Upcoming Club Events

Upcoming events

    • 09 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Orting Middle School, 111 Whitehawk Blvd NW, Orting, WA 98360
    • 442


                                

    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.

    • 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

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