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Sep 152014
 

Happy Monday!
Here are the plans for tomorrows MUSIC ride.
We will be led by Randy a regular rider on our rides but he is not on FB but he does exist Randy leads rides for Crescent City Cyclists often so I am sure he will do a great job and provide an interesting ride. Here are his plans: Roll on time at 7pm and ride CBD and Quarter until about 8 for the first stop at BMC for Eudora Evans and Deep Soul, the next leg will be an extended ride through Quarter and Bywater and we will finish just after 10 at the Lost Love Lounge where there is great food and Stand Up Comedy from 10:30-11:30 for those that want to stay. There will probably be a couple of quick stops to be decided on the ride.
So don’t be late this one should be great!

Sep 092014
 

NOLASR Banner by Josh_Final

Weekly Ride Bulletin from September 9th & Beyond. Happy Riding!

Below is list of local bicycle events.
Email us if we missed an event that you think should be listed.
We want to cover all bicycle events in New Orleans.
You can view all events in our Google Ride Calendar.

(Tuesday) It’s All About The Music Bike Ride with Old Man River
Congo Square, 6:30PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1462401617366249

Wednesday Rabid Ride, Cruiser Style
Steps of NOMA. Departs at 6:45PM sharp
https://www.facebook.com/events/714361178644580

Happy Thursday Bike Ride by NOLA Social Ride:
Mid-City Ride: Freak Show ride!
Finn McCool’s, 7PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/720274741378593

Other Upcoming Non-NOLA Social Ride Bike Rides and Events 

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Tuesday Loops
6PM at NOMA
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

Cyclocross Practice Race
Tuesday, 6:30PM in City Park
https://www.facebook.com/events/336055999904861
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/296350893813727/

NOMAMBO: Hump Day Ride
5:45 at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/nomambo

Bon Jeudi – Happy Thursday in Mandeville
https://www.facebook.com/groups/364133753687089/

NOLA Kids Ride – Happy Thursday
Superdome, 7PM
htps://www.facebook.com/events/702056923209340/

Bike Easy: Bicycle Trains to Work
Thursday: Uptown to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Audubon Park Entrance on St Charles
Friday: Midcity to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
Friday: Midcity to UNO Lakefront Campus at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
http://bikeeasy.org/projects/nola-bike-trains-powered-by-entergy/
https://www.facebook.com/events/283740871797329/

NOLA Kids Ride – Penguin Ride to FREE Movie in the Park
Friday, Lafayette Square, 6PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1475818456013686/

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s OC Ride Saturday Mornings
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

Bike Easy: Norwood Thompson Ride &  Workshop
Saturday at Norwood Thompson Park, 10AM-Noon
http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/1679/

Robert City Park All-Trail Duathlon
Sunday, September 14
http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=20914

NOLA Women: Ride and Shine – Tune Up Workshop
Monday, 6PM at Dashing Bicycles & Accessories
https://www.facebook.com/events/1455802284707221/

—— Events Coming Up Soon —–

Bike Easy: Baronne Street Bikeway Public Meeting
September 17, 6PM
http://bikeeasy.org/support/dedicated-bike-lanes-on-Baronne-Street/

Crescent City Cyclists’ Century Ride
September 27
http://crescentcitycyclists.org/club-info/annual-events/annual-century-ride/

Bike Easy: St Roch Park: Workshop and Ride
October 4 at St Roch Park
http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/1681/

MS 150
October 4-5
http://goo.gl/wyUUzs

NOLA to Angola
October 17-19
http://www.nolatoangola.org/

Pablove Across America
Austin, TX to New Orleans
October 17-23
http://pablove.org/paa

Race of the Dead VI
October 25, 7PM at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/events/534756703284634/

Tour de Jefferson
November 2
http://www.tourdejefferson.org/

NOLASR Conquers the Northshore
November 14-16
https://www.facebook.com/events/701304569949676/

 Posted by at 1:45 am

This week’s Happy Thursday will be a Freak Show!

