SANTIAM SPOKES 2014 SUMMER TOUR
Central Oregon Loop
Sun, July 20th-Sat, July 26th
Our 2014 Summer Tour starts and ends in Sisters, Oregon. Vehicles will provide sag support, but you may choose to bike self-supported. Because the route is under development, it may change and some of the overnight locations are still tentative.
The proposed route is as follows:
|1||Start in Sisters, bike the Scenic Bikeway to Smith Rock State Park for lunch and finish at Redmond. 47 miles.|
|2||Redmond to Bend. In Bend, two houses at McMenamins have been reserved, estimated cost under $40 each. 39 miles.|
|3||From Bend, take Cascade Lake Scenic Highway, around Mt. Bachelor, to Lava Lake Resort/ campground. 38 miles.|
|4||Lava Lake to Crescent Lake Resort.42 miles.|
|5||Crescent Lake to Oakridge/Westfir. 41 miles.|
|6||Westfir to Rainbow (Aufderheide Scenic Bikeway). 60 miles.|
|7||Rainbow to Sisters (over old McKenzie Pass). 57 miles.|
|Total miles: 324|
Credit for the route development goes to Rod Sell of Lebanon and Kat Bonner of Rogue River with mapping help from Al Rimer. In the near future a group from the tour committee will drive the route and fine-tune it and determine the best overnight locations.
Group meals will be provided most of the time for breakfast and dinner, however you may cook your own meal. The costs of the overnight, food and other essentials will be assessed after the tour and divided among the participants. We estimate the total cost will be under $200 per person for the week, and will depend on the number of participants.
Participants are expected to be club members and to have volunteered to help at the 2014 Strawberry Century, June 14th, 2014.
You can download, complete, and submit, with a $25 deposit, a registration form for the Spokes 2014 Central Oregon Tour. The deadline for submitting your reservation is July 1. The check for the deposit should be made out to Santiam Spokes, Inc. You may cancel your reservation up to July 10 and receive a refund of your deposit.
If you want to pay the deposit fee with a credit card, check the credit card payment check-box on the registrations form and use the liink below to submit your payment via PayPal
Questions? Please contact the Summer Tour chairperson, Mary Ellen Lind, 541-231-6973 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Committee members that will continue with the organization of this tour are Rod and Raylene Sell, Adrienne and Tom Youmans, Tom and Barbi Thomson, Wade and Debi Bloecher, Julie Hockensmith and Rick Medlin, Marshall Anderson, Al Rimer, Dennis Murphy and Mary Ellen Lind.