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|Meet at: Orono Park, turn west onto Station street from Main St. then left onto Leigh St. in Orono, you will see the Orono Park sign.
Date: July 29, 2018
Departure Times: 160 km at 7:00 am, 100 km at 8:00 am. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time for your ride.
The routes are not marked, so if possible please download the route to your Garmin when the routes are finalized. You will receive confirmation of the final routes by email before the ride. Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the route before the ride. Printed maps will be distributed at the ride.
.gps files: Go to RWGPS maps displayed below, click on “view full route”, when you are on the RWGPS site open “overview” tab, then “export” tab. TCX files are commonly used with most Garmins
Printable maps and turns:160 km or 100 km. Please note that these maps will be updated during the week before the Century to reflect unforeseen road closures. All participants will receive an email with links to the final route maps and files before the ride.
Sag Support: Sag support is provided at various locations (see below). In addition Eric Wagenaar (905-260-0676) will be available for minor mechanical repairs and if necessary to ferry riders and bikes back to Orono Park.
160 km lunch: The lunch stop for the 160 km riders will be the parking lot at the Diane Hamre (Newcastle) recreation complex. If you wish you may pack a lunch and leave it with the 160 km sag support vehicle.
Orono Park Swimming Pool: The swimming pool will be open with a $4.50 admission charge.
Open drinking of alcoholic beverages is not allowed in the Park.
A lunch will be provided for all participants and volunteers after the ride. An area in the park with picnic tables has been reserved for the DCC.
Fee to help cover picnic and sag support: $10.00
Please note that routes and sag stops are subject to change up until the ride date. When the routes are finalized participants will receive an email with links to the final route maps and RWGPS files.
What to bring:
Two full water bottles
$10 for sag support (please check in and pay Eric W. at the park), $4.50 for swimming pool admission
Towel and swimming suit
Refreshments for after the ride
160 km riders may pack a light lunch to leave with the sag wagon
If you wish you may bring snacks or desserts to share at the picnic after the ride
Picnic tables are available but you may consider bringing your own chair for after the ride
Many thanks to volunteers Don Blainey, Cliff Bruton, Morgan Dever, Tom Moffat, Mark Newbigging and Sharon Welsh for making this event happen.
100 km sag support stops:
39 km Diane Hamre (Newcastle) Rec Complex (washroom) Morgan & Don
72 km Pit Rd and Line 4 (no washroom) Morgan & Don
160 km sag support stops:
42 km Ashburn Park (port-a-potty) Sharon & Mark
79 km Courtice Community Centre (washroom) Eric
100 km Diane Hamre (Newcastle) Rec Complex (washroom) Sharon & Mark
134 km Pit Rd and Line 4 (no washroom) Morgan & Don