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Your Weekend in Bullet Point: March 29 & 30

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2014 Team Bottles Available. Specialized Purist w/ MoFlo cap. Asanoha pattern and 36SR mark. $5.50 each. Local pick up only. Click here to purchase.

Ghent-Wevelgem is Sunday! “Known for its climb and dicey descent of the Kemmelberg, which was previously the only difficulty in the race, the course features 16 bergs including the Kemmel and a slightly longer parcours. The early part of the race takes place near Belgium’s North Sea coast line, which means high winds often shatters the peloton into bits.

Gent-Wevelgem 2014 will be the 76th staging of the race, which is renowned in cycling circles as the spring classic that best suits the sprinters. This is underlined by its fast and flat finish, but riders must also not underestimate the unpredictable weather conditions or the climbs in the early and middle sections of the race.” via Cycling News

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8a, Assault On Morrow Mountain. “The Assault on Morrow Mountain route is a loop with 3 rest stops along the route. Make sure you leave a little “gas in the tank” because the real ride begins after the mountain. The majority of the elevation is in the last 30 miles including a monster climb at mile 55. Registration is not required. All riders must sign a waiver at the start. No ride if below 40 degrees at the start, or the predicted chance of rain exceeds 50% before 11am.”

4p, Uptown Cycles Rainy Day Computrainer Session. 4p class still has spots open as of press time. Click here to register for the 2 hour class.

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9a, 36th Street Racing Sunday Ride. Group departs from the corner of 36th & Yadkin. 53miles. Ride together to Stallings Road Park. Pack should stay together and relaxed tempo until the Lead/Chase split at Pine Grove Church Rd & Flowes Store Rd. Lead group rides at or near race pace, with ORGANIZED EFFORTS. Chase group will ride no drop (18.5-19.5mph) and sweep the route. Stay together, stay safe. Pub finish at Growlers Pourhouse for $2.50 Rangers and Fat Tires courtesy New Belgium Brewery.

We do our best to make sure everyone gets home in one piece, but it can be tough to account for all. Please come prepared. Cell phone, food, water, cue sheet, route & pace familiarity, ID, and cash are always good things to have on your person no matter the distance.

36th Street Racing does not warrant the safety of routes selected for rides. Roads are NOT closed for cyclists. Cyclists ride at their own risk and assume total responsibility for their own safety. 36th Street Racing, its organizers and ride leaders will not be responsible for any injury or damage to any persons or property that may arise from participation in the ride. NO GO if it’s raining. Route details below:

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Check Weekly Rides for great area riding. And make sure you keep an eye on the team calendar at 36thstreetracing.com.