Bella events are for dues current members of the Bend Bella Cyclists. To become a member, please join HERE.
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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Tumalo Easy Ride + Picnic
May 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Organizer: Mimi Graves 541-419-9616
Wednesday is predicted to have good weather. Let’s check out some little known fun spots & downhills in Tumalo.
Our pace will be a moderate 12-14 mph since it is early in the season.
Bellas do not leave anyone behind, so please be ready to ride the distance at close to the pace so that we can stay somewhat together. We will pause to regroup at turns.
Our starting point will be my house so that we can have a picnic afterwards in the back yard. My address is 64150 Tanglewood Dr and there is plenty of parking on the street. You are welcome to use my restroom. Please bring a chair and a lunch.
We will gather promptly at 9:45 am for a brief meeting so please walk up the driveway with your bicycle ready to roll. We will travel on mostly low traffic roads, however there are small sections of busier roads (Tumalo Road and the Old Bend-Redmond Highway) which do have shoulders.
Please ride single file on busy roads and double only when you don’t impede traffic. PLEASE RIDE WITH A MIRROR FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THAT OF OTHERS.
It helps to look at this in advance and print it out if possible. Send it to your phone and then download it for voice navigation.
You MUST sign up to go on this ride. After you press ATTEND, be sure to fill out the “Complete Your RSVP” form with your full name, cell number, and Emergency Contact info, then SUBMIT. If needed, please cancel by 6pm on Tuesday, May 25th.
Rain cancels the ride. Check Meetup by 7:30 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 given of the ride.
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 paid Bella member to attend.
Ride description: See Peterson Rock Garden (and maybe peacocks) & lots of animals, ride along the river canyon, and enjoy a 360 degree view of Central Oregon on our ride around Long Butte.