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ACTC Ride Calendar for February 2008

The ride schedule has been moved to a new program with a new location.
This old ride schedule program has no rides after April 1st, 2011.

1st Week - February 1 to 3

Fri, 1 Feb 2008
TGIF

9:30 AM
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. Park on the street or at the Park n Ride across Coleman to save a possible parking fee.
Andy Leach
268-7058

1st Weekend - February 2 to 3

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Breakfast Ride

8:00 AM
14 mi, 1 L


Meet at Campbell Park-Gilman and Campbell Ave, west of Hwy 17. This 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
264-4937

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Long Distance Training Ride-Devil Mountain Double

8:00 AM
98 mi, 5 M-S


Start Location Changed to Landness & Morril (Target). These rides are for experience, fit riders. All paces are welcome- ride is lead at a MB pace. See Goggle www.actcgoinglong.blogspot.com for maps and changes.
Deborah Lefferts
267-3038

David Hoag
267-3038

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
New Goat

9:00 AM
40 mi, 5 LM


This is your opportunity to be on the first ACTC ride on Skyline North 4, one of the new goats for 2008. Meet at McKenzie Park in Los Altos. We'll ride to Woodside first, go up Kings Mountain, and then continue up (and down) Skyline to Old La Honda. Lunch at the Skylonda store.
Pat Parseghian
666-1632

Steve Gruber
650-964-0959

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Pescadero Loop

9:00 AM
52 mi, 5 M, 5500 ft


Meet at Woodside Rd and Whiskey Hill, in the parking lot behind the Pioneer Hotel. Shorter options possible. Maps provided. Ride # WSW021.
Don Axtell
386-1638

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Spot Your Shadow

10:00 AM
16 mi, 1 G L-LM


Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield. We’ll ride around trying to spot our shadows and if we find them we’ll go for a snack. Heck, we’ll go for a snack even if we don’t find them.
Paul and Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Ground Dog Day Ride to Govea's

10:00 AM
23 mi, 3 LM


Start at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe Rd. just south of Yerba Buena Road. Ride to the top of San Felipe, great downhill, ride around Lake Cunningham and then to a delicious lunch at Govea's Mexican Restaurant. Return by shorter, totally flat route.
Larry Brandt
238-1649

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Tortoises Climbing Hills

10:00 AM
18 mi, 3 LM


Start at Almaden Lake Park restrooms near Coleman and Winfield. Parking available at the VTA Park & Ride lot at Coleman west of Winfield. Phone me ahead of time if you have any questions.
Marcia Wire
395-0386

Sat, 2, 23 Feb 2008
Who Knows Where We'll Go

10:00 AM
25-80 mi, 3-6 LM-M


I will bring plenty of choices to choose! Bring snacks and fluids. No Sweep! Meet at the Jack N the Box, Santa Theresa at Cottle.
Lisa Sharp-Piras
242-3249-cell

Rick Piras
219-3798-cell

Sat, 2 Feb 2008
Chasing Shadows

10:30 AM
22 mi, 1 G-LM


Meet at the Sunnyvale Community Center parking lot off Michelangelo near the El Camino/Remington junction for an easy ride to chase the shadows and hope for an early spring. Bring a snack/lunch or money for a stop in Los Altos at the Rancho shopping center for a bite to eat before heading back. Rain or wet pavement will re-eschedule at a later date.
Christopher & Skylla Larson
203-8492

Sat, 2, 9, 16, 23 Feb 2008
Afternoon Mountain Goat Ride

2:00 PM
10 mi, 5 LM


Meet in front of the Summit Bicycles Store located on Main Street (across from the library) in Los Gatos. Rain cancels.
Blair Gallant
371-9629

Sun, 3, 10, 24 Feb 2008
50 Miles 5 Goats 5 Hours 5000 Feet

8:30 AM
50 mi, 6 M, 5000 ft


Lucky Los Altos start - 2175 Grant Rd. Goats in order, repeat options, heavy snow cancels. Co-leader needed.
Brian Chun
650-799-6488

