SILVER COMET RIDE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER-SATURDAY APRIL 20, 2019
Ride Captain John Hilbrandt is willing to reschedule the ride for "Next Saturday" April 27, 2019... if you would like to ride next Saturday email John, at the email address below.
email@example.com and let him know so he can make plans.
Here is the latest. 20% chance of rain after 12 noon in Rockmart. About 50 degrees. Let's push our departure back to 10 am from Fort Oglethorpe. If it gets worse in the morning we can cancel between 8 and 9. Otherwise tell everyone to meet us at old mart lot at hwy 27 and Battlefield Pkwy at 10 am. You can meet me at our house about 9:30am. Those in GA can meet us in Rockmart. Should be there about noon. Three hours for ride then go to Spice Grill for apres.
Hello Bikers ♀️ Ride Captain John Hilbrandt will make the decision about the ride tomorrow after the 6:00 o’clock news tonight . Be looking for another email from me.
Hello Bikers!!! CSC will have a day bicycle ride Saturday April 20, 2019. Trip Captain John Hilbrandt will be our "Fearless Leader"
See info below from Captain John for details or times, where to meet up and directions
*** If you would like to join us and do not want to ride your bike, there will be several joining Bernie Hilbrandt in taking a brisk walk along the trail. ***
Bike ride on April 20.
Meet in Fort Oglethorpe at 9 am parking lot at former K Mart. Corner of Battlefield Parkway and Highway 27. This where you turn to go to Chickamauga Battlefield.
Route to Rockmart is take Hwy US 27 south to Rome, GA, four lane.
From Rome take GA Hwy 101 to Rockmart about 14 miles south of Rome.
Hwy 101 becomes North Piedmont, follow until you see West Elm, turn right. Go past US Post Office, go left on North Marble. Trailhead in middle of town @ Seaborn Jones Park, look for signs.
Some restaurants in town are Spice Street Grill, Soli's, Now & Then, Knucklehead. Will try to find one that meets our needs. Once at trailhead will ride three hours. You can ride to east toward Atlanta or West toward AL&GA line. Meet back in Rockmart for return to Chattanooga area.
I prefer riding toward East for about 90 minutes, average grade is 2%. We are about 37 miles from Smyrna, so go east about 20 miles and it gets a lot more congested. Recommend turning when it does. Ride back then if you have more time ride west toward Cedartown, GA. Or you can go west into AL for 90 minutes.
I know how much CSC members like to eat and drink so here are some choices in Rockmart: Local Places
Spice Street Grill, 108 E Church St. Sat HRS 11a-11p, Adult Bevs
Solis Soup, Salad, Sandwich, 115 S. Marble, Sat HRS 11a-6p unknown about beverages
Jeffersons Sports bar, 754 Cartersville Hwy, Sat HRS 10:30a-11p, Adult bevs
Knucklehead Cafe (Motor biker friendly)
217 W. Elm St., Sat HRS 11 a-11p, Adult Bevs
Send these to those going, have them look them up on-line and we will try to get a consensus before we ride.
P.S. please reply to Barb if you have a preferance on where you would like to have a late lunch.
P.P.S If you did not sign up at the CSC meeting on Tuesday April 2nd. please reply to me so we can add you to our list.
P.P.P.S. You do not have to be a CSC member to join us on this day trip, if you have friends or relatives that want to join us please let me know. They are welcome... Barb