Evergreen Crank Sisters Beginner-Mediate Ride at BDOS
This ride is for anyone who identifies as female.
Ladies, come ride with us! Join us as we explore the trails at Black Diamond Open Space (BDOS). Please arrive by 5:15 pm. After short instructions, and a pre-ride bike safety check, the ride will begin at 5:30 pm from the parking lot off Hwy 169, on the left side going South. Please be on time—we cannot wait more than 10 minutes for late arrivers. If you decide not to come, please text me. Once you are signed up, I will email you with contact information the day before the ride. We will ride for two hours. Check the Evergreen link below & Trail Forks for more info about the area.
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.
Conditions for cancellation: Heavy wind or lightning. If a ride must be canceled, the ride leader will attempt to contact anyone signed up by 3 pm the day before the ride.
Please remember to bring with you: Helmet, tube(s), pump/CO2, tools/repair kit, water, food, and clothing appropriate for weather conditions. Knee and elbow pads are optional. If you would like to borrow a tube/pump/tool for the ride please let me know and I will bring extra.
Ride Leader contact info: Agnieszka (Aggie) Swanson. Once you are signed up, I will email you with contact information the day before the ride.
Trails: Trails will be decided on rider preferences. This is subject to change based on weather, trail conditions, etc.
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.