Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Spring 400km 4/14/18


An oldie but a goody. Out to Kahlotus, up to Washtuca, over to Starbuck down to Walla Walla across to Hermiston and up over Plymouth Road back to Richland. Lots of empty desert scenery and a few small towns. Long distances without services - be ready to carry what you need - see the cue sheet for details.

Unusually for DRR, we expect to be able to provide a couple of controls personned by volunteers in a couple of more out-of-the-way places this time, but please plan on being self-reliant anyhow.

Organizer: Norm Carr

Ride date: Saturday, 14th April, 2018

Sign in from: 05:30
Start at: 4/14 06:00
Finish by: 4/15 09:00

Free entry to RUSA members.

Start and Finish location:
John Dam Plaza, Knight St, Richland, WA 99352
Parking is available in the big Richland Federal Building parking lot across the road and north on Jadwin Ave. Don't park in the plaza (there might be an event on), nor in the hotel parking lot across George Washington Way (they might tow you, unless you're staying there).

Sunrise: 06:10
Sunset: 19:44

There will be riding in the dark. Lights and reflective gear that satisfy RUSA rules must be carried and used. There will be an inspection at the start.

There will be some long stretches (>50 miles) without services. Please ensure you are carrying enough food and drink for your needs. Away from towns cell phone coverage is often unavailable.

There will be info controls (please have a pen).

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