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Steven Kung
08-08-2006, 03:57 PM
8/13, Sunday Exchange Cycle Touring Club Ride Events

Forecast: Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly sunny. Highs around 85.

Providence Bridge Pedal Volunteering Oppurtunity: Ride the Bridge Pedal for free after volunteering at the Bridge Pedal Registration Booth. (Saves $25-$35 registration fee.)
Our club has received a team volunteering time slot from the event organizers.
Volunteers' Time Commitment: 5:30AM - 9:00AM (3.5 hours)

To qualify as a volunteer, please follow these instructions:

1. Visit the Providence Bridge Pedal Website to familiarize yourself with the event.
http://www.providence.org/oregon/events/bridge_pedal

2. Send an email no later than 10AM, 8/10/2006 (Thursday) with "ECT Volunteer Registration" in the Subject line to: "bpvolunteers@aol.com" and include your full name, contact phone number, contact email address, your club affiliation (Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club), and your volunteer activity (Bridge Pedal Registration Booth Volunteer).

3. Arrive on Sunday, 8/13/2006 at 5:30AM at the Bridge Pedal Registration Booth at: SW Salmon Street and SW First Avenue.

Volunteers will be able to ride on the Bridge Pedal Course from 9AM - 11AM with no car traffic and enjoy all the event support (food, medical aid,etc.) The 10 Bridges reopen to auto traffic at 11AM.

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Bridge Pedal ECT Club Ride: (6-Bridges Ride, you must either register for the event or be a volunteer to ride.)
Assemble Time: 9:00AM, Departure Time: 9:10AM
Location: Providence Bridge Pedal "6-Bridges Ride" Starting Point (SW First Avenue & SW Jefferson St.)
Level: Easy (Open to all)
Distance: 14 Miles
Route Map:
http://www.providence.org/resources/oregon/PDFs/PBP2006/BPMAP6.pdf

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ECT Intermediate Group Ride: Reach Kelley Point Park (Willamette & Columbia Rivers meet)
Assemble Time: 2 PM, Departure Time: 2:10 PM
Location: Madison Plaza (Eastbank Esplanade & SE Madison)
Distance: 27 Miles, Easy to Moderate Elevation gain, very reasonable for Easy Group Riders wanting to increase their distance.
Route Map:
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=350317

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

Contact:
Steven Kung, info[at]ExchangeCycleTours[.]org, (503)957-6672
Aaron Tarfman, aaron[at]yourbodypower[.]org

Club Web Site:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/exchangecycletours