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DUNBOW ROAD CLASSIC - SAT, MAY 12 2018

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You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership and event costs down).

The Basics:
Event Type:Road Ride
Supported?No
Event Location:Stockmanís Restaurant, on the north side of Dunbow Road, approx. 1km east of McLeod Trail.
Date(s) & Time:Sat, May 12 2018  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, May 11 2018 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:4-5 hours
Event Distance:78 km
Difficulty Rating:D3: Intermediate
Trip Coordinator(s): Linda Edmunds
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Prospective New Members, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:15
Maximum No. Guests:2
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:2
Number Registered So Far: 8 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
This ride is called the Dunbow Road Classic because of the wide open terrain and the flat and rolling roads through farmland SE of Calgary. There are no services on this route, other than the start/end points. The ride begins heading east on Dunbow Road, which ends at 112 St and turns south. At 15 km, turn left onto SR 552 and head south and east, crossing a wooden-decked bridge. Continue on to SR 799 (at about 33 km) and turn right/south. Follow SR 799 for approx 6 km to SR 547 and turn right/west. There will be an optional lunch/snack stop at a cemetery at the halfway point on the west side of SR 547. Continue west on SR 547 for about 12 km and turn right/north onto128 St. This connects up with SR 552. Turn left and cross the same wooden bridge heading west again. Ride past 112 St to 32 St north, and turn right. Proceed to Dunbow Road and turn west/left, returning to starting point.

Required Items to Bring:
-road bike and tools to repair flat tires -bring water and snacks
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
A map of the route will be helpful if you are unfamiliar with this ride as several secondary roads are not well-marked.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Go south on either McLeod Trail or Deerfoot Trail to Dunbow Road. The plaza where we will meet is about 1km east of McLeod Trail (on the north side of Dunbow Road.) Please arrive 15 minutes before departure.

Notes:
- 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.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify the club at connect@elbowvalleycc.org.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please read the following Cancellation Policy carefully!
*Note: The coordinator reserves the right to cancel this event if the minimum number of attendees do not sign up by the registration deadline. This event may also be cancelled due to inclement weather or other eventualities. If this is a paid event, please refer to our Refunds and Deposits Policy. If you are unsure about whether the event will go for any reason, please email/phone the coordinator for confirmation.

 



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