2011 RBR Rally (Party) Schedule

Friday, June 10th

Store Hours: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

7:00 PM - Kick-Off Get Together at the Ramada Inn

John Tetz, home builder extraordinaire, will be the guest speaker. John is a detailed thinker and frequent contributor on recumbents.com in the Building / Tech section. John shares his experience and explorations in Human-Powered Vehicle (HPV) and recumbent design and building and tonight he will focus on velomobile designs. Appetizers (finger food,not dinner) will be served and a cash bar will be available. Meet your fellow recumbent cycling enthusiasts and relax after your week and your journey.

Directions to the Ramada Inn from RBR:Just make a right out of the RBR lot. The Ramada is on the right, just past M&T Bank and right across the street from the Autoport.

Saturday, June 11th

8:30 AM - Final Registration and Check-In at PA Military Museum in Boalsburg

Directions: Museum is in Boalsburg on South Atherton Street (aka Route 322), a couple miles east of RBR. Make right out of RBR lot and pass 5 lights. Museum is on the left, just after junction with Route 45, which is at the 5th light.

9:30 AM - Morning Tour

Meet at Boalsburg Military Museum parking lot. Enjoy a 66, 37, 10-15, or 5 mile mapped ride with leaders and sweepers. Helmets are required, and bring plenty of water. Longer rides pass places you can stop for lunch en route. 66 mile ride will leave at 9:30 AM.

For those wishing to drive together to the Spring Mills/Sinking Creek starting site (shorter, flatter rides), please meet at the Boalsburg Military Museum. We can drive to the school at Spring Mills together after a group photo.

Noon to 3:30 PM - Free time at the Military Museum

There are no regular Store Hours during this time. Come join us at the Boalsburg Museum parking lot for: Demo rides, conversation, and general fun.

Afternoon Self-Guided Tour

If you have more energy, take a map from your registration packet, grab some other recumbent folks, and go exploring the Central PA countryside. Choose from rides for all levels of experience. You could drive out to Penn's Cave (mile 15 on the Penns Valley Ride map) and ride past buffalo or see the caves by boat. Socialize, relax, ride the shorter Lindan Hall Loop. (The Linden Hall Loop is short and pretty but has a respectable hill almost mid-way.)

5:30 PM - Stan and Darlene Smith's in Oak Hall

Blues artist and local sensation Richard Sleigh will play from 6:30 PM. Socialize and relax at our picnic supper. Food this year is from Doan's Bones, featuring pulled pork, country ribs, chicken breast, and portabella mushrooms.

Directions to Stan and Darlene Smith's in Oak Hall:

Leaving from RBR's parking log, go RIGHT onto Route 322/Atherton St. Travel 2 miles. LEFT on Warner Rd. (toward 322 Bypass). Pass Mary Elizabeth St. and under highway bridge. RIGHT onto Linden Hall Rd. Just ahead and to the left, you'll be there.

A note about your post-party safety: We urge you to be cautious with drinking, so that you can drive safely back and enjoy a morning ride with us. If you have any doubt about this when you're ready to leave the party: please talk to Rob or Alycia or Kathy or Jean. We can easily arrange your safe transport home and back to your car on Sunday morning. 

Sunday, June 12th

9:00 AM: Morning Tour

Before your trip home, meet us at the Fairbrook Park parking lot. Enjoy one or both loops of the mapped route with tour leaders and sweepers.

Directions to Fairbrook Park: Make RIGHT out of RBR lot, then RIGHT at 1st light (with Ruby Tuesdays on corner). Follow Whitehall Rd past Waupelani Dr., past West College Ave. 3.8 miles from West College Ave, make a LEFT onto Tadpole Rd. Park is .3 miles on RIGHT.


PLEASE SEE US ABOUT ANY SPECIAL NEEDS YOU MAY HAVE. For all rides please bring helmets, cell phones, sunscreen, water, and snacks.

Contact cell phone numbers will be distributed at the rally for calls relating to bike questions, repairs, sales, general questions, breakdowns, or other needs.

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Stop by the Shop

RBR will cease normal shop hours from December 25th through Feburary 2nd. If you would like to visit in the interim, please email or to make an appointment.

 RBR storefront

1306 S. Atherton St.
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-4636

Hours (EST)

SUN Closed
MON Closed

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