There are two official social/food stop each day to provide water, energy drinks and energy type snacks intended to keep you going but that are not meant to be a meal. There are many restaurants and fast food outlets on the route. We encourage riders to take advantage of these opportunities in the communities along the way. Dutch Mother's in Lynden - right on the route - will be open Sat. & Sun. from 6-9 a.m. serving a special buffet for our cyclist.
Start Line: No food available, water available, but it is best to come ready to ride. Fill your bottles before you arrive.
34.8 - Machias Station Free Food Stop: (water and mechanic available)- Open 7:30-11 a.m.
51.7 - Arlingon Lunch Stop: You will have a ticket on your rider bib# good for one free meal at participating restaurants. All restaurants are less than a block off of the Centennial Trail. Restaurants will have a "rider meal" available or you may use your ticket as a $7 discount on other menu items. (water and mechanic also at the stop).
74.3 - Mount Vernon Free Food stop: (mechanic on site)
83.6 - Allen Community Mini-Stop: (food for sale, water available)- open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
124.4 - Lynden Community free snack stop: 7-9 am. Please remember the border crossing does not open until 8 a.m.
Dutch Mother's on Front St. with a special RSVP buffet available for purchase.
139.2 - Langley free food stop: open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
171.3 - Port Moody free food stop: open 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
187.5 - Finish line party: registered riders receive a free meal. Friends and family are welcome there will be food and drink for purchase as well.
RSVP provides mechanical support at most official food stops. Labor is free, but please be prepared to pay for parts. RSVP is a challenging event, requiring endurance and training. Be prepared to handle your own minor mechanical problems on the road.