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Trees of Reed College Ride

Posted by on July 30th, 2008 at 9:51 am

ECT Slow & Easy “Trees of Reed College” Ride

Sponsored by the Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club. We leave no
riders behind.

The beautiful campus of Reed College, with Reed Lake it it’s center,
is home to over 1000 trees and features over 100 different species
from around the world. Every single tree has been carefully mapped,
out making it easy to find examples of any particular specie of tree.

Ideal for young riders and their parents, children being towed in
trailers, or anybody else looking for a ride set at a more relaxed
pace, this ride will be routed using streets with bike lanes and/or
minimal automotive traffic. The short but steep climb up Steele St to
the Reed College campus may be too difficult for some beginning riders
so those few blocks may be walked. We leave nobody behind!

When: Saturday, Aug 2, 2008
Time: Assemble 11:00 am, Depart 11:10 am
Start & End Point: Madison Plaza (underneat east side of Hawthorne Bridge)
Distance: 10 miles
Pace: Easy – pace set at speed of slowest rider
Expected Duration: 2-3 hours
Forecast: 76 degrees, clouds giving way to sun
Route: will be posted soon if I can figure out how to use Bikely.com

For those wanting a longer ride, the ECT Bike to Berry Ride out to
Sauvie Island will be leaving from the same starting point at 10:00
am. With the Berry Ride on Saturday and the Hottest Day of the Year
Ride scheduled on Sunday, I expect our turnout to be low so we will
have lots of time and flexibility for exploring the trees of Reed

Ride Leader and contact information: Severt Lawyer,
wsevert(at)gmail(dot)com, 503-234-7778

ECT is a non-profit organization promoting peace and cultural exchange
through bicycle touring and bike school operation. We are registered
with the State of Oregon and we are applying for our 501(c)3 status
with IRS. Upon receipt of our non-profit status, your donations will
be tax deductible with a retroactive effectivity date of 3/29/2007 –
our incorporation date.

Your participation, volunteering, and donations are much appreciated.

Our website: www.ExchangeCycleTours.org
Also on YahooGroups: ExchangeCycleTours

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