9.14.20

Second Solo AlleyCat

 

WHAT: Second Solo Cache Valley 2020 Alleycat!

WHERE: Cache Valley, UT

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 18th -- Monday, Sept. 21st 

You might be wondering, “well, what's an Alley Cat?” 

An Alley Cat is an informal, unsanctioned bike event to help people explore their communities on bikes. .We’ve adapted the event to encourage folks to get out and explore, as opposed to trying to compete for a fast time. 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Hop on your bike (don’t forget your helmet!)

  1. Earn points by riding this route for 15 points, participating in our #WhyWePedal bonus prize challenge, AND by finding as many of the items as you can! You can find the Manifest item list below. 

  1. Document each item on the Manifest that you find with a photo. 

  1. Submit your photos here so we can count your points. 

We also encourage you to share them to Instagram or Facebook to spread the word about the AlleyCat! Be sure to use the hashtags #cachevalleybikeweek #trailscache #soloalleycat #pedalcache and tag @trailscache and @aggiebluebikes 

  1. Win bike prizes and gift cards up to $50 to use at a local bike shop! Gift cards will be given to participants with the most points. 

     

    Find the items below, take a picture and let us know! 

    Manifest Item List

    Points

    Ride this route (image below)

    15

    The bike rack that you use the most

    3

    #WhyWePedal social media challenge (details below) 

    3

    A bike rack shaped like something (other than an O or U)

    3

    Find a mural

    3

    Your favorite yard or urban art

    3

    Leaf, paw print, or shoe indentations in a sidewalk

    3

    A historic building

    3

    Graffiti

    3

    Sculpture or statue

    3

    A building that is over 100 years old

    3

    A barn that is dilapidated

    3

    A flag

    3

    Historic site marker

    3

    Stuffed bear in a window or porch

    3

    Locally owned business

    3

    A bus stop

    3

    Your city's seal

    3

    Stained glass window

    3

    A bridge

    3

    Flower growing from the sidewalk or pavers

    3

    Waterwise garden

    3

    Yard watering occurring from the canal system

    3

    Ride your bike on blue pavement

    3

    Outdoor bike fix-it station

    3

    Early halloween inflatable

    3

    A spooky tree

    3

    A working scarecrow

    3

    Decorations up for a holiday that isn't in fall

    3

     

    EARN 15 POINTS: Ride from Merlin Olsen to Rendezvous to Trapper Park Route

    Enjoy a ride to three of Logan's beloved park gems, and enjoy the cool air along the Logan River Trail. This ride is an approx 5 mile route, it's a combination of paved trail and on-street riding with low traffic. Total 290 ft of elevation gain. Designed for all ability levels. 

    The route can be ridden as an out-and-back ride or as a part of a greater loop if you get creative! Whatever way you ride it, it doesn't matter. We just want to see you getting out there! And remember to wear a helmet, look both ways, and use your hand signals when you are riding on the road. 

    Link to route here:https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1opb8HrIECBXkMGpjocm4nX4i29RUC3RG&usp=sharing

    #WhyWePedal Social Media Challenge -- Bonus Prize

    While the global pandemic has challenged our communities in many ways, it has proven that fresh air, two wheels, and a little human powered adventure can soothe our minds and help us stay healthy. Lets share our heightened bike appreciation this week by showcasing #WhyWePedal to support the continued development of our bike facilities and trails. 

    • Copy and paste this text and post a photo of yourself and/or your bike

    • Add a sentence about why you’ve loved riding during 2020. 

    • Use the hashtags #cachevalleybikeweek #pedalcache and tag @trailscache if you want a chance to win $25 at a local bike shop and win extra points for a chance to win even more cash in the Alley Cat ride. 

    • Challenge 5 of your friends through your post or in a private message. 

    • Note that you won’t be entered to win the prize if your account is private!