Road bike from Montavilla around Sauvie Is and back 55 miles, 10am

  • November 23, 2013 · 9:45 AM
  • City Blessing

this is a nice ride 56 miles from my house. loud on hwy 30 on the way  in sections, but otherwise a pretty nice, pleasant, flat route.

The pace is going to be vigorous at times. Several regrouping opportunities we will take advantage of:

1.) we will ride together to get to Marine Drive together (strung out, but together).

2.) fast on Marine Drive regrouping at 33rd, and ride together on Bridgton Road, and on to the other side of Hwy 5 on Marine Drive via bikeway.

3.) regroup at bathroom at Kelly Point Park

4.) ride together to Hwy 30

5.) regroup at store on Sauvie

6.) regroup at store again on Sauvie

7.) regroup at St. Helens  Road and Hwy 30 (or at Western Bike Works)

8.) ride together through town, over the Steel Bridge and all the way back.

Take it easy, have some fun. Dress for super cold weather. 

Sign up sheet will be in effect. 

I'll heat the house so we can warm up and snack on something when we get back.

If the ride gets "wildly popular" as I could hear Eric say, then I prefer to have separate smaller groups  go out (like the Portland Velo does). We will play it by ear.

Also, I want to take this opportunity to talk to anyone interested in signing up a new sponsor to our group that I've been working on. 

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  • Eric J W.

    Very fast for me but that is what you need to expect on a Doak ride. Great group of people and good food at the end.

    November 25, 2013

  • Doak K.

    what a kick ass day! I know Patrick felt it....I played like I didn't feel it as much, but I definitely did. is my stats.
    Dave, I really did kick butt on Sauvie's loop. I think I averaged 20mph or maybe a little more.
    Big fun after party too We missed you for that section Dennis.
    Great riding with you all!

    November 24, 2013

  • Dave S.

    Great ride! Quick pace, beautiful weather, fun group to share a day on the road with. Thanks for putting this together Doak!

    November 23, 2013

  • Max

    MC rides minus Fat Max. Nice. :-). Have a good one guys. It's balmy here.

    November 23, 2013

  • Sally Ortiz K.

    how about a later start time to avoid such frigid conditions on Sauvies? I'll bring a crock pot of chili!

    November 22, 2013

  • Bukie

    Can't make this ride because I am riding with Portland Velo this Saturday.

    November 21, 2013

  • Carolyn J.

    sounds fun, wish I could come. I'm a little short of time Saturday and have to be done by Noon. Will probably do something closer to home.

    November 21, 2013

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