1) Work up an appetite for your big Memorial Day family BBQ.
2) A challenging step up, now that you've ridden 200K.
3) The Fireweed is closer than you think!
4) To ride across the hidden little one-lane wooden bridge that no one else knows about.
5) To qualify for Paris-Brest-Paris or The Big Wild Ride!
6) BONUS REASON - The soup and lemon bars at Vagabond Blues.

Whatever your reasons, grab your friends and come out and discover why more people are randonneuring.

This Saturday's Anchorage/Palmer/Anchorage 300K is a spectacular full day's traverse across a sampling of local communities, on backroads and trails that will at times enchant you, and at other times challenge you.

All the juicy ride details, including the ride waiver and cue sheet are available on the Alaska Randoneurs' website. Photos from past rides are at: http://www.alaskarandonneurs.org/node/243.

Or, if you're heading up north, Carlos (Thank you Carlos!!) is offering the Denali Highway RUSA 200K all-dirt brevet along w/ his Denali Classic. You can bag two birds w/ one bike! (http://aksoggybottom.com/aea.html)

We still have a lot more rides coming up:

Anch/Seward 200K (spend the night or take the train back!)
Anch/Seward/Anch 400K
Ronde van Anchorage (aka The Bread & Water 100K) The finest 100K loop of Anchorage ever!
Gakona/Delta Junction 200K - across the quiet and beautiful northern section of the Richardson Highway.
Gakona/Delta/Tok 400K - stretch it out a bit!
Gakona/Delta/Tok/Gakona 600K - The last chance for ultradistance before the Fireweed, or to qualify for PBP or the BWR.

It doesn't end there. See the full schedule on our website for more rides in July, August, and September. http://www.alaskarandonneurs.org/schedules/2011

Come ride with us!

Kevin Turinsky
Alaska Randonneurs