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HomeEventsSpringwater Express Social (12-14mph) - RL Becky 11AM (Vancouver)

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Springwater Express Social (12-14mph) - RL Becky 11AM (Vancouver)

DETAILS
Length
: 36 miles
Pace: 12-14mph
Terrain: Minor
Elevation:  800 feet
Ride Type: Group

 

DESCRIPTION

Springwater multi-use paved nature trail from Sellwood Riverfront Park to Boring Oregon. An out-and-back Rails to Trails ride. Very flat (consistently less than 1% grade for a majority of the ride).

I'm stopping at CARTLANDIA FOOD CARTS on the return trip for a shawarma mmmm my favorite!! 

ROUTE MAP

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38014988

PUBLISHED PACE

All registered riders are welcome to join and may depart at any time to ride their own pace and distance; please let the ride leader know before you leave the group. We will ride at the slowest rider's pace (within the pace parameters noted above). 

REGISTRATION

Registration is required and almost always free to both members and non-members. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to register for this event.

CANCELATIONS/CHANGES

I cancel if temps drop below 32°F or if there are extremely heavy rains or sideways weather (super windy). I'll note any ride changes to start time, location start, or complete cancelations at least 2 hours prior to the ride start; I'll post red text at the top of this ride information page.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE START:
Set your navigation to Oaks Amusement Park.
I-5 South: Once over the Sellwood Bridge, left on SE 6th, Left on SE Spokane Street, down the hill towards the river and over the railroad tracks 
(CAUTION: WATCH FOR BICYCLISTS AND PEDESTRIANS before and as you cross the trail at the railroad tracks). Take an immediate right onto Oaks Park Way and the parking lot will be the first one on your left.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DIRECTIONS:
Take the MAX train to SE Tacoma Park & Ride and bike 1.5 miles to the start.
TRIMET TRIP PLANNER - $2.50 for one way trip $5.00 for a day pass

- MAX from the EXPO (if biking) departs at ____ am
- MAX from Delta Park (if parking and riding) departs at ____ am
- The YELLOW line will become the ORANGE line downtown Portland; stay on the train...
- Hop off at the Tacoma/Johnson Creek stop and bike about 1.5 miles to the ride start.
You can see this short commute here from MAX to the Sellwood Riverfront Park (and back):  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38336593

FUN STUFF!
Read all about the Rails to Trails Springwater Corridor here:
https://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2011/september/01/oregons-springwater-corridor/

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to be a part of the announcements and safety briefing.
  • Riders are expected to have read the Safe Riding Policy and be familiar with the Ride Style Definitions.
  • Please direct questions to the ride leader or Road Captain.
  • Helmets are required. Lights (front and rear), RoadIDs and cell phones are recommended.
  • Please complete an ABC Quick Check prior to arriving at the start (air, brakes, chain and crank; quick releases and a short ride to make sure all is working properly). And an ABC Quick Check once again at the start.
  • Remember - we want to be awesome representatives for cycling and spread a love for our great sport locally by obeying all traffic laws and riding in a safe and courteous manner. Ride safely and have fun!

 



When:
Saturday, January 15, 2022, 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Where:
Sellwood Riverfront Park
(Near Oaks Amusement Park)
SE Spokane Street and Oaks Parkway
Portland, OR  97202

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Becky Stanford
5039978805 (p)
Category:
14 mph ride suitable for Rd Cycling 201
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Online registration is required, so please register.
No Fee
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