road bike: short exercise ride: u-zoo 2 - July 1, 2022

This is a series of short morning rides to get some exercise without spending a lot of time doing it. Today we will do my 'U-Zoo 2' ride. It uses some of the same roads as last Friday's ride but goes in the opposite direction. From SSL, we head north through Liberty Park, up Memory Grove and Bonneville Blvd to 11th Ave. Then to and through the university, up past the zoo, down through Bonneville golf course and back to the start. It's about 20 miles with about 1150 feet of elevation gain. The climbing is spread out over about 9 miles (between about mile 4 and mile 13) with downs as well as ups, so it's not too bad. The steepest climbs average 3%, and the maximum grade is 5.5%. Check out the link to the map of the ride to see the elevation profile and other details. Once we get to the top of the hill above the zoo, we have it made. Pretty much downhill all the rest of the way back . We will ride at an average pace of about 10-13 mph, so not very fast. We might ride the flats at 13-16+ mph, but the overall average pace will be in the 10-13mph range. I will send an e-mail to the 'wmc-bike" email list a day or two before the ride with the meeting place and time (probably 9:00-10:00 AM). I will also post it here on the club calendar. I hope you can join us!

Organizer:Robert* Turner
Date:Fri Jul 1 2022
Meeting Place:Disseminated via the 'wmc-bike' activity email list
Web Link:Link to a map of the ride