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23 Apr
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Today’s HBC Pancake Ride, previously scheduled for 9:00 from Hunters Bend, is CANCELLED.  All the forecasts predict occasional rain all morning, increasing as the day goes on.  Once again, it’s just too sketchy to get all of us out on the road.

RIDE CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN – 9:00 A.M. – Hunters Bend Elementary School, 2121 Fieldstone Pkwy., Franklin – Pancake Ride – The Club’s most classic event is the regular Sunday Pancake Ride from Fieldstone Farms over to Leipers Fork.  During the Prime Season, we designate a ride leader each week who will sweep the route and make sure everyone has safely returned at the end.  Riders take the rolling course to the end of Boyd Mill Pike and then make the climb up Parker Branch before descending down to Puckett’s for a rest stop.  The direct route back makes a total of 28 miles, but many riders will add extra miles from Puckett’s on the scenic roads south and west of Leipers Fork; the full route for these long riders is usually about 50 miles.

This is not called the Pancake Ride because it is flat or easy, but because you can enjoy some tasty treats at Puckett’s!  While new riders are encouraged to participate, the route is moderately hilly and is inappropriate for rank beginners.

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Details

Date:
April 23
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Hunter’s Bend
2121 Fieldstone Pkwy
Franklin, TN 37069 United States
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Saturday, July 1 – 8:00 A.M. – Page High School, 6281 Arno Rd., Franklin 37064 – Bob’s Eagleville Run!– This Saturday Bob Whitmer will lead the ride and take us back over to the east side for a ride down to Eagleville through the corn fields. Portions of the route will be familiar to those
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This is an unofficial group ride conducted by a cordial group of cyclists every Tuesday and Thursday morning. The group usually rides 50-60 miles at a minimum pace of 14 mph.  The route varies, based on weather conditions and what else is planned, and there are frequent regroups and at least one store stop. Many

Mission

 

The Harpeth Bike Club promotes safe, friendly and fun cycling in Middle Tennessee.