Karnes County 42-Miler
Sunday, April 3rd: Ride starts at 11:00. Meet at Karnes City Court House [101 N. Panna Maria Avenue, intersection of Calvert Ave. and 123 Business] for a 42.5 mile ride. This is an easy to intermediate level ride with flat to rolling terrain. The fast paced ride will take us through flat to rolling southern Texas countryside from Karnes City on Hwy. 123 & FM 81 via Panna Maria and Helena to Runge, and then on Hwy 72 to Kenedy and from there via backroads back to Karnes City. Possible rest stops [with facilities]: Panna Maria, Runge, Kenedy. This is a good ride for those training for the Tour de Cure. Directions: From San Antonio, go south on IH 37 to exit 132 and take US 181 south through Floresville, Poth & Falls City. In Karnes City, at the intersection of US 181 and FM 1144, take a left and follow W. Calvert Ave. [181 BR] to its intersection with 123 BR. There is ample parking on either side of Calvert at the Court House as well as at the Mercantile catty corner of the Court House or behind the courthouse. For more information contact the ride leader Pit Vins at 830-299-9351 or email him at email@example.com. Printable map & cue sheet @ http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/28787172/, map & flash animation with elevation & grades @ http://ridewithgps.com/trips/181205. Should, for any reason, a cancellation become unavoidable, it will be posted – as will be any updates on the above information – on my weblog @ https://pitsbicycleblog.wordpress.com/
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