Yesterday I went on my first group ride. There were only two other people which was kind of a bummer, but it was still fun to get out and meet new people.
We rode about four miles through downtown Indianapolis to get some amazing tacos at an authentic taco cart. We ate there, and then road back to the start. Not a particularly fast ride, nor was it very difficult. I met the group via meetup, and they require you ride in at least one "bronze" level event before you can sign up for the longer/faster events.
In any case It was good to get a chance to ride in a group. Looking forward to the next one, which will hopefully have a few more riders.