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There are 172 Rides for Oct 2014
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Spare the Air Day
5:00 AM
Any mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Do a Utility Ride on any Spare the Air Day and get club credit for your miles & grizzly. I'll announce StADs to the elist, or sign up for alerts at http://www.sparetheair.org/ . Email or call in your miles to me and I'll compile them and send them in - separate emails for each StAD preferred, multiple riders in one email is fine. 01-10-2014 05:00:00 01-10-2014 06:00:00 6 ACTC: Spare the Air Day Any mi, 1 L : Do a Utility Ride on any Spare the Air Day and get club credit for your miles & grizzly. I'll announce StADs to the elist, or sign up for alerts at http://www.sparetheair.org/ . Email or call in your miles to me and I'll compile them and send them in - separate emails for each StAD preferred, multiple riders in one email is fine. Jenn Rodriguez jennrod12@gmail.com 408-243-2646 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jenn Rodriguez
jennrod12@gmail.com 408-243-2646
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 01-10-2014 07:00:00 01-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Nice and Easy
9:30 AM
23 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Join us for a social group ride led at a leisurely (L) pace. The ride passes through quiet neighborhoods to New Almaden. From there it will retrace part of the route to a coffee stop near the end of the ride. Meet at the VTA Parking lot at Coleman and Winfield roads, San Jose. No one left behind. 01-10-2014 09:30:00 01-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice and Easy 23 mi, 1 L : Join us for a social group ride led at a leisurely (L) pace. The ride passes through quiet neighborhoods to New Almaden. From there it will retrace part of the route to a coffee stop near the end of the ride. Meet at the VTA Parking lot at Coleman and Winfield roads, San Jose. No one left behind. Pat Grilione 408-265-0698 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pat Grilione
408-265-0698
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
First Wednesday Hicks East Humbler
9:30 AM
30 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Hicks East,Shannon/Kennedy
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Gruess Goat
10:00 AM
60 mi, 5 M, 5500 ft
Billy Goat
Columbia,Norris Canyon,Pinehurst,Pinehurst/Redwood,Redwood
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ruminate with us ruminants while we toil between redwood canyons, suburban feeding grounds, and scenic hillocks and dales. Start/finish at the Willow Park Golf Course & Event Center near Castro Valley. Wear your loudest goatbells! Contact the lonely goatherd for carpool intent. Directions: take 880 north to the 238 East connector to 580 East; exit at Castro Vly, Redwood Rd; turn left, under the fwy; go two miles to the start/finish in Willow Park, off Redwood Rd. Park near the corner, by the fence. 01-10-2014 10:00:00 01-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Gruess Goat 60 mi, 5 M , 5500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ruminate with us ruminants while we toil between redwood canyons, suburban feeding grounds, and scenic hillocks and dales. Start/finish at the Willow Park Golf Course & Event Center near Castro Valley. Wear your loudest goatbells! Contact the lonely goatherd for carpool intent. Directions: take 880 north to the 238 East connector to 580 East; exit at Castro Vly, Redwood Rd; turn left, under the fwy; go two miles to the start/finish in Willow Park, off Redwood Rd. Park near the corner, by the fence. Ed Irvine edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ed Irvine
edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494
Wed, 1,8,15,22,29 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 01-10-2014 17:00:00 01-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Wed, 1 Oct 2014
Ride to ACTC General Meeting
7:00 PM
any mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Melissa Maglio
malis1@aol.com
Thu, 2 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
42 mi, 6 M, 4500 ft
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Redwood Estates,Loch Lomond,Zayante
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This Our Favorite Kids ride starts and finishes on the west side of Lexington Reservoir (not by the school - it's being rebuilt). Another difference - an OFK ride with a LUNCH stop. In Felton. If driving to the start from Los Gatos, take US 880 south; exit at Bear Creek Rd overpass; right on Bear Creek, go over freeway; right on Old Santa Cruz Hwy; go about 1/4 mile and park in the gravel area on the left. 02-10-2014 09:00:00 02-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 42 mi, 6 M , 4500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This Our Favorite Kids ride starts and finishes on the west side of Lexington Reservoir (not by the school - it's being rebuilt). Another difference - an OFK ride with a LUNCH stop. In Felton. If driving to the start from Los Gatos, take US 880 south; exit at Bear Creek Rd overpass; right on Bear Creek, go over freeway; right on Old Santa Cruz Hwy; go about 1/4 mile and park in the gravel area on the left. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 2,9,16 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 02-10-2014 09:30:00 02-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 2,9,16,23,30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 03-10-2014 07:00:00 03-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
Half Day Ride
9:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Montevina,Black
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the dirt parking lot on OSCH for a two-goat ride that is early enough to escape the heat. Take 17 south, exit at Bear Creek Road, turn right and go over 17, then turn right again on OSCH. The dirt parking lot is about a quarter mile ahead on the left. 03-10-2014 09:00:00 03-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Half Day Ride 20 mi, 5 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the dirt parking lot on OSCH for a two-goat ride that is early enough to escape the heat. Take 17 south, exit at Bear Creek Road, turn right and go over 17, then turn right again on OSCH. The dirt parking lot is about a quarter mile ahead on the left. Steve Gruber sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959 false DD/MM/YYYY
Steve Gruber
sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
TGIF
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. 03-10-2014 09:30:00 03-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF 25 mi, 1 LM : Meet at the restroom at Almaden Lake Park (on the east side of the park) off Winfield at near Coleman and Winfield. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, and down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Willow Glen for coffee. This is a social ride, nobody left behind. You can park on the street or at the Park-n-Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee. Andy Leach aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058 false DD/MM/YYYY
Andy Leach
aleachy@aol.com 408-268-7058
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside Short and Sweet
9:30 AM
23 mi, 4 LM-M, 2329 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,Clayton
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
Gruess Goat
9:30 AM
55 mi, 4 M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Panoche East,Panoche West
(CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT) Feel like taking a long ride for no other reason than lunch at the Panoche Inn? Quench your Capricorn thirst. Marvel at the dollar bills on the ceiling. Converse with the proprieter and see if he takes your lowball offer to sell the place. Bring food and water. Contact your friendly goatherd for carpooling interests. Start and finish in Paicines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit at Highway 25; Follow 25 through Hollister (later becomes Airline Hwy) and continue to Panoche Road. Park on the right side of Panoche behind the Paicines store. 03-10-2014 09:30:00 03-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Gruess Goat 55 mi, 4 M , 3000 ft: (CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT) Feel like taking a long ride for no other reason than lunch at the Panoche Inn? Quench your Capricorn thirst. Marvel at the dollar bills on the ceiling. Converse with the proprieter and see if he takes your lowball offer to sell the place. Bring food and water. Contact your friendly goatherd for carpooling interests. Start and finish in Paicines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit at Highway 25; Follow 25 through Hollister (later becomes Airline Hwy) and continue to Panoche Road. Park on the right side of Panoche behind the Paicines store. Ed Irvine edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ed Irvine
edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494
Fri, 3 Oct 2014
Friday Adventure-Devil slide/Pedro Mtn
10:00 AM
35 mi, 4 M
Grizzly Bear
Half Moon Bay
Join us for a ride up the new “devils Slide” trail on the old Highway 1 to Pacifica and then return on the older yet Highway 1 through the hills called Pedro Mountain Road. This will be a very pretty ride but a good portion of Pedro Mountain is gravel so it will be a slow descent. We will meet in the parking lot Behind Oceano Hotel and Spa off Capistrano Rd near Half Moon Bay Harbor. This is a later start time due to the longer drive to the start. Co- leaders are Bob Head 408 218 6556 and Tom Green 408-997-1939. 03-10-2014 10:00:00 03-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Friday Adventure-Devil slide/Pedro Mtn 35 mi, 4 M : Join us for a ride up the new “devils Slide” trail on the old Highway 1 to Pacifica and then return on the older yet Highway 1 through the hills called Pedro Mountain Road. This will be a very pretty ride but a good portion of Pedro Mountain is gravel so it will be a slow descent. We will meet in the parking lot Behind Oceano Hotel and Spa off Capistrano Rd near Half Moon Bay Harbor. This is a later start time due to the longer drive to the start. Co- leaders are Bob Head 408 218 6556 and Tom Green 408-997-1939. Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Bay in Two Days Day 1 of 2
8:00 AM
103 mi, 3 M, 3500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Golden Gate Bridge
Join us for a great overnight ride around the entire bay. On day 1, we take in the views at Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, Paradise Drive and Point San Pedro. Make reservations at the Econolodge in Novato by calling Bobby at 415-827-3447. SAG available for small overnight bags. Meet at the San Thomas creek trail parking lot on the SW corner of Monroe and San Thomas (OK to park there overnight). E-mail ride leader if you plan to participate and if you can help drive. 04-10-2014 08:00:00 04-10-2014 09:00:00 6 ACTC: Bay in Two Days Day 1 of 2 103 mi, 3 M , 3500 ft: Join us for a great overnight ride around the entire bay. On day 1, we take in the views at Golden Gate Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, Paradise Drive and Point San Pedro. Make reservations at the Econolodge in Novato by calling Bobby at 415-827-3447. SAG available for small overnight bags. Meet at the San Thomas creek trail parking lot on the SW corner of Monroe and San Thomas (OK to park there overnight). E-mail ride leader if you plan to participate and if you can help drive. Russell Stevens russ_sheila@att.net 408-249-3061 false DD/MM/YYYY
Russell Stevens
russ_sheila@att.net 408-249-3061
Sheila Stevens
russ_sheila@att.net
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Breakfast Ride
8:30 AM
14 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
Meet at Campbell Park - Gilman and Campbell Ave, west of Hwy 17. This (first Saturday of every month) ride is a great way to meet new people and see what the club is like. Bring a few dollars for your pancakes and coffee at the halfway point. 04-10-2014 08:30:00 04-10-2014 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Breakfast Ride 14 mi, 1 L : Meet at Campbell Park - Gilman and Campbell Ave, west of Hwy 17. This (first Saturday of every month) ride is a great way to meet new people and see what the club is like. Bring a few dollars for your pancakes and coffee at the halfway point. Ralph Coole 408-264-4937 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ralph Coole
408-264-4937
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Big Basin Loop
9:00 AM
65 mi, 5 M, 6800 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North Lower,Hwy 9 North Upper,Skyline North 1,Hwy 236,Hwy 9 South
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Ride to Mountain View Hong Kong Bakery
9:00 AM
~37 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Bike to work up an appetite for the Hong Kong Bakery in Mountain View, so bring money. We'll bike through historic Alviso. This is a social GROUP ride, so the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Riders are expected to maintain a 11 to 13 mph pace for the entire ride (when riding flat with no wind). START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. 04-10-2014 09:00:00 04-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to Mountain View Hong Kong Bakery ~37 mi, 1 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Bike to work up an appetite for the Hong Kong Bakery in Mountain View, so bring money. We'll bike through historic Alviso. This is a social GROUP ride, so the slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Riders are expected to maintain a 11 to 13 mph pace for the entire ride (when riding flat with no wind). START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. Jon Graff jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Graff
jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Half Day Ride
9:30 AM
25 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Overlook,Sarahills/Old Oak
Steve Gruber
sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
33 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Upper,Kincaid
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
20-52 mi, 5 M, 1600-3300 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 46 West,Hwy 46 East,Peachy Canyon
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 4 Oct 2014
Grizzlies Going for Goat to Sanborn
1:30 PM
28 mi, 5 M, 1377 ft
Billy Goat
Sanborn
Marvin Laurence
damervclub107od@aol.com 408-292-6359
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Bay in Two Days, Day 2 of 2
8:00 AM
101 mi, 4 M, 4000 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras
Russell Stevens
russ_sheila@att.net 408-249-3061
Sheila Stevens
russ_sheila@att.net
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
To Market, To Market
9:00 AM
