Ride: Down the Drain (or Flat as an Ebleskiver) 200K
Organizer: Michal Young
Date: Saturday, Sept 8
Start Time: 7:00 AM - Registration Time 6:15AM to 6:50AM
Entry Fee: $10
Start/End Location (both): University of Oregon visitor parking lot
Address: East end of Skinner's Butte Park, High & Cheshire Streets, Eugene, OR
This ride climbs South out of Eugene and into rural Lane and Douglas counties. Traversing the coastal Range, the route moves into the Umpqua River watershed and through the communities of Drain and Yoncalla before heading east and crossing I-5. On through Cottage Grove via way of London and then out to Doreena Reservior via the Row River Bicycle Trail. Head north back to Eugene for the finish. NOTE: This route covers more rugged terrain and has more climbing than other ORR 200K's - it also includes approximately 3.1 miles of unpaved road surface.
Map (includes elevations)
All riders should be familiar with and abide by rider expectations.
Accomodations near the start:
The Best Western Greentree Inn
The University Inn & Suites
Need more info about Eugene services? Check the Eugene Area Chamber website.
Venue for after ride carbo and fluid replacement: Track Town Pizza
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