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"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall."
-F. Scott Fitzgerald

100 Miles  -  50 Miles  -  50 Kms
October 7-9th, 2022
Brownsville, Oregon

Friday, October 7th
Arrive to Camp
Evening Social


Saturday, October 8th
Morning Yoga
100mile/50mile/50k supported ride*
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided
Horseshoes, Live Music, Art Printing
Camping


Sunday, October 9th
Morning Yoga
15 mile coffee/social ride
Breakfast & Lunch provided

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Event Details

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In October 2017, we were still reveling in the afterglow of the inaugural Swift Summit 200/100 just two months earlier. The stoke was high, but we were beginning to miss all of the new friends we made in the saddle, and the long and dark Northwest Winter loomed on the horizon. We needed something to lift our spirits just a bit and carry us into the new autumn, so we rented a group campsite, purchased a bunch of food, and invited everyone to come join us for a three-day celebration of golden leaves, community, and a proper symbolic closure for the epic cycling season we'd just experienced. 

Now we want to do it again, and you're invited.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 7th
05:00pm    Arrive at Pioneer Park in historic Brownsville, Oregon
              -Dinner on your own


Saturday, October 8th
07:00am    Morning Yoga Flow
07:30am    Breakfast
08:45am    100m/50m/50k supported ride*

11:30am    Lunch
12:30pm    Massage Available (optional)

03:00pm    Camp Activities
                -Horse Shoe Tournament
                -Live Music
                -Art Printing
                -Relaxing & Socializing
                -Campfire(s)

06:30pm    Dinner     


Sunday, October 9th
07:00am    Morning Yoga Flow
07:45am    Breakfast
08:30am    15 mile coffee/social ride



 

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Frequently 
Asked Questions

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Will I Freeze Camping in Oregon in October?
If you're an Oregonian, it's a safe bet that you've probably been inspired by a crisp, fall morning, but perhaps you haven't slept outside in a tent when Jack Frost comes through.  With a well rated sleeping bag rated down to 30 degrees, you should be alright. We'll even teach you the old "boiled water in a Nalgene in the foot of your bag" trick. If you need a little more insulation to make it through, you're welcome to bring a sprinter van or trailer/RV. We can make it all work.

If camping isn't your jam, we offer the option to join us for just a home cooked breakfast and ride Saturday morning.  Lunch will be provided afterwards, and you're welcome to stick around throughout the afternoon for post-ride activities. A dinner add-on is also available for purchase if you want to stick around until evening. 



What are the Routes?
Participants have the option of a supported 100 mile, 50 mile, or 50k on Saturday. All routes offer aid station support with food and hydration. Click for link to routes below. Subject to change.


100 Mile

50 Mile

50k

Sunday Social Ride



I've got a Family and Small Kids. Can they Join the Weekend Fun?
The Autumn Amble is family friendly (dogs included). For younger kids and family, and those new to cycling, the 50k route takes it light on the climbing but packs the same breathtaking scenery as the 100k route. For those extra young kids, the campground includes a large playground, basketball courts, and a quarter mile paved loop that is low traffic. Striders and training wheels encouraged, and reduced costs for those just looking to hang (kids nine and under are free).



What about Diet Restrictions? 
Our camp chefs are mindful of everyone's unique dietary needs, and will have choices available to meet the needs of practicing vegans, vegetarians, and those with gluten sensitivities.



Additional Questions Can Be Emailed To
swiftsummitnw@gmail.com

"You Hear So Deep"
2017 Community Campout

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The Autumn Amble is sanctioned by the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association but IS NOT a race. An organization license is required to participate and a day-use license ($5) will be added to your registration fee if necessary. 

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