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Non-Reoccurring Rides
Sunday, October 1st  
B/C/D Pace    3:00 pm     25 miles     Portsmouth, VA 
 “Tour de City Park” ride designed to prepare cyclists for upcoming regional 2017 long distance rides. 1 stops w/SAG support. Dinner after ride.  
From:  Cycle Classics, Olde Town, 427 High St. Leader:  John Maher, 757-672-1359, 
Saturday, October 7th 
B/C Pace   8:30 am   50 to 65 miles   Smithfield, VA 
 “Tour de Teresa” ride from here riverfront home outside Smithfield to Scotland Ferry (Surry) to Jamestown then up the Cap2Cap bike trail to Cul’s Courthouse Grill for lunch, then back ( Great countryside scenic views. Two stops, and for those wanting the shorter 50 mile distance, ride ferry and start Jamestown Settlement at 9:30 am.  All Portsmouth rides are designed to prepare cyclists for upcoming Eastern Shore and other future long distance rides.  From:  3289 S Shore Dr., Smithfield, VA 
Leader:  John Maher, 757-672-1359, 
Sunday, October 8th 
B/C/D Pace 3:00 pm    24 miles    Portsmouth, VA “Tour de City Park” ride through Historical Portsmouth Waterfront! Fun, easy-paced ride with stop mid-way along the waterfront followed by dinner in Portsmouth! From:  Cycle Classics, Olde Town, 427 High St. Leader:  John Maher, 757-672-1359 or 
Saturday, October 14th 
B/C  7:30 am  75 miles Sunbury to Edenton, NC Loop 
One of the nicest long distance Team Portsmouth rides. Route available at – In Edenton we get to enjoy a nice lunch break. Multiple stops with SAG support and the famous chocolate brownies with ice cream at 55 miles. $7 SAG support fee. Don’t miss out on one of our best semi-annual rides 
From: Sunbury, NC 
Leader:  John Maher, 757-672-1359 or 
Sunday, October 15th 
Saturday, October 21st 
Various  7:30   25, 35 and 65 miles Smithfield, VA Join team Portsmouth as we participate in the 2017 
“Smithfield Century Bike Tour 2017”. A scenic ride through the beautiful farmlands of Isle of Wight, past historic sites, and along the Pagan River, with three routes (metric century, 35-miles, and 25-miles) beginning and ending at Windsor Castle. Teams of 6 or more save $5 per person on registration. $40 online registration at:  
From:  Smithfield, VA 
Leader:  Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce; (757) 357-3502 
Sunday, October 22nd 
Saturday, October 28th
Various 7:30 am   25, 40, 60, 100  miles    Cape Charles, VA
Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) – Join team Portsmouth and explore the Eastern Shore of Virginia this fall when the Between the Waters Bike Tour begins in the beautiful seaside Cape Charles. Choice of 20, 40, 60 or 100-mile routes. Online and Mail-in registrations closed now.  
From:  Cape Charles, VA 
Leader:  CBES, 757-678-7157,  
Sunday, October 29th
Reoccurring Rides 
3 pm October 1st, 8th 
D Pace    14-20 miles     Portsmouth, VA
Join Team Portsmouth for our great “MAX RELAX” beginner's ride through Historical Portsmouth Waterfront! Fun, easy-paced ride.  Slow as the slowest rider! Similar route as B & C pace, but shorter. All B, C, and D pace riders return about same time for dinner downtown.   
From:  Cycle Classics, Olde Town, 427 High St.
Leader:  John Maher, 757-672-1359 or  


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