San Juan Island Adventure (Brisk)
If you are new, please read our newcomer information.
Join us for a fun ride around San Juan Island. This is a beautiful loop with lots of diverse scenery. The route will keep you entertained with constant climbs and descents. There will be several stops along the way:
1. MP 14.6: Cattle Point Lighthouse - Restrooms / check out lighthouse
2. MP 26.7 (optional): Lime Kilm State Park - Restrooms
3. MP 29.5: San Juan County Park - Restrooms
4. MP 38: Westcott Bay Cider - Lunch (bring your own) / Restrooms
Logistics: Make sure you are at the Port on Sunday 20 minutes before ride start. If you're taking a ferry that morning, allow for plenty of time. You will need to sign a waiver to ride with us. Please register for the ride by clicking on the red Register Now button at the top of this page.
For those interested in spending the night, here are some hotel options at Friday Harbor (links at bottom of page):
Orca Inn * Discovery Inn * Island Inn
Riders will be responsible for transporting their own luggage and carrying a lunch on the ride.
Ride Organizers: Alexa Volwiler (360-303-0526) and Frieder Mack (360-244-3083)
Rain Cancellation: Steady rain/Ice/Snow cancels. If weather is looking really wet/cold, the ride leader will notify of cancellation 2 hours or more prior to ride start and will not be at the ride start. Please check Meetup or Cascade before heading out.
Long/Full Fenders required if you plan to ride with the group and roads are wet.
Pace: This ride is multi-paced. We plan to offer steady, moderate and brisk pace groups. For those outside of that range, please feel free to join but you might be self-guided.
Mechanicals: The group will not wait long for mechanical issues so place make sure you have the tools required to fix flats. Please print a cue sheet in case you get separated from the group.
Regroup: The group will ride together at the designated pace; however, this is a hilly route. If you find you are having a hard time keeping pace or are a slower climber, you might be asked to wait for the group behind. Please have a cue sheet in case you get separated.
Meetup: Please checkout Meetup if you are interested in sharing photos and joining the conversation about this ride. Please see link below.