There are and were some “supported” rides coming up that I am and was considering. Last weekend was the Mansion Ride for Autism. The weather report on Saturday was the deciding factor on not doing that one. But…….that ride is basically a repeat of the rides we do on our normal repertoire. I generally don’t want to pay to ride where I always ride for the benefit of some PBJ sandwiches and granola bars. However, it’s being for charity makes it worthy to me.
Next Sunday is the LI Harbors Ride. Again, mostly places I already go to. I don’t see where any of the money goes to any charity whatsoever. If I was doing the century….well it’s kind of nice to know there is sag support and snacks and refills on your beverages…but for 50ish not so much. Same for the Gold Coast coming up in a few weeks.
I was sorry to miss the Boat Bike Boat (again weather forecast deterred us) That is not someplace I am familiar with. The last two years I did the Covered Bridges ride in Lancaster PA. Another new to me place. There are a lot of rides not that far away that I would pay to do, but if you want my money to ride to the same places I always go, donate some of it to a worthy cause!
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