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Road Cycling 101 with Ed 6:30pm (CAMAS)

 Distance: ~11 mi  Terrain: Flat  Elevation Gain: none  Pace: 8-12mph
When: Wednesday, 6:30pm

Ride Type:  No rider left behind.

Tonight we ride with Ed in Camas from the bike shop.

Weather Cancels?

Ride cancelled for lightning, snow, ice.  We ride in light rain because, geez, it's the Pacific Northwest!

Description:

Come join us for a casual group ride from the shop as we celebrate 9 years since Camas Bike and Sport opened our door back on 2009.

All riders are welcome. We will take a route we feel is the safest to commute from Downtown Camas to Downtown Washougal and back with a bonus section on the gravel Dike trail to Cottonwood Beach for a treat break.  This will be a casual no drop pace and any type bike will be okay.


Weather looks to be great so grab your bike and helmet and join along. Bring plenty of water as it will be a little warm.

Kids are welcome but remember they will be riding on the road with traffic, so 12 and over for this one! Route will end at 
Grains of Wrath upon returning from the ride! 

FAQs:


What do I need to bring?

Bring your bike in good working order and your helmet.  You might also consider bringing a bottle of water and some way to carry it as you ride and a small snack.  If you have front / rear lights for your bike, great.  We recommend them for safety, but lights aren’t a deal-breaker.  Helmets ARE required for all VBC rides.

 

Is there a fee? Is membership in the club required?

No.  All VBC rides are free with the exception of the Ride Around Clark County. You do not have to be a club member and there is no requirement that you plan to join the club.

  


Ride Schedule:

Between 5:30PM and 5:40PM ride leaders will review bike safety and the rules of the road. We will outline the route for the evening and do a quick check on the bikes. If needed, we pump up tires and fit helmets.

Wheels roll at 5:45PM.  During and after the ride we will discuss various cycling topics including safety, gear, riding skills, bike maintenance, and nutrition. Bring questions for our ride leaders.

 


Expectations:

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the ride to sign up and be a part of the announcements and safety briefing.

Riders are expected to have read the club's Safe Riding Policy and  be familiar with club Ride Style Definitions. Please direct questions or concerns to the ride leader or our club Road Captain.

Helmets are required. Lights (front and rear), Road IDs, cell phones, tool kit, mirrors, and pump are recommended. Check your bike and gear before you come to make sure it's in good working order.  Seriously.

You can see our route online at the Ride With GPS link above. Please communicate with your leader if you decide to go off route.

Remember - we want to be awesome representatives of the cycling community in Clark County and spread a love and respect for our great sport by obeying all traffic laws and riding in a safe and courteous manner.  Ride safely and have fun!


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When:
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM
Where:
Camas Bike and Sport
403 NE 5th
Camas, WA  
Contact:
Ed Fischer
360-281-1394
Category:
Cruiser
Registration is not Required