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This Meetup is cancelled

Beginning Road Bike Ride around Crane Prairie Reservoir



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  • This ride will be around Crane Prairie Reservoir and will begin at 9:00 a.m on Wednesday July 31st.

    Getting there: From Bend, drive south on U.S. Highway 97 to the Sunriver exit. Pass Sunriver and head west on Spring River Road/Forest Road 40 for about 18 miles, making one left turn to stay on Forest Road 40. Turn left on Forest Road 4270, following signs for Crane Prairie Resort. The resort is about 3.4 miles south on the right side.
    Cost: $5 parking permit or Northwest Forest Pass required

    The elevation is ~ 300 feet and you will be cycling to that elevation many times!  In other words, there are numerous hills.  The good side to this is, you will be going downhill also.

    The paved route will be forest service roads and about 8 miles of the Cascade Lakes Highway.

    If you need to carpool we can meet at the Albertson's store parking lot south of Bend, located on 3rd Street across from Walmart at 8:00 a.m.  It takes ~ 40 minutes to drive to the Crane Prairie Resort where the ride will begin.  If you want to meet us there, please meet at the Crane Prairie Resort parking lot at 9:00 a.m.  I can take one other bike and rider.

    The ride will take ~ 3 hours, average speeds between 10 - 12 mph, with stops every 8 -10 miles.  Total miles ~ 26 miles.


    As always:

    By signing up for this event you are agreeing to our Riding Rules and Liability Waiver.

    BACE Riding Rules

    • Helmet Required.

    • To participate you must be a member of the BACE Meetup and be RSVP’d Yes for this activity. Sorry, no guests.

    • Only adults can participate.• Participants must be self-sufficient with their own hydration, tools, spares, and first aid.

    • Cycling activities may be impacted by changing conditions. Participants should monitor this page for cancellations or changes.

    • No dogs.


    BACE Liability Waiver By signing up for this meetup, I agree to the following:Road Biking can be dangerous and cause serious bodily injury or even possibly death. The organizers of this group and its members will not be held responsible for the actions of any participant at any event. Each rider attends an event at their own risk and is solely responsible for any damage to their equipment or themselves.


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  • Linda Van F.

    Are we still riding tomorrow morning 9am craine prairie?

    I hope so but where do we meet? I didn't get a reminder so I'm thinking it might be canceled?

    July 30, 2013

  • Don W.

    I have room for another rider in front and their bike in the back of my van

    July 11, 2013


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