DUE TO TUESDAY'S WEATHER FORECAST OF RAIN, WE'LL MOVE THIS TO THURSDAY.
It's Tuesday...time to ride up Mt. Tabor...but first we'll ride up Rocky Butte.
For experienced/intermediate riders. We will be riding inner city with traffic/intersections/bike lanes, at moderate pace...we'll keep it moving.
Starting at McMenamins Kennedy School in NE we'll ride up & around to climb Rocky Butte. Views of Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams & Mt. St. Helens are our treat on a clear day. Then we will continue over & under to get to the back side of Mt. Tabor & climb up. We return on the streets of PDX to get onto the Springwater trail.
After ride, if you plan to stay for lunch, bring a lock & $$.
Arrive early; rides leave at the posted time.
WHO IS THIS RIDE FOR?
For experienced/intermediate riders
Please review the route, download or make a copy if needed.
• Roadways: Inner city with intersections/traffic. Some bike lanes & some bike paths.
• Pace - The speed that you can maintain on FLAT terrain:
Moderate (12-16 MPH)-Intermediate/experienced riders.
Faster on descents...slower on the climbs.
We will be climbing Rocky Butte & Mt. Tabor, otherwise fairly flat.
SWEEPER: No sweeper, regroup at turns as needed
RESTROOMS AT THE START: Yes
RIDE LEADER: Emily A. (message me thru meetup)
BRING: After the ride, we can stay for lunch at McMenamins, bring bike lock & $$.
• Bring water
• Snacks (Do not skip meals on the day of a ride)
• cell phone
REQUIRED: Helmet, flat repair kit (inner tube, tire levers, pump or CO2). No ear buds. Your bike must be in good working order. All riders need to sign a waiver.
WEATHER: Generally, we don't ride when temp is below freezing, in snow, heavy rain, high wind or very stormy conditions. Many leaders DO ride in gray/drizzly/light rain, but this can vary by leader. ALWAYS check back for updates ON THE DAY OF THE RIDE. Changes will be posted IN COMMENTS (below) no later than 2 hours before the start time.