About Cycling

“Light/Short” bike rides and “Moderate” bike rides are offered the summer of 2023.

Short bike rides run 10 to 15 miles in distance, about 1 to 1.5 hours long.  Short rides move at an easy pace (about 12mph), no drop, random stops, using area bike paths and lightly trafficked streets. The dates for summer 2023 are on Wednesdays, see the Outdoor Calendar for details.

Moderate bike rides are for those individuals who want to cycle longer, more challenging distances.  Bike riders must be able to maintain a moderate pace for the miles designated on each event  The rides will be 20-30 miles around Truckee Meadows and Lake Tahoe area. Routes will be primarily on paved roads.   The dates for 2023 are on Wednesdays see Outdoor Calendar for details.

You are required to wear a helmet.  Wear comfortable clothing, preferably a bright colored shirt or jacket, shoes;  and carry water and a snack.  Please be sure that your bicycle has been serviced adequately and check your tires to be sure they are inflated.

Location and times will be posted on the OLLI Website under cycling on the Events Calendar.

To participate, you must join OLLI,  and sign Emergency Information and Liability Release/Waiver Form.  The new waiver covers the dates July 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021.

If more information is needed please contact:

Jim Romaggi for Short rides at:  jimbob5.0@hotmail.com.

Gary Souza for the Moderate rides at:  souza4@sbcglobal.net