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The Basics:
Event Type:Road Ride
Event Location:Northwest of Cochrane
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 22 2017  11:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 22 2017 9:00:00 AM
Event Duration:3 - 4 hours
Event Distance:64 km
Difficulty Rating:D3: Intermediate
Trip Coordinator(s): Robert Somerville
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Prospective New Members, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:25
Maximum No. Guests:3
Minimum Group Size:3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:0
Number Registered So Far: 19 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


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Check for weather updates. Trip will be cancelled if there are high winds or blizzards. We will ride the rolling terrain of the classic Horse Creek Road - Bottrel - Grand Valley loop. Each rider will be responsible for knowing the route, in case they get separated from the group. New members and long-timers are welcome. Meet at the start point at 10:45 am (directions below) for an 11:00 am launch.

Required Items to Bring:
Helmet, water, lunch, warm clothes and a smile!
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Meeting point - Go 2.0 km west of Hwy 22 along Hwy 1A. Turn right onto Horse Creek Road (north side of 1A), and park on the street. There are no services or amenities at the meeting point , there is a small country store at Bottrel, where some food/drink may be purchased

We will head west along Hwy 1a, then turn north along Grand Valley Road . Turn East on Township road 280, and then North again on Range Road 50 . We will turn east on TR 284 for a few Kms until turning south into the Botrell Store for lunch. We will return back to the parking place by retracing our route to RR 50, and then Horse Creek Road.

Coffee in Cochrane at Coffee Traders after the ride for those who wish.

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- Most club rides include city streets, secondary roads and or major highways. The club encourages members to follow the rules of the road at all times while participating in EVCC events.
- Riders must be aware that cycling, while enjoyable and great exercise, carries some risks including injury and death. Riders must be alert for hazardous conditions/situations throughout the course of a ride. If at any time a rider thinks a ride is unsafe, or feels unsafe, the rider should quit the ride.
- Details of this event are subject to change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please read the following Cancellation Policy carefully!