2012 Salem, OR

2012 Salem, OR

Wonders of the Willamette, Salem, Oregon, June 29th – July 2nd, 2012 The 27th Annual Northwest Tandem Rally was put on by tandem enthusiasts!  Collectively, the event team had attended every tandem rally from the beginning.  They shared their favorite rides and local attractions in the beautiful Willamette Valley. Hosted at the historic Willamette University campus. Thanks all that came to a wonderful event! For those that came to the banquet, this is the poem written and shared by our very own Scott McCanna: The Tandem For the records: 733 people Around 365 bikes Lots of fun! Saturday, June 30 Mass Start from the Oregon State Capitol Meander through the friendly communities and lush fields and orchards of the Willamette Valley with stops at local fruit stands and markets. Short Ride 19 miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile Medium Ride 48 miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile Long Ride 78 miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile Sunday, July 1 Explore the valley to the south passing wineries, vineyards, and berry farms. Short Ride 39 miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile Medium Ride 53 miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile Long Ride 48 miles (shorter but more hills) Route and Queue Sheet Vertical Profile “Torture Chamber” Ride 49 hilly miles Route and Queue Sheet Vertical...