LUMPs: Matthews Beach Seattle - North End

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Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Start Location: 
Matthews Beach Park
NE 93rd St And Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Contact Information: 
Ride leader and ride mentor
Jeffrey D Almgren
jalmgren@uw.edu
(206)524-0132
Distance: 
15.00 miles
Terrain: 
Regroup: 
Weather Cancellation: 
Ride Description: 

We will ride north on the Burke-Gilman Trail to Blyth Park near Bothell. Then take a break at Blyth Park for about 15 minutes, use the restrooms if needed and return to Matthews Beach. Bring a snack if needed. The terrain is flat. The pace is steady at 12 to 14 mph. Helmets and a functioning bicycle are required. No cue sheets provided. Free parking at Matthews Beach parking lot. Arrive early to beat the sea gulls for a good parking spot.

Route:  Come and enjoy this social bike ride along the Burke Gilman Trail to look at the winter scenery. The lake views are pretty special, especially on a clear day.

Fenders: If the riding surfaces are wet, please come equipped with fenders long enough to keep the person riding behind you dry.

Ride start: Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the ride to sign the liability waiver and hear the safety briefing. Water and restrooms are available.  No cue sheets will be provided and be prepared if you have a mechanical problem e.g. flat tire.

Cue sheets - None, stay together ride.

Register - Please sign an e-waiver by clicking on the “Register Now” button at the top of this page (right below the ride title) and enter your information. If you cannot make the ride, you do not need to unregister.

Weather cancellation: - Showers or more severe weather will cancel the ride.  Ride cancellation will be announced in the comments section at least two hours before start time and the ride leader(s) will not be at the start.

If you have questions, please contact the Ride Leader.

Matthews Beach Park
NE 93rd St And Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Ride Leader(s)