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Sightseeing Seattle in Juanary - Saturday - Jan 23rd - 2016 - 10 am

posted Jan 21, 2016, 3:47 PM by Jim Hunt   [ updated Feb 9, 2016, 1:16 PM ]
Date and Time:  Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Start Location: Gas Works Park - 1901 N. Northlake Way - Seattle, WA 98103

Contact Information:     Melinda S Cumming - melindacumming@aim.com - 4257531833
Distance: 17.80 miles
Elevation Gain: 687 feet
Pace: Leisurely: [10-12mph]
Terrain: Some hills
Regroup: Stay together
Weather Cancels?: Showers cancel

Ride Description: 
Join us for a social ride at 10 - 12 MPH on the flats on bike friendly streets and some of Seattle's commuter trails from Gas Works Park, through Fremont, across the Locks, with a loop through Discovery Park and along the rail transportation yards to the Olympic Sculpture Park and back. It's a 17 mile loop with lots to see, hear, smell, and pedal! Sorry, no Fremont Troll stop this time!

There are a couple hills, but we ride them at our own pace and always regroup at the top. Restrooms are available at start, at the Locks, and at our turnaround point. Please arrive in time to be ready to leave at 10:00 a.m.  Bring a snack for the turnaround point at the Olympic Sculpture Garden.

Route - Download or print route cue sheet at this link: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11542581 You can register in advance on the Cascade web site and then you won't have to sign the waiver at the start, here is the link: http://www.cascade.org/node/24120.

Weather, Showers Cancel - The ride leaders will not be at the ride start should weather conditions meet that definition or worse (rain, snow, ice, fog, wind, etc.). Ride cancellation will be announced in the Comments Section at least two (2) hours prior to the ride start both here and on the Cascade web site. If you have questions about the weather, please call the phone number listed in the Contact Information on the Cascade calendar, preferably before you leave for the ride.