[FARC_list] "Happy In The Valley" Gravel Bike Race - Saturday, June 16 - Second Call

ai2n at twcny.rr.com ai2n at twcny.rr.com
Wed Jun 6 19:53:48 UTC 2018


Thanks, everyone!  We now have more than enough volunteers.

73, Redd - AI2N

---- ai2n at twcny.rr.com wrote: 
> Hi all. 
> 
> The Ride Oswego County (ROC) “Happy In The Valley” Gravel Bike Race on Saturday, June 16. Please see the original e-mail, below.
> 
> We have this fairly well covered, but I'd like to ask for one or two more volunteers, just to be safe. If you've already responded (yea or nay), thank you!
> 
> It would be -very- good to have someone who would be willing to spend most of the race with Ben, AK2X, at the Williamston VFD Start/Finish line with the Race Director (a good learning experience!). As the end of the race approaches, that operator would go to a point about a mile from the finish to warn Ben when the bikes are approaching. The person in this position could utilize an HT. 
> 
> AND, at the conclusion of the race, all volunteers are invited to the Williamston VFD where the Race Organization will provide us with a meal and one non-alcoholic beverage.
> 
> Please let me know if you're able to help.
> 
> Thanks, Redd - AI2N
> 
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>  
> Next up on the Fulton ARC’s Public Service agenda is the Ride Oswego County 
> (ROC) “Happy In The Valley” Gravel Bike Race on Saturday, June 16. This will 
> take place out in Happy Valley between Altmar, Parish and Williamstown. 
>  
> Start times for the various classes of rider are from 10:00 to 10:25 am. We’ll 
> meet up well before that. The course is about 36 miles long on paved roads, 
> gravel roads and ATV trails. This could be a long event; it may be mid-afternoon 
> before the last rider finishes.  
>  
> We’ll be pretty spread out so HTs will be useless for this event. We’ll all need 
> to use mobiles.  
>  
> Here is an excellent, interactive map: 
>  
> www.bikereg.com/GHITV 
>  
> Here is the entrants’ registration page. Scroll to the bottom, where we have 
> already been thanked in the Sponsors’ area. 
>  
> https://www.bikereg.com/38340 
>  
> We expect to use 146.565 MHz simplex for this event.  As was the case with the 
> previous editions of the Tour de Loop, net control will be centrally located out 
> on the course and will repeat all information received so that -everyone- can 
> hear it. We still may have to relay given the distances and terrain involved. 
>    
> I will coordinate with ROC and make maps, etc.  
>  
> Please let me know if you can help out. If you're new to public service events 
> and/or do not yet have your own equipment, we can pair you with one of our 
> seasoned veterans so you can get a feel for it. 
>  
> Stock up on insect repellent… 
>  
> Redd - AI2N



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