"Meet at 4:15 p.m. at the University Metrorail Station, across from Bank United center at UM. The station has ample parking on the weekends.

We’ll leave at 4:30 p.m. sharp, riding downtown to Mary Brickell Village. There we'll get refreshments and start back south. This is a 14mile ride, and the pace moderate.

You'll see the prettiest parts of the M-Path, a greenway that's ideal for South Miami or Coral Gables residents who commute to downtown jobs. Any novices on the ride will get riding tips and the advice of experienced riders about trail courtesy and staying safe at road crossings.

Want to know more? Write to ride planner Gary Mendenhall at imagary29@yahoo.com

See you on the 12th !"