- Start times: We get it, mass starts are not for everyone. Feel free to hang back a bit, just please be sure to get on the road before the following start time. Please leave at your designated time and stay on your route. Break stations will close and SAG drivers will leave the road according to these times
- Break Stations: The Tour de whidbey is fully supported. We have 10 break stations from Clinton to Cornet Bay. Each break station is well stocked with drinks and snacks to keep you fueled.
- SAG Team: Once on course you are considered on a private excursion, and are responsible for any assistance or support during the ride. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU! Please obey the rules of the road at all times. You will be riding on public roads with course markings, use your head and stay safe. The EVENT SPONSORS, ORGANIZERS, PROMOTERS, STAFF and anyone having anything to do with this event ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SAFETY OR WELL BEING. That being said, we do have Support and Gear drivers up and down the island keeping an eye out for you as well as a team of radio operators monitoring the route. We will always try our best to support you as much as we can.
- Mechanical Help: We will have some tools at registration and each break station will have patch kits and bike pumps. Our SAG drivers are also available to pick you and your bike up and get you to the nearest bike shop.
- Electric bikes? Yes! Tour de Whidbey is not a race. We love ALL our riders and we encourage everyone to come out and enjoy our beautiful island
- Road conditions: Be sure to check Ride with GPS for any updates to maps, road conditions and routes.
- Helmets: It is required that you wear an CPSC or ASTM certified helmet at all times while riding
The SAG team will have this magnet on the sides of their cars
Tour de Whidbey has a good relationship going with the cars, horses, tractors, deer, etc. that also use our roads. Please help keep TdW welcome by not riding as a peloton. Ride single-file when a car is trying to pass. Please use the rules of the road Thank you!