Crank Sisters Intermediate Ride, Tiger Mountain Friday Early Afternoon Ride
Evergreen Crank Sisters Women's Group Intermediate Ride
This ride if for anyone who identifies as female.
Meet at Tiger Mountain Summit Upper Parking Lot at 11:00 AM by the bathrooms:
DIRECTIONS: This is the parking lot right off of HWY 18. Tiger Mountain East Summit Parking:
Take HWY 18 to the Tiger Mountain East Summit Parking lot and then left up the gravel road to the upper parking lot.
Starting time is 11:15 AM. Please be on time--we cannot wait more than 10 minutes for late arrivers.
Ride leader contact info: Bobbie Howard, Once you are signed up, I will contact you with my information a day before the ride.
Suggested Equipment: 2 liters of water, electrolytes, backpack with some snacks, and spare bike tube
About the ride and Who should attend:
This ride is for fit riders with experience riding uphill for an hour + and riding steep blue rated technical downhills. That being said: The ride is moderate with plenty of breaks and slower paces when it become too technical to ride in areas.
Trails: This Tiger Mountain ride will be technical steep continuous uphill and downhill blue rated trails so NO Beginners on this ride please. This is great practice for uphill fitness and downhill technical riding.
Conditions for cancellation: (heavy wind, lightning, etc.) If a ride must be canceled, the ride leader will attempt to contact anyone signed up by 3pm the day before the ride.
Grunt rating: plan to ride for 3 to 3.5 hours
Crank Sisters have a no-drop policy--we will regroup often and adjust the pace based on riders' preference.
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 8 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.
Before coming to the ride (for both ride leaders & participants):
· Make sure to fill out our online waiver
· 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) and gloves (your biking gloves are OK). Please note that without this PPE, we will have to ask you to leave the ride
·Please bring hand sanitizer and / or disinfectant wipes 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 discussion, or if you come into contact with other trail users.
·Please bear with us as we try to navigate group rides during a time of social distancing and additional hygiene. It's a learning process for all of us and I appreciate your flexibility and cooperation.