Route

2019 Route 

2019 RSVP Route

Please do not download the route until a few days before the event, as last-minute updates can occur.

Food stops

There are two official social/food stop each day to provide water, energy drinks and energy type snacks intended to keep you going but that are not meant to be a meal. There are many restaurants and fast food outlets on the route.  We encourage riders to take advantage of these opportunities in the communities along the way. Dutch Mother's in Lynden - right on the route - will be open Sat. & Sun. from 6-9 a.m. serving a special buffet for our cyclist.  

Day 1

Start Line: No food available, water available, but it is best to come ready to ride.  Fill your bottles before you arrive. Open 5:30-7 a.m.

34.8 - Machias Station Free Food Stop: (water and mechanic available)- Open 7:30-11 a.m.  

51.7 - Arlingon Lunch Stop: Due to long lines at restaurants and complaints from riders Arlington is back to a normal rest stop, no tickets to use locally.  Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

74.3 - Mount Vernon Free Food stop: (mechanic on site)- Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

83.6 - Allen Community Mini-Stop: (food for sale, water available)- Open 12 a.m.-6 p.m.

Day 2

124.4 - Lynden Community free snack stop: 6-10 a.m. Please remember the border crossing does not open until 8 a.m.

Dutch Mother's on Front St. with a special RSVP buffet available for purchase.

139.2 - Langley free food stop: Open 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

171.3 - Port Moody free food stop: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

187.5 - Finish line party: registered riders receive a free meal.  Friends and family are welcome there will be food and drink for purchase as well. Open 1-6 p.m.

Mechanical Support

RSVP provides mechanical support at most official food stops. Labor is free, but please be prepared to pay for parts. RSVP is a challenging event, requiring endurance and training. Be prepared to handle your own minor mechanical problems on the road. 

Day 1, 2019

Start Line- The Montlake Bicycle Shop
21.4 Maltby Park- The Bicycle Fixer
36.5- Machias Station- Shots and Sprockets
51.7- Arlington- Arlington Velo Sport
74.5- Mt. Vernon- Velofix
83.6- Allen Park- Skagit Cycle Center
Days Inn Bellingham- Velofix 5-7 p.m.

day 2

124.4- Lynden- Velofix
139.2- North Otter Elementary
171.3- Port Moody- Catalyst Kinetics