2 COUNTY DOUBLE METRIC
What: Tour Thurston and Lewis counties by bike in a ride organized by the Capital Bicycle Club. The event offers routes ranging from 11 to 127 miles. All rides follow scenic roads that organizers say typically have light vehicle traffic.
When: 7 a.m. Sunday.
Where: Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater.
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Getting there: From Interstate 5 in Tumwater, take Exit 102, then drive east on Trosper Road. Turn right on Capitol Boulevard and continue to Israel Road. Turn right and continue to City Hall.
Of note: Support vehicles will patrol the course. The course is marked and maps will be available. Food stops will be available along the route. Participants are required to wear a helmet. The Capital City Bicycle Club bills this ride as an ideal training event for the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic. This year’s STP is sold out. The 2 County Double Metric is the club’s oldest ride.
Cost: $40 for individual riders, $35 for club members. Children 17 and younger ride free when accompanied by a registered adult.