Sun, 3, 10 Feb 2008
Calaveras Crawl & Mission San Jose

9:00 AM
~40 mi, 4 L


The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Sun, 3, 10, 17, 24 Feb 2008
Cinderella Training Ride

10:00 AM
25-40 mi, 2 LM


Start training for the Cinderella Classic on April 5. This month's rides begin in Morgan Hill and will go around Uvas and Chesbro Reservoirs. Take Tennant exit off Highway 101,go right to Monterey Rd. then left and immediate right into shopping center. Park between Erik's Deli and McDonalds. Bring $ for coffee/lunch at end. Princes welcome!
Kris Thompson
779-2054

Penny Carl
804-0035

Sun, 3 Feb 2008
Dam Goats

10:00 AM
27 mi, 5 M


Ride starts at Lexington School on Old Santa Cruz Highway. Get there by taking Hwy 17 south and exiting at Bear Creek Road. Turn right to go over freeway and right again onto OSCH.
Dennis Halloran
287-0918

Sun, 3, 10 Feb 2008
H.A.M.S.T.E.R. Ride

10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4-5 LM


HARMONIOUS AND MYSTICAL SINGLE TRACK ENCHANTING RIDE. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Please call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before, or between 8:00 am & 9:00am the day of the ride, for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies.
Richard Holtermann
226-6871,826-2546cell

2nd Week - February 4 to 10

Mon, 4 Feb 2008
Crankin' for Caffeine

9:30 AM
22 mi, 2 LM


Meet at the Restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near Coleman and Winfield. Park in the VTA Parking Lot across Coleman to save a parking fee. Residential streets and country roads for most of the ride with a coffee stop on the way back for some socializing.
Pat Grilione
265-0698

Mon, 4, 11, 18, 25 Feb 2008
Monday Morning Mocha Mooch

9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L-M


Start your week with a ride at your pace down Foothill Expressway to Café Borrone in Menlo Park. Return through quiet residential streets. Leader rides sweep. Meet in the parking lot of Lucky’s, Arboretum and Foothill Expwy. in Los Altos. Co-listed with WW.
Don Burnett
253-6953

Mon, 4, 11, 25 Feb 2008
Roaster

9:30 AM
20-40 mi, 3-5 M-MB


Ride goats in the Los Gatos and Saratoga hills. Decide on the route at the start based on rider input. Ride is lead at MB but other paces welcome. Meets at Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company at Main and University.
Gary Robinson
656-2442

Tue, 5, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Tue, 5, 12, 26 Feb 2008
Damos un Paseo en Bicicleta

8:30 AM
30 mi, 5 M


Meet in the parking lot of Dollar Tree on the corner of Snell and Blossom Hill.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Tue, 5 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
41-55 mi, 5 M, 2700-3500 ft


Start/finish near the tourist center at the S/E corner of the Golden Gate Bridge; bike the Golden Gate. The 55 mile route adds a loop through Muir Woods and along the coast. Driving directions: take Hwy 101 north to GG Bridge; just before getting on the bridge, exit right, into tourist parking area; turn left onto Lincoln Blvd; turn left into the dirt parking area near the bike trail. Reminders for all 99 Favorites rides, call/e-mail for: length and goat options; rain cancellation reschedules; and carpools.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Tue, 5, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Almaden Explorer

10:00 AM
20-25 mi, 1-2 L-LM


Meet at the Church, Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, with water, tools and food to picnic in the park. We will be going to a different park each week. This month’s rides are:
Feb 5
Town Plaza Park, Los Gatos 18 Miles

