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LET US TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE

Come out and ride with us, because that's what we do!
Whether you live in the area or are just visiting Boise and looking for a group to ride with, we'd love to have you join us on any of our rides! Check out the weekly schedule below, join us on FACEBOOK, brush up on Group Etiquette and the fun rules to live by (see the links below) and we hope to see you out on a ride soon!

THIS WEEK’S RIDES

Please see description below for each ride regarding distances and average mph pace.

Tuesday Hill Climb: We WILL plan a hill climbing ride for Tuesday, April 16, starting at 6 PM from Lulu's parking lot, 2594 N Bogus Basin Rd.  Since it's early season, we'll stick with the Dump Loop this week, half loop option available, 2 collection points.

Wednesday Mountain Bike Ride:  April 24 - 

Thursday Night Social Ride: April 25 –

Saturday Road Ride:  10 am – LuLu's Pizza – 2594 N Bogus Basin Rd – weather permitting


Sunday No Stress Ride:
Sunday April 21 - Strong winds are expected Sunday so no
organized ride is planned. Have a HAPPY EASTER.


UPCOMING EVENTS


There's always something fun coming up!

May 12-18 – Boise Bike Week - http://www.biketreasurevalley.org
May 18
– Cycle for Independence - Team: Lactic Acid Cycling
https://www.cycleforindependence.org/
May 19 - Club Lactic Owyhee Ride hosted by Dave Thomas - Please RSVP to Dave Thomas or on Lactic Facebook page 
Route: https://www.strava.com/activities/570083906/route
June 1 – Lyle Pearson 200
https://www.bikereg.com/41112
June 8 – Ride for Hope - early registration ends 4/30/19!
https://www.rideforhopeidaho.com/#/

July 4-7 – Northwest Tandem Rally
https://2019.nwtr.org
July 13 – Twilight Criterium
July 13-20 – Ride Idaho
http://www.rideidaho.org

July 14 – Gran Fondo Hincapie
https://hincapie.com/granfondo/boise/
July 27 – Cascade 4 Summit Challenge - 2019 ride cancelled due to road construction
July 27 – Galena Grinder
https://www.knobbytireseries.com/galena.html
August 3 – Boise Goathead Fest - https://www.boisegoatheadfest.com/home/
August 10 – Tamarack Twister
https://tamarackidaho.com/event/tamarack-twister-2
August 29-September 1 – Rebecca's Private Idaho (Sun Valley)
https://www.rebeccasprivateidaho.com
August TBD – Bogus Basin Hill Climb

REGIONAL RIDES OF INTEREST:
March 9-12
 – Moab (UT) Skinny Tire Festival
May 25 – Mini CROC / Cabbage Hill Pendleton (OR)
June 7-8 – Moab to St George
June 22 – Eight Lakes Leg Aches Spokane (WA)
June 28-30 – Baker City (OR) Cycling Classic
July 13 – Death Ride (CA)
July 13 – Triple Bypass (CO)
July 13-14 – STP (Seattle to Portland)
July 25 – RAMROD (WA)
August 11 – Portland (OR) Bridge Pedal
August 17 – Crater Lake (OR) Century
September 7 – LOTOJA (UT to WY)
September 20-21 – Salt to Saint
September 21 – Coeur d’Alene (ID) Gran Fondo
September 21-22 – Moab (UT) Fall Century Tour
Dates tentative and subject to change.


 


2019 WEEKLY RIDE DESCRIPTIONS

Our motto is "leave no one behind" and most of our group rides are no-drop.


 

Tuesday Hill Climb: For anyone who wants to improve their climbing skills on the Dump

Loop, Bogus, or Willow Creek routes. New routes coming this year! 

Wednesday Mountain Bike Ride: An old favorite back this year. This ride will usually leave from the North End and will feature routes for all skill levels.

Thursday Social Ride: Our most popular ride of the week! Pace range: 16 to 18 MPH* on mostly flat roads. Distance: 20 to 25 miles. Social ride followed by dinner and drinks at a local watering hole. Perfect for new riders or those that would like to check out the club.


Saturday Ride: Our most aggressive ride of the week. Pace range: 18 to 22 MPH*. Rolling hills possible. Distance: Anywhere from: 34 to 100 miles. Group typically starts together and then breaks into two groups about 20 miles into the ride. The “long” group pedals 65 to 100 miles, and the “short” group typically rides 34 to 65 miles.


Sunday No Stress Ride: An option for new riders to get some saddle time in a no stress environment. Two groups - Group 1 "No Stress" - Pace range: 16 to 18 MPH*. Distance 20 to 30 miles. Group 2 "Slower No Stress" - Pace range: 10 to 16 MPH*. Distance 10 to 20 miles.


*Average speed

 


 


MISSION STATEMENT

 

Lactic Acid Cycling supports participation in recreational cycling through our organized rides,

cycling event participation, and charitable activities. LAC promotes riding behavior that is

safe, law abiding, and nurturing to all participants while also providing social opportunities that help build our Boise community.

 
Brush up on your Group-Ride Etiquette here. 


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