Upcoming events

    • 23 Mar 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 25 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • 1009 Regents Blvd., Fircrest, WA

    Looking for a ride with a coffee destination? Well here it is!

    Meet at Espresso Yourself in Fircrest

    1009 Regents Blvd. in Fircrest

    Ride with Arabica Bicycle Coalition (ABC)

    Show your interest on Facebook

    • 26 Mar 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 27 Mar 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • 26th & Proctor Starbucks

    Monday release.pdf

    Meet at 26th and Proctor Starbucks before 9:30am. 

    Loop around Point Defiance, (we regroup at several points along the way) then on to University Place and Fircrest for coffee/snacks/lunch.

     Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 28 Mar 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Sumner Library

    Tuesdays decide to ride: Meet at the Sumner Library before 9:30am. 

    Join Louie, Ron or Fred each Tuesday for a ride to somewhere for lunch. 

    Persistent rain or ice may result in a ride cancellation.

    Map and directions

    • 29 Mar 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Chambers lake trailhead in Lacey

    The Tenino ride: 

    This ride is on the Chehalis Western Trail and begins in Lacey with a destination in Tenino.

    Meet at the Chambers Lake Chehalis Western trail head in Lacey, be ready to leave at 9:30. 

    Take exit 108 to Sleater Kinney Road SE and proceed south to 14th Avenue. Turn right on 14th and then left after you cross under the trestle (park is next to the trestle). 

    Bring money to buy lunch at the Sandstone Cafe. 

    Please note rain, snow, or icy conditions may cancel this ride.

    Map and directions



    • 30 Mar 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

    An alternate route passes through Victor Falls and Lower Burnett adding 900 feet of climbing.

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 02 Apr 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 03 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • 26th & Proctor Starbucks

    Monday release.pdf

    Meet at 26th and Proctor Starbucks before 9:30am. 

    Loop around Point Defiance, (we regroup at several points along the way) then on to University Place and Fircrest for coffee/snacks/lunch.

     Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 04 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Sumner Library

    Tuesdays decide to ride: Meet at the Sumner Library before 9:30am. 

    Join Louie, Ron or Fred each Tuesday for a ride to somewhere for lunch. 

    Persistent rain or ice may result in a ride cancellation.

    Map and directions

    • 05 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Narrows Park-N-Ride

    Dupont ride: Meet at the Narrows Park-N-Ride before 9:30am. 

    This ride occurs every other week.

    Ride out to DuPont thru Steilacoom for coffee at Forza's. There are two hills of significance, one going and the other returning.

    Map and directions

    • 06 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Narrows Park-N-Ride

    Ride with Janet across the Narrows bridge and Cushman trail in an easy family friendly ride.

    This will be a slow-paced ride for beginner riders.

    Map and Directions

    • 09 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Orting Middle School, 111 Whitehawk Blvd NW, Orting, WA 98360
    • 444


                                

    42nd Annual Daffodil Classic

     

    Event Overview

    The Daffodil Classic winds through the beautiful

    Orting valley and surrounding hills. Bring your

    bike, trike, tandem or unicycle - all cyclists are

    welcome! There are routes for families, recreational

    cyclists, and serious roadies.


    Choose from a 40-mile or 60-mile loop, or do both for 100-miles. 

    There's also a family-friendly, paved trail option, up to 30 miles on the Foothills Trail. Riders will enjoy a well marked course with cue sheet and map, support vehicles, fully stocked rest stops, and strawberry shortcake at the finish line.

    Volunteer form (volunteers ride free)


     

    Date

    Sunday, April 9th, 2017
    Registration open 7:00 am - 12:00 pm 

    Course open from 7:00 am-5:00 pm

         Location  
    Orting Middle School
    111 Whitehawk Blvd NW
    Orting, WA 98360
     Google Map and Directions
      Fees  
     
    Registration Categories Thru April 7th


     Day  Of         
    Non-Member
    $40


    $50

    Member rate


    $35




    $45

     


    • Online:  preferred method with credit card. 
    • Online registration closes on 4/7/2017 midnight PDT.
    • By mail: Complete a Daffodil Registration 2017.pdf and mail it (complete with all your contact information - cell number - email - address) by 4/3/2017 with a check made out to--TWBC and send it to: TWBC, PO Box 112078, Tacoma WA 98411       
    • In person: You may register on site the morning of the event, but fees are higher. Pay by cash or check only (we may be able to take debit/credit cards). Tip: bring a completed registration form with you to save time.
    Families with children under 17 and under

    For registration purposes, minors 17 and under must be registered and accompanied by an adult rider.

