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Crank Sisters Magic Monday Ride at Tapeworm, Beginner-Mediate

05/10/2021,  5:30 pm
Katherine Meyer

Crank Sisters Magic Monday Ride at Tapeworm, Beginner-Mediate

After work/school ride at Tapeworm Trail Network, with short ups & downs, and lots of twisty, rooty XC fun. Weather says party sunny & partly cloudy, maybe some drizzle, but Tapeworm is always fun! (as always, bring layers in your pack). Tapeworm = slow-ish, technical goodness :)
Trails: All Blues, probably ride  ~6+ miles, ~2+ hours, ~500+ feet elevation gain. We will stop for breaks and to regroup as needed. We'll be riding at an Beginner-Mediate pace and take time to session sections so riders can practice skills. Click the Evergreen link below & Trail Forks for more info about the area. If you have questions or concerns, text me anytime to touch base.
Meet at 5:30 pm at Philip Arnold Park in the parking lot by the bathrooms (enter & park on the the NE side of the park). There are several parking lots for this ride; we will be meeting at the parking lot is off Becaon Way S, Renton by the restrooms, baseball diamond, etc. Please be on time--we cannot wait more than 10 minutes for late arrivers. If you decide not to come, please text me
Ride leader contact info: Katherine Meyer (206) 849-7699
Crank Sisters has a no-drop policy. We will regroup often and adjust the pace based on riders' preference.
Please make sure your bike is in good working order. If you are not sure, take it to your bike mechanic before the ride
Please bring a helmet, and in your pack a snack, water, tools, pump/CO2, and a tube that fits your bike, so you can repair a flat tire. Knee & elbow pads are optional
Location: Tapeworm Trails at Philip Arnold Park, Renton, in the parking lot near the bathrooms. Enter & park on the NE side of the park (Beacon Way S, Renton). Tapeworm has several parking lots; we will be meeting by the restrooms, by the baseball diamond, etc. Feel free to text me with questions & we'll figure it out :)
Due to COVID, this ride is limited to 12 participants
Proposed trails to ride are subject to change based on weather, trail conditions, etc
Conditions for cancellation: heavy wind, lightning, deep snow. We ride in the rain and cold! If a ride must be cancelled, the ride leader will attempt to notify anyone signed up by 3 pm the day before

While we’re outside in the fresh air, it is important that we take precautions to minimize the risk of spreading COVID. This ride is limited to 12 riders. Sorry, but we can't accept "walk-ons". You do need to sign up here before arriving.  IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE RIDE, PLEASE CANCEL YOUR SPOT ONLINE AND/OR CONTACT THE RIDE LEADER ASAP SO THAT YOUR SPOT CAN BE OPENED UP FOR SOMEONE ELSE.

In addition, please read the below carefully.

Before coming to the ride (for both ride leaders & participants):

·  Please perform a symptoms self-assessment

 o Take your temperature. Do you have a temperature above 100.4?

 o Do you have any COVID-related symptoms

 o Have you been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

 o If you answer yes to any of these questions, PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE RIDE

 Expectations for riders & leaders:

 ·  Required equipment: You are expected to bring a mask that can cover mouth and nose, any material is acceptable (state guidelines), gloves (your biking gloves are OK), and eye covering (sunglasses, etc are OK). Please note that without this PPE, we will have to ask you to leave the ride.

 ·  Please bring hand sanitizer to use as needed if touching of a common surface is required

 ·  You will be asked to wear your mask anytime close contact (less than 6ft) is required for an extended period of time (>5 min), including during any bike checks, times when you're stopped for discuss

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