3rd Annual Let's Ride for Te'Jaan Ali

3rd Annual Let's Ride for Te'Jaan Ali

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Free

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Cottage Grove & 37th Street

3701 s cottage grove

Chicago, IL 60653

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We will Marshal this ride

About this event

Date: Sunday August 14, 2022

Departure Time: 12:00 pm SHARP

End Time: 2:00 pm pm

Distance: Approximately 12 miles from Ellis Park to Navy Pier and back.

Ride Leader (Name/Email/Cell Number): Joanne Davis/773-848-3008/ jbdavis715@comcast.net

Ride Leader: Madaline Hayward Maddy B; 1-773-297-9010; maddyb1@sbcglobal.net

Start Location: The ride starts at Ellis Park 37th and cottage Grove Ave.

Average Speed: 10-12 mph

Additional Information: The ride usually has news coverage. It will be great exposure for MTC3. The event planner's name is David Ali 773-297-0858. PLEASE WEAR YOUR MTC3 KITS

Drop/No Drop: No Drop, so long as you are able to ride at the speed as advertised

Please be sure to register for this ride if you intend to participate as a Ride Marshal.

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL MAJOR TAYLOR CHICAGO RIDES!

http://majortaylorchicago.com/ride-rules/

WHAT TO BRING TO AN MTC3 RIDE:

Part of being a good cyclist is having the tools and accessories necessary to be self-sufficient, safe, and ready to ride. Below is a general list of items to bring and a to-do list to be ready for an MTC3 ride.

Gear Bag: buy a gear bag (saddle bag is recommended) and stock it with the basics – extra tube, tire tools, a small multi-tool, and either a mini-pump or a CO2 cartridge set.

Tire Pressure: pump your tires up before coming to the ride, or bring a floor pump that you can use in the parking lot before the ride. If you need help, MTC3 ride leaders will be there to help you learn.

Your bike: Give it a quick inspection. Spin the wheels to make sure they aren’t rubbing. Do the gears shift accurately and easily? Does everything seem to be in order? This is called an ABC check. (Air, Brakes, and Chain)

Hydration/Food: Remember to bring water/sports drink and maybe an energy snack (bar, gel, banana, etc).

Optional items: The following will make your ride more enjoyable, but aren’t absolutely necessary. Cycling gloves, sunglasses, cycling shoes and clipless pedals, padded cycling shorts.

Be on Time: MTC3 rides leave promptly at the advertised time. Get to the start of the ride with plenty of time to get yourself and your bike ready to roll with soul!

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