About the ride
What to expect:
Enjoy 100 miles of low-travelled scenic Pacific Northwest back roads and trails. The ride will begin with a rolling start at Marymoor Park in Redmond from 7 - 7:30 a.m., and will finish at Boundary Bay Brewery in downtown Bellingham.
Driving directions to start line
From I-5 north take the SR 520 exit just north of downtown Seattle heading east towards Redmond. From I-5 south either take SR 520 (toll) or take I-90 east to I-405 north to SR 520 east (Redmond) exit. Stay on 520 for approximately 7 (or 4) miles and take the exit to King County's Marymoor Park (W. Lake Sammamish Parkway).
Open from 8-11 a.m.
Open from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Return transportation is NOT included in the price of the event; you must select and pay for this option on the registration page. Both bus and bike space is limited so please reserve your space in advance. Bus ticket cutoff is June 14, 2013 (or whenever space is sold out). Note: only registered riders of World Bicycle Relief Red-Bell 100 will be permitted to ride the chartered buses back to Seattle.
For those who have purchased tickets, buses will load in Bellingham at your choice of either Saturday night on June 28, 7 p.m. at Boundary Bay Brewery OR Sunday June 29, 9:30 a.m departure at the Days Inn Hotel.
You must select the appropriate ticket for your choice of departure when purchasing. (A Saturday night ticket will NOT be good for a Sunday departure). Saturday return bikes may be loaded directly into the truck any time after your arrival in Bellingham. But, if you are departing on Sunday, you must keep your bike with you overnight at your hotel and then load it on Sunday morning at the Days Inn. Be sure to pack accordingly (back pack) so you can move your luggage and your bike as needed.
The buses and bikes will return to the start line at Marymoor Park at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, and at noon on Sunday, June 29. You must travel with your bike. No bike only tickets are offered. It is understood by those utilizing this service that the maximum liability of Cascade Bicycle Club shall be sixty cents per pound for the actual weight of any lost or damaged articles. Bikes are wrapped in blankets - if you are concerned about scratches, please pack protective foam wrap for your bicycle.
Only registered riders of World Bicycle Relief Red-Bell 100 will be entitled to baggage service.