Details are still sketchy, but the Pittsburgh Randonneurs will be running a 2-day trip to Erie and back next month, in the form of back-to-back 200K brevets. The basic plan is to start in Cranberry, head up to Erie and an overnight at the Comfort Inn, then return the next day along a similar route.
The route will be fairly similar to that of the MS 150, i.e. reasonably mellow; no multi-mile climbs or Dirty Dozen-style hills need apply. It’s rando-style, so fully self-supported (although, with sufficient interest, it may be possible to arrange a car to carry drop bags to Erie, but that’s to be determined).
Which of the two days is “easier”? I am thinking of riding the route to Erie.
My husband is running a marathon in Titusville the next day so he could — in theory, have not asked — pick me up in Erie and give me a ride to Titusville. If this was the case, he could drop off some stuff for other ppl too.
Well, let me run this idea past Conrad. The more I think about it, the more I am inclined to do this ride. But I am not sure how C will feel about an extra couple of hours of driving the day before his marathon. I’ll just tell him to SUCK IT UP.
Jim’s cue sheet construction — clicking on little roads next to big roads — might make this ride a bit of an adventure, don’t you think???