Half Fast Weekend rides 25 & 26 January

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Two rides on Saturday, a 30km Odaiba Beginners’ and a 75km Arakawa loop.
And, weather permitting, a Tama River loop on Sunday.

On Saturday, Warren will lead an intermediate-level Arakawa ride

Starting at 9:45 a.m.

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An intermediate ride for those who have done the Tamagawa 55km ride and feel confident to now ride 75km

Out of central Tokyo past the Imperial Palace, through Ochanomizu, round the back of Ueno, Yanaka-Ginza, across the Sumida-gawa to the Arakawa. Then a solid 16 km downstream to Tokyo Bay before crossing over to Kasai Seaside Park for a picnic. Come back via most of the Odaiba ride route to Roppongi Hills.

Start time 9.45 from (Roppongi Hills Grand Hyatt)

Notes : Spare tubes, lights, water, proper clothing, and ensure bike is ready for the journey. If raining 1 hour prior to start time ride is cancelled. Ride will finish at the August Beer Club nr Grand Hyatt, ideally to meet the Odaiba group ride. Contact Warren Preen / 08020058654 (no texts) / warren.preen at nomura.com​

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On the same day, Saturday, Don will do a slow and easy beginners’ lope out to Odaiba

starting at 11:00 from the Hyatt, 30km. Back by 2:00 at the latest.


And then on Sunday, if it doesn’t rain too early, Don will lead an intermediate-level Tama River loop

55km, easy but fast. Start at the Grand Hyatt in Roppongi Hills at 11:00 a.m. Alternate rendezvous points: KFC in Ebisu @ 11:30, Intersection of Kan-Nana and Komazawa-Dori @ 11:45, Komazawa Park @ noon, bridge at Futako-Tamagawa (Kanagawa side) @ 12:20, Gas Bashi @ 12:45 or 1:00. Long break at Jonan Jima seaside park (across from Haneda) at 1:30. Convenience store lunch. Back at the August Beer Club by 3:00 or 3:30.