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New Meetup: Tour de Organics Bike Rides/Benefit for Out To Pasture

From: Cru
Sent on: Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:15 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Viva La Vegan PORTLAND - Metro!

What: Tour de Organics Bike Rides/Benefit for Out To Pasture

When: August 30,[masked]:30 AM

VFW post 4248
7118 SE Fern Ave
Portland, OR 97206

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.

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