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ABC Grand Canyon Overnight and Bike Ride

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Join fellow East Valley AZ Cyclists Ed and Terri Lee again this year for.....

The 2014 Grand Canyon Overnight Adventure

Kristi

928-202-2658 cell, text

azbikeclub@gmail.com

Our reservation

Mather Campground #002, located in the Sage Loop 1-7 Reservation # 2-28270337

You might be thinking I’ve done that ride before; it’s always the same... Well this year some things are a changing!

Do you need a ride? I know of one spot in a vehicle. Email me if you have space or need a ride.

This is my third year running the ride although I have attended it several times. If you have an idea or want to help just holler! Enter the Chili contest.. Details will be coming very soon! you can come and check in at the camp site anytime after 3pm.

Park at site unload your car then move it to the visitor center. This is where the showers are located. All cars must be parked at the visitor center.

On Friday we all bring a dish and we share chips dips and other goodies. We will have a fire and roast marshmallows. BYOB You can arrive as late as you want as long as you have registered.

Open mic on Friday night, Saturday night* campfires, bring your guitars, mandolins, harmonica or kazoo and play with us! Neill will also bring portable music, and we do have Eric’s CD although I hope he can attend this year.

Saturday

7am - Breakfast We will provide the coffee and cream!

8am

Ride to Desert View - 49 miles round trip, 25 miles to Desert View, sag stop about half way located as soon as you crest the hill and start to pick up speed heading down..watch left at pull out you will find refreshments.

Sag snacks

Lunch at the tower (Bring or buy your own. The Desert View Trading Post - Located at Desert View. Snackbar open daily year-round, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm). Ice Cream

Sag snacks, we plan to close the sag down at 2:30pm

Maybe you know someone who might enjoy this!

There is a new twist.. There is an airshow, car, show in Valle Az located at the air museum and Thunder Over the Coconino Fly-In
Valle, Arizona
Location: Grand Canyon Valle Airport
Website: www.grandcanyonflyin.com (http://www.grandcanyonflyin.com/)

Sunday Morning

8am - Breakfast

Left over sag stop goodies

Croissants

yogurt

Fruit

Hard boiled eggs

Coffee

9am ride starts

Hermit’s rest, 10 miles out and 10 miles back. Wonderful multi use path along the canyon edge. No SAG on this one but there is a snack bar out at the end.

After the ride we will pack up the rest of camp and stop for a Burgers at Bedrock.

Group Camping at Mather Campground (tents only)
Reservation #: 2-28270337
Arrival Date: Fri Aug 22 2014
Check-in: 12:00 pm
Site, Loop: 002, Sage Loop 1-7
Reservation Type: Overnight
Departure Date: Tue Aug 26 2014
Check-out: 11:00 am
Facility: MATHER CAMPGROUND,
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Facility Details
Site Type: GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC
It gets cool at night, so bring a warm sleeping bag. It gets warm during the day, so bring a cooler... of drinks. Saturday ride to Desert View - 49 miles round trip
The Desert View Drive (AZ 64; also known as the East Rim Drive) passes through thick pine forest with only occasional glimpses of the canyon. Stopping places include Yaki Point after 1 mile; this is near the South Kaibab trailhead and is a popular place for sunset watching, and the aptly named Grandview Point after 12 miles.