15-30 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Bring your shopping bags/panniers/backpacks as we are headed to a Farmers Market. But which one? Ride will now go to one of several markets, depending on the leader's mood. Meet at the Almaden light rail station behind the apartments near the corner of Coleman and Winfield. This is a group ride with regroups along the way. 05-10-2014 09:00:00 05-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: To Market, To Market 15-30 mi, 1 LM : Bring your shopping bags/panniers/backpacks as we are headed to a Farmers Market. But which one? Ride will now go to one of several markets, depending on the leader's mood. Meet at the Almaden light rail station behind the apartments near the corner of Coleman and Winfield. This is a group ride with regroups along the way. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Sunday Summits
9:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Black
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a two-loop ride. We'll climb Black, circle back to the start and then loop around Lexington Reservoir. Directions to starting point: From southbound Hwy 17, exit at Bear Creek Rd, turn right onto the bridge to cross back over the freeway. Then turn right again onto Old Santa Cruz Hwy and park in the large gravel lot on your left. Social pace; faster riders are welcome to cheer us along with hill repeats. 05-10-2014 09:00:00 05-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Sunday Summits 20 mi, 5 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a two-loop ride. We'll climb Black, circle back to the start and then loop around Lexington Reservoir. Directions to starting point: From southbound Hwy 17, exit at Bear Creek Rd, turn right onto the bridge to cross back over the freeway. Then turn right again onto Old Santa Cruz Hwy and park in the large gravel lot on your left. Social pace; faster riders are welcome to cheer us along with hill repeats. Pat Parseghian pep@aboutpep.com 408-666-1632 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pat Parseghian
pep@aboutpep.com 408-666-1632
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Ride to Mission San Jose, Fremont
9:00 AM
~35 mi, 2 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Mission San Jose
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ride Mission San Jose, Fremont, via the rollers on Piedmont and climb two 0.2 mile 7-8 percent hills. With the exception of the 2 climbs, this is a social "group" ride. Riders are expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. The slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Bring money for lunch and food for a brief rest stop. START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. 05-10-2014 09:00:00 05-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Ride to Mission San Jose, Fremont ~35 mi, 2 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Ride Mission San Jose, Fremont, via the rollers on Piedmont and climb two 0.2 mile 7-8 percent hills. With the exception of the 2 climbs, this is a social "group" ride. Riders are expected to maintain a 12-14 mph pace on the level. The slowest rider sets the pace for the group. Bring money for lunch and food for a brief rest stop. START: In the Target parking lot at Landess Ave & Morrill Ave near the Jack in the Box, San Jose. Jon Graff jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Graff
jon.graff@yahoo.com 408-262-9577
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 MB-B
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside
9:30 AM
34 mi, 4 LM-M, 2390 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,San Felipe
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
Bumping Around Saratoga
10:00 AM
29 mi, 2 LM, 1050 ft
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
A Social Ride: led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats) with some short hills (1050 feet). This is NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will ride south to Saratoga making regroups as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Our stop will be at the Big Basin Cafe. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expwy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Email or Call ** Rain Cancels 05-10-2014 10:00:00 05-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Bumping Around Saratoga 29 mi, 2 LM , 1050 ft: A Social Ride: led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats) with some short hills (1050 feet). This is NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will ride south to Saratoga making regroups as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Our stop will be at the Big Basin Cafe. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expwy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Email or Call ** Rain Cancels Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Sun, 5 Oct 2014
AAPL Pi all-a-Mode
10:00 AM
32 mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Hazel Dell,Aptos To Corralitos
John Blaine
johntblaine@email.com 408-356-1592
Tina Shaner
tshaner1@pacbell.net
Mon, 6 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 06-10-2014 07:00:00 06-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 6,13,20,27 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 06-10-2014 17:00:00 06-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 07-10-2014 07:00:00 07-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
No Kidding
9:30 AM
24 mi, 4 LM, 530 ft
Billy Goat
Silver Creek Valley Rd
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
John Mazzella
408-315-7286
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
32 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. 07-10-2014 10:00:00 07-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 32 mi, 2 LM : Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. We'll be riding Uvas Rd. to Bailey, south on the bike path to Coyote Creek Golf Course. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., 2nd right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). LM pace with regroups. Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Metcalf,San Felipe
Starting from Metcalf Park on Menard Rd off Monterey Hwy, we'll climb Metcalf Rd, go down San Felipe and reverse the route back to the start. Or if it seems like a good plan, after a refreshment stop we will come down Silver Creek Valley and the creek trail to the start. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. 07-10-2014 10:00:00 07-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 20 mi, 5 LM : Starting from Metcalf Park on Menard Rd off Monterey Hwy, we'll climb Metcalf Rd, go down San Felipe and reverse the route back to the start. Or if it seems like a good plan, after a refreshment stop we will come down Silver Creek Valley and the creek trail to the start. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
54 mi, 5 M, 4600 ft
Billy Goat
Lone Tree,Quien Sabe
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Lets see what the drought is doing to this beautiful cattle country in the south county. The 15 mile option on Santa Anita Road may find that it also has a dry creek. Driving directions to the start/finish: Hwy 101 south; exit Highway 25; rt on Tres Pinos Rd; lt on Ladd Lane. Park in the K-Mart parking lot in the section nearest Ladd. As always, for all Our Favorite Kids rides contact the ride leader for length and goat options, rain cancellations, and carpools. 07-10-2014 10:00:00 07-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 54 mi, 5 M , 4600 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Lets see what the drought is doing to this beautiful cattle country in the south county. The 15 mile option on Santa Anita Road may find that it also has a dry creek. Driving directions to the start/finish: Hwy 101 south; exit Highway 25; rt on Tres Pinos Rd; lt on Ladd Lane. Park in the K-Mart parking lot in the section nearest Ladd. As always, for all Our Favorite Kids rides contact the ride leader for length and goat options, rain cancellations, and carpools. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 7,14,21,28 Oct 2014
Metcalf Mauler
4:30 PM
26 mi, 5 M, 2800 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com
Tue, 7,14,21,28 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
4:30 PM
20-30 mi, 6 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net 07-10-2014 16:30:00 07-10-2014 17:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 20-30 mi, 6 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Wed, 8 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 08-10-2014 07:00:00 08-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 8 Oct 2014
Crankin East Side Goats - BLT Ride
9:30 AM
30 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Chaboya,Mt Pleasant,Silver Creek Valley Rd
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net
Wed, 8 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside
9:30 AM
28 mi, 2 L-LM, 1353 ft
Grizzly Bear
Training Ride
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Load up your panniers and join me for a touring training ride in preparation for a self supported tour to Big Sur and beyond. Give it a try, you might just catch the touring bug! Wanna be tourists welcome! We will take a break at Mission Coffee. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd., San Jose. Expect a touring pace with regroups. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5293104 08-10-2014 09:30:00 08-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside 28 mi, 2 L-LM , 1353 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Load up your panniers and join me for a touring training ride in preparation for a self supported tour to Big Sur and beyond. Give it a try, you might just catch the touring bug! Wanna be tourists welcome! We will take a break at Mission Coffee. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd., San Jose. Expect a touring pace with regroups. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5293104 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Wed, 8,15,22,29 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 08-10-2014 17:00:00 08-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 9 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 09-10-2014 07:00:00 09-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 9 Oct 2014
LDTR - Coastal Climbs and Cruisin
8:00 AM
112 mi, 5 M-MB, 8200 ft
Billy Goat
Empire Grade,Swanton,Stage,Higgins/Purisima
LDTRs are for experienced, fit riders. Meet at Natural Bridges Park in Santa Cruz for this four-goats-before-lunch in Half Moon Bay ride, then a tailwind cruisin return to Natural Bridges (normal winds prevailing). Brief regroups for M+ paced. No sweep. Route SCN004 plus 9.3 mi Empire Grade goat add-on at the beginning. Route sheets provided. 09-10-2014 08:00:00 09-10-2014 09:00:00 6 ACTC: LDTR - Coastal Climbs and Cruisin 112 mi, 5 M-MB , 8200 ft: LDTRs are for experienced, fit riders. Meet at Natural Bridges Park in Santa Cruz for this four-goats-before-lunch in Half Moon Bay ride, then a tailwind cruisin return to Natural Bridges (normal winds prevailing). Brief regroups for M+ paced. No sweep. Route SCN004 plus 9.3 mi Empire Grade goat add-on at the beginning. Route sheets provided. Jon Kaplan jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jon Kaplan
jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344
Thu, 9,16 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 09-10-2014 09:30:00 09-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 9 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside
9:30 AM
27 mi, 5 LM-M, 2700 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Quimby East
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd. San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2135949 09-10-2014 09:30:00 09-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside 27 mi, 5 LM-M , 2700 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Rd. San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2135949 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Thu, 9 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
23-68 mi, 5 M, 3400-5200 ft
Billy Goat
Patterson Pass,Corral Hollow,Del Valle,Morgan Territory
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we'll go to the Livermore area and observe the drought effects there. Skip Morgan Territory for a shorter, gentler, 40 mile ride. Or split the difference and also avoid the narrow connector road and traffic by driving to the base of MT. There is even a 23 mile option. Call for car pooling to the start/finish at Robert Livermore Park. Diving from San Jose take US 680 north; exit rt on Hw 84 (Vallecitos Rd); turn rt at Isabel to stay on Vallecitos; changes to Holmes; rt on Concannon Bl; rt on Tesla Rd; lt on Buena Vista Av; lt on East Av; rt on Loyola Way; left into parking lot. 09-10-2014 10:00:00 09-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 23-68 mi, 5 M , 3400-5200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we'll go to the Livermore area and observe the drought effects there. Skip Morgan Territory for a shorter, gentler, 40 mile ride. Or split the difference and also avoid the narrow connector road and traffic by driving to the base of MT. There is even a 23 mile option. Call for car pooling to the start/finish at Robert Livermore Park. Diving from San Jose take US 680 north; exit rt on Hw 84 (Vallecitos Rd); turn rt at Isabel to stay on Vallecitos; changes to Holmes; rt on Concannon Bl; rt on Tesla Rd; lt on Buena Vista Av; lt on East Av; rt on Loyola Way; left into parking lot. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 9,16,23,30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 10-10-2014 07:00:00 10-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
TGIF
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Bill Gallagher
wtg1940@sbcglobal.net 408-997-0218
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside
9:30 AM
25 mi, 4 LM-M, 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras/Lower,Felter
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Road, San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. We will return on Felter for a wonderful downhill. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1985534 10-10-2014 09:30:00 10-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside 25 mi, 4 LM-M , 2500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on the Eastside! Meet at the Berryessa Community Center at 3050 Berryessa Road, San Jose. No lunch stop on this ride, so come prepared to do the distance with water and snacks. We will return on Felter for a wonderful downhill. Expect a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Please print your route sheet at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1985534 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Gruess Goat
9:30 AM
55 mi, 4 M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Panoche East,Panoche West
