Bellingham Traverse

Road Bike

BT_rdbike_no_milWinding Roads (18 mi.)

Road Bike Map / Watch Video

2018 Note: The road bike finish will be moving to Fairhaven Middle School.
Stay tuned for transition area details and updated maps. 

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Cut OFF Time for Mountain Bikers is 2:15 pm. 
If your Mountain Biker is not back by 2:15 pm- the Road Biker starts the leg! Meet them at Cornwall Beach! Cut OFF Time for MB leg does not apply to Chinook (solo).

Miles 1-2: South out of Lake Padden Park along Samish Way over I-5 heading down to Lake Samish.

Mile 3: Wind downhill to N. Lk. Samish.

Mile 4: Past Lake Samish Park, over the bridge, left onto West Lake Samish Road.

Miles 5-7: Along the West side of Lake Samish to Nulle Road.

Mile 7: Left on Nulle Road along the south end of the lake.

Miles 8-9: Heading North along East Lake Samish Road to intersection of North Samish Road. Stop at intersection.

Mile 10: Climb uphill on North Samish Road to Samish Way.

Miles 11-16: Along Old Samish Road in the shadows of Chuckanut Mountain. Right on Chuckanut Drive heading back towards town.

Miles 16-17: North on Chuckanut Drive. Left at 12th Street intersection onto Cowgill.

Miles 18: Right on 6th Ave to finish at 6th and Harris Ave. 

Finish: We have a downhill finish, which makes it challenging for you to want to slow down. We get it. In order for us to see your number and make sure your team can connect with you, please sit up on your bike and slow down as you come in.

(Est. time 55 min.)

Rules: You must obey all posted traffic signs- follow the rules of the road. Please. You may draft with others. If you encounter somebody that needs help, please stop to assist.

At Padden: Please park on the right side of Wilkin Ave. or within the park. It would be great if you rode up, took the bus or carpooled with some friends. Space is limited. The WTA Bus is #43 – Yew Street- it leaves downtown at 11:25 am.
In Fairhaven: You will find street parking on Harris Ave, 6th and 4th streets.

Bike equipped for road and trail
Helmet required at all times



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