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August, 2019

Thursday
1
Hardies Moline 4th Ave and 55st St
5:00 PM
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A combination of trail and roads in lightly traveled IL. The length will be between 20 and 35 miles with shorter rides in the spring and longer rides with more daylight in the summer. The pace will be 14 to 15 MPH with frequent regrouping. No one will be left behind.
Friday
2
Lindsay Park Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a 28 mile "loop ride". 13-14mph pace. Lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
3
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Ride from New Life Church in West Davenport (previously Sunderbruch park) to Blue Grass. Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at the American Legion Hall ($8.00). Return route will go through Buffalo (a downhill after eating!). Basic mileage will be about 25 miles on city and country roads and will include a few hills. There will be an option for addtional miles on a loop with Ken Urban (He‘s leading the MidPaced Ride.). Pace of ride will be 10-12mph. Route is posted to "Ride with GPS" (under the "Member Menu").
Saturday
3
Sunderbruch Park
8:00 AM
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mid paced ride to bluegrass pancake & omelet breakfast
Ride from Sunderbruch Park in West Davenport to Blue Grass. Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at the American Legion Hall. 7/7 - additional details will be posted later.
Sunday
4
Lindsay Park Yacht Club (Park upriver from the boat house)
8:00 AM
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Come out for a 20-25 mile ride on trails and quite roads as we travel to LeClaire. We‘ll climb a few gentle hills and have breakfast in LeClaire at "Breakfast at Berries". This will be an out and back route and travel close to (or near) the Mississippi River. Please bring a lock for your bike and money for breakfast.
Tuesday
6
Empire Park - Along Rte 84
5:15 PM
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Ride the rolling and country hills for a 25-30 mile (midpace ride) with regrouping. Jackie Wessels (563-210-3900), Cindy Smith (563-210-6501), Lisa Miotto (309-737-8076).
Wednesday
7
Hardees
8:00 AM
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Meet and travel to a breakfast location.
Wednesday
7
Freight House
5:30 PM
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Market in Motion Casual Rides are part of the Wednesday Farmer‘s Market being held from May through October. In addition to biking other activities include yoga, walking, running and children‘s activities are scheduled.

A member from the Quad Cities Bicycle Club or the River Benders Bike Club each week leads a Casual Group Ride for adults and children. Normally rides are less than 10 miles and at a pace less than 10 MPH. Registration at the Freight House is at 5:15 p.m. with the ride leaving at 5:30 p.m.

Participants must have a bike in good working order and a helmet to participate. There is not cost for this program.

For additional information contact either Jimmie Ring or
April Berthiaume at aprilleeberthiaume@gmail.com
Thursday
8
Hardies Moline 4th Ave and 55st St
5:00 PM
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A combination of trail and roads in lightly traveled IL. The length will be between 20 and 35 miles with shorter rides in the spring and longer rides with more daylight in the summer. The pace will be 14 to 15 MPH with frequent regrouping. No one will be left behind.
Friday
9
Lindsay Park Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a 28 mile "loop ride". 13-14mph pace. Lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
10
West lake park
7:30 AM
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45+ mile ride out to big rock and return . There will be a few gas station stops NOTE 730 start - meet at north entrance of west lake park
Saturday
10
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Join Dan and Angel Moreno on a "Caffeine Ride". This will be an urban ride with stops at some of Dan‘s favorite coffee stops. You don‘t need to drink coffee at each stop as there will be other beverages and perhaps some breakfast items or baked goods. Length of this ride will be around 20 miles, lots of stops and an overall pace of 10-12mph. Please note the Start Location has changed from UTHS to Blackhawk College.
Sunday
11
TBK Sports Complex
4:00 PM
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CHANGE IN ROUTE: Join Dave Ring (QCBC President) and Jimmie Ring on a 20-25 mile late afternoon ride leaving from TDK Sportsplex on a bike friendly route with shaded areas traveling on a loop that connects the Duck Creek path with Veterans Memorial Parkway using safe side streets. Pace will average 10-12mph. Optional dinner after the ride at The Foundry. Come out and see this new sports complex. We‘ll meet in the north west corner of the TDK parking lot. (away from the building). NOTE: 8/11/19 - If the ride gets rained out, come join the group for dinner at 6:30pm. Come and share laughter & good times with friends.
Monday
12
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Monthly Board of Directors meeting
Tuesday
13
Bier Stube
5:15 PM
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Ride the rolling and country hills for a 25-30 mile (midpace ride) with regrouping. Jackie Wessels (563-210-3900), Cindy Smith (563-210-6501), Lisa Miotto (309-737-8076).
Wednesday
14
Hardees
8:00 AM
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Meet and travel to a breakfast location.
Wednesday
14
Freight House
5:30 PM
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Market in Motion Casual Rides are part of the Wednesday Farmer‘s Market being held from May through October. In addition to biking other activities include yoga, walking, running and children‘s activities are scheduled.

