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JOY!ride 5:30PM (VAN)


8-10 miles


10 mph tops


some hills



Ride Type:


Cancellation Guidelines:

Snow / Ice / Active Thunderstorms / Wind > 25 mph

This week’s JOY!ride:

Looking for a beginner-friendly place to ride?  Burnt Bridge Creek Trail!

We'll start by taking the Falk St overpass to the top - which we will WALK.  It's a kick and could come in handy for you in the future.  We u-turn to the trail and ride most of the western portion.  The ride is short but the trail has some inclines which we want to ride at our very leisurely pace - no one left behind!  It also has a few crossings that are hard to find by yourself.  Here's the MAP LINK.

Start: Bi-Mart parking lot, 2601 Falk Rd

How do I prepare:  Pump tires.  Check brakes. Spin wheels to check that they roll freely.  Bring a tube that fits your tires. Test ride around the block.  Bring what you need to be comfy:  sunscreen, water bottle, snack, chapstick, cell phone?

Need a mechanic?  There are many, but these local bike shops supported our RACC event and we highly encourage your patronage!  Bike Clark County Bike Shop   Camas Bike and Sport   Vancouver Cyclery   Wheel Deals


NOTE: This is a short ride, but lights (white up front and red in the back) are always a good idea toward sunset.  




 What is a JOY!ride  we pedal for beginner-friendly fun.

JOY!ride Routes –
Variety! We may stop somewhere along the way or gather at the end for coffee, goodies, pizza or beer. We may start on the Heights or downtown or on a path.
JOY!ride Distance
– Always 10 or less

JOY!ride Pace – Always 10 or less, except on the downhills when we fly.  
JOY!ride Style -- No one EVER left behind.

JOY!ride Terrain – Usually flat with occasional short inclines.

JOY!ride Starts – Times and places will vary.

JOY!ride Riders – If you’re new, recovering, or just want to enjoy summer casually, come on a JOY!ride. Some rides may suitable for kids who can safely navigate traffic on city streets. Look at the map link or call me if you have questions.




Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign up and be a part of the announcements and safety briefing. Riders are expected to have read the Safe Riding Policy and be familiar with the Ride Style Definitions. Please direct questions to the ride leader or Road Captain. Helmets are required. Lights (front and rear), RoadIDs and cell phones are recommended.  Make sure your bike is in good working order with the ABC Bike Safety Check.  Please communicate with the leader if you decide to go off route or not return to the start.


Remember - we want to be awesome representatives for cycling and spread a love for our great sport locally by obeying all traffic laws and riding in a safe and courteous manner. Ride safely and have fun!

 E-bikes welcome! Land Bridge River Path

Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 5:30 PM
Bi-Mart - park away from the store toward Falk
2601 Falk
Vancouver, WA  

Jan Verrinder
3606073271 (p)
Road Cycling 101 suitable, short/slow/flat
Registration is not Required