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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:  6 pm – LuLu's Pizza – 2594 N Bogus Basin Rd – varied route options

Thursday Night Social Ride: July 12 - 6:00 pm - Boise Green Bike Tour from Boise Brewing - Ride a Boise Green Bike! (see details below)

July 19
 - 6:00 pm - Amaru Confections - 217 S. Roosevelt St.


This is our most popular ride of the week. If you're new to the club we recommend this or the Sunday ride. 

Saturday Road Ride:  8 am – LuLu's Pizza – 2594 N Bogus Basin Rd – weather permitting
June-August rides start at 8:00 am.

Sunday No Stress Ride: July 15
- 11 am - This Sunday's ride will start from Telaya Winery.
Hope to see you there.

July 12 Boise Green Bike Tour details:

 

Below is a promo code good for a $5 credit in the Boise GreenBike network. Its set it up so that it is good for new or existing members of the system. $5 is an hour of free ride time at the Pay as You Go rate. The value can applied to any level of membership seen on their website.


Code: BOIS90345
The code expires on August 31st.


There are three ways to sign up:
1. Go to their website www.boise.greenbike.com and click on “Become a Member” In the payment phase, where they ask for a credit card, there is a drop-down menu for a promo code, that’s where people would enter the code.

2. Download the Social Bicycles mobile app, follow the instructions and again in the payment phase there will be an option to add a promo code.

3. Visit one of the 10 payment kiosks located around town. The kiosk allows you to enter a credit card into the machine, answer a few questions, apply the promo code and be on your way.




UPCOMING EVENTS


There's always something fun coming up! Below are a few of our favorite local and regional cycling events.

The Boise Twilight Criterium is this Saturday, 7/14/18. It starts at Noon with the Kid's Ride and ends about 10 PM with the Men's Pro/CAT 1 race. LAC has a tent set up for our members and their families. The tent should be set up between the start/finish line and the first corner in Cecil D. Andrus/Capitol Park. Bring your chairs, food, and beverages (discretely if alcohol) and enjoy the race and time with other LAC members and family members.



July 14 Twilight Criterium https://downtownboise.org/events/twilight-criterium
July 28 Cascade 4 Summits 4summitchallenge.com/
Aug 4-11  Ride Idaho www.rideidaho.org/
Aug 18  Bogus Hill Climb (not posted yet)
Sept 8  LOTOJA https://lotoja.com/


Dates tenative and subject to change.


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.

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 our club.

Saturday Ride: Our most aggressive ride of the week. Pace range: 18 to 22 MPH*. Rolling hills possible. Distance: Anywhere from: 40 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 40 to 65 miles.

Sunday No Stress Ride: Another option for new riders to get some saddle time in a no stress environment. Two groups - Group 1 "No Stress" - Pace range: 15 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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