Feb 12
Azule Park, Saratoga 22 Miles

Feb 19
West Valley College, Saratoga 21 Miles

Feb 26
Raynor Park, Santa Clara 21 Miles

Bob Yeomans
374-5081

Tue, 5 Feb 2008
Twosday Tuesday

10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM


Meet in Morgan Hill, corner of Monterey Rd. and Tennant in the parking lot between Erik's Deli and McD's. Lunch at Cinnabar Golf Course.
Kris and Bob Thompson
779-2054

Wed, 6, 27 Feb 2008
Calaveras Challenge

9:30 AM
~45 mi, 4 L


The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas. Bring lunch, fruit, money & plenty to drink.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Wed, 6 Feb 2008
Get Your Thrill Goin' To Morgan Hill

10:00 AM
35 mi, 3 LM-M


Meet near the Jack-In-The-Box at the SE corner of Santa Teresa Blvd and Cottle Rd. We will do the goats first before stopping for bagels and coffee in downtown Morgan Hill. No headwinds; I promise. No one left behind.
John Mazzella
972-1991

Wed, 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 2008
Hills R Us

10:15 AM
35-70 mi, 3-6 M-MB


Enjoy Skyline without traffic. Meet at Shoup Garden Park, 400 University Ave, in Los Altos. Ride varies weekly but includes Hwy 9, Page Mill, Old La Honda, Kings Mt, West Alpine, and Tunitas Ck. Ample regroups and lunch (bring or buy) after the major climb(s). Be prepared for variable weather on Skyline. Foul weather in the hills keeps the ride in the valley. Co-listed with Western Wheelers.
Michael Khaw
737-0238

Wed, 6, 13, 27 Feb 2008
After Work Dirty Ride

3:30 PM
10+ mi, 5 LM


Meet in the school parking lot at Bernal Intermediate School, 6610 San Ignacio Ave. From the stop sign on Bernal Road next to the Santa Teresa Golf Course, head north on Heaton Moor. Continue thru three stop signs - school is on the right. Bring all necessary supplies.
Richard Holtermann
226-6871,826-2546cell

Thu, 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Thu, 7 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
32 mi, 5-6 M


Start/finish today's South San Jose ride in the east parking lot of Almaden Lake Park, south of the Colman/Winfield intersection.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Thu, 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Thursday Trek

10:00 AM
12-24 mi, 1-2 G LM


Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We’ll stop for snacks/meal along the way. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield.
Feb 7
Chinese New Year, 12 miles

Feb 14
Valentine’s Day, 14 miles

Feb 21
Super Burrito, 18 miles

Feb 28
Velodrome, 26 miles

Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Thu, 7 Feb 2008
Evergreen Explorer

10:00 AM
20 mi, 3 LM


We will ride the quiet streets in the Evergreen foothills – other options possible. Coffee or lunch near the end of the ride. Meet at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe just south on Yerba Buena Road.
Karen Bishop
238-0399

Thu, 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Metcalf Mauler

2:30 PM
22 mi, 5 M, 2200 ft


Meet at Metcalf Park, near Forsum Rd and the Coyote Creek Trail. To get there, take Menard Rd from Monterey Hwy, just south of Bernal or north of Metcalf. Ride # MCP016.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Don Axtell
386-1638

Fri, 8 Feb 2008
TGIF

9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM


Start at Almaden Lake Park. South on Santa Teresa(or some side streets) to Bailey, to the bike trail- North to Hellyer Park, to Branham Ln, where we get on bike path to Willow Glen for coffee stop -Return to start.
Bill Gallagher
997-0218

Fri, 8, 22 Feb 2008
SLOW MTB

10:00 AM
10-20 mi, 5 LM


Slow mountian bike ride Start location changes call for info.
Harold LeGore
779-5013,892-5803

2nd Weekend - February 9 to 10

Sat, 9 Feb 2008
Long Distance Training Ride

8:00 AM
72 mi, 4 M-S


Meet at Redmond & Meridian. Park on Oakglen or at Safeway. These rides are for experience, fit riders. All paces are welcome- ride is lead at a MB pace. See Goggle www.actcgoinglong.blogspot.com for maps and changes.
Deborah Lefferts
267-3038

