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Last Chance for Nice Weather Rouleur 150-199 km Populaire

Registration opens Wednesday, October 19 at 12:01 AM (Pacific Time).
To register online: sign in to your SIR member account. Don't have one? Create one. It's free!
Once you login the Register button will be visible on the right side of this page (or bottom for mobile browsers).
  • Advance registration is required — we cannot accommodate same-day registration.
  • Membership: All riders must have current RUSA and SIR memberships (you'll enter your RUSA number during registration). Don't have a RUSA membership? Join here (or renew if your RUSA membership has expired). Allow a few days in advance for RUSA verification.
  • Online registration is open until Thursday, November 17 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time).
  • Ride cost is $10 paid online at the time of registration.
Registration has closed for this event. We cannot accommodate same-day registration at this time.


The online registration includes signing a responsibility waiver using the same SmartWaiver system used for RUSA Permanents.

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED WAIVER IN ORDER TO START THE RIDE


La Conner
Photo: Mitch Ishihara, La Conner taken on a nice cold winter day in 2022.

Come ride with us to find out what randonneuring is about and capture photos with friends of the Swinomish Channel, birds, and valley with late autumn colors. We'll continue tapering off the 2022 SIR brevet season with our "Last Chance" Rouleur (pronounced "ruler") 159 KM RUSA Brevet Populaire (or simply Populaire). Read more about the SIR Rouleur Series here.

Route Description

RUSA Brevet #2887 Snohomish - La Conner Out & Back - features Looking Glass Coffee, La Conner (multiple bakery and coffee options), Spada Farmhouse Brewery

The route features low elevation (below 110 meters/360 feet), gradual railroad trail grades with flat farm pastures, on rural roads against a scenic backdrop of the Cascade foothills and maybe a peek of Mt. Baker.

From the start in Snohomish, make a gentle climb on the Centennial Trail until passing under the HWY 9 overpass. Descend down into Arlington for a restroom pit stop, coffee (off-route one block), or baked goods. Make another gradual climb past Lake McMurray before descending down HWY 534 to Conway. Meander across the flats out to La Conner, with a chance to see Bald Eagles perched in trees. Grab some baked goods (or breakfast/lunch) at La Conner (multiple options). Return back to Snohomish for a finish at Spada Farmhouse Brewery.

Parking

Parking is available in Snohomish near the start on side streets. Due to the large number of riders for these brevets, consider parking away from the businesses on 1st Street that are more convenient for walking customers. As a general recommendation, avoid storing things of value in your car, certainly not visible.

Food

In the spirit of self-supported randonneuring and keeping ride fees to a minimum, food and drinks will not be provided by the club for the Winter Rouleur Series. Bring your own food and beverages. Food & services are noted on the route.

Route and Cuesheet


https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38225344 [FINAL]

Note: Printed cuesheets will not be available at the start. You may choose to print your own. To print the cuesheet from the route page, click the More button, then select Print Cuesheet.
When:
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 9:00 AM
Where:
Looking Glass Coffee
801 1st St #201
Snohomish, WA  98290
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mitch Ishihara
Category:
2022 Brevet Schedule
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
For all SIR events you must have front and rear lights, a reflective vest, and reflective ankle bands. Be prepared to show these to the ride organizer at the start. Your lights should be on during any low-light conditions (rain storms, night, tunnels).

You must read and agree to a waiver before beginning the ride, and you must turn in your signed brevet card at the end of the ride. If you will not finish, contact the organizer using the phone number on the control card.
$10.00