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Frequently asked Questions



1. What are the Rules?

Each Ride must be submitted to Strava and you need to join the group,

"Patuxent adventure Center".

2. How are the 12 winners determined? 

There are 12 possible prizes and winners during the 12 rides of Christmas! Places for prizes will be determined by the first rider to complete all 12 rides or the most rides on the list by December 31st. There will be 11 runners up based on the number of rides completed and time they were completed in!

3. Snap a Picture:

Take a picture on each ride.

4. Share your Ride and Photo:

Share your strava ride on Facebook and tag us "@patuxent adventure center" and use the hastag #PAC12RIDE.

5. No Substitutions:

No substituting your rides, this is a fun way to get out and explore riding in our area! For example, you cannot use the Average Joe Ride to also complete the 20 Miles in Calver Ride.

PAC will have weekly drawings for all participants!

1. Average Joe Ride:  Link to Ride

Must participate in one of the AJR's in the month of December. We will have 4 during the month to pick from. Rides will be posted on the Patuxent Adventure Centers Facebook Page.   

2. Ride a Metric Century:

Complete a metric century, which is 100KM / 62 miles, you can ride this anywhere outside.   

3. Night Ride:

Throw on some lights and set sail for a road or trail ride after sunset. Minimum of 5 miles.

4. Ride on the C&O Canal:   Link to ride

Get a little adventurous and complete at least a 20 mile ride on the canal.

5. Trainer Night Ride:

Participate in one of our Thursday night trainer rides. We'll have 3 in the month of December. Rides will be posted to the Patuxent Adventure Centers Facebook page.

6. Bacon Ridge:  Link to Ride

Head up with friends or go solo on the trails at Bacon Ridge in Crownsville.

7. B&A Rail Trail:   Link to Ride

The B&A rail trail currently has a Southern end closure. Follow the link above for Parking at the Earleigh Station. From the Station to the John Overstreet Connector is about 10 miles round trip! You will need this 10 miles to complete the challenge. Feel free to add on the BWI trail loop for an extra 10 miles!

8. NCR Rail Trail:   Link to Ride

This hidden gem is located just north of Baltimore and runs all the way to York, PA. Make it to the border in New Freedom and back for a total of 42 miles to complete this ride.

9. 20 Miles in St. Marys:

Complete a 20 mile ride anywhere in St. Marys County.

10. 20 Miles in Calvert:

Complete a 20 mile ride anywhere in Calvert County.

11. Free Space:

All you have to do for this one is swing by the shop and check in on Facebook! You can rest your legs and enjoy coffee with the crew!

12. Zwift Ride:   Link to Ride

Log on Zwift, on any course and log 15 miles. Zwift is free for the first 7 days or 15 miles, whichever comes first.


1$500 Gift Card to Patuxent Adventure Center

2Fly 6 HD Camera Tail light

3. Propero 3 Helemet with MIPS and ANGi

4Set of Tires of your choice up to $110

5Pair of Tifosi Sunglasses of your choice up to $60

6th-9th. Stainless Cable Overhaul on your bicycle

10th-12th.Bar tape or grips of your choice up to $25

The 12 RIDES


The 12 RIDES

The 12 RIDES

Bike Shop:

13860 C Solomons Island Rd, Solomons MD 20688


Paddle Shop:

23190 Newtowne Neck Rd, Leonardtown MD 20650


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