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** (Retry from last Friday's cancelled ride) This time lunch will be sponsored by your friendly goatherd at the Panoche Inn, as he completes his second round of all the local goats. Quench your caprine thirst and lick the tins. Bring food and water. Contact your friendly goatherd for carpooling intent. Start and finish in Paicines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit at Highway 25; Follow 25 through Hollister (later becomes Airline Hwy) and continue to Panoche Road. Park on the right side of Panoche Road, behind the Paicines store. 10-10-2014 09:30:00 10-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Gruess Goat 55 mi, 4 M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** (Retry from last Friday's cancelled ride) This time lunch will be sponsored by your friendly goatherd at the Panoche Inn, as he completes his second round of all the local goats. Quench your caprine thirst and lick the tins. Bring food and water. Contact your friendly goatherd for carpooling intent. Start and finish in Paicines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit at Highway 25; Follow 25 through Hollister (later becomes Airline Hwy) and continue to Panoche Road. Park on the right side of Panoche Road, behind the Paicines store. Ed Irvine edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ed Irvine
edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
Old La Honda
10:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Old La Honda East,Skyline South 3
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet behind the Pioneer Hotel in Woodside for a shaded ride up to Skyline, and along Skyline to Kings Mountain Road. We'll stop at the Skylonda store for snacks and cold drinks. Take 280 to Woodside Road, turn left, and park in the lot behind the Pioneer Hotel at Whiskey Hill Road. 10-10-2014 10:00:00 10-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Old La Honda 20 mi, 5 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet behind the Pioneer Hotel in Woodside for a shaded ride up to Skyline, and along Skyline to Kings Mountain Road. We'll stop at the Skylonda store for snacks and cold drinks. Take 280 to Woodside Road, turn left, and park in the lot behind the Pioneer Hotel at Whiskey Hill Road. Steve Gruber sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959 false DD/MM/YYYY
Steve Gruber
sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Land of Medicine 110M
7:00 AM
110 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Eureka Canyon
Depart Grant Park to Lexington Reservoir, Patchen, Summit Store, Capitola Esplanade, Land of Medicine Buddha (Soquel), La Selva Beach, up Eureka Canyon or unpaved option up Aptos Creek Fire Trail (shorter route but steep, slippery and remote, so bring first aid, food, water and supplies), Summit Store, and return. Bring food or funds for many dining options along the way. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5650762 11-10-2014 07:00:00 11-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: Land of Medicine 110M 110 mi, 5 M-MB : Depart Grant Park to Lexington Reservoir, Patchen, Summit Store, Capitola Esplanade, Land of Medicine Buddha (Soquel), La Selva Beach, up Eureka Canyon or unpaved option up Aptos Creek Fire Trail (shorter route but steep, slippery and remote, so bring first aid, food, water and supplies), Summit Store, and return. Bring food or funds for many dining options along the way. Draft: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5650762 Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Lunch in Morgan Hill
9:00 AM
61 mi, 6 M, 3600 ft
Billy Goat
Country View,Croy,Llagas/Willow Springs
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
60 mi, 5 M, 5,500 ft
Billy Goat
Norris Canyon,Columbia,Pinehurst,Pinehurst/Redwood,Redwood
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A Saturday ride will avoid the horrible east bay weekday commuter traffic on the drive to/from the 9:00 AM start/finish at the Willow Park Golf Course & Event Center on the north side of Castro Valley. Most of the ride is in the Lake Chabot watershed which is a wonderful escape from the surrounding urban sprawl. Drive there via 880 north to the 238 East connector to 580 East; exit at Castro Vly, Redwood Rd; turn left, under the fwy; go two miles to the start/finish in Willow Park, off Rdwd Rd. Park at the far end, by the fence. 11-10-2014 09:00:00 11-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 60 mi, 5 M , 5,500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A Saturday ride will avoid the horrible east bay weekday commuter traffic on the drive to/from the 9:00 AM start/finish at the Willow Park Golf Course & Event Center on the north side of Castro Valley. Most of the ride is in the Lake Chabot watershed which is a wonderful escape from the surrounding urban sprawl. Drive there via 880 north to the 238 East connector to 580 East; exit at Castro Vly, Redwood Rd; turn left, under the fwy; go two miles to the start/finish in Willow Park, off Rdwd Rd. Park at the far end, by the fence. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Wobbly Wheelers
9:30 AM
30 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Stanford
How about coffee at that little French cafe near Stanford? Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: Optimism - A cheerful frame of mind that enables a tea kettle to sing even though it's in hot water up to its nose. 11-10-2014 09:30:00 11-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Wobbly Wheelers 30 mi, 1 L : How about coffee at that little French cafe near Stanford? Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: Optimism - A cheerful frame of mind that enables a tea kettle to sing even though it's in hot water up to its nose. Keith Giles ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Giro d' Bici Bike Ride
10:00 AM
35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Bernal,Llagas/Willow Springs
Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path and adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links:
45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653
40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773
35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 11-10-2014 10:00:00 11-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Giro d' Bici Bike Ride 35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-M : Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Longer option returns on Coyote Bike Path and adds 5 miles. Two and three Goat options have been added: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose. Maps and Cue sheet on the following links: 45-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1754653 40-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2030773 35-Mile Option http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2036313 Ahmed Masood ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Bici Bike Grizzly
10:00 AM
35 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Meet at the Bici Bike Shop on Cottle Road. We'll ride through the pumpkin fields of Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to south Morgan Hill to the Vineyard Center for refreshments or lunch. Choices include Erik's Deli and Starbuck's. Return is on the Coyote Creek Trail. 11-10-2014 10:00:00 11-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Bici Bike Grizzly 35 mi, 1 L-LM : Meet at the Bici Bike Shop on Cottle Road. We'll ride through the pumpkin fields of Santa Teresa and Hale Roads to south Morgan Hill to the Vineyard Center for refreshments or lunch. Choices include Erik's Deli and Starbuck's. Return is on the Coyote Creek Trail. Larry Brandt 408-238-1649 false DD/MM/YYYY
Larry Brandt
408-238-1649
William Betparoo
Sat, 11 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Suncrest,Sierra
Let's do a short warmup on Suncrest, then a more vigorous climb to the top of Sierra to survey the surrounding area. Back down via Felter and Calaveras. Meet at Landess & Morrill in Milpitas, just off Hwy 680, at the north end of the Target parking lot. Please plan to ride with the group and take a few regroups. 11-10-2014 10:00:00 11-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 20 mi, 5 LM : Let's do a short warmup on Suncrest, then a more vigorous climb to the top of Sierra to survey the surrounding area. Back down via Felter and Calaveras. Meet at Landess & Morrill in Milpitas, just off Hwy 680, at the north end of the Target parking lot. Please plan to ride with the group and take a few regroups. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sun, 12,13,14,15,16,17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 12-10-2014 07:00:00 12-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Sun, 12 Oct 2014
McKenzie Park to Shoreline Park
8:45 AM
16 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Shoreline Park
Meet at McKenzie Park off Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 8:45am for a 9am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View for morning coffee and pastry. We'll ride on quiet residential streets and on the Stevens Creek Trail to the Lakeside Cafe. Bring some "moola" to treat yourself to coffee and pastry. What will Pam have on her helmet this time? Rain cancels. 12-10-2014 08:45:00 12-10-2014 09:45:00 6 ACTC: McKenzie Park to Shoreline Park 16 mi, 1 L : Meet at McKenzie Park off Fremont Ave. in Los Altos at 8:45am for a 9am start to ride to Shoreline Park in Mtn.View for morning coffee and pastry. We'll ride on quiet residential streets and on the Stevens Creek Trail to the Lakeside Cafe. Bring some "moola" to treat yourself to coffee and pastry. What will Pam have on her helmet this time? Rain cancels. Pamela Putman PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429 false DD/MM/YYYY
Pamela Putman
PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429
Sun, 12 Oct 2014
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 MB-B
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 12,19 Oct 2014
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 12-10-2014 10:00:00 12-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Sun, 12 Oct 2014
Progressive dinner ride
11:15 AM
30-38 mi, 3 L
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Starts at 21921 Lone Oak Cir, San Jose. Directions, McKean to Shillingsburg, East to San Vicente, left to Lone Oak Cir, right to start. Long ride, 38 mi starts at 11:15, short ride 30.0 mi starts at noon. The club will supply main entree. Please bring an appetizer, salad, side dish or desert to the start of the ride. Arrive a few minutes early so you can drop off your pot luck dish. Volunteers will then take them to the appropriate houses. Please bring them in disposable dishes with serving utensils. This ride is a bit different than most others as there is no ride leader. Just get a route sheet find a riding companion and you can ride at your own pace but be aware of the open times at each house on the way. If you have any questions, call me, Bill Bartlow at 408-607-5080 or e-mail me at b-bartlo@sbcglobal.net 12-10-2014 11:15:00 12-10-2014 12:15:00 6 ACTC: Progressive dinner ride 30-38 mi, 3 L : Starts at 21921 Lone Oak Cir, San Jose. Directions, McKean to Shillingsburg, East to San Vicente, left to Lone Oak Cir, right to start. Long ride, 38 mi starts at 11:15, short ride 30.0 mi starts at noon. The club will supply main entree. Please bring an appetizer, salad, side dish or desert to the start of the ride. Arrive a few minutes early so you can drop off your pot luck dish. Volunteers will then take them to the appropriate houses. Please bring them in disposable dishes with serving utensils. This ride is a bit different than most others as there is no ride leader. Just get a route sheet find a riding companion and you can ride at your own pace but be aware of the open times at each house on the way. If you have any questions, call me, Bill Bartlow at 408-607-5080 or e-mail me at b-bartlo@sbcglobal.net William Bartlow b-bartlo@sbcglobal.net 408-607-5080 false DD/MM/YYYY
William Bartlow
b-bartlo@sbcglobal.net 408-607-5080
Mon, 13,14,15,16,17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 13-10-2014 07:00:00 13-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 13 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers
9:00 AM
65 mi, 2 LM-M
Grizzly Bear
Foster City Bike Path
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a beautiful metric century ride to Foster City for lunch at New Saigon Pho restaurant via Stevens Creek Trail/SF Bay trail/Oracle bridge. We will return via Alameda De Las Pulgas/Foothill Expressway. Meet at Rainbow Park in San Jose, across from Lynbrook High School, by the picnic area on Donington Dr..From HW 85, exit at De Anza Blvd, go North on De Anza Blvd, 1st Right on Rainbow Dr., left at Johnson, left at Donington. All paces welcome. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Merge-ins are welcome! Link to outbound: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2164718 Inbound route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2167475 Please print & bring it with you. Minh's cell: 408-914-8464 13-10-2014 09:00:00 13-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers 65 mi, 2 LM-M : ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Join me for a beautiful metric century ride to Foster City for lunch at New Saigon Pho restaurant via Stevens Creek Trail/SF Bay trail/Oracle bridge. We will return via Alameda De Las Pulgas/Foothill Expressway. Meet at Rainbow Park in San Jose, across from Lynbrook High School, by the picnic area on Donington Dr..From HW 85, exit at De Anza Blvd, go North on De Anza Blvd, 1st Right on Rainbow Dr., left at Johnson, left at Donington. All paces welcome. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Merge-ins are welcome! Link to outbound: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2164718 Inbound route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2167475 Please print & bring it with you. Minh's cell: 408-914-8464 Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Sailing on
9:30 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Columbus Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Kings Mountain
10:00 AM
20 mi, 5 LM-M
Billy Goat
Kings Mountain,Bear Gulch West
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet behind the Pioneer Hotel in Woodside for a shaded ride up to Skyline, and along Skyline to Bear Gulch West. We'll stop at the Skylonda store for snacks and cold drinks. Take 280 to Woodside Road, turn left, and park in the lot behind the Pioneer Hotel at Whiskey Hill Road. 13-10-2014 10:00:00 13-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Kings Mountain 20 mi, 5 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet behind the Pioneer Hotel in Woodside for a shaded ride up to Skyline, and along Skyline to Bear Gulch West. We'll stop at the Skylonda store for snacks and cold drinks. Take 280 to Woodside Road, turn left, and park in the lot behind the Pioneer Hotel at Whiskey Hill Road. Steve Gruber sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959 false DD/MM/YYYY
Steve Gruber
sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959
Mon, 13,20,27 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 13-10-2014 17:00:00 13-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 14,15,16,17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 14-10-2014 07:00:00 14-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
