COGS is offering a beautiful seven-day bike tour (with 8 nights lodging) in the Southwest Corner and Pacific Coast of Oregon starting and finishing in Sutherlin, Oregon from August 19- 27, 2017. This description outlines what promises to be a fun-filled and adventuresome COGS bike tour.
Full details are on the Tour Description Page
This year’s Labor Day PROBE is another new route, this one 51 miles 2150’ elevation. Again, we will start at Issaquah Coffee Company in Gilman Village at 9am. We will head south onto Issaquah-Hobart Rd onto May Valley over to Medina onto the 520 trail into Kirkland to bike 3.5 miles on the Cross Kirkland Corridor gravel trail, down towards Marymoor, south on West Lake Sammamish Pkwy , then Newport, then back to Gilman Village.
Enjoy coffee before the ride start at Issaquah Coffee Company. Restroom at 23 miles. Lunch at 29 miles at the Metro Market. High steady/low moderate. Finish by 2.
After taking a year off in 2016, we revive the Perimeter Ride of Seattle in the "Lite" version. This route covers the traditional counter-clockwise direction heading to West Seattle, Lincoln Park, Skyway, Seward Park, Leschi, Arboretum, U-W, and the B-G Trail back to Discovery Park for this just under 60 miles and 2700 feet of climbing.
A Strenuous-Brisk pace and a Brisk-High Moderate pace group are planned at this time. If other COGS ride leaders would like to join in and lead a separate group and/or pace please let Ron or Richard know and we will keep you informed of any route changes.
This is a challenging ride with a fair amount of climbing as you can preview the route at the Ride with GPS link below. Meet at 8:00AM to sign the waiver. Options for a short snack/break at Leschi Market. This is a self-supported ride so bring along your essentials, pump, spare tubes, cash, phone, etc.
Lunch and refreshment options after the ride in Magnolia village or Fisherman's Terminal.
Heavy rain and/or summer snow and ice will cancel.
Ride leaders: Ron Tazuma, Richard Petters.
Cue sheet on the Ride with GPS link: (draft version- this will be revised) https://ridewithgps.com/routes/10187861
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