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Alternate Eclipse Ride

Monday, April 08, 2024, 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Departs from the Black Swamp Preserve parking lot. (DO NOT park in the Montessori School lot.)
1014 S Maple St
Bowling Green, OH  43402.
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kevin Compton
"C" Ride; 10-14mph, 10-30 miles
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
We will ride the Slippery Elm Bike Trail from Bowling Green, Ohio to North Baltimore, Ohio to observe the April 8 Total Solar Eclipse. We will leave the north terminus of the trail in Bowling Green at 1:40 pm EDT (sharp -- arrive at least 10 minutes before!). We will ride 11 miles to the south terminus of the trail in North Baltimore. The eclipse begins at 1:56 pm EDT so part of the ride will take place after the eclipse has begun. We will arrive at the south terminus well in advance of totality, which begins at 3:10:54 pm EDT and lasts 3 minutes 26 seconds. We will depart when it becomes light enough to ride back. We should arrive back before 4:30 pm EDT.
1. Helmet
2. Approved eclipse glasses or pinhole camera. No one (even a former president) should look directly at a solar eclipse!
3. Sign in on the ride captain's signup sheet.