44 mi, 6 M, 4,600 ft
Billy Goat
Rolling Hills,Llagas/Willow Springs,Barnard/Anderson Dam,Thomas Grade,Henry Coe
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** A couple 6's at the start of the ride will help make good ol' Henery Coe even longer and more memorable. As always, you can modify the route to fit your fitness. We will start/finish our south county classics ride on the northerly side of the Concept Cyclery parking lot at the northwest corner of Dunne and Murphy Avenues. From San Jose, take Hw 101 south to the Dunne Av east exit. 14-10-2014 09:00:00 14-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 44 mi, 6 M , 4,600 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** A couple 6's at the start of the ride will help make good ol' Henery Coe even longer and more memorable. As always, you can modify the route to fit your fitness. We will start/finish our south county classics ride on the northerly side of the Concept Cyclery parking lot at the northwest corner of Dunne and Murphy Avenues. From San Jose, take Hw 101 south to the Dunne Av east exit. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Mountain Goat Explorer
9:00 AM
10-30 mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
Mabel Plesse
mplesse@sbcglobal.net 408-867-7782
Barry Chaffin
barry@chaffin.org
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Carr/Anzar
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Western Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
A social ride led at an LM pace. This interesting route created by Esther Snively has lots of short hills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop in Saratoga. We will regroup as necessary. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Cell: 408-472-0052 14-10-2014 10:00:00 14-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Western Exploration 27 mi, 3 LM : A social ride led at an LM pace. This interesting route created by Esther Snively has lots of short hills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop in Saratoga. We will regroup as necessary. Meet in the parking lot of the First Congregational Church of San Jose, on the corner of E. Hamilton Ave, and Leigh Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (Look for the steeple). Cell: 408-472-0052 Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Tue, 14 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
23 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Alpine West,Portola State Park
Let's ride down Alpine West from the top, climb part way up again, then check out the environmentally interesting visitors' center at Portola Park and eat among the beautiful redwoods. Be sure to bring plenty of water--they probably don't have water available for the public. Meet at the Russian Ridge parking area on Alpine Rd, just past where Page Mill Rd meets Skyline. Please call before Monday evening if you have questions or want to carpool. 14-10-2014 10:00:00 14-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 23 mi, 5 LM : Let's ride down Alpine West from the top, climb part way up again, then check out the environmentally interesting visitors' center at Portola Park and eat among the beautiful redwoods. Be sure to bring plenty of water--they probably don't have water available for the public. Meet at the Russian Ridge parking area on Alpine Rd, just past where Page Mill Rd meets Skyline. Please call before Monday evening if you have questions or want to carpool. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 14,21,28 Oct 2014
Metcalf Mauler
4:30 PM
26 mi, 5 M, 2800 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com
Tue, 14,21,28 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
4:30 PM
20-30 mi, 6 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net 14-10-2014 16:30:00 14-10-2014 17:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 20-30 mi, 6 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Wed, 15,16,17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 15-10-2014 07:00:00 15-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 15 Oct 2014
Nice & Easy
9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Museum/Historic Places
A very social ride with no one left behind. We'll visit the Moffett Museum then have coffee & pastry in Mtn. View Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: People who brag about their ancestors are like carrots - the best part of them is underground. 15-10-2014 09:30:00 15-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Nice & Easy 25 mi, 1 L : A very social ride with no one left behind. We'll visit the Moffett Museum then have coffee & pastry in Mtn. View Meet at Bowers Park on Cabrillo between Bowers Ave and San Tomas Expwy in Santa Clara. Thought for the Day: People who brag about their ancestors are like carrots - the best part of them is underground. Keith Giles ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Keith Giles
ohsix@bikerider.com 408-244-9401
Wed, 15 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside
9:30 AM
34 mi, 4 LM-M, 2390 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Pleasant,San Felipe
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Wed, 15,22,29 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 15-10-2014 17:00:00 15-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 16,17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 16-10-2014 07:00:00 16-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:00 AM
24 mi, 5 M, 1800 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras/Lower,Calaveras/Upper,Old Calaveras
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** This is a shortish, easyish, reservoir ride to ease you into your weekend adventures. Or you can add more goats and miles options. I'll settle for a quick search for eagles, hawks and vultures. The Milpitas start/finish is in the Park Victoria shopping center parking lot; park next to Park Victoria Dr. To drive there from SJ, take Hw 680 North, exit onto East Calaveras Blvd. The shopping center is on the right, just after you cross Park Victoria Drive. 16-10-2014 09:00:00 16-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 24 mi, 5 M , 1800 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** This is a shortish, easyish, reservoir ride to ease you into your weekend adventures. Or you can add more goats and miles options. I'll settle for a quick search for eagles, hawks and vultures. The Milpitas start/finish is in the Park Victoria shopping center parking lot; park next to Park Victoria Dr. To drive there from SJ, take Hw 680 North, exit onto East Calaveras Blvd. The shopping center is on the right, just after you cross Park Victoria Drive. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-26 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 16-10-2014 09:30:00 16-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-26 mi, 1 LM : Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We will stop for snacks or a meal along the way. Meet at the Almaden light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield, behind the apartments. Rides will get progressively longer throughout the month with the first ride being the shortest and the last ride being the longest. Contact me if want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 16,23,30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Ride to ACTC Mailing Party
7:00 PM
Any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 17-10-2014 07:00:00 17-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
San Benito Hill Climb
9:00 AM
32 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Quien Sabe,Santa Anita
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Immaculate Catholic Church at the intersection of Hwy.25 (Airline Hwy.) and Quien Sabe Rd. in Tres Pinos. From San Jose take Hwy.101 South and exit at Hwy.25 towards Hollister. Continue on Hwy.25 South to Quien Sabe Rd.and turn right into the parking lot at the church. Shorter/longer options. Bring adequate water and snacks for the duration of the ride. Contact leader to arrange for carpools. 17-10-2014 09:00:00 17-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: San Benito Hill Climb 32 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Immaculate Catholic Church at the intersection of Hwy.25 (Airline Hwy.) and Quien Sabe Rd. in Tres Pinos. From San Jose take Hwy.101 South and exit at Hwy.25 towards Hollister. Continue on Hwy.25 South to Quien Sabe Rd.and turn right into the parking lot at the church. Shorter/longer options. Bring adequate water and snacks for the duration of the ride. Contact leader to arrange for carpools. Millie Kitchin milkitchin@verizon.net 408-234-2293 false DD/MM/YYYY
Millie Kitchin
milkitchin@verizon.net 408-234-2293
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
Goatbusters
9:00 AM
40 mi, 5 B, 7500 ft
Billy Goat
Montevina,Black,Aldercroft Heights,Soda Springs
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today the Goatbusters scale the Lexington Reservoir goats. Ride is led at B pace with few regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Driving directions: Take Hwy 17 South to Bear Creek exit. Loop over Hwy 17 and make a right onto Old Santa Cruz. Go 0.2 miles and park in the dirt lot on the left side of the road. Route map can be found at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2564587 17-10-2014 09:00:00 17-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Goatbusters 40 mi, 5 B , 7500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today the Goatbusters scale the Lexington Reservoir goats. Ride is led at B pace with few regroups. MB-pace or slower riders are welcome, but should expect to ride alone. Driving directions: Take Hwy 17 South to Bear Creek exit. Loop over Hwy 17 and make a right onto Old Santa Cruz. Go 0.2 miles and park in the dirt lot on the left side of the road. Route map can be found at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2564587 Dan Swanson dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784 false DD/MM/YYYY
Dan Swanson
dan@swanson.name 408-568-9784
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
TGIF Reservoirs
9:30 AM
48 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms. (On the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 3 miles. 17-10-2014 09:30:00 17-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF Reservoirs 48 mi, 3 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start by Almaden Lake park by the restrooms. (On the Winfield side near the intersection of Coleman/Winfield in San Jose) We will take Foothill Ave and wind through the neighborhood to Santa Teresa. After climbing Bailey we will continue on McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on either Santa Teresa or Coyote Creek trail depending upon wind conditions. Bike trail return adds about 3 miles. Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
30 mi, 3 M, 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Ione/Jackson,Jackson Pine Grove
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This Friday, start your weekend riding the golden gold country hills. We will bike Highway 88 out and back between Ione and Pine Grove on what may be the gentlest out of area billy goats. The remainder of your week-end may be dissipated by partying at Jackson Rancheria and leaving your gold with the Miwok Indians. Or, explore the 49er era in the foothills along Highway 49. Contact the ride leader for more information. 17-10-2014 09:30:00 17-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 30 mi, 3 M , 2500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** This Friday, start your weekend riding the golden gold country hills. We will bike Highway 88 out and back between Ione and Pine Grove on what may be the gentlest out of area billy goats. The remainder of your week-end may be dissipated by partying at Jackson Rancheria and leaving your gold with the Miwok Indians. Or, explore the 49er era in the foothills along Highway 49. Contact the ride leader for more information. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
TGIF 2
10:00 AM
27 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Meet at the bathroom area of Lake Almaden Park. We'll ride along the foothills to Bernal and then over to the Coyote Creek Trail. Our destination is Boulanger's on Lincoln Avenue in Willow Glen. After refreshments,return is by a shorter route. 17-10-2014 10:00:00 17-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: TGIF 2 27 mi, 1 L-LM : Meet at the bathroom area of Lake Almaden Park. We'll ride along the foothills to Bernal and then over to the Coyote Creek Trail. Our destination is Boulanger's on Lincoln Avenue in Willow Glen. After refreshments,return is by a shorter route. Larry Brandt 408-238-1649 false DD/MM/YYYY
Larry Brandt
408-238-1649
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
LDTR - Poppy Century Revisited
8:00 AM
97 mi, 4 M-MB, 6600 ft
Billy Goat
Carmel Valley,Cachagua Loop,Laureles Grade,Corral De Tierra
Jon Kaplan
jkaplan999@gmail.com 408-828-0344
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
Portola Park
9:00 AM
57 mi, 5 M, 6600 ft
Billy Goat
Kings Mountain,Skyline North 4,Alpine West,Portola State Park
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
Willow Springs Loop
9:00 AM
34 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs
Michael Friessnig
mfriessnig@yahoo.com 408-268-6351
Valentin Anders
vanders@earthlink.net
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
Riding the Eastside to Sunol
9:00 AM
51 mi, 4 LM-M, 3855 ft
Billy Goat
Calaveras/Lower,Calaveras/Upper,Calaveras/Backside,Kilkare Rd
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for my favorite ride on the Eastside! Bring your lunch or snack and we will have a picnic in the park in Sunol after we climb Kilkare. We will return on Calaveras. Please plan on a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center, 3050 Berryessa Rd. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5718092 18-10-2014 09:00:00 18-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Riding the Eastside to Sunol 51 mi, 4 LM-M , 3855 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for my favorite ride on the Eastside! Bring your lunch or snack and we will have a picnic in the park in Sunol after we climb Kilkare. We will return on Calaveras. Please plan on a social ride with regroups. Wet pavement cancels. Meet at the Berryessa Community Center, 3050 Berryessa Rd. Please print your route sheet http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5718092 Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
10-City 2-Trail Whirlwind Tour
9:00 AM
35 mi, 2 M, 966 ft
Grizzly Bear
2 Or More Trails
***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Ride around the South Bay in one morning. This is a mostly flat ride with a few small hills through Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and San Jose. We will ride on Stevens Creek and San Thomas Aquino Creek Trails.

Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. The ride will be led at a M-MB pace with a few quick stops for regroups and/or refreshments. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone.

Route: http://bit.ly/Whirl10a

18-10-2014 09:00:00 18-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: 10-City 2-Trail Whirlwind Tour 35 mi, 2 M , 966 ft: ***IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT*** Ride around the South Bay in one morning. This is a mostly flat ride with a few small hills through Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Cupertino, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and San Jose. We will ride on Stevens Creek and San Thomas Aquino Creek Trails. Meet at the Campbell Park restrooms on E. Campbell Ave and Gilman Ave in Campbell. The ride will be led at a M-MB pace with a few quick stops for regroups and/or refreshments. Faster riders may go ahead and slower riders must be able to navigate and ride alone. Route: http://bit.ly/Whirl10a Stan Lim cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560 false DD/MM/YYYY
Stan Lim
cycleslim@gmail.com 408-464-8560
Sat, 18 Oct 2014
Slow Spokes Lunch Ride to Ike's Lair
9:30 AM
47 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for a social group lunch ride led at a leisurely (LM) pace. We plan to stop at Ike's Lair to check out their scrumptious sandwiches in Redwood City. Meet at Quito Village Shopping Center 18764 Cox Ave near Saratoga Ave. All paces welcome and faster riders can go off of the front. Route sheets will be provided. Co-Lead Nancy Moritz 408-489-5826. 18-10-2014 09:30:00 18-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Slow Spokes Lunch Ride to Ike's Lair 47 mi, 2 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join us for a social group lunch ride led at a leisurely (LM) pace. We plan to stop at Ike's Lair to check out their scrumptious sandwiches in Redwood City. Meet at Quito Village Shopping Center 18764 Cox Ave near Saratoga Ave. All paces welcome and faster riders can go off of the front. Route sheets will be provided. Co-Lead Nancy Moritz 408-489-5826. Cheryl Farnsworth false DD/MM/YYYY
Cheryl Farnsworth
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
Mt. Hamilton
8:15 AM
41 mi, 5 MB, 4700 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Mt Hamilton/Upper
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Linda Vista school on Kirk Ave. The pace will be about 2:15 from start to the top of Mt Ham. Other paces are welcome/2 or 3 groups may develop. Regroup at top. Water next to Grant Ranch Park and summit. Bring single $(s) for soda/chips at top. Wet roads cancel the ride. ROUTE = http://bikemaster.org/routes/lvs002.pdf 19-10-2014 08:15:00 19-10-2014 09:15:00 6 ACTC: Mt. Hamilton 41 mi, 5 MB , 4700 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Linda Vista school on Kirk Ave. The pace will be about 2:15 from start to the top of Mt Ham. Other paces are welcome/2 or 3 groups may develop. Regroup at top. Water next to Grant Ranch Park and summit. Bring single $(s) for soda/chips at top. Wet roads cancel the ride. ROUTE = http://bikemaster.org/routes/lvs002.pdf David Bradley daveb2688@sbcglobal.net 408-219-3933 false DD/MM/YYYY
David Bradley
daveb2688@sbcglobal.net 408-219-3933
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Guadalupe Creek Trail
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 MB-B
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers Montalvo Live Performance
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM-M
Grizzly Bear
Club Jersey Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for an afternoon of live music in support of OneBeat, http://www.1beat.org/, a group of 25 musicians from 17 countries getting together to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music. This year the event is hosted at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, http://montalvoarts.org/artist_groups/onebeat/. Meet at Rainbow park by the picnic/restroom area, on Donington Dr. Ride will be led at LM-M pace. Bring your own lunch or purchase it on site, and have a picnic on the green. Do wear your club jersey if possible. Free admission! 19-10-2014 09:30:00 19-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Montalvo Live Performance 25 mi, 2 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for an afternoon of live music in support of OneBeat, http://www.1beat.org/, a group of 25 musicians from 17 countries getting together to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music. This year the event is hosted at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, http://montalvoarts.org/artist_groups/onebeat/. Meet at Rainbow park by the picnic/restroom area, on Donington Dr. Ride will be led at LM-M pace. Bring your own lunch or purchase it on site, and have a picnic on the green. Do wear your club jersey if possible. Free admission! Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
J.A.M.B.A. Ride
10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4 LM
Mountain Goat
Various
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. 19-10-2014 10:00:00 19-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: J.A.M.B.A. Ride 15+ mi, 4 LM : JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURE Ride. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Check the mtb@lists.actc.org site, or call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies. This is an LM/G ride---no one left behind. Hope to see you there. Richard Holtermann mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546 false DD/MM/YYYY
Richard Holtermann
mtbholt@yahoo.com 408-826-2546
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
34 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Aguajito,Robinson Canyon
For two favorite and quite lovely goats, meet at the coffee shop in the Safeway parking lot on Carmel Valley Road near the bottom of Robinson (6 mi SE of Carmel or 3 mi NW of Hwy 68, Laureles Grade. Not the big centers near Hwy 1). We'll stop to get a picnic lunch later in Carmel. Please call me by Saturday evening to tell me you are coming and to make sure the ride is on. 19-10-2014 10:00:00 19-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 34 mi, 5 LM : For two favorite and quite lovely goats, meet at the coffee shop in the Safeway parking lot on Carmel Valley Road near the bottom of Robinson (6 mi SE of Carmel or 3 mi NW of Hwy 68, Laureles Grade. Not the big centers near Hwy 1). We'll stop to get a picnic lunch later in Carmel. Please call me by Saturday evening to tell me you are coming and to make sure the ride is on. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sun, 19 Oct 2014
Los Altos Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 3 LM, 1040 ft
Grizzly Bear
5 Or More Cities
Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy , Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, and explore the Los Alto Foothills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. Be prepared for some short, moderate hills, which will account for the 1040 feet elevation gain. Our stop will be at the Rancho Shopping Center. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. No one will be left behind. If you have any questions Email or call. ** Rain cancels 19-10-2014 10:00:00 19-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Los Altos Exploration 27 mi, 3 LM , 1040 ft: Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy , Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, and explore the Los Alto Foothills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. Be prepared for some short, moderate hills, which will account for the 1040 feet elevation gain. Our stop will be at the Rancho Shopping Center. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. No one will be left behind. If you have any questions Email or call. ** Rain cancels Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Mon, 20,21,22,23,24 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 20-10-2014 07:00:00 20-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Mon, 20 Oct 2014
CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 1 of 5
9:00 AM
40 mi, 4 LM-M, 2150 ft
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a California Coast Big Sur Tour! Day 1 San Jose to Capitola with a stop at the Summit Store. We will pack our gear in panniers, eat in restaurants, and sleep in hotels on this self-supported credit card tour. Bring money, credit card, snacks and a sense of adventure! NO SAG. Please be comfortable with multi-day touring and carrying panniers. Feel free to join us along our route if you cannot take the whole week off. I am riding from home, meet me at the San Jose Diridon station ready to roll. Please contact me for hotel information, route sheets, and a firm starting time. 20-10-2014 09:00:00 20-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 1 of 5 40 mi, 4 LM-M , 2150 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a California Coast Big Sur Tour! Day 1 San Jose to Capitola with a stop at the Summit Store. We will pack our gear in panniers, eat in restaurants, and sleep in hotels on this self-supported credit card tour. Bring money, credit card, snacks and a sense of adventure! NO SAG. Please be comfortable with multi-day touring and carrying panniers. Feel free to join us along our route if you cannot take the whole week off. I am riding from home, meet me at the San Jose Diridon station ready to roll. Please contact me for hotel information, route sheets, and a firm starting time. Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Crankin for Caffeine
9:30 AM
46 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 20-10-2014 09:30:00 20-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine 46 mi, 4 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the VTA (light rail) park & ride lot behind the apartments across Coleman from Almaden Lake (near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd in San Jose). We will travel to the Alum Rock area, cross the valley and climb a gentle San Felipe road with a stop for coffee on our return. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 Leo Hartung leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979 false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-997-1979
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Gruess Goat
9:30 AM
40 mi, 6 LM-M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Mantelli/Blue Bell,Mt Madonna/Redwood Retreat,Hecker Pass,Pole Line
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today takes us goat greeters to the foothills of Gilroy & Watsonville. We'll do Hecker Pass & Pole Line from the western side, saving them for the last with a drive over Hecker to Casserly & Lake. Meet at Nob Hill parking lot of First St. Go South on 101 to Leavesley west, left on Monterey Rd, right on First St. 20-10-2014 09:30:00 20-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Gruess Goat 40 mi, 6 LM-M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today takes us goat greeters to the foothills of Gilroy & Watsonville. We'll do Hecker Pass & Pole Line from the western side, saving them for the last with a drive over Hecker to Casserly & Lake. Meet at Nob Hill parking lot of First St. Go South on 101 to Leavesley west, left on Monterey Rd, right on First St. Ed Irvine edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ed Irvine
edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494
Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Joyride
10:00 AM
20 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Museum/Historic Places
