Covered Bridges 200K/400K

 


Ride: Covered Bridges 200K/400K
Organizer: Susan France 503-628-7324
Date: Saturday,May 19
Who's Riding?: Registered Riders
Start Time: 6:00 AM Registration Time 05:00AM to 05:50AM
Entry Fee: 400K: $25 (+$5 non-RUSA members, +$5 non-preregistering online with 24hrs of the start.)
Entry Fee: 200K: $10 (+$5 non-RUSA members, +$5 non-preregistering online with 24hrs of the start.)
Checks should be payable to "Oregon Randonneurs", also, Oregon Randonneurs membership is required for this event. You can download a membership form and bring it with you. Register Now!
Medals: This is an ACP brevet so medals are available at $10.00 each. Payable by check made out to "Oregon Randonneurs" at the finish of the brevet.
Start/End Location (both): Newberg Travelodge
Address:2816 Portland Rd (99W), Newberg, OR
Directions & Travelodge Info: Newberg Travelodge

Special Note: We will have at least 1 room at the Travelodge Saturday night to be used by the group. I am holding reservations for 7 additional double queens at $59 for Friday & Saturday nights for out of towners. Contact Travelodge, to book a room held for "Oregon Randonneurs". The folks at the Travelodge have been very accommodating to our group in the past, allowing us to use their breakfast room throughout the night. The group room will be used for checkin, showers, and naps for those who need it. We encourage you to nap before attempting any driving, please!

Description:
The 400K route starts just north of the Willamette River and heads south into the Willamette Valley as far a McKenzie. The route is fairly flat, and in some locations, dead flat. Controls will be in Scio, Sweet Home, Mohawk Post, Harrisburg and Independance. You'll see a 6 covered bridges, lots of farms, some forests and generally you're very close to the Willamette River. Route similar to 2006 with some new, rollier, and quieter roads we learned about from our Mid-Valley randos.

The 200K event with the 400K and you'll follow the same course as far as Scio Leaving the fun of Scio, you then head back north to Newberg by way of Jefferson, Aumsville, and Gervais.

In and about Newberg. There is a 24-Hr Sharis and usual Fast Food fare. Pascale's Italian is a pizza and pasta favorite for years.

Need more info about Newberg services? Check the Chehalem Valley Chamber website.

FINAL CueSheets:
400K
400K Landscape... this is the one being passed out
200K

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

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