David Hoag
267-3038

Sat, 9 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:00 AM
10-35 mi, 5 M, 4800 ft


Here's a San Jose east hills sampling of the Tour of California route. Start/finish in the Rite Aid shopping center parking lot at the N/W corner of McKee and White Roads.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Sat, 9 Feb 2008
Tortoises Climbing Hills

10:00 AM
17 mi, 5 LM


We'll start from the little "staging area" parking lot just east of Hwy 101 on Silver Creek Valley Rd (continuation of Blossom Hill), for a ride up the hill and along San Felipe Rd. Coffee stop afterwards if desired. Phone me ahead of time if you have any questions.
Marcia Wire
395-0386

Sat, 9 Feb 2008
Giro d'Bici Bike Ride

10:00 AM
35-40-45 mi, 3 LM-MB


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. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Meet at Bici Bike Shop, Cottle and Rochester Roads, San Jose.
Bill Reisinger
238-0399

Dick Caron
978-8177

Sat, 9, 16, 23 Feb 2008
Afternoon Mountain Goat Ride

2:00 PM
10 mi, 5 LM


Meet in front of the Summit Bicycles Store located on Main Street (across from the library) in Los Gatos. Rain cancels.
Blair Gallant
371-9629

Sun, 10, 24 Feb 2008
50 Miles 5 Goats 5 Hours 5000 Feet

8:30 AM
50 mi, 6 M, 5000 ft


Lucky Los Altos start - 2175 Grant Rd. Goats in order, repeat options, heavy snow cancels. Co-leader needed.
Brian Chun
650-799-6488

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Grizzlies on Steriods

9:00 AM
70 mi, 1-2 M-MB


The Grizzlies are going to ramble through the South Valley countryside. Lunch at Nob Hill Deli in Gilroy. Meet at Bramhall Park, corner of Willow St. and Camino Ramon in Willow Glen. Riders may join the ride at the restrooms at Almaden Lake (9:40 a.m.). Expect a social but slightly more athletic ride than your average Grizzly.
Marvin Laurence
292-6359

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Brendan Goes to Market

9:00 AM
~14 mi, 1 G SL


Bring your shopping bags/panniers/backpacks; Brendan will ride his own bike to the Los Gatos Farmers Market. RSVP for start location by 7:30 AM on the 10th.
Paul & Brendan Metz
981-3780

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
To Market, To Market

9:00 AM
~20 mi, 1 G L-LM


Bring your shopping bags/panniers/backpacks; we’re going to the Los Gatos Farmers’ Market. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield.
Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Calaveras Crawl & Mission San Jose

9:00 AM
~40 mi, 4 L


The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Bike Trail Clean-up and Ride

10:00 AM
10 mi, 1 G LM


Meet at the Tamien Light Rail Station at 10:00 am to volunteer. Bring work gloves and (if you drive) a broom. We will work on the Guadalupe River Trail along Highway 87 between Willow and Curtner and then ride to lunch and back. Please contact Deb Wade in advance to sign-up. Volunteer forms are available online at www.sjadoptapark.org.
Deb Wade
348-2839

Deb Lefferts
267-3038

Sun, 10, 17, 24 Feb 2008
Cinderella Training Ride

10:00 AM
25-40 mi, 2 LM


Start training for the Cinderella Classic on April 5. This month's rides begin in Morgan Hill and will go around Uvas and Chesbro Reservoirs. Take Tennant exit off Highway 101,go right to Monterey Rd. then left and immediate right into shopping center. Park between Erik's Deli and McDonalds. Bring $ for coffee/lunch at end. Princes welcome!
Kris Thompson
779-2054

Penny Carl
804-0035

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Who Knows Where We'll Go

10:00 AM
25-80 mi, 3-6 LM-M


I will bring plenty of choices to choose! Bring snacks and fluids. No Sweep! Meet at the Jack N the Box, Santa Theresa at Cottle.
Lisa Sharp-Piras
242-3249-cell

