Crank Sisters Beginner-Intermediate Ride at BDOS
Crank Sisters Beginner-Intermediate Ride, Black Diamond Open Space
This ride is for anyone who identifies as female.
labeled Black Diamond Open Space Parking Lot on Google maps
GPS: 47.3363509, -122.0129334
Meet by the portable toilets/map kiosk at the parking lot off of Hwy 169 on the left side going south.
Please arrive by 8:15AM. After short instructions and bike check, the ride will begin at 8:30AM. 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: Sunna Kwun; once you are signed up, I will email or text you with contact information the day before the ride.
Suggested Equipment: RAIN GEAR, water, backpack with some snacks, and spare bike tube (or however you like to fix flats), elbow and knee pads optional. Consider a change of dry clothes and a spare towel to keep in the car.
Trails: green beginner level, maybe some blues depending on group skill/interest
Grunt rating: easy with room for adjustment based on group energy level, frequent stops for regrouping, plan to ride for 1.5-2 hours depending on group enthusiasm
Conditions for cancellation: (heavy wind, lightning, etc.) It's probably going to be a rainy ride in the forest. We'll cancel if there's lightning in the forecast. If a ride must be canceled, the ride leader will attempt to contact anyone signed up by 3pm the day before the ride.
Crank Sisters have a no-drop policy--we will regroup often and adjust the pace based on riders' preference.
This ride is limited to 6 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
Please feel free to bring whatever COVID protection you feel you need. Masks, gloves are optional at this time.