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Saguaro Lake 100k
100 km Brevet

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Date:  Saturday, January 6, 2018

Distance: 65 miles

Start Time: 7:30 am
There will be a mass start at 7:30 AM and announcements and time for questions at 7:15.
Start Location: Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ (Get directions)

Time Limit: 7 hours

Sunrise:  7:33 am
Sunset:  5:27 pm

Cost: $20 Pre-registration only. No day-of-event registration.

RUSA sanctioned.

Description

Saguaro Lake 100k

This is a very scenic route through Fountain Hills & East Mesa. Enjoy grand views of the Superstition Mountains, Four peaks, Red Mountain & Saguaro Lake. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the mob of Wild Horses who make their home in the Red Mountain wilderness. There are very few flat sections on this route, but the climbs tend to be short and evenly spaced. The Bush highway & Usery Pass section (about 45-miles), is arguably the most beautiful route in the Phoenix area.

This route has abundant climbing for an early season ride. The descents do pay you back, though.


Directions to the start

Location: Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, AZ

Address: Intersection at Palasades and Fountain Hills Blvd

13733 North Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, Arizona 85268

Directions:  Safeway and Starbucks Coffee.

Google map: Click here

 

 

Route Map

View  on line map here

Note: The Ride With GPS map may be used to download a file for your GPS, if you wish. Remember, though, that the route sheet you receive at the start of the ride is official, this map IS NOT.

Cue sheets will be handed out at the start of each event. Copies are provided here for planning purposes. Make sure you use the cue sheets provided on the morning of the ride. They will be the most up to date.

Download cue sheet (xls)

Download cue sheet (pdf)

Elevation Profile


About 3,500 feet of climbing.
Minimum/maximum elevation: 1300 / 2100 feet above sea level

Requirements

Lights: Optional. However, if you're still riding after sunset, you need lights as required by law.

Services

Start: Safeway/Starbucks The start/finish control is at the southeast corner of Palasades & Fountain Hills Blvd in the Safeway parking lot.

Address: 13733 North Fountain Hills Blvd, Fountain Hills, Arizona 85268

Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/qIeED

The Start/ Finish will be located in Fountain Hills, AZ. A Google map may be found here.

Here is a detailed map of the Start/Lunch/Finish. It can be confusing because we enter/leave the plaza from different directions and meet at different places at different times.

1) START: Park behind the Pizza Hut. We will meet there for the ride start

2) FINISH/LUNCH: Will be at Subway. I will also be there to CHECK you in.

Start/Lunch/Finish

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Checkpoint #2 is at the top of the second climb (Usery Pass). This will be a staffed control with some snacks and water.

Checkpoint #3 will be near the top of your 3rd climb. This control will also be staffed with snacks and water.

Checkpoint #4 will be back at the Start/Finish location. This will be your lunch stop. Lunch will be served at the Subway. You'll be able to order any 6" sub, chips and drink from the Subway in the plaza. There are also vegetarian options there.

Rider limit: 100 riders

Mike Sturgill is your trail boss for this ride. Still have questions? Contact Mike HERE.

23 Registered Riders.

Rider Name RUSA # City State/Prov
Carlton van Leuven 4713 Chandler AZ
Dave Lehnen Tempe AZ
David Brake 7351 Mesa AZ
Dennis Miller Scottsdale AZ
Dennis Freeman 9252 Phoenix AZ
Don Andre 7931 Basalt CO
Dwight Stoup 7420 Phoenix AZ
Ed Turner Scottsdale AZ
Frank Thomas Scottsdale AZ
James Angle Golden Valley MN
Jason Palmer Scottsdale AZ
Julie Brass 9284 Scottsdale AZ
Kathryn Angle Golden Valley MN
Melinda Berge Park City UT
Randall Grace 1952 Phoenix AZ
Sara Diercks Scottsdale AZ
Sidney Ogino Peoria AZ
Steve Brass 9283 Scottsdale AZ
Steve Scriven Scottsdale AZ
Thomas Timmer Scottsdale AZ
Tim Schwimer Scottsdale AZ
William Bennett 4718 Woodbury MN
William Chambers Park City UT