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Panera in the shopping centre on Coleman Ave near Hwy 87/ Guadalupe River Trail. From Hwy 87 follow signs for Julian St, R on W St James, 2nd L on N Market St into Coleman. Or take the VTA to San Antonio, follow Paseo de San Antonio into Park Ave and go north on the GRT to Coleman. We will go on the Guadalupe River Trail and the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail, visit Agnews Historic Park and take the Guadalupe Trail back. Lunch either at Rivermark or at Panera on return. 20-10-2014 10:00:00 20-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Joyride 20 mi, 1 L-LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Panera in the shopping centre on Coleman Ave near Hwy 87/ Guadalupe River Trail. From Hwy 87 follow signs for Julian St, R on W St James, 2nd L on N Market St into Coleman. Or take the VTA to San Antonio, follow Paseo de San Antonio into Park Ave and go north on the GRT to Coleman. We will go on the Guadalupe River Trail and the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail, visit Agnews Historic Park and take the Guadalupe Trail back. Lunch either at Rivermark or at Panera on return. Joy Owens joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896 false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 20,27 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 20-10-2014 17:00:00 20-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 21,22,23,24 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 21-10-2014 07:00:00 21-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 2 of 5
9:00 AM
45 mi, 2 LM-M, 1450 ft
Grizzly Bear
Monterey
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 2 Capitola to Monterey. Meet at the Quality Inn Capitola for today's adventure. We will proceed to Monterey with stops at the Elkhorn Slough and the Giant Artichoke, sounds fun, huh? We will be rewarded with excellent views of Monterey Bay toward the end of the day and even have time for some sight seeing! 21-10-2014 09:00:00 21-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 2 of 5 45 mi, 2 LM-M , 1450 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 2 Capitola to Monterey. Meet at the Quality Inn Capitola for today's adventure. We will proceed to Monterey with stops at the Elkhorn Slough and the Giant Artichoke, sounds fun, huh? We will be rewarded with excellent views of Monterey Bay toward the end of the day and even have time for some sight seeing! Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
No Kidding
9:30 AM
18 mi, 3 LM, 790 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
10 - 50 mi, 5 M, 1000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** An optimistic old guy is nearing his next decade by planning ahead - he submitted a new goat for 2015. I'm anxious to see what an old goat thinks is a good goat. I hear it's in Saratoga, near his home, so he won't get lost. And it certainly can't be too hard, so the route sheet will include a selection of optional Saratoga goats to extend your play. As always, contact the ride leader for more information. Start/finish at Wildwood Park on 4th St, one block west of Big Basin Way, Saratoga. 21-10-2014 09:30:00 21-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 10 - 50 mi, 5 M , 1000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** An optimistic old guy is nearing his next decade by planning ahead - he submitted a new goat for 2015. I'm anxious to see what an old goat thinks is a good goat. I hear it's in Saratoga, near his home, so he won't get lost. And it certainly can't be too hard, so the route sheet will include a selection of optional Saratoga goats to extend your play. As always, contact the ride leader for more information. Start/finish at Wildwood Park on 4th St, one block west of Big Basin Way, Saratoga. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Special Occasion
Pre-Halloween Ride to visit our local pumpkin patches. First we'll cycle to the famous Uesugi Farm then head south to the lesser known LJB Farm in Gilroy. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., second right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's) Lunch at Erik's Deli at the end. 21-10-2014 10:00:00 21-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 30 mi, 2 LM : Pre-Halloween Ride to visit our local pumpkin patches. First we'll cycle to the famous Uesugi Farm then head south to the lesser known LJB Farm in Gilroy. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., second right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's) Lunch at Erik's Deli at the end. Kris Thompson ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696 false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
22+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Karl Laucher
408-267-7117
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
28 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy,Hicks West,Reynolds,Mt Umunhum
(RIDE CANCELLED) Here's a challenging combination of goats, from easy to hard. We will leave from the Los Gatos Park & Ride off Hwy 9 just north of University Avenue. If you want to do only Shannon/Kennedy (Level 3) you can return to the start afterwards and skip the others. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. 21-10-2014 10:00:00 21-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Climbing Hills 28 mi, 5 LM : (RIDE CANCELLED) Here's a challenging combination of goats, from easy to hard. We will leave from the Los Gatos Park & Ride off Hwy 9 just north of University Avenue. If you want to do only Shannon/Kennedy (Level 3) you can return to the start afterwards and skip the others. Please plan to ride with the group and take regroups. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 21,28 Oct 2014
Metcalf Mauler
4:30 PM
26 mi, 5 M, 2800 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com
Tue, 21,28 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
4:30 PM
20-30 mi, 6 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net 21-10-2014 16:30:00 21-10-2014 17:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 20-30 mi, 6 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Wed, 22,23,24 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 22-10-2014 07:00:00 22-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 3 of 5
9:00 AM
45 mi, 3 LM-M, 2550 ft
Grizzly Bear
17-Mile Drive
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 3 of 5 Monterey to Big Sur! Meet at the Colton Inn for today's ride through 17 Mile Drive, Carmel, and into Big Sur! Plenty of places to stop and take pictures, have coffee, or just enjoy the day in the early part of the ride. Spectacular views of the ocean await us today! Sit by the pool or take a short hike when we arrive at the Big Sur Lodge. 22-10-2014 09:00:00 22-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 3 of 5 45 mi, 3 LM-M , 2550 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 3 of 5 Monterey to Big Sur! Meet at the Colton Inn for today's ride through 17 Mile Drive, Carmel, and into Big Sur! Plenty of places to stop and take pictures, have coffee, or just enjoy the day in the early part of the ride. Spectacular views of the ocean await us today! Sit by the pool or take a short hike when we arrive at the Big Sur Lodge. Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Livermore Billy Goats
9:00 AM
64 mi, 4 M-MB, 4200 ft
Billy Goat
Del Valle,Patterson Pass,Corral Hollow
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on some Livermore hills. We'll stop at the 10 mile point in Del Valle Park for a bathroom break and at the 42 mile point in Tracy for some food. You're also welcome to ride faster and skip these stops. This ride starts in the Safeway parking lot at 4495 First St., Livermore. Please park away from the stores. Here's a map of the route, http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6302534. 22-10-2014 09:00:00 22-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Livermore Billy Goats 64 mi, 4 M-MB , 4200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join me for a ride on some Livermore hills. We'll stop at the 10 mile point in Del Valle Park for a bathroom break and at the 42 mile point in Tracy for some food. You're also welcome to ride faster and skip these stops. This ride starts in the Safeway parking lot at 4495 First St., Livermore. Please park away from the stores. Here's a map of the route, http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6302534. Creighton Chong creighton@ymail.com 510-551-9520 false DD/MM/YYYY
Creighton Chong
creighton@ymail.com 510-551-9520
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Joyride
9:30 AM
22 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Coyote Creek Trail
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 22,29 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 22-10-2014 17:00:00 22-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 23,24 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 23-10-2014 07:00:00 23-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 4 of 5
8:00 AM
70 mi, 3 LM-M, 5350 ft
Grizzly Bear
Museum/Historic Places
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Day 4 of 5 Big Sur to San Simeon. Meet at the Big Sur Lodge for this BIG day of riding! Lot and lots of rollers, but not to worry, you will ready for them by the 4th day of riding. We will encounter few services and will need to get an early start on this day. A short visit to Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Vista Point and Hearst Castle will make this a sight seeing day for sure! 23-10-2014 08:00:00 23-10-2014 09:00:00 6 ACTC: CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 4 of 5 70 mi, 3 LM-M , 5350 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Day 4 of 5 Big Sur to San Simeon. Meet at the Big Sur Lodge for this BIG day of riding! Lot and lots of rollers, but not to worry, you will ready for them by the 4th day of riding. We will encounter few services and will need to get an early start on this day. A short visit to Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Vista Point and Hearst Castle will make this a sight seeing day for sure! Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek-Hilly Edition
9:30 AM
22-24 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Super Burrito Ride
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
San Bruno Mountain Ride
9:30 AM
34 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
San Bruno Mountain,Sweeney Ridge,Manor Drive
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in the parking lot at the bottom of the Sweeney Ridge Trail. From San Jose take 280 North. Take exit #41 (CA-35/Pacifica/Skyline Blvd.)onto Skyline Blvd. and drive 2 miles to Sneath Lane. Turn left at Sneath Lane and continue for 1 mile to the parking lot at the bottom of the Sweeney Ridge Trail. We'll get a workout climbing Sweeney Ridge and San Bruno Mountain and get some nice views of South San Francisco if the fog clears. If you still need more exercise and have the energy, you can do the challenging Manor Drive goat before heading back to the parking area. Re-groups at the top of all climbs. Bring food and water for the duration of ride. Shorter/longer options. 23-10-2014 09:30:00 23-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: San Bruno Mountain Ride 34 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in the parking lot at the bottom of the Sweeney Ridge Trail. From San Jose take 280 North. Take exit #41 (CA-35/Pacifica/Skyline Blvd.)onto Skyline Blvd. and drive 2 miles to Sneath Lane. Turn left at Sneath Lane and continue for 1 mile to the parking lot at the bottom of the Sweeney Ridge Trail. We'll get a workout climbing Sweeney Ridge and San Bruno Mountain and get some nice views of South San Francisco if the fog clears. If you still need more exercise and have the energy, you can do the challenging Manor Drive goat before heading back to the parking area. Re-groups at the top of all climbs. Bring food and water for the duration of ride. Shorter/longer options. Millie Kitchin milkitchin@verizon.net 408-234-2293 false DD/MM/YYYY
Millie Kitchin
milkitchin@verizon.net 408-234-2293
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Somewhere over the Rainbow
