3/29/22 - Austin-Travis County's COVID-19 Community Level is currently low. We strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated, bring a mask, and stay home if they are sick


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MELLOW MONDAY WOMEN'S RIDE - COMING SOON

Date & Time: Monday @ TBA
Leave From: Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop
Duration: TBA

Come and join us for a ride and stay after for some food and drink. Open to all WTFNB riders.



INTERMEDIATE

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS VIOLET CROWN RIDE

Date & Time: Tuesday & Thursday @ 7:00AM
Leave From: Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop
Duration: ~2 Hours, 16-18mph (26-29 kph)

Riders should have experience riding in groups, be able to change a tire and address minor mechanical issues. Routes will vary from southerly, mostly flat terrain, to northwesterly hilly rides depending on wind direction and the whims of the ride leader. These rides are meant to provide some steady tempo training hours.


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Saturday Violet Cruise

Date & Time: Saturday @ 8:05AM
Leave From: Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop
Duration: ~2 Hours or 25 miles, 15-16mph (24-26 kph)

Riders may have limited experience riding in groups, be able to change a tire and address minor mechanical issues. Routes will vary but this ride is no-drop. These rides are meant to provide some steady miles for riders not yet ready for The Bagel Ride or the Violet Crown Sunday Ride or former racers who are done riding fast and like a conversational pace. :D



ADVANCED

THE BAGEL RIDE

Date & Time: Saturday @ 7:30AM
Leave From: 12601 Tech Ridge Blvd (gather behind Little Woodrow's)
Duration: ~3.5 Hours, 18-20mph (29-32 kph)

The Bagel Ride was started around 1992 by Bill Reams and Ted Dunbar as "Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure." Bill passed away in March 2014 and the ride has continued to be one of the best group rides in town. Usually 50-60 miles (80-100 km), this ride is social at times and race pace at others, but tends to stay a steady double paceline without many surges. Currently led by David Serrins, The Bagelmeister.

Check out The Bagel Ride Facebook page for ride details and updates.


INTERMEDIATE

VIOLET CROWN SUNDAY RIDE

Date & Time: Sunday @ 8:15AM
Leave From: Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop
Duration: ~3 Hours, 16-18mph (26-29 kph)

This is one of the oldest group rides in Austin, meeting every Sunday morning for over 30 years! Riders should understand the etiquette of group riding, be able to change a tire and address minor mechanical issues. Wheels down at 8:15am. We encourage you to ride your bike down to the shop. If you do drive, please park on the streets.



DISCOVER RIDES IN AUSTIN

Visiting Austin and want to find a ride that suits your date and schedule?

Check out some of our favorite routes, contact us here, send us a message on social media, or stop by Mellow Johnny's and we'll point you in the right direction.

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The Violet Crown Sports Association
P. O. Box 6815 

Austin, TX 78762


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