A member from the Quad Cities Bicycle Club or the River Benders Bike Club each week leads a Casual Group Ride for adults and children. Normally rides are less than 10 miles and at a pace less than 10 MPH. Registration at the Freight House is at 5:15 p.m. with the ride leaving at 5:30 p.m.

Participants must have a bike in good working order and a helmet to participate. There is not cost for this program.

For additional information contact either Jimmie Ring or
April Berthiaume at aprilleeberthiaume@gmail.com
Thursday
15
Hardies Moline 4th Ave and 55st St
5:00 PM
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A combination of trail and roads in lightly traveled IL. The length will be between 20 and 35 miles with shorter rides in the spring and longer rides with more daylight in the summer. The pace will be 14 to 15 MPH with frequent regrouping. No one will be left behind.
Friday
16
Lindsay Park Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a 28 mile "loop ride". 13-14mph pace. Lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
17
Eastern Ave Park, Duck Creek Pkwy
8:00 AM
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approximately 40 miles
Saturday
17
Sheridan Meadows Park - Meet on North Side by Pickelball Courts
8:00 AM
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Join Paul & Cindy Scheibelhut on the "Eldridge Bakery Ride". “Ride the Bike/Ped trail between Eldridge and Long Grove. Then take some nice paved roads for a ride in Northern Scott County. There will be some rolling hills on this ride. After the ride enjoy a treat at Eastern Iowa Bakery in Eldridge. (They also serve breakfast and sandwiches) Route will be about 23 miles at a pace of 10-12mph.
Sunday
18
Illiniwek Park - Park by the Large Shelter on the West Side
8:00 AM
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Ride along parts of the Great River Trail and some country roads up the bluff. There will be some gentle hill climbs and a nice downhill on this ride. Ride options of 15 & 20 miles at a 10-12mph pace. Come out and learn some new route options just off the GRT.
Tuesday
20
Celebration Belle
5:15 AM
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Ride the rolling and country hills for a 25-30 mile (midpace ride) with regrouping. Jackie Wessels (563-210-3900), Cindy Smith (563-210-6501), Lisa Miotto (309-737-8076).
Tuesday
20
Davenport Eastern Library
7:00 PM
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TRAING POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO ILLNESS.
Learn About the QCBC Communication System. We’ve set up two dates to learn about how to take advantage of all the communication options. One-hour classes will be held at the Davenport Library on Eastern avenue
Wednesday
21
Hardees
8:00 AM
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Meet and travel to a breakfast location.
Wednesday
21
Freight House
5:30 PM
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Market in Motion Casual Rides are part of the Wednesday Farmer‘s Market being held from May through October. In addition to biking other activities include yoga, walking, running and children‘s activities are scheduled.

A member from the Quad Cities Bicycle Club or the River Benders Bike Club each week leads a Casual Group Ride for adults and children. Normally rides are less than 10 miles and at a pace less than 10 MPH. Registration at the Freight House is at 5:15 p.m. with the ride leaving at 5:30 p.m.

Participants must have a bike in good working order and a helmet to participate. There is not cost for this program.

For additional information contact either Jimmie Ring or
April Berthiaume at aprilleeberthiaume@gmail.com
Thursday
22
Hardies Moline 4th Ave and 55st St
5:00 PM
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A combination of trail and roads in lightly traveled IL. The length will be between 20 and 35 miles with shorter rides in the spring and longer rides with more daylight in the summer. The pace will be 14 to 15 MPH with frequent regrouping. No one will be left behind.
Friday
23
Lindsay Park Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a 28 mile "loop ride". 13-14mph pace. Lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
24
Centennial Park -Just west of Centennial Bridge
8:00 AM
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Blue Grass and WCD, then make a stop at Buffalo MRT trail dedication. approximately 45-50 miles
Saturday
24
Centennial Park (just West of Centennial Bridge)
9:00 AM
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Leisure/Social Ride out and back to Buffalo for ribbon cutting ceremony of new section of MRT at 10 am; corner of Elm st and Hwy 22 in Buffalo. ~25 miles 10-12mph. Group will stay together. The mid-pace group will join us there. Many Buffalo citizens and volunteers worked tirelessly to make this a reality. The club is so happy to show our support and thanks. Note the later start time of 9 am.
Saturday
24
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Classroom phase
Truth & Techniques of Traffic Cycling classroom instruction.
Saturday
24
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1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Saturday, August 24: Train Your Bike (parking lot skills session), First Presbyterian Church, Milan, IL

