SBRA)
Group Ride Policy during COVID-19 Pandemic


• SBRA rides will be limited to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
Do not participate in any SBRA ride if you are feeling ill.
• Proper social distancing of at least 6 feet must be maintained at the start and at all times during the ride, including rest stops, red lights, stop signs, “mechanical” stops, etc.; where this is not possible, face coverings (masks, Buffs, neck gaiters, etc.) must be worn and “up”. You must have a face covering with you at the start. If you do not, the ride leader must not allow you to ride with the group. “No Mask, No Ride”
• The Ride Leader will sign in all riders. Each rider must provide their full name, required phone numbers and SBRA user ID number.
Note: by allowing the SBRA Rider Leader to write your name on the Ride Sign-in Sheet and joining the ride, you are agreeing to the standard Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (“Agreement”) required on all SBRA rides.
• No more than FIFTEEN people in a group ride (now back to normal SBRA guidelines). (UPDATED 9/1/20 and 3/26/21)
• If more than FIFTEEN members show up for a ride, it is recommended that the ride be split into two or more groups.
• If more than one group is riding the same route from the same start, they must start at spaced out times. Groups should not rejoin one another during the ride. If the second group gets too close to the first group, they must stop and wait for the first group to get further ahead. If the second group is not familiar with the route, they can stay close enough to the first group to allow them to follow but must keep as large a distance as possible. The first group should make sure they can see the second group behind them if the second group is not familiar with the route. If separated by a traffic light, the first group should slow up until they see the second group is once again following.
• No spitting, snot-rockets or expelling fluids from your nose or mouth. Keep any tissues, handkerchiefs, etc. securely tucked inside your pockets.
• All riders must bring a face covering. Face coverings may be worn “down” while riding, but must be pulled “up” when going through busy small town areas, when passing oncoming pedestrians and in other situations where there is a real or perceived risk of infection. Buffs, neck gaiters and similar items have worked out well for many cyclists since they can easily be pulled up or down.
• Face coverings must be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained and any place where the group stops for more than 2 minutes.
• It is recommended that all riders carry their own personal hand sanitizer.
• Ride distances should take into account the limited availability of rest rooms and food stops.
• The foregoing may not be waived by individual ride leaders. Additional restrictions may be added by individual ride leaders with the same force and effect as the foregoing.
• As always, ride leaders have the right to ask any rider to leave the ride when rules are not followed.

In Addition: Besides the standard Waiver, SBRA will require all participants to acknowledge and agree that:
• Bicycle riding is inherently dangerous and that riding in a group can increase the participant’s chances of contracting COVID-19.
• The Participant will take reasonable precautions to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and will conduct himself or herself in accordance with SBRA requirements as well as the recommendations of public health officials.
• Appearances count. In addition to actually riding safely, we want at all times to appear to the public that we are riding safely. That means strict adherence to social distancing, face-covering-wearing and other requirements, including numerical limitations.
The Participant has read and understands all of the above and will abide by all of the terms and conditions of the ride waiver and the supplemental guidelines for group riding.

This policy will be available to read at each ride: 
Yes
Ride Participants (arrive 20 minutes before ride start time)
Sign-In Sheet (Admin Use Only - after ride): 
Sign-In Sheet submitted INCOMPLETE (if red envelope shown): 
Ride Statistics
Ride Leaders: 
Actual Miles: 
28
10:30am - C+ 31mi a go - Type: Road Bike - Ride Leader: Bill G -
 

Symbols: A GO, DELAYED or CHANGED (review comments on ride), CANCELED,
SignIn Sheet Status: waiting , turned in, ride sheet incomplete (Note: also click here for full report of incomplete ride sheets).

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