Yaquina Lighthouse Century in Newport - 8/17/08

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Yaquina Lighthouse Century in Newport - 8/17/08

Postby dunshay04 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:13 pm

Has anyone done this ride? If so, what are your comments? Thanks. Sharon
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Yaquina Lighthouse Century

Postby wayneh » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:41 pm

I am signed up to do this ride, along with my son. I was thinking of doing the Vine Ride the day before as a warm-up, would appreciate any comments from those who have done the Lighthouse Century before - route, support, food etc. Wind? Traffic?

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Postby MarbleMtn » Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:23 pm

I did it last year. Very gorgous route. Not very many riders and fair amount of distance between food stations. Make sure to carry water and a little food.

I enjoyed it and plan on doing it again. Clyde
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Postby HalfBent » Thu Jul 10, 2008 1:20 pm

I completely agree with Clyde. A really nice, low key ride, but make sure to pack extra food and water; a long ways between the 3 rest stops on the century. We did it on our tandem last year.


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