Fall City-Red Barn Loop

If you are new, please read our newcomer information.

Date and Time: 
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Start Location: 
Fall City Community Park
4140 Fall City-Carnation Road Southeast
Fall City, WA 98024
Contact Information: 
John Weller
(206)523-2205
Distance: 
32.00 miles
Elevation Gain: 
650 feet
Terrain: 
Regroup: 
Weather Cancels?: 
Ride Description: 

A mostly flat social ramble in the rural Snoqualmie River Valley, with a short stop for refreshment at Starbucks in Carnation on the way back.  

Porta-pot (quality always in question) but no water at the start.  Pit toilet at Chinook Bend Park/Mile 11.4.  Restroom and water on the return leg at Carnation/Mile 22.7.  A RideWithGPS route map and cue sheet are at the Link, below.  If you need a cue sheet, please print one.  Electric-assist bikes welcome.  

It can be a long way to Fall City.  Please plan your trip to be ready to ride 10 minutes before start time so we can do the safety briefing and get on the road.  Bring ID; spare tube, tools, pump, patch kit, and skills to fix flats; and a phone and a plan for rescue if your bike fails.  If roads are wet, roostertails from bare tires are a safety issue for other riders.  Fenders with long mudflaps show that you care and indicate that you want to ride within the group as opposed to being off the back.  

Please RSVP by clicking on the red "Register Now" button under the ride title above.  This will save us time at the start.  NOTE:  I will close registration at 7 AM on ride day so I can print the waiver.  If you find registration closed, come to the start and sign in there.  

The listed phone will not be answered on the morning of the ride and its voicemail will not be checked.  If weather conditions meet the "Showers cancel" criterion, I will post a ride-cancelled note in Comments, below, at least 2 hours prior and not go to the start.  Please check here before leaving for the ride.      

Image: 

Comments

Rain now, rain later.  And a double-digit headwind coming back into Fall City from Carnation.  Hate to waste what will be almost a warm day in this season, but the wet and the wind cancel the temps.  Not riding this route today.  Regrets.  

Fall City Community Park
4140 Fall City-Carnation Road Southeast
Fall City, WA 98024
Ride Leader(s)