What: 6th Annual Festivus of Nights Gravel Grinder
When: Wednesday Night, 12/23/15 - Start Time 6:00pm
Where: Little Blue Trace
Who: Any and all are welcome
Why: To celebrate Festivus
,air any grievances you may have, partake in Feats of Strength and
last but not least ride your bike at night on the fun Little Blue Trace
We meet in the parking lot outside of Natural Grocers, 19019 E 48th St,
Independence, Missouri 64055 . Access to the trail is just yards away. Meeting and group picture at 6:00 pm and then we roll out.
Two course options: For those wanting more miles we have the long course (~30 miles) which will turn right and head South on the trail head to the far end of the trail (Lees Summit Road) before turning around and heading back North completing the entire length of the trail. Short course (~24 miles) riders will turn left and head North to Blue Mills Road. Note: There are several shelters along the way. Feel free to turn around at any one to shorten your Festivus adventure.
What do I need to bring? Besides a working bicycle, you will need
lights. Red flashing light on the back and an LED or HID light on the
front required. Many decorate there body/bikes, but this is not
required. Special prize for the best light display.
Will we encounter any traffic on the ride? 99 % of this ride is on the
Little Blue Trace trail. The trail does cross several roads so please
use extreme caution while crossing any roads.
We will meet up after the ride for dinner? Per our normal custom we meet at Corner Cafe', 4215 S Little Blue Parkway, Independence, MO
Disclaimer for the Festivus of Nights Gravel Grinder :
100% responsible for yourself! You are totally on your own. There are
no rider services. There is no support. If you choose to participate,
you agree to taking full responsibility for what happens to you out on
the course. Please have someone you can call to come get you in the
case of emergency, fatigue, freezing weather or bike failure.