STP Baggage service

Baggage Guidelines

  • Fill out and attach your official STP luggage tags to your bags before placing on trucks
  • Maximum of two bags (20 lbs each)
  • Know which of the trucks your baggage needs to be on- confirm with your accomodation
  • Cascade Bicycle Club is not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen luggage
  • Waterproof bags are recommended or pack your belongings in plastic bags for protection from possible rain.  The PNW always has a 30% chance of rain!   

Baggage Drop Off (Start):


STP Start Line- UW E-1 Parking Lot


Friday- additional charge payable only at the UW on Friday night

  • Open from 6 - 10 p.m.
  • $5 (cash only)  charge for dropping your bags, bike or bike box at the start line (each item) 
  • You must have your luggage tags removed from your bib and filled out (see baggage guidelines above)
  • Have your bike plate affixed to your bike, you can only claim your bike with your official rider bib
  • Bike boxes must have their bike box ticket attached (sold in advance or at packet pickup)- these go on the Portland truck

saturday- No charge

  • Open from 4:30-7 a.m. (bikes can be picked up from the corral at this time)
  • Follow baggage guidelines above 
  • Do not leave a bags unless there is a volunteer present for loading.  Your bag may not end up where you want it!

 Midpoint Pickup/Dropoff

Baggage drop locations and schedule

Trucks are labeled by the drop location. Times and distances are approximate. Please know in advance which drop location is closest to your mid-point housing and how to get there from the main STP route.  See route for details. 

Be sure your bags meet you in Portland!

**On Sunday luggage trucks (or luggage pile at some locations) begin accepting luggage at 6 a.m. Trucks are locked, loaded, and leaving promptly at their designated time. Have your bag on the truck a minimum of 30 minutes prior to scheduled leave time.  

Finish Line Pickup


Double Tree-Lloyd Center
Exhibition Hall (Adjacent to the parking structure; across from the main lobby entrance)



  • Bags will be available after 2 p.m. 
  • Your bags are not loaded onto the bus for you!  Please pick up your bags before getting on the STP transportation


  • Bags will be available after 4 p.m.
  • Your bags are not loaded onto the bus for you!  Please pickup your bags before getting on the STP transporation
  • Bags not picked up by Sunday night will be charged a transportation/storage fee and available for pickup at Cascade Bicycle Club