The Annual Bike ride is a one day, fully supported bike ride. There are two options for length of ride. The ride is sponsored by Friends of the Weiser River Trail. Registration is at Blue Circle Sports.
Date: June 3, 2017
Shirts: Shirt is a short sleeve cotton. Riders registering after May 23 will receive the right size shirt only if my guess is correct.
Short Ride: This ride departs from the Council, Idaho trailhead at 9:00 am. Riders are shuttled to the northern end of the trail near New Meadows. It is a 28 mile ride back to Council. The route is mostly downhill and is excellent for beginner riders. The northern 20 miles of the trail is in forested canyons with rivers and bridges. The final 8 miles of the ride is through agricultural land with sections of the trail lined by trees. Map to Council Trailhead
Long Ride: This ride departs from the Cambridge, Idaho trailhead at 8:15 am. Riders are shuttled to the northern end of the trail near New Meadows. It is a 48 mile ride back to Cambridge. The route is the same description as the short ride with the addition of 6 miles along the rolling hills south of Council and 14 miles along the Weiser River canyon to Cambridge. Map to Cambridge Trailhead
Start Location: The ride starts about 2.3 miles west of New Meadows at the intersection of West Pine and Mountain View which is just off Highway 95 on the south side of the road. Riders can notify the ride director and meet at this location instead of riding the shuttle. Map to start location.
Food: There is a lunch stop at Council Senior Center. A light snack and water are available about 17 miles from the start of the ride. There is no snack for the Cambridge riders after the lunch at Council.
Support: Both rides are supported by cyclists traveling with the groups and a sweep that assures everyone is off the trail.