Rick Piras
219-3798-cell

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
H.A.M.S.T.E.R. Ride

10:00 AM
15+ mi, 4-5 LM


HARMONIOUS AND MYSTICAL SINGLE TRACK ENCHANTING RIDE. We will ride various selected dirt trails depending on rider input. Please call between 9:00 pm & 10:00 pm the evening before, or between 8:00 am & 9:00am the day of the ride, for the starting location. Bring all necessary supplies.
Richard Holtermann
226-6871,826-2546cell

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Sunday Riding LFB

11:00 AM
25-35 mi, 3-5 M


Sunday riding on the peninsula, leading from the back (LFB). Meet at McKenzie park. Bring food or money, as we'll stop for coffee/snack.
Megan Nguyen
650-464-8737

Sun, 10 Feb 2008
Sunday in the Park with Chuck

2:00 PM
10+ mi, 5 LM


Come one, come all for some fat-tire fun. Meet in front of Summit Bikes in Los Gatos. In case of rain, bring Gore-Tex and fenders.
Chuck Schultz
858-5601

3rd Week - February 11 to 17

Mon, 11, 18, 25 Feb 2008
Monday Morning Mocha Mooch

9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L-M


Start your week with a ride at your pace down Foothill Expressway to Café Borrone in Menlo Park. Return through quiet residential streets. Leader rides sweep. Meet in the parking lot of Lucky’s, Arboretum and Foothill Expwy. in Los Altos. Co-listed with WW.
Don Burnett
253-6953

Mon, 11 Feb 2008
Crankin' for Caffeine

9:30 AM
38 mi, 2 LM-M


Meet at the Restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near Coleman and Winfield. Park in the VTA Parking Lot across Coleman to save a parking fee. We’ll take the most direct way to The Coffee Cup near Alum Rock Park.
Rick Nowack
224-4378

Mon, 11, 25 Feb 2008
Roaster

9:30 AM
20-40 mi, 3-5 M-MB


Ride goats in the Los Gatos and Saratoga hills. Decide on the route at the start based on rider input. Ride is lead at MB but other paces welcome. Meets at Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company at Main and University.
Gary Robinson
656-2442

Mon, 11, 25 Feb 2008
SLOW MTB

10:00 AM
10-20 mi, 5 LM


Slow mountain bike ride Start location changes call for info.
Harold LeGore
779-5013,892-5803

Tue, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Tue, 12, 26 Feb 2008
Damos un Paseo en Bicicleta

8:30 AM
30 mi, 5 M


Meet in the parking lot of Dollar Tree on the corner of Snell and Blossom Hill.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Tue, 12 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
20-70 mi, 5 M, 1300-11000 ft


The MAIN START is in the parking lot on the north side of Mt Hamilton Road, about ¼ mile east of the Grant Ranch main entrance. If you wish to add in lower Mt Hamilton and other lower goats, your start is at Linda Vista School on Kirk Road, 2 blocks north of Alum Rock Ave. Plan your lower start time to arrive in time for the 9:30 sign-in at the main start.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Tue, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Almaden Explorer

10:00 AM
20-25 mi, 1-2 L-LM


Meet at the Church, Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, with water, tools and food to picnic in the park. We will be going to a different park each week. This month’s rides are:
Feb 5
Town Plaza Park, Los Gatos 18 Miles

Feb 12
Azule Park, Saratoga 22 Miles

Feb 19
West Valley College, Saratoga 21 Miles

Feb 26
Raynor Park, Santa Clara 21 Miles

Bob Yeomans
374-5081

Tue, 12 Feb 2008
South County Old Goats

10:00 AM
35 mi, 3 LM


Meet at the church in Tres Pinos (on Highway 25, 3 miles south of Hollister). We'll have lunch after at the cafe to celebrate Abe's birthday.
Kris and Bob Thompson
779-2054

