Registration for 2022 opens soon!

We know you’re anxious to register for the ride. We had hoped to begin registration in February, but like so many things in the time of COVID nothing is as easy as it should be. We anticipate having everything in place to open registration in the next couple of weeks. We will sell out, so don’t wait to secure your spot once registration opens. In the meantime, please consider the following items:

  1. Waiver Each participant must complete an online release of liability waiver, with minors listed on an adult waiver. You can complete the waiver anytime, including now. You must have a waiver done before you can complete registration, so we suggest that you do it now. You can find the waiver here: Release of Liability Waiver
  • Accommodations: If you’re going to need accommodations we highly recommend making reservations ASAP! Port Angeles will be at 100% occupancy the weekend of the ride and every year we have desperate cyclists calling and emailing for help in finding a place to stay. We suggest you do this before you even register for the ride, and you can always cancel later if necessary.
  • Bib Contest: Send us your pics from a past Ride the Hurricane to events@portangeles.org and we’ll choose one of them to be the backdrop for the 2022 bib image. The chosen winner will get photo credit and free entry for the ride!
Photo courtesy of Julie Hoffman

17 thoughts on “Registration for 2022 opens soon!

  1. IT IS NOT A RACE. WHY ARE EBIKES EXCLUDED? A SLITE WIFF OF PREJUDGEMENT AGANST
    OLDER, NOT AS ALTHELETIC RIDERS. PLEASE HELP US UNDERSTAND THIS POLICY. THANK YOU.

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    1. Hello Peter,
      We have no judgement at all against older riders. In fact many of our regular participants are in their 70’s and even 80’s. As far as “not as athletic” riders, we certainly have no judgement against them, and we are always beyond thrilled when someone uses this ride as motivation to train and work hard to become more athletic so that they can accomplish the ride. But this ride is and always has been a special opportunity for cyclists to concentrate on giving it all they’ve got to ride up to Hurricane Ridge, without having to share the road with faster and more powerful vehicles. This ride is an athletic event, not a pleasure ride, much the same as a marathon or a triathlon is an athletic event. There are several categories of rides in the cycling world, including Centuries, Mountain Bike Rides, BMX rides, and Hill Climbs. Ride the Hurricane is a Hill Climb, wherein climbing the hill is the point of the ride. Some rides are specifically created for a purpose. Using an Ebike for this ride would be like using one in the portion of a triathlon: clearly not fair to the other participants, and a negation of the spirit of the ride. These are events that participants train for weeks and even months to accomplish, and the point of the ride is the athletic achievement it provides. For over a decade this ride has been about getting to the top of the hill under your own power. There are many, many rides available for Ebikes, and we would be happy to recommend several for you to enjoy. However, a ride that revolves around a major athletic accomplishment is not one that is appropriate for Ebikes.

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  2. Waiver is for the Port Angeles Winter Ice Village?

    On Sun, Feb 27, 2022 at 11:25 PM Ride the Hurricane wrote:

    > pachamber posted: ” We know you’re anxious to register for the ride. We > had hoped to begin registration in February, but like so many things in the > time of COVID nothing is as easy as it should be. We anticipate having > everything in place to open registration in the next co” >

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    1. We are not doing a Century this year so we will be able to return our focus to the original hillclimb route, bringing you the extraordinary event that it has always been.

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