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Lake Sammamish Loop from Newport P&R
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The ride starts out from Newport P&R and we will take the trail to climb up SE 36th(Honda Hill) then go through campus of Bellevue College to cross 148th before climbing up 164th to get to Marymoor Park. From there, we'll loop around the lake and then climb Newport hill, 164th(Fisher HIll) to before finishing the ride.
We will ride in the top range of moderate on the flat(16MPH) and regroup on top of hills to keep the group togehter. 164th(Fisher Hill) is the steepest of the climb and tops out at around 8%.
If the ride is canceled due to weather and hazardous conditions, it will be posted here in the comment section 2 hours prior to the start time and ride leader will not be waiting at the start. Bring fenders with long mudflaps if there is chance of rain/wet ground; otherwise you'll be asked to ride in the back.
Bring spare tube and mini tools to fix minor mechanical problems.
Please arrive 15 minutes before the ride to sign in and listen to safety briefing. We'll roll out at 10:30AM.
There is no bathroom at the start, so plan accordingly.
For this ride, we'll stop at Marymoor for bathroom break. Bring your own snack if necessary otherwise there is no food stop on this ride.