I’ve often used Beach Drive for a significant portion of my weekend rides–often going up and back a few times. Now that they’ve closed the segment from the MD border to Joyce, that’s no longer an option for the next year or so. Does anyone have recommendations for good weekend rides beginning in or near the Silver Spring area? Safety is a consideration, too, as I tend to avoid long stretches on roads that have lots of cars speeding past (which is one reason why I liked Beach Dr. on weekends). Thanks!
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