Safety

 

Preparing

It is recommended each rider bring:

  • (2) water bottles
  • a tube
  • patch kit
  • tire levers
  • pump
  • a spare tire
  • warm clothing - in layers that can be shed as the day warms up

HELMETS

HELMETS ARE MANDATORY!

This is not a race!


Traffic

PLEASE BE COURTEOUS OF LOCAL DRIVERS AND TRAFFIC. PLEASE OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS!

Be sure to come to a complete stop at all stop signs not controlled by volunteers or law enforcement personnel.


Single file

NO GROUPS LARGER THAN 5 BICYCLES AND YOU MUST RIDE SINGLE FILE.

There must be adequate distance between groups to enable motorist to pass safely. Riders may not impede the normal and reasonable movement of traffic.


paceline

If you ride in a paceline, please announce “on your left” when passing other riders. Please understand that you assume all liabilities and risks for riding in a paceline.

Please pass riders with at least two feet of clearance between you and the rider you pass on your right.


Inclement weather

The ride will run as scheduled, rain or shine.

No refunds will be provided due to inclement weather.


Note to violators

Riders who violate vehicle code laws, ride unsafely, are discourteous, rude or dangerous to other riders (or volunteers) will be asked to leave the event and will not be allowed to ride in the Crater Lake Century next year.


Support Vehicles

NO PERSONAL SUPPORT VEHICLES PLEASE