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Tour de Organics Bike Rides/Benefit for Out To Pasture

Portland Details
Date: Sunday, August 30th

The Tour d'Organics Portland benefits the OrganicAthlete Portland chapter and Out To Pasture Sanctuary

Start/Finish Location
VFW post 4248
7118 SE Fern Ave
Portland, OR 97206

Click here to register now!

Begins at 6:30am. You can pick up your wristband and course map at that time.

Start times
100 mile: 6:30-7:00a.m.
65 mile: 7:30-8:00a.m.
35 mile: 8:00-8:30a.m.
18 mile: 8:30-9:00a.m.
Rest stops may not be open if you start outside of these start times!

Prize details:
Goodie bag from Herbivore clothing.
Tires from Schwalbe.
Coffee and beehive one-cup brewer from Cellar Door Coffee.
Gift certificate from Portobello Vegan Trattoria.
More to come!
Tickets are $2 each, 6 for $10 or, 15 for $20 and can be purchased at check in or at the merchandise table. The raffle drawing will be held at 3pm. Need not be present to win.

The routes will be marked with arrows on the road, and riders will be provided with maps and cue sheets. This is not a mass start event. All roads are open to traffic! Participants must obey all traffic laws. Be cautious and courteous to the pedestarians on the bike path(s). ANSI or Snell approved helmets are mandatory! Please carry a spare tube, patch kit, tire pump, and identification. There will be SAG vehicles on the course. Dial 911 for medical emergencies.

Check the website for course location maps.

Food and More
Each rest stop will be well stocked with organic, whole foods. The 65 and 100 mile rides include a substantial lunch. After the ride, there will be a delicious vegan meal for all the riders. The post-ride meal is open from 11a.m-5p.m - please pace yourself accordingly. The post-ride meal will be served inside the VFW hall. Massage therapists will on hand to soften stiff legs and backs after the ride. They are charging $1/minute.

Not interested in riding? Volunteers needed.

To clarify the organizer listed for this meet, "veganlicious" is kind of confusing for a few people. The account is a facilitator (but not a real person) so we could post more community related events without feeling like we totally had to attend... Often we hear about or are asked to post events we think the community might enjoy and we want to give others a chance to check out and enjoy these great events, get to hang with members of the VLV, setup ride shares, and generally feel like they belong and see who they know will be at the event (or make new friends).

We hope you don't mind; the organizer and other assistant organizers still organize the group and are the ones to contact for more information or with questions, we just use "veganlicious" as a facilitator account for posting community events that we may or may not be able to attend personally. If you want to meet up with others who RSVP for the event then email each other via the contact tools on their pages (and/or leave a note on the event expressing your wish).

We hope it's all cool and we can enjoy the really active and fun community we live in.

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  • Bonnie

    The Tour d'Organics has been canceled. Sorry everyone.

    August 29, 2009

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