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WAIPAROUS 69 - TUE, JUN 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
Event Location:Waiparous, west of Cochrane
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jun 12 2018  10:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jun 11 2018 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:About 4 hours
Event Distance:69 km
Difficulty Rating:D3: Intermediate
Trip Coordinator(s): Mike Wingham
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Prospective New Members, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Maximum No. Guests:3
Minimum Group Size:2
Maximum No. Guests Per Member:1
Number Registered So Far: 3 registered, 0 waiting. (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

We start at the intersection of Hwy 1A and Hwy 40, 13km west of Cochrane. (See "How to Get There" below.) NO WASHROOMS OR DRINKING WATER. PLEASE USE FACILITIES IN COCHRANE IF NECESSARY.

We go 27km on Hwy 40 into the Waiparous to where the paved road turns to gravel at a Texas Gate. DON'T CROSS THE GATE. We head back for 3km and turn right onto Richards Road for 1.5km for a snack/lunch at the Ghost River bridge. STEEP DOWNHILL TO THE BRIDGE.

We continue to the end of Richards Road and head back the way we came to Hwy 40 and back to the cars. STEEP DOWNHILL AND LOOSE GRAVEL ON A SHARP LEFT-HAND TURN WHEN RETURNING TO THE BRIDGE.

For those who want to do an extra 22km after we return to the cars, we can go out and back on the Beaupre Creek Road (Township Road 264, Range Road 54).

Optional refreshments in Cochrane after the ride.

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Required Items to Bring:
Bike helmet
Road bike with good tires
Repair kit with spare inner tube
ENOUGH WATER FOR THE ENTIRE RIDE (no water available en route)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
See Event> Event Checklists for clothing, tools, spare parts, food and water and miscellaneous. Bring map and cell phone.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From the intersection of Hwy 22 and 1A in Cochrane, head west on the 1A for 13km. Turn right onto Hwy 40 and park on the shoulder.

- 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

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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