Optimist Clubs are dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids" and do their part through community service projects.
The Lewis County Historical Ride is held annually on the day before Mothers' Day.
The event offers your choice of four loop rides, all beginning and ending at
(NEW LOCATION) Jackson Prairie Church
4224 Jackson , Chehalis, WA 98532.
Coming from I-5 North, Take exit 68 for Highway 12, turn left. Go to Jackson Highway turn left (stop light) destination is on left.
Coming from I-5 South, Take exit 68 Hwy 12. Turn right onto Hwy 12. Turn left on Jackson Hwy (STOP LIGHT). Turn left. Your destination will be on left.
Each ride offers you leisure time to view the many sites and sounds of rural roads in beautiful Lewis County. You will see herds of cows, perhaps a few llamas, and an ostrich or two. You will also have views of our three volcanos, Mount Adams, Mount Saint Helens, and, the most magestic of all, Mount Rainier. Three of the four routes take in two must-see sites: the Evaline School, a functioning two-room country school house, and the historic Claquato Church. (The 68 and 100 mile rides are good training for anyone planning to participate in the Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic in July.)
All rides are family friendly. WITH PAYING ADULT THEIR CHILDREN RIDE FREE
12 miles - Easy for hard-core riders (and only mildly challenging for those who ride once a year or like yours truly - haven't gotten around to riding since the ground thawed). Two hills, one food stop.
48 miles - A mild ride with two hills and three food stops.
68 miles - Considered a medium ride with a few hills and four food stops.
100 miles - A medium difficulty ride that takes you on some real county side roads. Four food stops.
Five rest stops: Water/Drink/Food
Marked courses (Dan Henry system)
On-site basic assistance/repairs
On-site registration will available the day of the ride between 7:00 and 8:30 AM.
Riders can start anytime between 7:00 am and 8:30 am.
Start line closes at 8:30
Route & Support Closes at 4 pm
For more information, contact:
or e-mail Ccoc98532@yahoo.com
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