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Whiting Ranch Poker Ride is Back

This is a fun event, and it’s back for another year. Cyclists can ride a 6.5 mile course through Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, while competing for prizes:

Participants will ride their mountain bike through an adventurous course of trails, navigating their way through checkpoints along the way.  After hitting all the checkpoints, riders will be dealt a poker hand to compete for awesome prizes awarded for the best hands!  Following the ride, various mountain bike exhibits will be set up at the Glenn Ranch staging area. Food will also be available for purchase.

The event is scheduled for October 12, 2013 at 9 AM.  More information is available here.

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