King's Tour of the Quabbin
June 4, 2005 Rutland,
The Seven Hills Wheelmen
welcomed 261 bicyclists
to this century (112 riders), metric century (111 riders) and double
metric century (38 riders).
Facts & figures
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Justin signs in riders at the start at Naquag Elementary School
are making a comeback
at Quabbin Reservoir.
An eaglet was hatched
April 9, 2005,
at nearby Barton Island.
Eagle facts, photos
Cyclists earn a great view of the reservoir
from the tower in Quabbin Park.
Bill & Gina, ready to roll
Justin and Pete H. (el presidente)
Fran H. (sag driver)
Marty guarding the watermelons
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Got pics from the ride? E-mail them to Lynne
if you want them posted here.
Thank you to Oliver T., Todd D., Dave L. and Pete B. for the photos
Many thanks to all the Seven
Hills Wheelmen volunteers who made this ride happen:
Andrea K., coordinator;
Fran H., sag driver; Oliver T. and Ed W.,
Carrie T., Justin D., Pete H., Russ W.,
Arlen H., Don E., registration and parking;
Bob N., Laurie M., Tom R., Bill D.,
Fran B., route marking;
Sue H., Lynne T., cue sheets; Lynne T.,
Dennis F., Oliver T., publicity;
Paul M., Robert D., cleanup.
Thanks also go to Clif Read at the Quabbin;
the Naquag Elementary School custodian;
and Thom Ward at Worcester
Fitness for donating energy bars.
Quabbin 2004 pictures
Quabbin 2003 pictures
Quabbin 2000 pictures
SEVEN HILLS WHEELMEN
King's Tour of the Quabbin cue sheets: 62
Elevation profiles: 100
2000 century route
Note: Cue sheets and elevation profiles are from the routes
used in 2003 and 2004.
In 2005, detours to avoid construction on Route 122 added some
Pete B. reported total elevation gain of 4340 feet on the
and Bill D. reported 7635 feet of climbing on the 100-mile
route. Bill D.'s data is here.
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