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RWBTC is a recreational bicycling club devoted to the promotion of friendly cycling in the Redlands, CA area.

We cater to riders of all levels and abilities.

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Ride Ratings


Pace

Description

Terrain

Terrain Description

E

For novice or recreational riders. This is a great place to start and work your way up. There is a no drop policy. As many regroups as needed and assistance for flats and other mechanical problems.

(e)

Mountainous-Long, long climbs with some being very steep

More than 800’/10 miles

D

For the improved rider. Expect to ride at a pace of 10 – 14 mph with re-groups as needed. Expect the ride leader or another club member to stay with the slowest rider and to offer assistance for flats and other minor mechanical problems.

(d)

Very Hilly– Longer and possibly very steep climbs

Less than 800’/10miles


C

For competent riders with basic safety and bike handling skills. These rides combine social riding with improving fitness and riding ability. Expect that most riders will ride in groups at a pace of about 14 – 16 mph. Re-groups on the route will be limited. Riders are comfortable navigating by map if separated from the group and can handle their own mechanical repairs.

(c)

Hilly-Longer climbs and possibly some short steep climbs.

Less than 600’/10 miles

B

For strong, experienced riders with considerable group riding experience. Expect the emphasis to be on improving individual stamina and riding skills. Most riders will maintain a pace of 16 – 18 mph and will not feel obligated to wait for slower riders. Pace lines are common. Riders are able to handle their own mechanical repairs and are comfortable navigating by map if separated from the group.

(b)

Rolling. No long or steep climbs.

Less than 400’/10 miles

 

 

A

For extremely strong and competitive riders with expert bike handling skills. Expect riders to be self-sufficient and to maintain speeds of 18+ mph for extended distances using pace lines.

(a)

 Flat. Little climbing. Less then 200’/10 miles

Ride Descriptions