The Yaquina Wheels Bicycle Club invites riders of all levels to the 4th
annual Yaquina Lighthouse Century Rides to be held on Sunday, August 17,
2008 in Newport, Oregon. All rides begin and end at the Yaquina Lighthouse
Visitor Center. The courses open at 7 am and close at 5 pm. Four rest
stops along the route provide water, a variety of fresh fruits, cooked food
items and other snacks. Mechanical support will be available on all routes.
Riders choose from three distances: 25, 62.4 (metric century) or a 100 miles
on a course that connects two lighthouses, weaves through Newport's historic
Bayfront, follows the Yaquina and Siletz rivers and passes along the
beautiful Central Coast of Oregon including breathtaking vistas at Cape
Foulweather. Watch for whales and birdwatchers look for herons, egret and
bald eagles along some of Oregon's most diverse coastal scenery and
Proceeds from the rides go to Newport's Friends of the Lighthouses,
Waldport's Green Bikes Program and other local, regional and national
non-profit cycling organizations.
Please visit www.yaquinawheels.org/Century.html for more information and a link online registration or a mail-in form.