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Start Date: Sat, 5/23/2015

Description: Team randonneuring rides are unique events in adventure cycling; rides that come from a rich historical tradition. They heighten the challenge of the experience among friends.  We offer them only once every few years, so don't miss out on this one!

Team randonnées come in two flavors: 24-hour or 13.5-hour. All events are for teams of 3 to 5 members and each team designs their own route that heads to a common destination set by the event organizer. Teams must ride the specified minimum distance in the appropriate time period and finish together to get ride credit.

Don't let the rules or format scare you off. These rides are a blast. Get your team together, figure out your own course, and ride!

General team rando infohttp://www.rusa.org/teamrando.html

Arrow Rules: http://www.rusa.org/arrowrules.html

Dart Rules: http://www.rusa.org/dartrules.html

Online Registration: HERE. Online registration closes Friday, April 10 at 9:00PM AST.

Team Proposals, Including Routes Due: April 25, 2015

Check-In: n/a

Ride Starts: Arrow - 19:00 5/22/15, Dart – 05:30 5/23/15

Start Location: Determined by team.

Finish Time & Location: 19:00 5/23/15 at Gallo's Mexican Restaurant (8311 Arctic Boulevard, Anchorage, AK.)

Distance: 200/360 Kilometers +/-

Type: RUSA Dart/Arrow

Time Limit: 13.5/24 Hours

Fee: $20 (Dart) / $30 (Arrow)

Organizer: Kevin Turinsky

Phone: 907-317-6030 (mobile)

E-mail: info@alaskarandonneurs.org

Special Instructions:

1) Bring a pen!
2) Bring your camera, and take photos during the ride!
3) Calibrate your cyclocomputer, before the event, and know how to use it!
4) Join or renew your RUSA membership

Beware of riding in a paceline with riders you're unfamiliar. Insure your cables and chain are in running condition before the ride. Check your tubes and patch kit from last season. Does your pump still work? Fenders with mud flaps are always strongly encouraged, or you'll face the scorn and abuse of your fellow randonneurs drafting you when the skies open up or when the roads become muddy. This is also a great time to try out lights, bags, racks, food, etc. Rear lights, in non-flashing mode only, are strongly encouraged for every ride. Remember, the spirit of randonneuring emphasizes self-sufficiency. If your derailleur cable breaks, you gotta fix it. Also, it's your responsibility to have your brevet card properly completed at each control point. DO NOT LOSE YOUR BREVET CARD!Please be polite/courteous/civil to convenience store attendants. It's your responsibility to know the Alaska state and local road laws. Ride no more than two up. White light front, red light rear between dusk and dawn.

Reminders: Join or renew your RUSA membership.

Most Important: All riders are reminded that any failure to conduct the ride in accordance with RUSA rules (www.rusa.org), applicable laws, or any special instructions or equipment requirements for this ride may result in a time penalty or disqualification. Sorry, I had to say that. Right now would be a good time to read RUSA's Rules for Riders (http://www.rusa.org/brvreg.html) Also, you've got to wear your helmet.

2015 RUSA Liability Waiver

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