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Brad R
04-03-2008, 09:12 PM
Kelly Point Park Ride - Ride from the Eastbank Esplanade out to Kelly Point Park at the confluence of the Willamette and the mighty Columbia rivers. Head down Marine drive afterwards and return through Irvington. This ride has 3 distance options - 13, 23, or 33 miles.

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

Starting Point: Madison Plaza (Eastbank Esplanade & SE Madision)
Assemble: 9:30 AM, Depart: 9:45 AM
Forecast: 50 deg. 60% Chance of Rain.
Distance: 32 miles.

Route Overview: Easy groups ride from Madison Plaza to Interstate MAX at Rose Quarter. Intermediate group rides from Madison Plaza. The three groups meet at Kelly Point Park, and become one group. The group leaves the park after a short bit en masse to the expo center, and the 13 mile group takes MAX back to Rose Quarter. The other 2 groups continue together along Marine Drive to NE 33rd, through Irvington and back down the Esplanade to Madison Plaza.

Note: MAX fare required to ride MAX. $1.75 one-way. There will be various "bail-out" options if the weather gets too unpleasant.

Route Maps:
Intermediate:
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/05-06-08-Kelly-Point-Ride-Return-Irvington
Easy Ride:
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/05-06-08-Kelly-Point-Irvington-Ride-Easy
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Madison-Plaza-to-NB-MAX

Our Club Ride General Guidelines/Info:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ExchangeCycleTours/message/126?l=1

Ride Leader and contact information:
Matt Picio
execdir [at] exchangecycletours [dot] org
(503) 781-5095

Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club and Bike School
(Exchange Cycle Tours)
http://www.exchangecycletours.org