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"3 Feet Please" Ride - 10AM (VAN)

Length:

< 20 miles

Pace:

several groups 14-20ish

Terrain:

Flat

Elevation:

Minor

 

Ride Type:

 

Group

Cancellation Guidelines:

Nothing!  This is an Advocacy Ride!  WE RIDE! 
                                  



Details:

 

Be a part of celebrating and publicizing a new WA state law intended to make vulnerable road users safer. 

wa state seal

SB 5723 takes effect January 1 and requires drivers to give us
either a lane OR 3 feet
before attempting to pass us
when we're on roadways without bike lanes.  

3-FEET-JERSEY3 feet   
(Where is her helmet, you ask?  I'm sure her friend is holding it.)

Saving the world - one bike ride at a time!

Details:
Bring coffee $$ for Relevant Coffee right across the street.

Wear VBC gear or something layered, fluffy, warm and electric!
Be ready for a group ride that is not solely focused on exercise or distance. 
Our focus is on publicizing the law and educating the community to make a difference - using our bikes!
Read about the law if you have interest.  See sources below.
A photographer from The Columbian will be there. We are the props to help them explain the law.
Article by Scott Hewitt should be in the paper January 3rd.

Read about the law here OR just google.
The actual law SB 5723

SB 5723 SUMMARY

Another SUMMARY from WABikes

NOTE:  If you google, check the date of the article.  Old information is still out there.
NOTE: There's more to this law.  We can now legally remain in the right-turn only lane, even when we're going straight.

Fun DOL quiz HERE.

Ride leaders:  Devin, Sally, Donna and Jan and Peter Sagan.

Notes:

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 Policyand 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. Please make sure to print a ride cue sheet, if you need one. Make sure your bike is in good working order. Riders should be able to maintain the stated pace. 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!


View ALL Ride Cue Sheets

 

 

When:
Saturday, December 28, 2019, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Bike Clark County (meet in the back parking lot)
1604 Main St
Vancouver, WA  98660
Contact(s):
Sally Butts
360-281-8066 (p)
Category:
Club Ride
Registration is not Required