CTS Rides Again #1 Renton-Cedar Grove Loop (Leisurely)

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Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 9:00am
Start Location: 
Old Renton City Hall
200 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057
Contact Information: 
Judy Auten
judauten@comcast.net
253-686-3530
Distance: 
61.00 miles
Elevation Gain: 
2,700 feet
Terrain: 
Regroup: 
Weather Cancels?: 
Ride Description: 

CTS Rides Again is a series of five Sunday rides (July 13, 20, 27, and August 3 and 10) following the conclusion of 2014 CTS series to help riders prepare for the RSVP, RAW, and other challenging rides.  This is the first of the series.  We have chosen five of the best rides from the Cascade Training Series (CTS) series to ride again.  We will have ride leaders for four different paces (Red/Leisurely, 10-12 mph on flats; Yellow/Steady, 12-14 mph on flats; Green/Moderate, 14-16 mph on flats; & Blue/Brisk,, 16-18 on flats) each Sunday.

These are part of the club’s Free Daily Rides program and are open to anyone.  Join us for one, or two rides, or be a real trooper and ride all five.  You decide what works for you.  We will try to have two or three ride leaders per pace so it is very important that you RSVP on MEETUP at least two days prior to each ride. This will allow us to secure additional ride leaders if a large number of riders wish to ride at a particular pace.

These rides are not supported. We will provide short rest stops along the route, but please come prepared with your own food and beverages.  Please email the Ride Director with any questions/concerns.

TODAY'S RIDE: This is a loop starting in Renton, out to Hobart, up to Issaquah around Mercer Island and back to Renton.

TODAY'S REST STOPS:   Tibbetts Valley Park (28mi); Seward Park (54.3) 

Please arrive 20 minutes early to ensure you are ready to roll at the posted time.

It is very helpful if you RSVP on MEETUP at least two days prior to each ride. This will allow us to secure additional ride leaders if a large number of riders wish to ride at a particular pace.  This will also allow you to get updates if there is a possible cancellation and for group communications.

Ride Director: Paul Soreff (206-549-4341 cell) pauls@sorefflaw.com

As customary for all Cascade rides, please make sure you wear a helmet and have necessary gear and knowledge to fix any flats you might get along the way. The group will not stop for flats or mechanicals, but our sweeps will ensure you have a cue sheet to continue the ride.

Comments

Submitted by Judy Auten on

Welcome returning Red riders! This will be familiar territory and should be a comfortable, but challenging, ride for all of you who completed CTS. For those of you who did not do CTS - welcome to our friendly group! If you are new to Cascade, please be aware that although there is a leisurely pace (10-12 mph) for this ride, it is not what I would call a "leisurely" ride. Everyone needs to stay well within their limits, so please make sure you have a cue sheet and are comfortable riding on your own, or have a friend/spouse/significant other on standby to pick you up, if needed. Thanks -- See you Sunday!

Type of event: 
Old Renton City Hall
200 Mill Ave S
Renton, WA 98057