Ride your bike around Camano

The Camano Climb organized bike ride is Saturday, a scenic 39- mile loop around the perimeter of Camano Island. You can also choose a 24-mile route.

Riders will get a map, one food stop and emergency mechanical assistance, as well as a free spaghetti dinner at the end.

The start and finish is at the clubhouse at the Camano Country Club, 1243 Beach Drive, Camano Island.

Register from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday for $35.

On May 11 take the Skagit Spring Classic with a choice of four routes from the 100-mile Century Ride to the No Sweat 25-miler.

Register and start at 7 a.m. May 11 at Bayview Elementary School, 15241 Josh Wilson Road, Burlington. It’s $40, cash or check only. For more information go to www.skagitspringclassic.org.

Incorrect dates were given for both these rides in Sunday’s Great Outdoors section.

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