This August tradition is back with some great changes!
Summer Breeze is the last big ride of summer and you won't want to miss it... especially this year! We have lots of exciting primo new road to share with you. Low traffic, scenic countryside, you and your friends = awesomeness on a beautiful summer day!
Parking at Longview Community College (registration/check-in will be across the street in New Longview behind Gusto Coffee Bistro — see below for details!)
Sunday, August 27, 2017. Heading south and then to the east and back in a series of well-thought-out, picturesque loops, this will be a new version of Summer Breeze. Featuring all of the road-riding-goodness you loved in the past while including some new sections of pristine pavement and gentle rollers.
The sags will be on point and hungry riders will be met at the end of the ride with a chef-prepared brunch that will include goodies from our friends at Gusto Coffee and entertainment that will have you Jammin’ while you enjoy a delicious craft beer from our friends at Coop Ale Works.
Summer Breeze is a family-friendly event not to be missed!
Choose from 100 miles, 90 miles, 70 miles, 50 miles or a relaxed 30-mile tour.
CKC ride marshals will also be on hand with tips and help for new cyclists. Final routes will be included on this page shortly.
REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER BREEZE
Parking will be at Longview Community College Gate #2. The check-in and walk-up registration area will be directly west, behind Gusto Coffee Bistro at the New Longview Shopping area.
Look for our tents in the New Longview Shopping complex behind Gusto Coffee Bistro. This is the Start/Finish. Lunch will be served here as well.
Please be considerate of pedestrians and yield to them. Stay as far to the right as practicable on all roadways. Signal drivers and other cyclists. Pass cyclists on the left, and give an audible if you're within 3'. Ride predictably and responsibly at all times. We are all ambassadors for safe cycling.
• Registration opens at 6:30 am for 50/70/90/100 riders
and at 7:30 for 30-mile riders
• 50, 70, 90 and 100-mile riders will leave at 7 am
• 30-mile riders will leave at 8:00 a.m.
• Plan to arrive about 45 minutes to 1 hour before your chosen route begins
• Ride support ends at 3pm, so plan to be finished by then
• Enjoy a great meal from 11am-3pm, live music and a refreshing craft beer, water or soda.
Ride Marshals will be on hand to assist and answer questions and familiarize you with safe riding practices.
Check this page just before the ride to ensure you have the latest map or pick up a map at registration/check-in Sunday morning.
A special thanks to New Longview, Metropolitan Community College - Longview Campus and Gusto Coffee Bistro for their support of this event!