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Sunday, April 30, 2017, 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM
Boulevard Park - near bike racks behind Woods Coffee
470 Bayview Dr
Bellingham, WA 98225
is not Required
April 30th ride: We'll go South toward Lake Samish and then loop further south to Prairie Rd. Lake Samish to Donovan Park to Prairie Rd. Feel free to download the print your own copy of the route map before the ride!
Join the Sloggers!
This ride began in 2013 as a ride for those who want to train up for long rides. We start with a relatively short distance in April (30 miles) and work up to long rides in August and September (70-80 miles). A number of the group likes to ride the Tour de Whatcom or Chuckanut Classic century rides together in July and August.
Average speed is 12-15 mph, and often there are faster riders who like to go on ahead. But no worries, there will always be a rider or ride leader to hang back with the 12 mph riders. And everyone stops at various catch-up spots along the way to let the slower riders get back in the group.
Different ride leader each week. Ride leader duties will trade off between Phred Morin, Susan Willhoft, and Katie Collins. Route maps will be posted each week on the event calendar. Print out a map ahead of time for yourself if you are worried about getting separated from the group (or if you think you'll want to turn around and head back to town earlier than the others).
Starting meetup spot: Boulevard Park in Fairhaven, meet at the bike racks behind Woods Coffee. Start time 9:30 am in April and May, moving to 9:00 am June through September.