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Spring 200k - 3/12


Spring 200km Brevet (ACP) - Let the Games Begin.

It’s time to stretch your legs and join us as we kick off the official 2016 randonneuring season with a new 200km brevet on Saturday, March 12.  The ride departs at 7:30 am from Sixty Acres Park in Woodinville, and this year it finishes at Mark and Chris Thomas’ house.  We’ll have post-ride snacks and libation at the end of the ride.


Ride Summary:

We’ve mapped out a varied route that will take us north through Snohomish and Granite Falls, and then up to Big Lake and back on quiet roads near Lake Cavanaugh.  We will pass through several towns along the way, so you should have ample opportunity to refuel or re-caffinate as needed.

It will help immensely if you pre-register (and prepay) before the day of ride to reduce the congestion at the start and to give us a sense of what supplies we need.  If you are a returning randonneur, please try to submit and pay your RUSA and SIR memberships well before March 10.  SIR membership is not required, but is encouraged, and it does offer you a discount on all SIR brevets.  Membership in Randonneurs USA (RUSA) is also encouraged if you are not already a member (and is requirement for SIR membership).  RUSA is our parent organization, a source of tons of information on randonneuring and membership gives you the opportunity to collect mileage awards and trinkets among other things.  We will have SIR and RUSA membership forms at the start for those new or renewing riders who need them.  All riders will be expected to be familiar with and follow the rules of the road and RUSA’s rules for riders.  Your bicycle should be equipped with a taillight and headlight, as the days are still short in early March.

We hope to see you out there.

Note the new start time 7:30am.

Pre-ride report for 3/12 200k posted http://blog.seattlerando.org/?p=566


Mark Thomas / Mark Roberts


3/12, 7:30 am.

Start Location:

Sixty Acres Park parking lot, 15200 NE 116th Street, Redmond WA, 98052

End Location:

13543 16oth Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052


By bike - Off the Sammamish River Trail, just north of NE 116th Street

By fossil fuel - Take I-405 exit 20A or 20B; turn east off ramp on 12th Street and go about 2 miles; turn right onto Willows Road; go 1/4 mile and turn left onto NE 116th; the parking entrance is on your left just past the bridge.

Entry Fee:

$10.00 SIR members, $20.00 non-members. 
Please make all entry and
membership fees payable to SIR.

Cue Sheet:

Final, original version

Final, RideWithGPS pdf version inkilometers


Final Ride With GPS


Preregister online

If you register online you will not need to complete the registration paperwork at the ride start, and enables quick posting of ride results

See who's registered

When available, results will be found here




Who's Been Riding?