LUMPs Matthews Beach Seattle - Bakery Ride to Bothell


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  • 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: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 12:00pm
Start Location: 
Matthews Beach Park
NE 93rd St and Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125
Contact Information: 
Ride leader and ride mentor
Jeff D Almgren
18 miles
Weather Cancellation: 

****NOTE:  START TIME AT 12:00 P.M. ***

BAKERY RIDE:  We will ride north on the Burke-Gilman Trail, merging onto the Sammamish River Trail, to the Hillcrest in downtown Bothell.   We will take time for a sweet or savory break at the bakery(ies).  Other choices east along Main St. are the Countryside Doughnut House, the Sushi Zone, the Ranch Drive-In (killer french fries) 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, We will stay for about 20 to 30 minutes, weather permitting and then return to Matthews Beach. Helmets and a functioning bicycle are required.  Depending upon the business, they may take cards only, cards and cash, so be prepared with cards and cash if you intend to make a purchase. There are 3 rest stops available.  We will stop upon request.  

Route:  Come, have fun, converse and enjoy this social bike ride along two of our scenic urban trails.  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.  Note:  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.

Parking:  Free parking at Matthews Beach parking lot. Arrive early to beat the seagulls for a good spot.

Weather cancellation: - Showers or more severe weather (ice or snow) 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.



Matthews Beach Park
NE 93rd St and Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125
Ride Leader(s)

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Steady: [12-14mph]

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