|Starting off at the University Village Starbucks|
|Our support crew - we couldn't get this done without them!|
|Here's the group, posing at the end of the ride at Fairhaven|
Park in Bellingham, 103 miles from the start
From there, it was just a relaxed ride towards Chuckanut drive - except for the fact that after the picture taking, everyone pretty much went on their own attack pace to the finish line. We were all done before 3 and spent the rest of the afternoon hanging out in the Fairhaven neighborhood. A few drinks at a local brewery while waiting for the commuters to get on the trains and we were done for another fun day.
R.S.V.P. (Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party)
|Our RSVP regulars at the|
Party portion of the RSVP
Ride up to Artist Point, Mount Baker
Another developing Mang tradition is the ride from Maple Falls to Artist Point - an up and down ride, 31 miles per trip with 26 of those miles being a slow steady climb up to 5,000 feet above sea level. Artist Point is at the end of
|The town of Glacier, 7 miles from the starting line, is the|
official start of the climbing efforts for this ride
Then there are the training rides, the hiking trips, the parties and all manner of get togethers for Mangs and Alings, making the most of the good weather we've been having this summer. If you didn't play outside this month, then you missed out. September's supposed to be spectacular, too!