 
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The Freak Show comes to NOLA Social Ride this week!

The ride will meet and greet at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub at 7:00PM, and will hit the streets around 7:45PM. Finn’s will offering a draft beer special with $0.50 off Miller and Abita drafts. Finn McCool’s will also be awarding a $20 bar tab for the best costume!

The afterparty this week will be at Bayou Beer Garden.

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Please note: Our goal is always to create a safe environment for all riders. We cannot control, nor do we desire to control, every rider’s behavior. Every rider is individually responsible for taking care of themselves and for the safe operation of their bicycles. Every person that joins the ride is accepting the risks which are inherent in riding a bicycle with a large group of other people riding bicycles. Please be courteous to each other as well as other traffic on the roadways, be safe and always be sure to leave no trace! Please be aware of your surroundings at all times and do not leave your valuables and belongings unattended without securing them. Please also read and abide by the 10 Rules of the Ride, which can be found here: http://www.nolasocialride.org/rulesoftheride/

RSVP at our Facebook Event Page

Sep 022014
 

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 Weekly Ride Bulletin from September 2nd & Beyond.  Happy Riding!

Below is list of local bicycle events.
Email us if we missed an event that you think should be listed.
We want to cover all bicycle events in New Orleans.
You can view all events in our Google Ride Calendar.

(Tuesday) It’s All About The Music Bike Ride with Old Man River
Congo Square, 6:30PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/567530256692610/

Wednesday Rabid Ride
Steps of NOMA. Departs at 6:45PM sharp

Happy Thursday Bike Ride by NOLA Social Ride:
Who Dat! Ride
Dat Dog on Freret Street, 7PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/323012667859560

Sunday Funday at Spillway
Sunday, 9:30AM meetup, 10:30AM at the trail.
https://www.facebook.com/events/703675693050594/

NOLASR Does The Country Club
Sunday, 3:30PM at Congo Square
https://www.facebook.com/events/836993846319052

Other Upcoming Non-NOLA Social Ride Bike Rides and Events 

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Tuesday Loops
6PM at NOMA
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

NOMAMBO: Hump Day Ride
5:45 at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/nomambo

Bon Jeudi – Happy Thursday in Mandeville
https://www.facebook.com/groups/364133753687089/

Bike Easy: Bicycle Trains to Work
Thursday: Uptown to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Audubon Park Entrance on St Charles
Friday: Midcity to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
Friday: Midcity to UNO Lakefront Campus at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
http://bikeeasy.org/projects/nola-bike-trains-powered-by-entergy/
https://www.facebook.com/events/283740871797329/

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s OC Ride Saturday Mornings
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

Stop Making Sense Screening
Saturday at Studio3, 7PM.  Film starts at 9PM.
Bike Easy providing Bike Valet, Gold Sprints, prizes, & fun!
http://shotguncinema.org/screenings/stop-making-sense

Tour de Lis  &  Trek Demo
Saturday on Lakeshore Drive
http://tourdelis.org/

NOMAMBO: Trek Demo Day at Spillway
Sunday, 10AM-3PM
https://www.facebook.com/nomambo

—— Events Coming Up Soon —–

Robert City Park All-Trail Duathlon
September 14
http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=20914

Bike Easy: Baronne Street Bikeway Public Meeting
September 17, 6PM
http://bikeeasy.org/support/dedicated-bike-lanes-on-Baronne-Street/

Crescent City Cyclists’ Century Ride
September 27
http://crescentcitycyclists.org/club-info/annual-events/annual-century-ride/

MS 150
October 4-5
http://goo.gl/wyUUzs

NOLA to Angola
October 17-19
http://www.nolatoangola.org/

Pablove Across America
Austin, TX to New Orleans
October 17-23
http://pablove.org/paa

Race of the Dead VI
October 25, 7PM at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/events/534756703284634/

Tour de Jefferson
November 2
http://www.tourdejefferson.org/

NOLASR Conquers the Northshore
November 14-16
https://www.facebook.com/events/701304569949676/

 Posted by at 7:09 pm

Uptown WHO DAT! Ride, September 4

 

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This week is the WHO DAT RIDE!!

