The Rocket Ride is a forum for throwing-down on Saturday morning, so challenging that simple participation is exhilarating.

Every Saturday at 9am from November until February.

Log Boom Park, Kenmore

Coffee: 8:30am

Ride start: 9am

Ride type: Intense, ~22 mph

Distance: 43 miles

Climbing: ~2,800 ft.

Finishing time of the lead group: ~2 hours

Feels like: 4 hours

Club affiliation: Open to all


Finishing coffee: Woodinville Starbucks, until ~11:45am

Comparable rides: Swamis in San Diego, Rose Bowl Ride in Pasadena, River Ride in Sacramento, and The Shootout in Tucson.

Our friend David Longdon talked to David “Rocket” Richter about the origins of the Rocket Ride for the SeattlePI’s Velocity blog.

“What are your tips for riders who want to give it a go?”
Be brave.

Check out the full article here.