Friday, September 1, 2017

Tomorrow in Richmond - Oakland Sunday Ride POSTPONED

Due to the forecast of steady showers on Sunday, the KVBC ride from Oakland has been postponed to the following Sunday, September 10.  We do have a treat in store for tomorrow, as David Lipman has offered to lead his ride from Richmond to Wiscasset, with a stop at Treats in town - and there may be another stop at the Old Goat in Richmond at the end of the ride.  Hope to see you Saturday!

Saturday, September 2nd - RICHMOND
"Wheeling Down to Wiscasset" - a tour along the river through Richmond, Dresden, and Wiscasset.
START: 9 AM at the public landing in Richmond (also known as Fort Richmond Park) at the junction of Front Street (Rt.24) and Main Street (Rt.197). Park in the public lot next to the landing.
DISTANCE: approx. 35-40 miles.
TERRAIN: moderate with one or two significant hills.
HIGHLIGHTS: scenic views along the river and Wiscasset, with a possible stop at Treats in Wiscasset and the Old Goat at the ride's end.
LEADER:  David Lipman,
LINK to RIDE MAP (2015):
Kennebec Valley Bicycle Club rides are open to members and to the cycling public.  Helmets are required of all riders at KVBC events.  It is also recommended that you bring with you on KVBC rides:  a map of the area in case you stray off route; tools for simple roadside repairs, especially a tire pump, spare tube and/or patch kit; water bottles or hydration systems; personal ID and a small first aid kit; and money for purchasing snacks & drinks en-route.  In case of severe weather, scheduled rides may be postponed or designated as "show & go" rides at the discretion of the ride leader.
We welcome suggestions for improving our rides and encourage active participation of all members.  For more information, contact Jim Merrick at or via the club blog, Posted Roads at, or check out the KVBC Facebook page. 

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