10 AM to 2 PM Sunday, August 25: Tour of Davenport, details to be determined

Sunday
25
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1:30 PM to 4:30 PM Saturday, August 24: Train Your Bike (parking lot skills session), First Presbyterian Church, Milan, IL

10 AM to 2 PM Sunday, August 25: Tour of Davenport, details to be determined

Sunday
25
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Classroom training for Ride Leaders and Coordinators.
Tuesday
27
Leach Park (meet by the gazebo)
5:15 PM
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Ride the rolling and country hills for a 25-30 mile (midpace ride) with regrouping. Jackie Wessels (563-210-3900), Cindy Smith (563-210-6501), Lisa Miotto (309-737-8076).
Wednesday
28
Hardees
8:00 AM
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Meet and travel to a breakfast location.
Wednesday
28
Le Claire Park Bank Shell
11:00 AM
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To show support for the continuation of building trails the Rails to Trails Conservancy, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Ride Illinois organization as well as the Quad Cities Visitors Bureau is hosting a trail Celebration meeting at LeClarie Park and Bass Street Landing. These locations were selected as the Quad Cities is the meeting point of the Mississippi River Trail and the Great American Trail. As part of the event a celebratory bike ride is being hosted by the QCBC from LeClaire Park to Bass Street Landing as we celebrate the benefits of our existing trail network and spotlight opportunities to close critical trail gaps through state programs like the Outdoor Recreational Trust Fund in Iowa and federal programs that fund trails and active transportation. Club riders will be joined by congressional staffers as well as city, county, state and national leaders on this short but important ride. Quad Cities members are encouraged to wear our QCBC, TOMRV or RAGBRAI “Colors”. Group will ride between LeClaire Park to Bass Street Landing. Ride Leaders: Bill and Kathy Storm. Please Register if you think you might participate as lunch will be served in Moline.
Wednesday
28
Freight House
5:30 PM
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Market in Motion Casual Rides are part of the Wednesday Farmer‘s Market being held from May through October. In addition to biking other activities include yoga, walking, running and children‘s activities are scheduled.

A member from the Quad Cities Bicycle Club or the River Benders Bike Club each week leads a Casual Group Ride for adults and children. Normally rides are less than 10 miles and at a pace less than 10 MPH. Registration at the Freight House is at 5:15 p.m. with the ride leaving at 5:30 p.m.

Participants must have a bike in good working order and a helmet to participate. There is not cost for this program.

For additional information contact either Jimmie Ring or
April Berthiaume at aprilleeberthiaume@gmail.com
Thursday
29
Davenport Eastern Library
2:00 PM
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Learn About the QCBC Communication System. We’ve set up two dates to learn about how to take advantage of all the communication options. One-hour classes will be held at the Davenport Library on Eastern avenue
Thursday
29
Hardies Moline 4th Ave and 55st St
5:00 PM
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Less Info
A combination of trail and roads in lightly traveled IL. The length will be between 20 and 35 miles with shorter rides in the spring and longer rides with more daylight in the summer. The pace will be 14 to 15 MPH with frequent regrouping. No one will be left behind.
Friday
30
Lindsay Park Yacht Club
9:30 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a 28 mile "loop ride". 13-14mph pace. Lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
31
LeClaire Park (Harrison St & Beiderbecke Dr)
8:00 AM
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Join Jim Tiedje on a 26-28 mile ride using the "Loop Route" connecting the Davenport and Bettendorf Riverfront and Duck Creek Trails. Pace on this ride is 10-12mph average. There will be an optional stop at the Farmer‘s Market at the end of the ride. Meet at the parking spaces along Beiderbecke Drive just East of Harrison Street. If you have a bike rack and are planning to go to the Farmer‘s market after the ride, please bring a lock for your bike.