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March 2017 Philly Full Moon Ride.
March 12, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - March 13, 2017 @ 2:00 am
Beware the ides of March.
The Full Worm Moon.
I’m hoping to end the ride at Green Rock Tavern on Lehigh Ave. I’ll check to see if they will be open that night.
We will meet up at the bottom steps of the Art Museum.
A day or two before the ride, the route will be announced.
Try to get to the ride at 8:00PM. We will roll out about 8:30PM. For the colder half of the year.
Parking: Parking by the Lloyd Hall is fine if you park after 8PM. It is 2 hour parking to 10PM (during the week). Sedgley Road is ok to park all day (but I think in the winter it is 3 hour parking, or was). Some bars are kind of far away, and maybe parking by the ending bar works too, if there is a good parking place.
Speed: This ride is normally around 14 mph or so. There will be catch up stops. No one will be left behind, intentionally. Any bike is just fine for the ride as long as it is safe to ride.
Helmets and lights: Encouraged but not required.
Following traffic laws: Also recommended epecially if in a left behind group. The route is mostly on lightly used roads/intersections where traffic is light at this time of the night.
Other riding safety issues: Trolley tracks plague the city and we will be crossing at least one set of tracks. Pot holes, holes in general, man-hole lids, water access, etc are all hazards riders should try avoiding. There will be glass that can cause flats.
Children: I don’t recommend.
**Ride at your own risk**
The route can be approximately 10 miles. It will not always be as long. The rides may be up to 15 miles depending on where the route goes past. I try to keep the rides unique.
There will be a mid-point rest stop. I try to find different places every month. The rest stop can be safe, or even unsafe and dark.
The end stop will be at a random bar. It won’t always be at the same bar. The main goal is a cheap bar, but the other goal is a safe place and bike locking.
Always stay tuned to this event page for updates and any other information. Other events happen at the museum. It may rain or snow, or just that we get invaded and go to war, a plague, who knows.