Winter Training Series (WTS) 5: Auburn, Lake Tapps, Orting, Carbonado, Buckley

KEEPING RIDERS SAFE

  • Advance registration required. If you decide not to ride, please click Cancel My Registration below to open space for others. (How to cancel
  • Attendance at the pre-ride safety briefing is required to participate in the ride.
  • All participants must follow Wash. state guidance on masking, distancing and vaccination for indoor and outdoor activities.
  • If you have tested positive for COVID or have been exposed to someone with COVID, follow the CDC quarantine and isolation guidelines. In general, if you have COVID or are displaying COVID symptoms, you should not participate in group rides.
  • Some rides stop at indoor venues. All riders should have face coverings available in case a business or public transit requires their use.
  • A CPSC certified helmet is required to be worn to participate.
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Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:00am
Start Location: 
Auburn Fred Meyer
801 Auburn Way N
Auburn, WA 98002
Contact Information: 
Ralph Nussbaum
renussbaum@outlook.com
(206)713-9417
Distance: 
66 miles
Elevation Gain: 
2,750 feet
Pace: 
Terrain: 
Regroup: 
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Training

This is the fifth ride of this year's eight Winter Training Series Rides hosted jointly by CBC and the Seattle Randonneurs. WTS starts January 9th and will end on February 27th. During this eight-ride series, distances progress from about 38 miles to 100 miles. WTS is a great way to do some early season training, with a natural buildup of miles, while enjoying the company of other riders. Winter riding is tough enough--this gives you a chance to do it with friends. 

This is a wonderful route that takes in Lake Tapps, Orting, Carbonado, Buckley and lots of great back roads in between. This is one of the most rural rides of the series.  No good coffee shops along this route, but there is a Java's Angels espresso stand in Buckley at mile 48.

Please be at the start early enough to sign in, pump up your tires, adjust your fenders, and put all your warm clothes on. Sign-in starts at 8:30 AM, ride announcements are at 8:50 AM, and we start promptly at 9 AM--no waiting for those still arriving. Though there will usually be a number of ride leaders on the course, these are self-paced ride and self-guided rides with friendly encouragement and lots of camaraderie. THERE ARE NO REGROUPS IN THIS SERIES.

VERY IMPORTANT: If you want a cue sheet, please go to the RideWithGPS link below and print one out for yourself.  There won't be any available from the ride leaders.

All rides are rain or shine. We might shorten a route for really foul weather, but the only outright cancellation will be for snow or ice.  We may delay the start if we believe that the conditions will be safer a bit later in the day.  CHECK THIS WEBPAGE BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME.

To save time and to make the sign-in process much easier, please register for this ride. If you already have a Cascade account make sure you are logged in and click the <Register> button at the top of the ride description, then make sure to check the box indicating you have read the Waiver & Release, add your emergency phone number and click <Save Registration> button. Don’t worry if you can’t make the ride, you don't need to unregister. If you don’t have a Cascade account consider setting one up! It only takes a couple of minutes. If you’ve pre-registered all you need to do is check off your name at the start of the ride – no lengthy sign-in procedure.    

Directions to Start: Take 167 South from Renton. Take the 15th St NW exit and head east about 0.4 mile. Turn right on A Street at stop light. Go 0.2 mile to 10th St NE.  Look for parking lot around the corner on your right. Park in NW corner of the lot at corner of A St and 10th St away from the entrance to Fred Meyers.

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Auburn Fred Meyer
801 Auburn Way N
Auburn, WA 98002
Ride Leader(s)


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