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LUMPs Matthews Beach Seattle - Pie/Bakery Ride
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****NOTE: START TIME AT 12:00 P.M. ***
PIE RIDE: We will ride north on the Burke-Gilman Trail merging onto the Sammamish River Trail. Our first stop will be Blythe Park. Then on to the Hillcrest Bakery, www.hillcrestbakery.com, in downtown Bothell. We will take an enjoyable sweet break at the bakery. Other amenities a bit east on Main St. are the Countryside Doughnut Shop and Alexa's Cafe. Baskin and Robbins is across the street. Coffee is available at all locations and at "Social Grounds Coffee & Tea Co." just north of the bakeries, www.socialgroundscoffee.com. We will stay for about 30 minutes and then return to Matthews Beach. Helmets and a functioning bicycle are required.
Route: Come, have fun, converse and enjoy this social bike ride along the Burke Gilman Trail. The terrain is flat.
Cue sheets: No cue sheets provided. Stay together ride.
Fenders: If the riding surfaces are wet, please come equipped with fenders long enough to keep the person riding behind you dry or be the caboose.
Ride start: We meet at the Matthews Beach parking lot. Please be ready to ride at 12:00. We will start with a required safety briefing and roll out when that's done. If you miss the briefing you will not be able to ride with the group.
Water and restrooms are available at the start. Be prepared if you have a mechanical problem e.g. flat tire.
Register: Please sign an e-waiver by clicking on the “Register Now” button at the top of this page (right below the ride title) and enter your information. If you cannot make the ride, please cancel your registration so a spot can be freed up for someone else.
Parking: Free parking at Matthews Beach parking lot. Arrive early to beat the seagulls for a good spot.
Weather cancellation: - Steady showers or more severe weather will cancel the ride. Ride cancellation will be announced in the comments section at least two hours before start time and the ride leader(s) will not be at the start.
If you have questions, please contact the Ride Leader.