    Routes

    From 1 to 30 easy miles on the Foot Hills Trail

    For Garmin go to Garmin Connect Group Daffodil Classic

    For Map My Ride find group Daffodil Classic

     

    Parking

    Please respect the Orting community with your vehicle parking choice. Do not park in retail spaces or restricted areas. Event volunteers will be on site to direct you to approved parking locations. Carpooling is encouraged.


    Rider Safety

    Please come prepared to ride. We recommend you inspect your bike the night before. Along with your bike, bring an approved helmet, ID, water bottle, first aid kit, tire repair equipment, other essentials, and a friendly attitude. All riders are expected to ride safely and obey the rules of the road.


    Ride Support

           A bike mechanic and sag support will be available.

            Course  closes at 5pm.

            Final sweep of sag wagons will begin at 4pm.


    Event Proceeds

                Rider registration fees for TWBC events help to support bicycling safety and education programs,  Kidical Mass Rides for kids, community bicycle recycling programs and local bicycle improvements. Surplus food will be donated to a local food bank.


    Volunteers

    This event is powered by dozens of TWBC volunteers who receive a free ride registration along with a post-event pizza party. Help make this event a success:

     

    Questions?  Send email to daffodil@twbc.org.

    • 10 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • 26th & Proctor Starbucks

    Monday release.pdf

    Meet at 26th and Proctor Starbucks before 9:30am. 

    Loop around Point Defiance, (we regroup at several points along the way) then on to University Place and Fircrest for coffee/snacks/lunch.

     Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 11 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Sumner Library

    Tuesdays decide to ride: Meet at the Sumner Library before 9:30am. 

    Join Louie, Ron or Fred each Tuesday for a ride to somewhere for lunch. 

    Persistent rain or ice may result in a ride cancellation.

    Map and directions

    • 12 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Chambers lake trailhead in Lacey

    The Tenino ride: 

    This ride is on the Chehalis Western Trail and begins in Lacey with a destination in Tenino.

    Meet at the Chambers Lake Chehalis Western trail head in Lacey, be ready to leave at 9:30. 

    Take exit 108 to Sleater Kinney Road SE and proceed south to 14th Avenue. Turn right on 14th and then left after you cross under the trestle (park is next to the trestle). 

    Bring money to buy lunch at the Sandstone Cafe. 

    Please note rain, snow, or icy conditions may cancel this ride.

    Map and directions



    • 13 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 16 Apr 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 17 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • 26th & Proctor Starbucks

    Monday release.pdf

    Meet at 26th and Proctor Starbucks before 9:30am. 

    Loop around Point Defiance, (we regroup at several points along the way) then on to University Place and Fircrest for coffee/snacks/lunch.

     Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 18 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Sumner Library

    Tuesdays decide to ride: Meet at the Sumner Library before 9:30am. 

    Join Louie, Ron or Fred each Tuesday for a ride to somewhere for lunch. 

    Persistent rain or ice may result in a ride cancellation.

    Map and directions

    • 18 Apr 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • 3513 Portland Avenue




    Our regular Club Meetings are held at the Portland Avenue Community Center.

      3513 East Portland Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
     

    Map and directions

    • 18 Apr 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • 3513 Portland Avenue




    Our regular Club Meetings are held at the Portland Avenue Community Center.

      3513 East Portland Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
     

    Map and directions

    • 19 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Narrows Park-N-Ride

    Dupont ride: Meet at the Narrows Park-N-Ride before 9:30am. 

    This ride occurs every other week.

    Ride out to DuPont thru Steilacoom for coffee at Forza's. There are two hills of significance, one going and the other returning.

    Map and directions

    • 20 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 23 Apr 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 25 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Sumner Library

    Tuesdays decide to ride: Meet at the Sumner Library before 9:30am. 

    Join Louie, Ron or Fred each Tuesday for a ride to somewhere for lunch. 

    Persistent rain or ice may result in a ride cancellation.

    Map and directions

    • 26 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Chambers lake trailhead in Lacey

    The Tenino ride: 

    This ride is on the Chehalis Western Trail and begins in Lacey with a destination in Tenino.

    Meet at the Chambers Lake Chehalis Western trail head in Lacey, be ready to leave at 9:30. 

    Take exit 108 to Sleater Kinney Road SE and proceed south to 14th Avenue. Turn right on 14th and then left after you cross under the trestle (park is next to the trestle). 

    Bring money to buy lunch at the Sandstone Cafe. 

    Please note rain, snow, or icy conditions may cancel this ride.

    Map and directions



    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM (PDT)
    • Foothills trail in Puyallup, just off Pioneer Ave.

    Thursday release.pdf

    Thursday's ride: Meet at the Puyallup trailhead before 9:30am. 

