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Crank Sisters Tiger Series #2-Preston

10/06/2019,  2:00 pm -  6:00 pm

Evergreen Crank Sisters Beginner-mediate ride, Tiger Mountain--Preston
This is a ladies-only ride. This is the second of our Tiger Progressive Rides this fall. Progressive rides get longer and more technical as the season progresses.

You can ride these trails on a XC bike or a hardtail, but if you have a bike with 5-6 " of travel, bring it.

Meet at East Tiger Summit at 2pm.
Starting time is 2:15 PM.  Please be on time--we cannot wait more than 10 minutes for late arrivers.
Ride leader contact info:  Rachel Robinson, 425-736-2382
Suggested Equipment: elbow and knee armor, optional
Trails: Preston Rail road, NW Timber


Please make sure your bike is in good working order. If you are not sure, take it to your bike mechanic before the ride. Also, bring an extra tube that fits your bike, so you can repair a flat tire

 Take I90 East, then Exit 25 for WA-18, turn right on WA-18 towards Auburn, go 4 miles on WA-18, and pull into the big gravel parking lot on the right (Tiger Mountain State Forest). To get to the upper lot, drive straight ahead and turn left onto the gravel road that climbs up to the upper lot, on the right. Park and look for us near the bathrooms. 

Note: You must have a Discover Pass to park in the upper lot. You can get an annual or daily pass online here: Discover PassIf you don't have a Discover Pass, you can park in the lower, DOT lot and ride up the gravel road to meet us. If you do, make sure to arrive 10-15 minutes early so you have time to get up there.

Conditions for cancellation: heavy wind, lightning.  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: We will climb the fire road for about 1000 feet. Plan to climb for 45-60 minutes with breaks. Total ride time 2-3 hours.
Crank Sisters have a no-drop policy--we will regroup often and adjust the pace based on riders' preference.

Sessioning is encouraged.

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