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June, 2024

Sunday
16
North Scott High School
8:00 AM
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Come out on a QCBC classic ride from North Scott HS in Eldridge to DeWitt. We will cross the Wapsipinicon River on Y52 and then head to a convenience store in DeWitt. Regrouping and breaks will be taken along the route. Route will have rolling hills and some long flat stretches. Riders need to be comfortable riding city and county roads with traffic around Eldridge and DeWitt. Bring extra water and snacks. Optional group lunch at end of the ride back in Eldridge at Maloney’s Pub & Grill.
NOTE: as of 06-14-24 3pm, Ride will be shortened to 25mi due to weather forecast calling for 90 degree temps by Noon and SSW winds at 17mph.
Monday
17
Dead Poet Parking Lot
9:00 AM
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Easy social ride
Monday
17
Front Street Taproom
6:00 PM
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Learn about Opportunities to get involved. "Bikes for Tykes" is the community outreach arm of the Quad Cities local Bike Club, QCBC. Is back for the 11 years of partnering with the local Toys for Tots program to donate bikes that will be gifted to children registered with the Toys for Tots Program. Organizer: Tina Anderson 563-580-0190 (prefer texts messages)
Tuesday
18
BEN BUTTERWORTH PARK LOT
5:00 PM
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Jaclyn Mayse is ride leader
5pm start.BEN BUTTERWORTH PARKING LOT
START LOCATION IS CHANGED TO BEN BUTTERWORTH PSRKING LOT. WE WILL GO SOUTHCROSS 74 AND RIDE TO CREDIT ISLAND20 MILES BIKE PATH
Tuesday
18
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25k Individual time trial at the Barstow, IL QCBC TT course. First rider is off at 6pm
Wednesday
19
Lindsay Park Yacht Club Parking Lot
9:00 AM
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A morning ride with a stop for a light breakfast and good fellowship.
Wednesday
19
Beacon Harbor parking lot
5:00 PM
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This is a weekly ride every Wednesday from March 13th through November 6th. The ride consists of a route between 40-50 miles, averaging above 20 mph , Riding in a pace line throughout, several sprint and climb segments pre-determined and recognizing the top 3 finishers every week. The group will stop for mechanicals/ tire punctures for a reasonable amount of time to repair. This is a drop ride.
Thursday
20
Ben Butterworth path parking lot River Dr and 55th St on the East Moline border.
5:00 PM
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A combination of trail and lightly traveled roads in IL. The length will be between 25 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 and will be faster in the summer than in the spring as we build up fitness. There will usually be at least one good hill to climb. We will regroup at corners and at the top of hills as needed to keep the group together. The starting location will be in the Ben Butterworth parking lot in Moline, River Dr and 55th St on the border with East Moline. If this lot is flooded, we will move 3 blocks south to the old Hardee‘s on the corner of 4th Ave and 55th St.
Friday
21
Lindsay Park Yacht Club Parking Lot
9:00 AM
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Ride the Davenport & Bettendorf trails for a loop ride. County roads may also be part of the 25-28-mile route. 13-14mph pace. Optional lunch stop towards end of ride.
Saturday
22
Schuler's Shady Grove Boat Launch
8:00 AM
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43 mile route starting in Rapid City and riding to Albany. Not a bike path ride as most will be over back roads. Mix of hills and flats.
Saturday
22
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QCBC A/B group ride 100 miles. Further ride details will be added the Wednesday before the scheduled group ride.
Saturday
22
Cellebration Belle Parking Lot ( East End)
3:00 PM
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Riding a safe route on the bike path and on a neighborhood street.
Sunday
23
Heritage Trail Head Dyersville, Iowa
8:00 AM
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The ride will start in Dyersville Iowa at 8 AM. The trail head is a 1 hour and 45 minute drive from the Quad Cities. We will ride the Heritage Trail. The trail is 32 miles long to Dubuque Iowa. We will have a break in Dubuque and return in reverse to Dyersville. The path is fine crush limestone / paved mix. About half of trail is under shade trees. A gravel bike is preferred, however the trail quality is good enough for a road bike. There are several good restaurants and a micro brewery in Dyersville for after the ride. We should be back to cars by 2 PM. The Dyersville trail head is next to a printing business with address 215 11th St., Dyersville, Iowa. Please register so I know how many to expect. 
Sunday
23
Modern Woodman Parking Lot West Side.
10:00 AM
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Come out and try biking. You do not need to be a member of the QCBC to join. This workshop is in collaboration with the Quad cities Outdoor Club. We will spend about 30 minutes covering best practices of riding in a group, checking over your bike prior to a group ride. We will break into multiple groups. Ride to Credit Island and back ~ 5.00 miles BRidge Loop -Traverse the River Trail crossing the Arensenal Bridge to Illinois riding East to the 74 bridge. Back To Iowa riding West back to Modern Woodman. Milage is ~10.0 miles. We will have a ride leaders for beginner and intermediate groups. There is no charge for the workshop Questions can be e-mailed to 728metz@gmail.com