    Ride to South Prairie along the Foothills Trail. A perfect mix of bike-friendly paved trail, riverside scenery, good company, and a stop for your favorite beverage in South Prairie has made this one of the club's most popular weekly rides. 

     Be sure to arrive well before the start of the ride since many riders will leave at 9:15 for a slower version. 

    Rain or icy conditions may cancel the ride (or add to the fun).

    Map and directions

    • 30 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Chico, CA

    The Chico Wildflower Century® has been listed in Bicycling magazine as a Top Ten Century. The 2017 Wildflower will be a great day for everyone who loves to eat, breathe, drink, and pedal! Stop by here regularly (or join our Chico Wildflower Facebook page) for updates! Registration is open!
    Saturday, April 29, 2017: WildFest pre-ride party complete with Rider Check-In, vendors, beer garden, live music, KidZone, and Fork In The Road Food truck gathering
    Sunday, April 30: Ride Day and Day-of Rider Check-In.

    From the beginning, it's been our highest priority to provide riders with the ultimate century experience while contributing to our great community.

    Map and Directions

    • 03 May 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)
    • Narrows Park-N-Ride

    Dupont ride: Meet at the Narrows Park-N-Ride before 9:30am. 

    This ride occurs every other week.

    Ride out to DuPont thru Steilacoom for coffee at Forza's. There are two hills of significance, one going and the other returning.

    Map and directions

    • 06 May 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Entrance to Point Defiance Park

    Ride around 5 mile drive in Point Defiance at an easy pace. 

    This ride is designed for beginner riders, but does have a hill or two. 

    Meet at the entrance to Point Defiance.

    Map and Directions

    • 07 May 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 13 May 2017
    • (PDT)
    • 14 May 2017
    • (PDT)
    • Libby, MT, Kootnai

    STOKR is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. There is a limit of 450 riders because of a) limited motel space, and b) limited volunteers available to cook, bake, man food stops and drive support.

    The lottery, begun in 2008, worked well. Procedures for 2017 are as follows.

    1. Applications will be available online at www.stokr.org (this webpage) from February 14 until February 28, 2017.

    2. Up to 10 applications can be submitted in one envelope. Envelopes with more than 10 will not be accepted.

    3. NO duplicate applications. We will be opening and processing each envelope. Duplicates will eliminate you from participation.

    4. Applications must be received by March 10.

    5. On March 17 we will begin the drawing. When an envelope is drawn all registrants will be entered in STOKR.

    6. Confirmations will be sent out by March 30, 2017.

    7. We will contact those riders who did not get in for 2017. Those who do not get in will have the option of having their checks returned or torn up.

    8, Cancellations received by April 29 will be refunded $20. The vacancy can only be filled from the wait list.

    Register at their website: STOKR Ride

    Map and Directions to Libby


    • 14 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Narrows Park & Ride, 7201 6th Ave Tacoma, Washington 98406


    Tacoma Tour de Donuts

    Inspired by rides of a similar name across the nation, this no-drop 25 mile ride around Tacoma features the best donut spots in town. Pace will be 10-12mph. There is a no-eating option--riders are not required to eat donuts, but group photo participation at each location is! 

    Riders who eat the provided cake doughnut with sprinkles at EACH stop--and keep them down until the conclusion of the ride--will win bragging rights and a donut medal!

    Check-in starts at 8:15am.  Ride rules will be covered 10 minutes before start.  Ride will depart promptly at 9:00am. Here are the route details (course and locations subject to change):

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19393957

    Doughnut Stops:


    1. Legendary Doughnuts
    2. Krispy Kreme
    3. Connie's Donuts
    4. Helen's Donuts
    5. Dockside Doughnuts
    6. Original House of Doughnuts
    7. Le Donut
    8. Top Pot Doughnuts (TBD)
    9. Pao's Donuts

    Om, nom, nom, nom... Consider filling a bottle with milk to help wash those doughnuts down!

    See the list of volunteer opportunities for this event here!  If you know anyone who would like to volunteer for this event, please contact Lita at bax8cif15y@gmail.com.

    Registrations submitted by May 3, 2017 will guarantee that your t-shirt will be available the day of the event.  Those who register after May 3, 2017 may have to pick up their t-shirt at a TBD location after the event.  


    Last year's riders.


    Last year's winners.

    • 14 May 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 16 May 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • 3513 Portland Avenue




    Our regular Club Meetings are held at the Portland Avenue Community Center.

      3513 East Portland Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
     

    Map and directions

    • 16 May 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • 3513 Portland Avenue




    Our regular Club Meetings are held at the Portland Avenue Community Center.

