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Luminary Wingbiter?

Perhaps the most hallowed of all Wingbiter rides (only rivaled by the Ghost Bridge Ride) is the Riverton Luminary Ride. It brings back memories of Jeff fixing Greg's chain in the freezing cold at the RIverton Store and remembrances of "walkers" in the pitch dark on the Route 20 hill. In the past a route has been chosen that takes us past the candle lit sidewalks twice. Something like: Route .

Does anyone know if there is a Wingbiter this Friday? Weather looks good.

I second Walt's motion. A road Wingbiter ride is overdue.

Christmas in Riverton 2017

In reply to walt

Perhaps the most hallowed of all Wingbiter rides (only rivaled by the Ghost Bridge Ride) is the Riverton Luminary Ride. It brings back memories of Jeff fixing Greg's chain in the freezing cold at the RIverton Store and remembrances of "walkers" in the pitch dark on the Route 20 hill. In the past a route has been chosen that takes us past the candle lit sidewalks twice. Something like: Route .

Does anyone know if there is a Wingbiter this Friday? Weather looks good.

I remember a snow squall on one of them

In reply to Dr.Bruce

Squalls would be better than this

Is that a Benidorm jersey I see conquering the hills of Pittsburgh?! We're going to need a race report over food and drink Greg!

In reply to cotej

That's Doug Tanner, not me. I think I was walking the bike by that point on Ravine Street. A luminary Wingbiter on road bikes seems like just the thing for Friday night. 6 pm from New Hartford center. This ride has it all: a nice warm-up, over 20 miles in length, a hill, and a course through Riverton.

In reply to CrossBikeRedPants

And Brian Smith! Benidorm Bikes/Eastern Bloc Cycling Club was well represented!

In reply to walt

What do you all say ... can we give riders the option of dropping off a non-perishable food item or monetary donation at the Grange Hall, and casting a vote for the best tree, on our first pass through town? christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree

In reply to walt

Nice choice for this Friday's ride, but we need to skip the Hogback section. Gates will be closed and it's off limits at night anyway. Climb up 20 and go down Taylor instead.

In reply to Doug

I will leave that to whoever COMPLETELY hijacked my ride and changed the route from the one I had planned! Just kidding--I'll do whatever you want.

You had me at “food and drink’. I’ll be there

In reply to cotej

What do you all say ... can we give riders the option of dropping off a non-perishable food item or monetary donation at the Grange Hall, and casting a vote for the best tree, on our first pass through town? christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree christmas_tree

I say good idea Jeff. Will only take a second to stop and give a donation to the Community Food Bank. (There is usually a "slowdown" at the Churro Cart on one of the passes through the town anyway).doughnut

A can't miss ride!! See you all there.

In reply to jeff3376

Don't forget--charge your lights!

In reply to pcunningham

and Jan Tanner too...chasing (if we can call it that) those young women...including Stephanie! (referring to The Dirty Dozen in Pittsburgh)