Willard Bay Series (100/200km)

Willard Bay Populaire — RWGPS Link — RUSA-Sanctioned Populaire

104.5 km (65.0 miles) with 881 feet of cumulative elevation gain — a nearly rather flat route. Time limit: 6:56 hours or finish by 3:56 p.m. Route # 1400.

Willard Bay & Beyond — RWGPS Link — ACP-Sanctioned 200km Brevet

201.5 km (125.2 miles) with 1650 feet of cumulative elevation gain — a rather flat route. Time limit: 13:30 mins. or finish by 10:30 p.m. Route # 1011.

Start Time Check in at 8:30 with a prompt departure at 09:00.The check in closes one minute before the start. There will be brief announcements right beforehand. If you did not preregister, please come 20–30 minutes early and pay with a check (or exact change in cash). Normally, brevets are held held rain or shine, but early-season events, like these, are subject to postponement, if the weather is looking hypothermic (wet and cold).

2011 blog report of this brevet with many more photos.

Introduction This out and back route starts and ends in Centerville, Utah, which is about 10 miles north of Salt Lake City. This is an modification of a popular “Super Series” century ride, sponsored by Bonneville Cycling Club. This is combination a “rural and city ride” as it travels through Layton, Kaysville, Hooper, Brigham City, ending in Corinne. This new route no longer stops at Willard Bay c-store.

Start & Finish Location Walmart at 221 West Parrish Lane, Centerville, 84014 (nearby Bountiful, some 10 miles north of Salt Lake City). From Salt Lake City take exit 319 off I-15 & proceed east for 3/10’s of  mile to the Walmart on your right. Per Ryan the manager, park in the N.W corner of their lot, near Chili’s.

Registration If possible, please register 48 hours in advance so we have time to prepare the personalized brevet cards and cue sheets.If you did not preregister, please come early and pay with a check (or exact change in cash). Since I will also be riding with the group, I cannot wait for late comers (I will leave your brevet card on my windshield if you notify me). This event will be held rain or shine.

Cue Sheet A detailed cue sheet and brevet card will be provided at check in. Do NOT rely on the online cue sheet as it may not be accurate. If you wish to preview the cue sheet, a PDF or OpenOffice version can be e-mailed to you upon request, or one will be sent out to everyone on the Google E-Mail Group, about a week before the event date.

Support This is a “self-supported” brevet. This means you will resupply at convenience stores or cafes along the route. There will be no SAG support and riders must apply principles of self-reliance. I will be at the start to handle the brevet cards, but since I will be riding with the group, so I cannot provide support during this ride.

If any of you have a friend or spouse that can help drive part of the route, please let me know. If they do provide support, it needs to neutral — that is equal support for all riders.

If you have to abandon the brevet, please call or text me, so I don’t wait for you at the finish.

Sanctioning See our “What is a Brevet?” page for more information on sanctioning.

Sun Data (approx.) Civil twilight/sunrise: 06:32/o7:01

Reminders This is a self-supported event, so bring cash for stops at various convenience stores. Also have a pen in your bag in case the route requires answering an “Information Checkpoint.”

Contact Richard Stum (Regional Brevet Administrator), office 435 – 462 – 2266, mobile 435 – 851 – 9558, or Richard@eogear.com

If You Are Late Please call me so I can arrange to leave you a cue sheet and brevet card. You can start up to an hour after the official start time, but subsequent checkpoint cut-off times will remain the same, as if you had started with everyone else. If you know in advance, or wake up Saturday morning and decide not to ride, please let me know so I won’t worry about you at the start. I will not be checking e-mail on Saturday, so please call or text me.