We have not had problems on this ride until this past weekend. We have always waited up but when new and/or less experienced riders were invited. If the ride is expanding (based on comments I’ve read from Alex) he/we should elect someone to stay with that group, or break up the ride. I’ve invited several people on these rides in the past (e.g. Max Wolff) and keep an eye out for them in case they get dropped (e.g. Andrew Reed joined us that day and I rode down to Royal Oak to get him and we rode to Biggby together). This has never been a “drop ride” because those on the ride always wait up at major stops when the pace gets pushed at certain points. Best to always talk about this at the inception of the ride or during the ride if there are questions.