December Ride Schedule
Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club
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TUE
Dec 3
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE: THREE HILLS REVISED
Class CC/C (& friends?) 36 mi at 10:00 AM from Bryans Road Shopping Center
Variation of an older route going up Barry's Hill, Mill Hill, and revised to include Chapman's Landing to make a trifecta. 36.3 miles, 956' elevation change. RideWithGPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31543231 Cue sheet: http://bit.ly/BR36ThreeHills Route forecast: http://bit.ly/Dec3forecast A few copies of the cue sheet will be available at ride start but best to print or download your own copy. CC/C ride leader will sweep at a pace to insure no rider left behind. A/B ride leaders also solicited to care for faster riders.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn right onto Md 227 (Marshall Hall Rd.) and left into shopping center. Park on the left toward Safeway. [3129 Marshall Hall Road, Bryans Road, MD 20616]
RON ALTEMUS 703-618-2159 surlykm29er@yahoo.com
THUR
Dec 5
BEST OF BRANDYWINE: NK 34 TRUMAN MANOR>GALLANT GREEN
Class CC/C & friends 34 mi at 10:00 AM from North Keys Community Park
Somewhat shorter and definitely flatter, this route heads over to Moreland Store via Cedarville, Poplar Hill, Dr. Samuel Mudd for a rest stop. Then a loop of Celestial, Truman Manor, Gallant Green before returning via Malcom/Horsehead, Covington, and Brandywine Road. 33.7 miles, 871' elevation change. RideWithGPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27160163 Cue sheet: https://goo.gl/ApsWb6 Weather forecast: http://bit.ly/Dec4BoB A few copies of the cue sheet will be available at ride start but best to print or download your own copy. CC/C ride leader will sweep at a pace to insure no rider left behind. **NOTE 10 am start time**
Directions: From the Beltway (Rt495/95) take the Branch Ave South exit onto Branch Ave (Rt5). Continue south into Brandywine MD. From Route 5 make a left turn onto Brandywine RD. Go past the firehouse, and make a left turn onto North Keys Road. Travel for approximately 1.5 miles and make a left turn into the North Keys Community Park. [11806 North Keys Rd, Brandywine, MD 20613]
RON ALTEMUS 703-618-2159 surlykm29er@yahoo.com
SAT
Dec 7
CHARLES COUNTY HOLIDAY HISTORY TOUR
Class All 34 mi at 10:00 AM from Bryans Road Shopping Center
Enjoy a bike ride to historic places decorated for the holidays. See https://www.charlescountymd.gov/coadmin/tourism/charles-county-holiday-trail. Our bike tour will start at Bryans Road Shopping Center and stop at the Thomas Stone National Historic Site, the Port Tobacco One Room School, Port Tobacco Village, the Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood’s Retreat and Mount Aventine. Bring a dollar or two to donate to each historic site. Route is https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31451370 and cue sheet is at http://bit.ly/2D0UWFG.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn right onto Md 227 (Marshall Hall Rd.) and left into shopping center. Park on the left toward Safeway. [3129 Marshall Hall Road, Bryans Road, MD 20616]
JANE AND JIM HUDNALL 301-567-0089 or cell 202-436-2585 janehudnall@gmail.com
SUN
Dec 8
WAYSONS CORNER IN WINTER: DEALE, JEWELL AND THE PINDELLS
Class CC 34 mi at 11:00 AM from Wayson Corner Park and Ride
The weather outside is not frightful, so let's do a bike ride with scenery that's delightful. We'll ride in a big circle, with a rest stop at High's in Deale. You can view and download the route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6488899. A shortcut is available near the end just in case. Ride leader will sweep and bring cue sheets.
