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Solstice Ride

When:
Friday, December 21, 2018 to Saturday, December 22, 2018
Where:
AAA Washington Headquarters
132nd Avenue Southeast
Factoria, WA  98006
Contact:
Geoff Hazel
Category:
2018 Brevet Schedule
Registration is recommended
Lights and reflective gear are required for this ride. At the start, have your front and rear lights on the bike and wear your reflective vest and ankle bands. We'll be checking for these supplies before you begin the ride.
No Fee
Long ride on the shortest day of the year this year?

We are once again holding our Solstice Populaire (100km) on Friday night Dec 21.

Leave from AAA Headquarters in Factoria at 8:00 PM. See Christmas lights in Bellevue, Renton, Maple Valley, Issaquah, Redmond and Woodinville. Over half of the route is on trails including Cedar River, Eastside Rail Corridor, East Lake Sammamish, and Sammamish River. There will be cookies at the start, and a warm-up control about 20 miles along in Maple Valley.

Preregistration is open until Wednesday evening Dec 19. Your early preregistration helps the organizers plan their baking. There is no fee for this ride, and no membership is required. 

Lights and reflective gear are required, however.

If you've read this far, here's the route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29030984
And the cue sheet.

Until then, here's a video about this event: https://vimeo.com/31356319