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General · 31st December 2014
Jack Mar
A Celebration of Cycling & Cyclists, An Active and Healthy Life Style, Friends, Family & Community

Food & Lodging
Taku Resort : Only 1 Beach Cabin & 2 Rooms in the Beach House Party Palace ($40 each for the Night)
A few Billets (Home stays) still available Call Sam 250 285 3181

Safety & Guideline
Uninsured Event, You are responsible for your own actions during this event
Dress for the Weather, Cold day
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 6. High plus 1.

Ride in at least a group of 3 people, make sure your bike and yourself are in good operating condition

Visitors can pick up a local maps from the Yak Shack or Cafe Aroma and ride with one of the locals
Carry your own lunch, hydration and repair gear & tools, 911 is available on the Island but cell coverage is spotty

8:30 am Assembly at the Shack ( AKA Island Cycle 615 Taku Rd.) Sign Waiver
9 am  Start!  Both 100K Groups will start together Leads: Jack & Sam
10 am 75k Lead Riders Kathleen & Petra  Routes & Group may vary
11 am Other distances Lead Rider Lynden Routes & Group may vary
4:00 – 5:30 pm After Ride at the Shack “Beers, Cheers & Chowder” BYOB
7 pm onward Riders Celebration - Taku Resort -Beach House Lower Level, Big Fire on the Beach! BYOB & Snack , $5 donation for facilities rental
10 pm HBI Pub  Rock and Roll to the Blue Katz (no cover, free snacks)

* Free Hot Beverages at Aroma Cafe & Island Cycle until 3:30 pm

All venues after the ride are within a 10 minute walk !
Park that vehicle. No Drinking and Driving!!

*  The Truth of it all, Start and Stop When you Want! Please Ride Safely and have Fun !

Thanks to : Dave & Randy of Cafe Aroma, Nevil & Heather Hand for the Epic Chowder, Lynden McMartin Taku Resort, Sam Whittingham for the Inspiration & promotion

Looking for : - a few folks to bring firewood to Taku and clear a beach site for the evening fire
                       - a few people to make coffee and hot chocolate throughout Wednesday at the Yak Shack for the revolving riders (1/2 hr at a time)
                       - a few people to drop snacks at the Shack for the riders
Please contact Jack by email or phone 250 285 3939

Event Notes & Safety
Non insured event – The risk and responsibility is yours. Please sign waiver before you ride!
Limited cell coverage, 911 Service on the Island
Ride in a group of 3 or more, Island maps will be available at the Shack
Obey all traffic rules, Ride Carefully & Defensively
Be prepared – tool kit & flat repair ready, lights, lunch & snacks, dress for the weather,
acknowledge that this may be a very cold and difficult ride
* Taku Guests should pay during check in for an easy check out on New Year's Day