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Casual Rides and Beginner Rides

Subscribe to the Easy Rider ride line and receive the Casual Ride postings by joining the Google Group Easy Riders ride line

The Easy Riders cluster is for riders all over the city who identify as Beginner or Casual. Our rides are usually 20-30 miles long, social, and often involve stops for coffee, ice cream, etc. Frequently, we host Destination Rides to an event or attraction. We lead rides from Wyoming, College Hill, Kenwood, Lebanon, Newtown, Maineville and Newport. For rides rated Casual, everyone is welcome who can keep an average pace of 11-12 mph. For rides rated Beginner, everyone is welcome. Helmets and sign-in are required on all rides. Water recommended.

All rides are subject to change. Check Groupspace e-mails and the CCC website Ride Calendar for updates. 

Saturday Morning Breakfast Ride, Shorter and Slower Route

When:Saturdays at 8 AM
Where: Goshen Kroger, 6725 Dick Flynn Blvd., Goshen, OH 45122
Ride Leader: Bruce Fields
DIFFICULTY RATING: Casual - The ride is 16 or 27 miles and goes at the pace of the slowest rider Easy/no-drop ride in Goshen area. NO ONE LEFT BEHIND!

Sunday Morning Kenwood Ride

When: Sundays at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Performance bike shop, 7690 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Ride Leader: Bruce Fields
DIFFICULTY RATING: Pace of slowest rider
Easy no-drop ride in Kenwood area. 

Monday Lebanon Casual Ride

When: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Countryside YMCA, 1699 Deerfield Rd., Lebanon Ohio 45036
Ride Leader: Mike Schuessler
DIFFICULTY RATING: Social/Casual
We meet at the YMCA north parking lot shelter by the bike trail. This is a ride on the roads in and around Historic Lebanon Ohio. Expect rollers, no big hill climbs. Great for people new to road riding and those who just want a relaxed pace, usually 9 to 12 mph average. Bike helmet required. Rain and wet roads will cancel ride. Should be back before dark; bring lights if you have them. 

Tuesday Morning Casual Ride

When: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Start location varies, see Ride Calendar
Ride Leader: Bob Myers, Cynthia Smith
DIFFICULTY RATING: Casual, 12 mph
20-30 miles on quiet roads. Some hills. This ride is for those who want to ride in a group. No One Left Behind and lunch along the ride or after.   

Thursday Bishop’s Casual Ride

When: Thursdays at 6:15 PM.
Where: Bishop’s Bicycles, 313 Main St. Milford, OH 45150
Ride Leader: Dave Mills
DIFFICULTY RATING: Casual/Beginner-The ride is 15 or 20 miles and goes at the pace of the slowest rider Easy/no-drop ride on Little Miami Bike Trail and roads in Milford area. No One Left Behind.