WASHCO Ride of the Month


Each month in CHAINRINGS, Sunset Cycles previews another great Washington County bike ride. With the varied terrain available in our area, each ride is certain to be a winner.

Our ride rating category is simple, ranging from one CHAINRING (easiest) to five CHAINRINGS (most challenging). Here’s the criteria:

One chainring: Flat ride, minimal climbing
Two chainrings: Rolling hills, short climbs
Three chainrings: Moderate hills, possibly some short, steep climbs
Four chainrings: Challenging terrain with numerous, longer climbs
Five chainrings: Very difficult terrain with numerous, steep, long climbs

This month’s ride: Sunshine on My Shoulders

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RATING:  4.5 CHAINRINGS 

A monster climb and a fairly long distance (60 miles) gives November’s ride a hefty 4.5 chainring rating, but when we get a sunny Saturday (c’mon…it could happen!) this month, you’ll be glad you treated yourself to this epic ride that starts and finishes at the shop.

See the ride details here.

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