On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Ian Joyce <psycl...@gmail.com> wrote: > Sensible advice, Michelle.
> Here's another thought, and something I've advocated for a long time: Get > rid of the A/B/C ride ratings, which only consider speed and distance. Just > because someone can ride 15-17 mph for 2-3 hours ( > http://greensborovelo.com/cue_sheets.htm) doesn't make them a B, or > advanced intermediate, rider. The message here is that bike handling and > group riding skills aren't a factor.
> Lonnie Richardson shared an article via Facebook that is so good I want to > pass it along to the group. The writer completely nails why group rides have > gotten so bad. And everything he says on the subject applies to our little > corner of the cycling world.