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The Sound and the Fury - 100K

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Results are (finally) posted .  (Hey we've been out riding!)

Final Cue Sheet posted!!

Ride Description:The summer populaire heralds the start of the second series and this year we welcome the summer with a wonderful new urban route.


  A little bit of city, a little bit of climbing and a whole lot of the Puget Sound. This new route invites you is see Seattle and its environs in a whole new light.  It’s not just a new route for old hands but a wonderful opportunity to invite friends who have wondered about randonneuring but worried that they would have to ride to Timbuktu to get the real rando experience.
 
We start along the Duwamish River in South Park. Bring your low gears for the traverse of the West Seattle hills.  We ride the water front through the Seahurst and Normandy Park neighborhoods. A couple steep sections will pay off with magnificent views of both Mount Rainier and Puget Sound.
 
You may never look at the south end the same way again. This 100K travels many tree lined roads, mixing in some fun descents and hairpin turns. We will go as far south as Dash Point for views of the Tacoma skyline before we head back north.
 
The final section climbs you past SeaTac over some rolling hills with a great payoff decent back in to South Park. We will finish up at Loretta's Northwesterner where the chilled beverage of your choice will be waiting, the burgers are tasty, and the patio out back offers opportunities to relax and tell stories of past rides and plan new adventures. 
Organizer:
Paul Johnson (with help from friends)
Date:
June 27th, 2009
Time:
8am Registration Opens
9am Ride Starts
Start Location:

South Park - Duwamish Waterway Park

7900 10th Ave. S, Seattle, WA

Required:A helmet and a pen
Directions:

From North by bike:
Take 1st Ave S until you get to bridge on the Duwamish.
Bear right on side road instead of following traffic over bridge.
Find bike path that follows east side of bridge southbound.
Turn 180 after crossing bridge and follow bike path South
Bike path ends - Turn left on S. Holden St.
Right on 5th Ave S.
Left on S. Kenyon St. - follow it around to 10th.

From South by bike:
Take Green River or Interurban Trail north.
Follow the Duwamish until the trail ends at the intersection of S 102nd St and w Marginal Pl S.
Go left on W Marginal Pl S.
Merge straight on to 14th Ave S.
Left on Dallas Ave S (right after a small teriyaki shack)
Slight right on 10th Ave S.

There are quite a few paths from different neighborhoods.
Email Robert (rhigdon @ bunnyhawk.com) with any questions you might have.

From North heading South on I-5 by car:
Exit 161 Swift / Albro Pl
Right on S Albro Pl.
Left on E. Marginal Way S.
Right on 16th Ave S.
Right on Dallas Ave S. (immediately after bridge)
Slight Right on 10th Ave S.

From South by car:
I-5 North
Exit 156 for WA-599
Continue on WA-99 N
Right at S Holden St.
Right at 5th Ave S
Left at S Kenyon St. - Follow it around bend.

Entry Fee:

Cue Sheet:Final Cue Sheet
Map:

Preliminary Map  

Registration:

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