Dedicated In Honor To:
This year we are honoring Dean Satchwell, the "Father" of our Kootenai River Ride.
Dean was an avid biker and brought to our attention
that there was great potential in our beautiful
countryside for a spectacular organized ride. That was
10 years ago and many riders have been glad Dean
expressed this to us.
Dean spent his career in law enforcement in both
Idaho and Washington.
Although Dean is battling medical issues, he is still
always good for a wave and a smile. We will be forever
grateful that he brought the Kootenai River Ride to our
Enjoy the fall scenery as you pedal your way along the great Kootenai River and travel to the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge. This is a paved route full of spectacular scenery with the potential to view wildlife, waterfowl, and Myrtle Creek Water Fall (10-minute walk).
When: Saturday, September 15, 2012
100 K - 8:00 a.m. | 60K - 9:00 a.m. | 16K - 9:30 a.m.
There will be multiple checkpoints where you can increase or shorten your ride.
Where: Starting line will be at the Boundary County Fairgrounds.
What to Bring: Each rider is responsible for the mechanical condition of his/her bicycle. It is advised that each rider carry a spare tube, patch kit, and bike pump. All riders are required to wear an ANSI approved bike helmet while riding.
What You’ll Get: All paid riders will receive a deluxe collectors long sleeve tee-shirt with registration. Bike service available by Far North Outfitters. Healthy snacks and beverages at all stops, route map and riders bag of gifts, and at the finish you can enjoy a great potato bake feed!
Where the Money Goes: Your fees help raise funds for the Bonners Ferry Rotary Club. 100% of these funds are returned to the community through Rotary projects.