The Saints are kicking off the official season against the Falcons on Sunday September 7, so it’s time to get out and show some team spirit!  Bring out all of your Who Dat gear for this one!

It’s the first week of the month, and we are back at our Uptown start spot: Dat Dog on Freret (5031 Freret, http://bit.ly/JMWraz). As always, they will be treating us to the normal food and drink specials (10% off food and ask the bartender for drink specials). Make sure to arrive early if you want to get food! The ride will begin around 7:45, and we will have a tracker running for those who are late or want to catch up mid-way.

This week we will be ending the ride at a top-secret location for a house party!  There will be a keg pre-positioned, so save your thirst!  Donations will be accepted to offset the cost of the keg, but will not be required.  It’s going to be a special treat, don’t miss out!  We won’t be too far from Dat Dog (about 12 blocks), and the (simple) route back to the start spot will be announced once we get there.

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NOTE: PLEASE pick up your trash! If you have room in your bags/baskets to bring it out, you have room to bring it to the nearest trash can! We don’t want to become known as a group that leaves trash everywhere, and no one enjoys cleaning up other people’s trash. Kudos to the riders that care enough to pick up after others – but don’t make them. Pick it up, and tell everyone around you to pick it up too! Or – just don’t drop it!
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Please note: Our goal is always to create a safe environment for all riders. We cannot control, nor do we desire to control, every rider’s behavior. Every rider is individually responsible for taking care of themselves and for the safe operation of their bicycles. Every person that joins the ride is accepting the risks which are inherent in riding a bicycle with a large group of other people riding bicycles. Please be courteous to each other as well as other traffic on the roadways, be safe and always be sure to leave no trace! Please be aware of your surroundings at all times and do not leave your valuables and belongings unattended without securing them. Please also read and abide by the 10 Rules of the Ride, which can be found here: http://www.nolasocialride.org/rulesoftheride/

See everyone at Dat Dog!!

RSVP at our Facebook Event Page

Labor Day City Cruise

 

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You’ve got Monday off, whatcha gonna do? Come take a nice long bike ride around the city!

Meeting at Finn McCool’s Irish Pub at 1PM, we will leave around 1:30 or 1:45. First stop will be Uptown at Verret’s Lounge with some complimentary food. From there we will head in the downtown direction before heading out to Lakeshore Drive. Probably 3 good stops, and we will ride at a nice cruising pace. It’s all about relaxing on our day off!

Come prepared! A tracker will be posted for anyone that wants to join in along the way.

More info/RSVP at our Facebook Event Page

Aug 262014
 

 

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 Weekly Ride Bulletin from August 26th & Beyond.  Happy Riding!

Below is list of local bicycle events.
Email us if we missed an event that you think should be listed.
We want to cover all bicycle events in New Orleans.
You can view all events in our Google Ride Calendar.

(Tuesday) It’s All About The Music Bike Ride with Old Man River
Congo Square, 6:30PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/342806119202680

Wednesday Rabid Ride
Steps of NOMA. Departs at 6:45PM sharp
https://www.facebook.com/events/321013874733559

Happy Thursday Bike Ride by NOLA Social Ride:
Lower 9th Ward – Glitter Ride
Starting at Elizabeth’s Restaurant, 7PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/536679029811138/

Sunday Funday at Spillway
Sunday, 9:30AM meetup, 10:30AM at the trail.
https://www.facebook.com/events/812044945496881/

Other Upcoming Non-NOLA Social Ride Bike Rides and Events 

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Tuesday Loops
6PM at NOMA
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

NOMAMBO: Hump Day Ride
5:45 at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/nomambo

Bon Jeudi – Happy Thursday in Mandeville
https://www.facebook.com/groups/364133753687089/

