Wonders of the Willamette, Salem, Oregon, June 29th – July 2nd, 2012

The 27th Annual Northwest Tandem Rally was put on by tandem enthusiasts!  2012 startCollectively, 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 Ride19 milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile
Medium Ride48 milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile
Long Ride78 milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile

Sunday, July 1
Explore the valley to the south passing wineries, vineyards, and berry farms.

Short Ride39 milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile
Medium Ride53 milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile
Long Ride48 miles
(shorter but more hills)
Route and Queue SheetVertical Profile
“Torture Chamber” Ride49 hilly milesRoute and Queue SheetVertical Profile