FRUMPS Sample Tacoma, Gig Harbor,Fircrest

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Date and Time: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 10:00am
Start Location: 
War Memorial Park
Tacoma, WA 98406
Contact Information: 
Jim Shedd
45.00 miles
Weather Cancels?: 
Ride Description: 

We take off on a 3-loop tour;  (1) 21 mile ride in Tacoma's north end including the UPS Campus, Ruston Way waterfront, Point Defiance Park, then back to the start; Loop  (2) is a 16 mile tour across the Narrows Bridge connecting with the Cushman Trail, and down to Gig Harbor for lunch at the Tides. Return across the bridge for (3), an 8 mile tour of University Place and Fircrest back to the start.  Lunch is near the 30-mile mark, so plan accordingly.....and no restrooms at the start so we'll ride a few miles to a city park for facilities. 

Directions: South on I-5, pass the Tacoma Dome & take Hwy-16 west (about a mile past the Dome).  In another 5 miles (6 miles past the Dome), take Exit #4 (Jackson Ave).  Turn Left (south) at traffic light on Jackson, then at 0.2 mi Left again (east) at light on 6th Ave. In another 0.3mi @ light go  Left on  Oxford/Skyline Dr, then immediate Left into the SkylinePark-n-ride lot (War memorial Park is at the end).  Cue sheets will be handed out at start. On day of ride, you can contact me at 206-321-2655.


Type of event: 
War Memorial Park
Tacoma, WA 98406
Ride Leader(s)