Bike Easy: Bicycle Trains to Work
Thursday: Uptown to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Audubon Park Entrance on St Charles
Friday: Midcity to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
Friday: Midcity to UNO Lakefront Campus at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
http://bikeeasy.org/projects/nola-bike-trains-powered-by-entergy/
https://www.facebook.com/events/283740871797329/

Wheely Good Hot Dog Bicycle Cart Party!
Friday, August 29, 7PM at 3 Potato 4 on Broad Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/721306201266051/

Critical Mass
Friday at Jackson Square, 6PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1504841973093485/

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s OC Ride Saturday Mornings
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

—— Events Coming Up Soon —–

NOLASR Labor Day City Cruise
Monday, September 1
https://www.facebook.com/events/1531826107036896/

Stop Making Sense Screening
September 6 at Studio3, 7PM.  Film starts at 9PM.
Bike Easy providing Bike Valet, Gold Sprints, prizes, & fun!
http://shotguncinema.org/screenings/stop-making-sense

Tour de Lis  &  Trek Demo
September 6 on Lakeshore Drive
http://tourdelis.org/

NOMAMBO: Trek MTB Demo Day at Spillway
Sunday, September 7 from 10AM-3PM
https://www.facebook.com/nomambo

Bike Easy: Baronne Street Bikeway Public Meeting
September 17, 6PM
http://bikeeasy.org/support/dedicated-bike-lanes-on-Baronne-Street/

Crescent City Cyclists’ Century Ride
September 27
http://crescentcitycyclists.org/club-info/annual-events/annual-century-ride/

MS 150
October 4-5
http://goo.gl/wyUUzs

NOLA to Angola
October 17-19
http://www.nolatoangola.org/

Pablove Across America
Austin, TX to New Orleans
October 17-23
http://pablove.org/paa

Race of the Dead VI
October 25, 7PM at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/events/534756703284634/

Tour de Jefferson
November 2
http://www.tourdejefferson.org/

NOLASR Conquers the Northshore
November 14-16
https://www.facebook.com/events/701304569949676/

 Posted by at 7:08 pm

Happy Thursday Glitter Ride, August 28: Lower 9th Ward

 

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This Week our theme is going to be The Glitter Ride!

We will be starting at Elizabeth’s in the Bywater (601 Gallier St., http://goo.gl/maps/M4GVJ).  There’s a big parking lot across the street for everyone to gather in, and they are also doing a series of Happy Hours called “2 Hours of Happiness” with the following specials:  $1.50 PBR, $4 house cocktail (TBD), $1 Fish Tacos, $1 Buffalo Wings, $1 Jalepeno poppers, $1 Stuffed Mushrooms, and $1 Dumplings.  But here’s the catch – the specials end at 7:30PM!  So get down there, get your order in early and dig in!  We are going to ask that they extend the specials an extra 15-20mins for us but its better to get down early for food items anyway.

The ride will be heading over the St. Claude Bridge and into the Lower 9th Ward!  Don Asay will be your fearless ride leader, and we have a great route and stops in store!

The afterparty this week will be at the Hi-Ho Lounge (2239 St. Claude, https://goo.gl/maps/rTmVr).  There are bike corrals at the Hi-Ho and the Allways Lounge across the street, and there will be a free show with two funky local bands: Noisewater and The Quickening.  There’s also plenty of other food/drink/entertainment options close by!

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ONE NOTE:  On the past 3-4 rides our long-time regulars have been picking up trash that has been left at the stops.  PLEASE PLEASE pick up your trash!  If you have room in your bags/baskets to bring it out, you have room to bring it to the nearest trash can!  We don’t want to become known as that group that leaves trash everywhere, and no one enjoys cleaning up other people’s trash.  Kudos to the riders that care enough to pick up after others – but don’t make them.  Pick it up, and tell everyone around you to pick it up too!  Or – just don’t drop it!
———–

Please note: Our goal is always to create a safe environment for all riders. We cannot control, nor do we desire to control, every rider’s behavior. Every rider is individually responsible for taking care of themselves and for the safe operation of their bicycles. Every person that joins the ride is accepting the risks which are inherent in riding a bicycle with a large group of other people riding bicycles. Please be courteous to each other as well as other traffic on the roadways, be safe and always be sure to leave no trace! Please be aware of your surroundings at all times and do not leave your valuables and belongings unattended without securing them. Please also read and abide by the 10 Rules of the Ride, which can be found here: http://www.nolasocialride.org/rulesoftheride/

Please share this event on your timeline and use the “invite friends” button to invite others to join. For your friends that aren’t on Facebook, just send them to NolaSocialRide.org for info.