Directions: From I-95 Exit 11-A take Pennsylvania Avenue (Md 4) 10 miles past Upper Marlboro to Waysons Corner, exit Md 408. Left at the end of exit ramp to Waysons Corner. Bear right at the light and proceed to the park and ride on the right. [5442 Southern Maryland Blvd, Lothian, MD 20711]
DEBBY BOWMAN bowmandj@aol.com
FRI
Dec 13
FRIDAY INDIAN HEAD RAIL TRAIL
Class ALL ~20 mi at 10:00 AM from Livingston Road Parking Lot for IHRT
Class All 20+ mi at 10:00 AM from Livingston Road Parking Lot for IHRT
Ride one of the premier trails in the entire DC metro area from the Livingston Rd parking lot to White Plains and return. Ride at your own pace, go as far as you desire, enjoy stimulating conversation with other club members, and just have a good time! Convenient portolets along the route. Lunch afterwards is always a possibility given the number of calories expended.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn left onto Livingston RoadD/MD-227, after 1.8 miles bear right to stay on Livingston Road/MD-224 for 2.0 miles to the trail parking area on the right. [map to start]
JACKIE SCHOCH 301-437-5045 grammysglassgarden@gmail.com RANDY SCHOCH 301-437-7161 rabbirandy42@gmail.com
SAT
Dec 14
ALEXANDRIA HOLIDAY LIGHTS RIDE
Class all 10 mi at 5:30 PM from George Washington Middle School parking lot
Ride organized and led by the Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). A relaxed ride around neighborhoods of Alexandria to see the holiday lights. Bring your own bicycle lights and decorate your bike! The ride moves slowly, so dress warmly. More info and registration at http://bit.ly/35oy6Uj
Directions: 1005 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria VA
LESLIE TIERSTEIN ltierstein@gmail.com
TUE
Dec 17
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE: BR 31 WELCOME>PISGAH MARBURY
Class CC/C (& friends?) 31 mi at 10:00 AM from Bryans Road Shopping Center
For those still needing 2019 miles, a short, fast route as warm-up for the evening's Fort Hunt Christmas Lights ride. We'll take Bumpy Oak, Rose Hill, and MD-6 to Welcome and a rest stop at Scott's Store. Return via Hilltop, Annapolis Woods, Poorhouse, Stucky, Pisgah Marbury, Chicamuxen, and Livingston. RideWithGPS route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29041776?beta=false Cue sheet: http://bit.ly/2QvH5Ap Ride leader will sweep at a pace to insure no rider left behind. A couple of cue sheets will be available at ride start but best to either print your own or download route.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn right onto Md 227 (Marshall Hall Rd.) and left into shopping center. Park on the left toward Safeway. [3129 Marshall Hall Road, Bryans Road, MD 20616]
RON ALTEMUS 703-618-2159 surlykm29er@yahoo.com
FRI
Dec 20
FRIDAY INDIAN HEAD RAIL TRAIL
Class ALL ~20 mi at 10:00 AM from Livingston Road Parking Lot for IHRT
Ride one of the premier trails in the entire DC metro area from the Livingston Rd parking lot to White Plains and return. Ride at your own pace, go as far as you desire, enjoy stimulating conversation with other club members, and just have a good time! Convenient portolets along the route. Lunch afterwards is always a possibility given the number of calories expended.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn left onto Livingston RoadD/MD-227, after 1.8 miles bear right to stay on Livingston Road/MD-224 for 2.0 miles to the trail parking area on the right. [map to start]
RON ALTEMUS 703-618-2159 surlykm29er@yahoo.com
FRI
Dec 27
FRIDAY INDIAN HEAD RAIL TRAIL
Class ALL ~20 mi at 10:00 AM from Livingston Road Parking Lot for IHRT
Class All 20+ mi at 10:00 AM from Livingston Road Parking Lot for IHRT
Ride one of the premier trails in the entire DC metro area from the Livingston Rd parking lot to White Plains and return. Ride at your own pace, go as far as you desire, enjoy stimulating conversation with other club members, and just have a good time! Convenient portolets along the route. Lunch afterwards is always a possibility given the number of calories expended.
Directions: From Beltway Exit 3-A take Md 210 (Indian Head Highway) south for 14 miles to town of Bryans Road. Turn left onto Livingston RoadD/MD-227, after 1.8 miles bear right to stay on Livingston Road/MD-224 for 2.0 miles to the trail parking area on the right. [map to start]
JACKIE SCHOCH 301-437-5045 grammysglassgarden@gmail.com RANDY SCHOCH 301-437-7161 rabbirandy42@gmail.com