      3513 East Portland Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98404
     

    Map and directions

    • 21 May 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 28 May 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 04 Jun 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Start location:Tacoma, Narrows Park & Ride
    • 144


    The Peninsula Metric Century (PMC) is a challenging ride through the scenic Kitsap Peninsula. Enjoy panoramic waterfront views, rural countryside, and lots of rolling hills. Choose from routes of 60k, 100k or 100m. Riders will enjoy a well-marked course, support vehicles, fully stocked rest stops, and dessert at the finish line.   

    • Everyone will need to sign a release form and pick up a wrist-band.
    • Riders planning on riding the 100 mile course will need to show up and leave between 7am and 7:30am.
    • Riders planning on riding the 67 mile (100 K) course will need to show up and leave between 7:3 0 and 8am.
    • Riders planning on riding the 36 mile course will need to show up and leave between 8am and 8:30.

    Members, please Volunteer for the PMC and help your club. Remember Volunteers can ride free before or after your shift.

    Route Choices             From Tacoma
    • 60k (36m) loop crosses the Narrows Bridge, Crescent Valley and Olalla Valley, and the Cushman Trail.
    • 100k (67m) loop crosses the Narrows through Gig Harbor to Southworth, along Beach Drive into Port Orchard through Kitsap County and Purdy on rural roads with rolling hills.
    • 100m loop, a very challenging course with several thousand feet of elevation gain. It has all of the scenery of the shorter routes plus Wauna, Rosedale and Wollochet Bay.



    Fees
       Registration Categories  
        Thru May 29  

    Non Member $40
    Club Member
    $35




      


    Registration
    • Online: only method
      (online registration closes 5/31/2017 11:59:00 pm PDT)
    • You will need to register before 5/29
    • There will be no "day of" registration
    Families with minor children
    For registration purposes,  children aged 17 or under may ride free when registered with an adult parent.
    Parking and Transit Service There is ample free parking at the start location. In any case, we encourage you to cycle, carpool or use public transportation. The Tacoma start location is at the Park & Ride across from the Narrows Theater.  
    Rider Safety Please come prepared to ride. We recommend you inspect your bike the night before. Along with your bike, bring an approved helmet, ID, water, first aid kit, tire repair equipment, other essentials, and a friendly attitude. All riders are expected to ride safely and obey the rules of the road.
    Ride Support Rest stops supplied with food, drink and sani-cans. Sag wagons will be near the route for mechanically stranded riders. Course closes at 5pm. Final sweep by sag wagons begins at 4pm.
    Event Proceeds Rider registration fees for TWBC events help to support , bicycling safety and education programs, and local bicycle improvements. Surplus food is donated to a local food bank.
    Volunteers This event is powered by dozens of TWBC volunteers—who receive free ride registration and a post-event party at Wildside Wine. Help make this event a success:
    Questions Send email to pmc@twbc.org.

        Map My Ride:       100 Mile map   100 Kilo map   60 Kilo map

       Garmin Connect:    100 Mile map   100 Kilo map   60 Kilo map

    • 04 Jun 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Geico parking lot in Lakewood

    Sunday 10:30 Lakewood Ride

    Distance - 25 – 45 miles

    Gather at the Geico building in Lakewood. 12930 Pacific Hwy SW a, Lakewood, WA 98499

    Pace 3 (15 – 18mph on flat ground). A few hills based on group ability & desire.

    Destination can be Nisqually, Pt Defiance, Gig Harbor, Spanaway.

    This ride is for base miles, building for summer event rides. We may have a mid point stop at a gas station or lunch stop depending on distance and conditions.


    If you will be riding or have cycling needs. 

    Feel free to contact me by email phone/text 586 216-4135.

    Map and directions

    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Narrows Park-N-Ride

    Ride with Janet across the Narrows bridge and Cushman trail in an easy family friendly ride.

    This will be a slow-paced ride for beginner riders.

    Map and Directions

    • 19 Jul 2017
    • 23 Jul 2017
    • Redmond, WA

    This is the 30th Anniversary of the ride.

    Ride with the sun on your face and the wind at your back. Experience the fun, excitement, fellowship and adventure on this 300-mile bicycle tour across beautiful Washington State. Enjoy the splendor of the Cascade Mountains, the majesty of river canyons and the beauty of rolling wheat fields. This premier, fully supported ride is limited to the first 125 riders.

    TWBC has a team going to REDAPOKE, the team name is TWBC (no password).

    Team members ride at a discount.

    REDMOND ROTARY is a nonprofit service organization and a member of the Rotary International. (Tax ID #943168972) For over 25 years Redmond Rotary has been presenting this successful fund raising event and first class bicycle tour.

    Visit: http://www.redspoke.org/the-ride/ for further information.http://www.redspoke.org/the-ride/

    Map and Directions

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