If you would rather get your NSR info through other avenues, check these links out:
Web: http://nolasocialride.org/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/nolasocialride
Email Blast: http://goo.gl/ZXBmu

See everyone at Elizabeth’s!!

RSVP at our Facebook Event Page

Aug 192014
 

NOLASR Banner by Josh_Final

 Weekly Ride Bulletin from August 19th & Beyond.  Happy Riding!

Below is list of local bicycle events.
Email us if we missed an event that you think should be listed.
We want to cover all bicycle events in New Orleans.
You can view all events in our Google Ride Calendar.

(Tuesday) It’s All About The Music Bike Ride with Old Man River
Congo Square, 6:30PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/266700006853303/

Wednesday Rabid Ride
Steps of NOMA. Departs at 6:45PM sharp

Happy Thursday Bike Ride by NOLA Social Ride:
CBD/FQ Ride – Bachelors and Bachelorettes
Manning’s, 7PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/950304214995864/

– Other Upcoming Non-NOLA Social Ride Bike Rides and Events –

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Tuesday Loops
6PM at NOMA
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

NOMAMBO: Hump Day Ride
5:45 at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/events/1478020112454171

Bon Jeudi – Happy Thursday in Mandeville
https://www.facebook.com/groups/364133753687089/

Bike Easy: Bicycle Trains to Work
Thursday: Uptown to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Audubon Park Entrance on St Charles
Friday: Midcity to CBD at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
Friday: Midcity to UNO Lakefront Campus at 7:45AM. Meet at Bayou St John and Orleans Ave
http://bikeeasy.org/projects/nola-bike-trains-powered-by-entergy/
https://www.facebook.com/events/283740871797329/

Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s OC Ride Saturday Mornings
http://www.facebook.com/SemiToughCyclingClub

—— Events Coming Up Soon —–

Wheely Good Hot Dog Bicycle Cart Party!
Friday, August 29, 7PM at 3 Potato 4 on Broad Street
https://www.facebook.com/events/721306201266051/

Tour de Lis
September 6
http://tourdelis.org/

Crescent City Cyclists’ Century Ride
September 27
http://crescentcitycyclists.org/club-info/annual-events/annual-century-ride/

MS 150
October 4-5
http://goo.gl/wyUUzs

NOLA to Angola
October 17-19
http://www.nolatoangola.org/

Pablove Across America
Austin, TX to New Orleans
October 17-23
http://pablove.org/paa

Race of the Dead VI
October 25, 7PM at Spillway MTB Trail
https://www.facebook.com/events/534756703284634/

Tour de Jefferson
November 2
http://www.tourdejefferson.org/

NOLASR Conquers the Northshore
November 14-16
https://www.facebook.com/events/701304569949676/

 Posted by at 5:41 pm
Aug 182014
 

We will meet at 6:30 Tuesday as usual and roll at 7pm prompt. Our first leg of the ride will be a quick and short ride to Verret’s bar at corner of Washington & Barrone. We will be there until 8pm they will have $2 tacos and live music and bike parking in the patio, If you are unable to make the start join us at Verret’s. From Verrret’s we will do an Uptown bike ride. Our second stop will be Mahogany Jazz Hall on Chartres St. We will conclude with a ride around the quarter before finishing at Cafe Negril at around 10pm. There will be music at all stops. This ride will be a bit of a party as ride leader and founder Old Man River will be celebrating his birthday. So 6:30at Congo Square or just meet us at Verret’s.

Make plans not excuses