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels 23-10-2014 10:00:00 23-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Somewhere over the Rainbow 25 mi, 2 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A Social Ride led at an "LM" easy moderate pace which is: 12 to 14 mph on the flats. Our route will be south to Saratoga with a break at the Big Basin Cafe. The route has a few very short "bumps", it's NOT a flat ride. We will regroup as necessary, no one left behind. START at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Call or Email * Rain Cancels Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Our Favorite Kids
10:00 AM
55 mi, 4 M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Panoche West,Panoche East
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Whet your pre-Thanksgiving appetite for meat, sample this cattle country treat. Without the summer heat. In case the Panoche inn is closed, bring a bit to eat. Extend the ride to the hot springs or the mine, if you are fleet. Start and finish in Piacines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit Highway 25; pass through Holister and continue on Hw 25 (becomes Airline) to Panoche Road on the left. Check with the ride leader if weather conditions are questionable. 23-10-2014 10:00:00 23-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 55 mi, 4 M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Whet your pre-Thanksgiving appetite for meat, sample this cattle country treat. Without the summer heat. In case the Panoche inn is closed, bring a bit to eat. Extend the ride to the hot springs or the mine, if you are fleet. Start and finish in Piacines at the intersection of Airline Hwy and Panoche Road. Driving directions: Hwy 101 south; exit Highway 25; pass through Holister and continue on Hw 25 (becomes Airline) to Panoche Road on the left. Check with the ride leader if weather conditions are questionable. Jerome Woehl jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689 false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Thu, 23,30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
On Orbit Clouds Observation
7:00 AM
9 mi, 6 LM, 1760 ft
Billy Goat
On Orbit
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] 24-10-2014 07:00:00 24-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: On Orbit Clouds Observation 9 mi, 6 LM , 1760 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** From the top of On Orbit Road, some mornings, a person can look down on clouds in the valleys on three sides. Meet at the south corner of St. Andrew's Church parking lot, across from the library on Saratoga Ave near Fruitvale. Ride Leader will arrive around 6:55 with signup sheet for 7AM departure. All paces welcome. Faster riders need not wait for ride leader. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 5 of 5
9:00 AM
45 mi, 3 LM-M, 1150 ft
Grizzly Bear
Choo-Choo Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 5 of 5 San Simeon to San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose. Well, our adventure is almost over, but wait, there is still the train ride home! Meet at the San Simeon Lodge with SLO Amtrak station as our destination. Here we will prepare our bikes for the train ride back to San Jose Diridon Station! What an adventure! 24-10-2014 09:00:00 24-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: CA Coast Big Sur Tour Day 5 of 5 45 mi, 3 LM-M , 1150 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** California Coast Big Sur Tour Day 5 of 5 San Simeon to San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose. Well, our adventure is almost over, but wait, there is still the train ride home! Meet at the San Simeon Lodge with SLO Amtrak station as our destination. Here we will prepare our bikes for the train ride back to San Jose Diridon Station! What an adventure! Diane Sanchez-Costello dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701 false DD/MM/YYYY
Diane Sanchez-Costello
dsanchezcostello@gmail.com 408-483-6701
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
TGIF Coffee Roasting
9:30 AM
26 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Ray Rossi
luccadude@hotmail.com 408-867-7734
Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Half Day Ride
9:30 AM
20 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Wrights Station
Steve Gruber
sgruber@ca-trusts.com 650-964-0959
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
ACTC Academy Graduation Ride
8:30 AM
63 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Canada Loop
Meet at Dutchman’s Pizza, 16375 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill, Candy Park Center. Park towards the back area of the lot. SAG support includes rest stops synchronized with our students’ pace. Bring a labeled bag to have the SAG carry anything for you. We need to know how many to plan on for refreshments and the Academy hosted Pizza Celebration at the end of the ride, so please RSVP with Harry Lichtbach {harrylic@ix.netcom.com} (preferred), 408-264-2568, no later than Wednesday, October 22 if you plan to join us for this ride. Ride date may be moved due to weather delays in the Academy schedule so contact Harry or the ride leader after Oct 19 to confirm date. See more details elsewhere in the B&BB. Lead: Sam Fairchild samfairchild95@gmail.com 408-300-2358 or Co-leader Jayne Ishii jshizuishii@gmail.com 650-393-9601 25-10-2014 08:30:00 25-10-2014 09:30:00 6 ACTC: ACTC Academy Graduation Ride 63 mi, 4 LM : Meet at Dutchman’s Pizza, 16375 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill, Candy Park Center. Park towards the back area of the lot. SAG support includes rest stops synchronized with our students’ pace. Bring a labeled bag to have the SAG carry anything for you. We need to know how many to plan on for refreshments and the Academy hosted Pizza Celebration at the end of the ride, so please RSVP with Harry Lichtbach {harrylic@ix.netcom.com} (preferred), 408-264-2568, no later than Wednesday, October 22 if you plan to join us for this ride. Ride date may be moved due to weather delays in the Academy schedule so contact Harry or the ride leader after Oct 19 to confirm date. See more details elsewhere in the B&BB. Lead: Sam Fairchild samfairchild95@gmail.com 408-300-2358 or Co-leader Jayne Ishii jshizuishii@gmail.com 650-393-9601 Sam Fairchild false DD/MM/YYYY
Sam Fairchild
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Rolling Hills Century
8:30 AM
20/50/104 mi, 2 LM-M
Grizzly Bear
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join in on a century route stretching south to Bailey then heading north to Woodside and Canada Road. Although not a Billy Goat ride, the route will be more challenging with rolling hills - but no sustained climbs. As always, all are welcome, including first time and experienced century riders. Fast riders may go ahead of the group, but all are expected to regroup at several designated stops and regroups. There are 20, 50 and 104 mile options. Ride starts at Almaden Lake Park at Winfield (East) entrance. Map and cue sheet: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3230309 25-10-2014 08:30:00 25-10-2014 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Rolling Hills Century 20/50/104 mi, 2 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Join in on a century route stretching south to Bailey then heading north to Woodside and Canada Road. Although not a Billy Goat ride, the route will be more challenging with rolling hills - but no sustained climbs. As always, all are welcome, including first time and experienced century riders. Fast riders may go ahead of the group, but all are expected to regroup at several designated stops and regroups. There are 20, 50 and 104 mile options. Ride starts at Almaden Lake Park at Winfield (East) entrance. Map and cue sheet: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3230309 Ahmed Masood ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Two Lunches in Corralitos
9:00 AM
79 mi, 5 M, 7000 ft
Billy Goat
Old Santa Cruz Hwy,Aptos To Corralitos,Hazel Dell,Mt Madonna West,Eureka Canyon
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Santa Clara - Old LaHonda Loop
9:00 AM
51 mi, 5 M, 2900 ft
Billy Goat
Old La Honda
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride from Santa Clara to Skyline via Old LaHonda and then back. This is a group ride. Lunch at skywood trading Deli corner of hwy84 & Skyline. Sarting At: Haman Elementry school, corner of Homested and Los Padres in Santa Clara. Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6043942 Roads: Benton-Homestead-Foothill-Page Mill-Arrastradero-Alpine-Portola-OldLahonda-Skyline-LaHonda-Portala rd (then loop back to start) Phone: 408-219-0575 25-10-2014 09:00:00 25-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: Santa Clara - Old LaHonda Loop 51 mi, 5 M , 2900 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will ride from Santa Clara to Skyline via Old LaHonda and then back. This is a group ride. Lunch at skywood trading Deli corner of hwy84 & Skyline. Sarting At: Haman Elementry school, corner of Homested and Los Padres in Santa Clara. Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6043942 Roads: Benton-Homestead-Foothill-Page Mill-Arrastradero-Alpine-Portola-OldLahonda-Skyline-LaHonda-Portala rd (then loop back to start) Phone: 408-219-0575 Samy Hilali syhilali@gmail.com false DD/MM/YYYY
Samy Hilali
syhilali@gmail.com
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Tortoises Riding Paved Trails
10:00 AM
37-54 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
5 Or More Cities
It's time for a great trip on the Iron Horse Trail, for a unique view of the historic railroad route to Walnut Creek. You can return by the same route--or for more open views and the longer distance, continue toward Concord and loop back to the Iron Horse along the Contra Costa Canal Trail. Start from the Dublin- Pleasanton BART parking lot: Hwy 680 N, Right on 580 East and soon exit south on Hopyard Rd. Turn left on Willows, then left into the BART lot and meet us at its far (SE) end. Bring or buy lunch at Whole Foods in Walnut Creek to enjoy outside. 25-10-2014 10:00:00 25-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Tortoises Riding Paved Trails 37-54 mi, 1 LM : It's time for a great trip on the Iron Horse Trail, for a unique view of the historic railroad route to Walnut Creek. You can return by the same route--or for more open views and the longer distance, continue toward Concord and loop back to the Iron Horse along the Contra Costa Canal Trail. Start from the Dublin- Pleasanton BART parking lot: Hwy 680 N, Right on 580 East and soon exit south on Hopyard Rd. Turn left on Willows, then left into the BART lot and meet us at its far (SE) end. Bring or buy lunch at Whole Foods in Walnut Creek to enjoy outside. Marcia Wire (408)395-0386 false DD/MM/YYYY
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Sat, 25 Oct 2014
Grizzlies going for Goat to Shannon Rd.
1:30 PM
32 mi, 3 M, 1,590 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Marvin Laurence
damervclub107od@aol.com 408-292-6359
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Bowers Park to Saratoga
7:45 AM
23 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
Pamela Putman
PAMJEAN1017@HOTMAIL.COM 408-734-3429
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Los Gatos to Big Basin
9:00 AM
60 mi, 4 M-MB, 6000 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North,Hwy 236,Hwy 9 South
Lane Parker
lane_parker@yahoo.com 408-398-1434
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
25 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Coyote Creek Trail
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
New Goats near Argonaut?
9:00 AM
50 mi, 5 LM-M, 7000 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 9 North Lower,Hwy 9 North Upper,Skyline North 2
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** New goats for 2015 should be nominated by Oct 30. Let's check out some possibilities:

Camp Pomponio Road branches off Alpine West just below Portola Park Road, descending to Pescadero Creek.

Prospect Trio branch off Prospect Road near Fremont Older Preserve.

Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. There is water at CalFire near Saratoga Gap, but bring food as there's none on the route. [Route Sheet] [Map] 26-10-2014 09:00:00 26-10-2014 10:00:00 6 ACTC: New Goats near Argonaut? 50 mi, 5 LM-M , 7000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** New goats for 2015 should be nominated by Oct 30. Let's check out some possibilities: Camp Pomponio Road branches off Alpine West just below Portola Park Road, descending to Pescadero Creek. Prospect Trio branch off Prospect Road near Fremont Older Preserve. Meet at Mountain Mike's Pizza at the Argonaut Center on Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road near Cox and Pierce. There is water at CalFire near Saratoga Gap, but bring food as there's none on the route. [Route Sheet] [Map] Lou Galbiati lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606 false DD/MM/YYYY
Lou Galbiati
lougalbiati@gmail.com 408-489-1606
Guy Neenan
guy.neenan@sbcglobal.net
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 MB-B
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Mt. Tam from Fairfax
9:30 AM
55 mi, 5 M, 7400 ft
Billy Goat
Fairfax-Bolinas East,Fairfax-Bolinas West,Mt Tamalpais
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's an chance to ride Mt. Tamalpais in cool fall weather. It's also an opportunity to ride with Peter Sih as he completes the last 2 of the 189 local billy goats! This ride starts at the intersection of Bolinas Rd & Broadway Blvd in Fairfax. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6329314 26-10-2014 09:30:00 26-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Mt. Tam from Fairfax 55 mi, 5 M , 7400 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Here's an chance to ride Mt. Tamalpais in cool fall weather. It's also an opportunity to ride with Peter Sih as he completes the last 2 of the 189 local billy goats! This ride starts at the intersection of Bolinas Rd & Broadway Blvd in Fairfax. http://ridewithgps.com/routes/6329314 Creighton Chong creighton@ymail.com 510-551-9520 false DD/MM/YYYY
Creighton Chong
creighton@ymail.com 510-551-9520
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
Four Corners Ride
1:30 PM
15 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Four Corners Ride
Where will Ralph choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This (4th Sunday of every month) 15 mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot. 26-10-2014 13:30:00 26-10-2014 14:30:00 6 ACTC: Four Corners Ride 15 mi, 1 L : Where will Ralph choose to aim this group? A bike path? A historical site? Only you can influence his choice. This (4th Sunday of every month) 15 mile ride is for new riders and old friends who like to chat. Meet at Hamilton and Leigh in the Congregational Church Parking lot. Ralph Coole 408-264-4937 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ralph Coole
408-264-4937
Sun, 26 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers
3:30 PM
35 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
Stevens Canyon,Mt Eden/Pierce,Peach Hill/Ojai
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Rainbow Park in San Jose, across from Lynbrook HS, by the picnic area on Donington Dr..From HW 85, exit at De Anza Blvd, go North on De Anza Blvd, 1st Right on Rainbow Dr., left at Johnson, left at Donington. Ride will be led at LM-M pace (13-16 mph) with regroups at top of each hill. Oh yes, do feel free to collect other nearby goats! Bring water, snacks and plan on a coffee break at Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga before climbing Peach Hill. 26-10-2014 15:30:00 26-10-2014 16:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers 35 mi, 4 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Rainbow Park in San Jose, across from Lynbrook HS, by the picnic area on Donington Dr..From HW 85, exit at De Anza Blvd, go North on De Anza Blvd, 1st Right on Rainbow Dr., left at Johnson, left at Donington. Ride will be led at LM-M pace (13-16 mph) with regroups at top of each hill. Oh yes, do feel free to collect other nearby goats! Bring water, snacks and plan on a coffee break at Big Basin Cafe in downtown Saratoga before climbing Peach Hill. Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Crankin With a Twist
9:30 AM
28 mi, 3 M
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. 27-10-2014 09:30:00 27-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin With a Twist 28 mi, 3 M : Social ride led at an M pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA Park & Ride near the corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. This rides takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hick's Road and back. Today's "twist" will wind through the hills of the Almaden Valley before joining Terry Kreiter's "Crankin for Caffeine" riders for socializing at the end of the ride. Regroups at top of climbs. No one left behind. Rain cancels the ride. Tom Green tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939 false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Crankin for Caffeine
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. 27-10-2014 09:30:00 27-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine 25 mi, 2 LM : Social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the Almaden VTA parking lot near corner of Coleman Rd & Winfield Blvd, San Jose. Pat Grilione's traditional route follows quiet residential streets and country roads, passing through the historic town of New Almaden. The "Crankin with a Twist" ride will join us for coffee and socializing near the end of the ride. No one left behind. Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Gruess Goat
9:30 AM
33-55 mi, 6 LM, 4300-6400 ft
Billy Goat
Hwy 236 Upper,Hwy 236,China Grade,China Grade Upper
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we greet the goats around Big Basin, with lunch in Boulder Creek. We will do 236 Upper and China Grade Upper before it gets too hot, if that's still possible. Then down, up & down China Grade Lower. Lunch stop at Boulder Creek, before climbing Highway 236 back to the parking place. Park near the junction of Highways 9 and 236 (6 miles past the highway 9 summit). Or park at the summit at 9AM and ride down to the park place early, if you want to add the Highway 9 South option on the way back. 27-10-2014 09:30:00 27-10-2014 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Gruess Goat 33-55 mi, 6 LM , 4300-6400 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Today we greet the goats around Big Basin, with lunch in Boulder Creek. We will do 236 Upper and China Grade Upper before it gets too hot, if that's still possible. Then down, up & down China Grade Lower. Lunch stop at Boulder Creek, before climbing Highway 236 back to the parking place. Park near the junction of Highways 9 and 236 (6 miles past the highway 9 summit). Or park at the summit at 9AM and ride down to the park place early, if you want to add the Highway 9 South option on the way back. Ed Irvine edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494 false DD/MM/YYYY
Ed Irvine
edwirvine@gmail.com 408-807-1494
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 27-10-2014 17:00:00 27-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
No Kidding
9:30 AM
20 mi, 3 LM, 550 ft
Billy Goat
Bernal
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
MoonBeans Coffee
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 L
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Paul McKiernan
pmac64@ix.netcom.com 408-265-3618
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
32 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Reservoirs
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Tortoises Climbing Hills
10:00 AM
34 mi, 5 LM
Billy Goat
Page Mill Lower,Los Trancos Woods
Marcia Wire
(408)395-0386
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Metcalf Mauler
4:30 PM
26 mi, 5 M, 2800 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
M&M Rollers Meet N Ride!
4:30 PM
20-30 mi, 6 LM-M
Billy Goat
Various
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net 28-10-2014 16:30:00 28-10-2014 17:30:00 6 ACTC: M&M Rollers Meet N Ride! 20-30 mi, 6 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet in front of Prospect HS, West parking lot, at English Dr. & Prospect Rd, in Saratoga. We will decide at the ride start what goats to climb: Stevens Canyon, Mt Eden/Pierce, Sanborn, Regnart, Montebello, Bohlman, Redwood Gulch, etc. Do bring water, snacks, front and rear lights. Ride will be led at LM-M pace, 13-16 mph, with regroups as needed. No one left behind. Heat, rain or wet pavement: we will do Saratoga Maze instead and do bring your rain gear. Any questions, please email us. Co-leaders: Jeff Englander, englander.jeffrey@gmail.com and Craig Jeong, cjeong@sbcglobal.net Minh Nguyen minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599 false DD/MM/YYYY
Minh Nguyen
minhngoc121@yahoo.com 408-446-4599
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Johns Journeys for Delightful Delectibles
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Meet at the First Congregational Church parking lot at the S/E corner of Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, 95150. For this month's delectable journey destination, I think we will go for deli sandwiches. I have a couple of new places in mind. Bring your appetite and join us. Lunch suggestions are always welcome. No one left behind. 29-10-2014 10:00:00 29-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Johns Journeys for Delightful Delectibles 25+ mi, 2 LM : Meet at the First Congregational Church parking lot at the S/E corner of Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, 95150. For this month's delectable journey destination, I think we will go for deli sandwiches. I have a couple of new places in mind. Bring your appetite and join us. Lunch suggestions are always welcome. No one left behind. John Mazzella 408-315-7286 false DD/MM/YYYY
John Mazzella
408-315-7286
Wed, 29 Oct 2014
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 29-10-2014 17:00:00 29-10-2014 18:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 2000 ft: Note the time and location change for this month's Argonaut Rides. To close out the season, we'll move the start to the McClellan/S. Foothill strip mall and roll at 5pm for this last month. After a brief warm up through one of the mazes, we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for the off-season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet Pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Mark Pryor mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109 false DD/MM/YYYY
Mark Pryor
mapryor@pacbell.net 408-410-8109
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek-Extra Hilly Edition
9:30 AM
44 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Thursday Trainer
4:30 PM
25 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya,Quimby East
Arturo Cruz
artcruz49er@gmail.com 831-628-3666
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com
Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Big Sur Overnighter
7:00 AM
95 mi, 4 M-MB, ~7500 ft
Billy Goat
Nacimiento-Ferguson
Halloween at the Hacienda! This is a prepaid 3-Day, Member-Only supported tour of the Central Coast with historic Hearst-style guest lodging. For camping, see Labor Day weekend's Big Sur 3 Day Tour. BSO includes Friday and Saturday night patio dinners, party option, SAG (by us), group breaks, remote climbing (Nacimiento, Carmel Valley, Cachagua) and stunning scenery. Bike Big Sur from Carmel by the Sea to Fort Hunter Liggett via Pt. Lobos, Pfeiffer Beach and Lucia. On Saturday pick a tour after breakfast from the Hacienda! Or explore places like Mission San Antonio de Padua. Advance contribution, RSVP, and room-sharing flexibility are required. Bring proof of motorist insurance, govt. ID, personal funds, 20 oz. water bottles, tubes, patch kit, extra tire, road lights, reflection and bright garments. Please reply early and before October 15: space is limited! 31-10-2014 07:00:00 31-10-2014 08:00:00 6 ACTC: Big Sur Overnighter 95 mi, 4 M-MB , ~7500 ft: Halloween at the Hacienda! This is a prepaid 3-Day, Member-Only supported tour of the Central Coast with historic Hearst-style guest lodging. For camping, see Labor Day weekend's Big Sur 3 Day Tour. BSO includes Friday and Saturday night patio dinners, party option, SAG (by us), group breaks, remote climbing (Nacimiento, Carmel Valley, Cachagua) and stunning scenery. Bike Big Sur from Carmel by the Sea to Fort Hunter Liggett via Pt. Lobos, Pfeiffer Beach and Lucia. On Saturday pick a tour after breakfast from the Hacienda! Or explore places like Mission San Antonio de Padua. Advance contribution, RSVP, and room-sharing flexibility are required. Bring proof of motorist insurance, govt. ID, personal funds, 20 oz. water bottles, tubes, patch kit, extra tire, road lights, reflection and bright garments. Please reply early and before October 15: space is limited! Brian Chun bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288 false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Thursday Trek - Spooky Edition
9:30 AM
~15 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Halloween
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Fri, 31 Oct 2014
LOOKING FOR GHOULS
10:00 AM
27 mi, 3 LM, 1040 ft
Grizzly Bear
Halloween
A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, looking for Ghouls, and explore the Los Altos Foothills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. Be prepared for some short, moderate hills, which will account for the 1040 feet elevation gain. Our stop will be at Andronico's. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy , Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. If you have any questions Email or call. **Rain Cancels. 31-10-2014 10:00:00 31-10-2014 11:00:00 6 ACTC: LOOKING FOR GHOULS 27 mi, 3 LM , 1040 ft: A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, looking for Ghouls, and explore the Los Altos Foothills. THIS IS NOT A FLAT RIDE. Be prepared for some short, moderate hills, which will account for the 1040 feet elevation gain. Our stop will be at Andronico's. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expy , Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. If you have any questions Email or call. **Rain Cancels. Terry Kreiter tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185 false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185