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Advanced/Intermediat­e Cross Ride

This ride will be a casual pace for an advanced rider or a somewhat strenuous pace for an intermediate rider. Intended to be kind of a prep for the thrilla series cross race on Thursday. We will probably ride Mt Washington to Skyliners and the turn onto 4606 which will take us to Shevlin park. Then we go towards town and turn east on Mt. Wahington. We will drop down Archie Briggs and go into Sawyer park. Ride the river trail down to Portland Ave and back to the start. If that is not enough we can add a little chunk in the Sawyer park area to extend the ride(maybe swing through Tumalo park). So really not a lot of climbing, hopefully we can ride this feeling fresh and not wear our selves out. An easy spin!

So the ride will be a mix of some dirt roads/paths and pavement. Cross bikes would work best but a mountain bike would be ok if you have good rolling tires or a lot of energy. I think there might be a little single track as well. Don't forget to bring spare tubes and plenty of liquid as it will be warm and we are trying to treat our bodies well before the race. By the way non- racers are very welcome.

**Rules of the Rides**
• Approved Cycling Helmets Required.
• To participate in a BACE Meetup activity, you must be a member of the BACE Meetup Group and be RSVP’d “Yes” for that specific activity. No “Plus 1’s”
• All participants should be “self-sufficient” with their own food, hydration, tools, spare tubes and first aid supplies necessary for the activity.
• No dogs permitted on group rides unless inclusion is specified in the activity description.
• Cycling activities may be significantly impacted by changing conditions (rain, snow, mud, road construction, etc.). Participants should monitor activities for cancellations or changes in location/route.

**Liability Waiver**
By signing up for this meetup, I agree to the following: Mountain 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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  • david b.

    Thanks Ron and Pat, that was a beautiful evening!

    September 12, 2013

  • Ron

    perfect late day ride :-)

    September 11, 2013

  • Pat

    Thanks David for the awesome ride. This is a great new ride venue! Great cross ride incorporating road/dirt road/single track. Just like being a kid again...

    September 11, 2013

  • Ron

    I'll ride this thing with you if you're still on!

    September 11, 2013

    • david b.

      Yeah, I am up for it. We may get more riders well.

      September 11, 2013

  • Jay M

    Sorry to miss this warmup ride, but I have company in town. See you at Thrilla for sure!!!!!!

    September 8, 2013

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  • david b.
    Event Host
  • Ron
    aka "Kermit"
  • Pat
    "Nurse Ratched", Co-Organizer

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