Wine Country Tour Populaire


Ride: Wine Country Tour 100K Populaire
Organizers: Philippe Andre
Date: Saturday November 22
Check In and Registration: 8:00 to 8:45 AM
Start Time: 9:00am
Start Location: McMenamins Grand Lodge, Forest Grove, Oregon
Address: 3505 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, Oregon
Entry fee: $0, We will put out a donation can to help defer expenses. You do not need to be a member of Oregon Randonneurs for this event.
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Driving Directions: From Portland, take US-26 west to North Plains Exit 57. Following the signs to Forest Grove, turn left (south) onto Glencoe Road, follow Glencoe to the intersection of Zion Church Road (first light) and turn right. Zion Church Road becomes Cornelius-Schefflin Road. Proceed to the traffic circle at Verboort Road and turn onto Verboort Road heading west. Go one-half mile to the next traffic circle, proceeding around the circle onto Martin Street heading south. Follow to stop sign and turn left onto Highway 47/Quince Street. Turn right into the second driveway after the railroad tracks.

For a slightly longer drive, but easier route, take US-26 West to Hwy 6, follow Hwy 6 to intersection with Hwy 47 turn south and follow 47 into Forest Grove.


Tour through the rolling Yamhill Valley.

A no-host dinner will be after the ride at McMenamins starting at 4:00pm, stay for group dinner after the ride.

Distance is 112km (70miles), elevation gain 3300.

Dinner & a Soak
Dinner reservations are at 4pm in the dining room. Bring a change of clothes, towel, swimsuit and take advantage of the "hot soaking pool". Pay $5 at the front desk for a key. Show your dinner receipt after dinner and they'll return your $5. What a deal.

The cuesheet & map in XLS format.

One of the purposes of a populaire is to introduce people to randonneuring This ride will feature checkpoints where the rider must answer a question about their location; getting a signature or receipt at a business; a staffed control with food, drink and chairs; and the ever popular "secret" control with volunteers waiting for your arrival by the side of the road.

All riders should be familiar with and abide by rider expectations.

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