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Our Ride Coordinator, Audrey Murray, can help you map out rides and/or suggest routes of your preferred length and level of difficulty. You can contact her at [email protected].
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TRUE BEGINNER RIDE on Sisters Tie Trail
May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
PLEASE READ SPECIAL CONSIDERATION BEFORE RSVP’ING: In the spirit of trying to get more members out on a ride who do not consider themselves “Advanced Beginners” or are on the path to recovery, we offer this mountain bike ride! Please do not sign up for this ride if you are presently comfortable riding Phil’s, Maston, or Horse Butte areas. If the ride is not full upon awakening Monday am May 1st, please feel free to join us if you are an advanced beginner or above. Thank You.
This is a fun and non intimidating ride on single track through the beautiful Deschutes National Forest. However, e-bikes are not allowed.
We will meet at Fir Street Park where there are bathrooms and then not have to cross Rt 20 in Sisters. MEET AT 10:00 AM , ROLL OUT AT 10:15 AM. It’s a gradual uphill to the Indian Ford Campground where we can stop for a little snack and a group photo before heading back. It’s and out and back of a total 13.0 miles. This will be FUN !!
Pace: 5-7 mph hour with stops to regroup as needed. Please make sure your bike is in good working order and that you can ride at least 10 miles; we will cheer you on for the remaining 3! Coming back will feel like a breeze!!
Location: We will meet at Fir Street Park in Sisters at 10:00 am and ROLL OUT at 10:15 am Wear layers and carry water and a snack.
For safety, a helmet is required as well as a bell or whistle to alert other riders on the trail as needed. It is also a good idea to wear bright colors for our ride to the trail from the park.
**You MUST sign up to go on this ride. After you press ATTEND, be sure to fill out “Complete Your RSVP” with your cell phone number, your Emergency contact name and their number then hit SUBMIT. If needed, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the ride so that anyone on the waitlist can attend.
Cancelation Notice: Rain/Air Quality of 100 or above will cancel this ride. Check meetup by 8;00 am on the morning of the ride for any updates.
**Bella rides are “no drop” rides and no one will be left behind. In consideration of others, we ask that you choose a ride that is close to your skill level based on the description.
If you choose to leave the group by going significantly faster, or taking a different route you have an obligation to let the leader know. When you leave the group, you are on your own.
No guests are allowed on this ride. You MUST be a current Bella member to attend.
Organizers/leaders: Michele Farneth 541 678 3263 & Nancy Whitlatch