Tue, 12 Feb 2008
ABE'S SLOW MTB

10:00 AM
10-20 mi, 5 LM


Slow mountian bike ride Start location changes call for info. NO ONE LEFT BEHIND.
Harold LeGore
779-5013,892-5803

Wed, 13 Feb 2008
Giant Orange

9:30 AM
20 mi, 4 LM


Start at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe just south of Yerba Buena Rd. Do the Billies, then on to lunch at the Giant Orange on Alum Rock and Capitol Ave. They have great hot dogs!
Larry Brandt
238-1649

Wed, 13 Feb 2008
Two Billies and a Bargain Bakery to Boot

10:00 AM
40 mi, 3-4 LM-M


Meet near the Jack-In-The-Box at the SE corner of Santa Teresa Blvd and Cottle Rd. We will do the goats first before stopping for bargain coffee and treats. No one left behind.
John Mazzella
972-1991

Wed, 13, 20, 27 Feb 2008
Hills R Us

10:15 AM
35-70 mi, 3-6 M-MB


Enjoy Skyline without traffic. Meet at Shoup Garden Park, 400 University Ave, in Los Altos. Ride varies weekly but includes Hwy 9, Page Mill, Old La Honda, Kings Mt, West Alpine, and Tunitas Ck. Ample regroups and lunch (bring or buy) after the major climb(s). Be prepared for variable weather on Skyline. Foul weather in the hills keeps the ride in the valley. Co-listed with Western Wheelers.
Michael Khaw
737-0238

Wed, 13, 27 Feb 2008
After Work Dirty Ride

3:30 PM
10+ mi, 5 LM


Meet in the school parking lot at Bernal Intermediate School, 6610 San Ignacio Ave. From the stop sign on Bernal Road next to the Santa Teresa Golf Course, head north on Heaton Moor. Continue thru three stop signs - school is on the right. Bring all necessary supplies.
Richard Holtermann
226-6871,826-2546cell

Thu, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Thu, 14 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:00 AM
20-100+ mi, 4 M


Start/finish in Livermore at the R L Livermore Park. Driving directions from San Jose: US 680 north; exit US 580 east; exit Vasco Rd., right; right on East Ave.; right on Loyola Way; left into parking lot. Call/e-mail for length and goat options, cancellation reschedules; and carpools.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Thu, 14 Feb 2008
Valentine's Day Ride and Lunch

9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM


Meet at my home for a social ride and soup lunch after ride. Must RSVP by Monday Feb 11 since I need to know how much to make. Will give you directions when you call or email.
Linda Liebermann
374-1257

Thu, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Thursday Trek

10:00 AM
12-24 mi, 1-2 G LM


Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We’ll stop for snacks/meal along the way. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield.
Feb 7
Chinese New Year, 12 miles

Feb 14
Valentine’s Day, 14 miles

Feb 21
Super Burrito, 18 miles

Feb 28
Velodrome, 26 miles

Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Thu, 14 Feb 2008
Evergreen Explorer

10:00 AM
20 mi, 3 LM


We will ride the quiet streets in the Evergreen foothills – other options possible. Coffee or lunch near the end of the ride. Meet at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe just south on Yerba Buena Road.
Karen Bishop
238-0399

Thu, 14, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Metcalf Mauler

2:30 PM
22 mi, 5 M, 2200 ft


Meet at Metcalf Park, near Forsum Rd and the Coyote Creek Trail. To get there, take Menard Rd from Monterey Hwy, just south of Bernal or north of Metcalf. Ride # MCP016.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Don Axtell
386-1638

Fri, 15 Feb 2008
TGIF Scenic Saratoga

9:30 AM
35 mi, 2 LM


Join me at Almaden Lake Park near the restrooms for a scenic ride through Los Gatos and the Saratoga Maze including a couple of small hills. We will stop at El Paseo de Saratoga for coffee - flat ride home.
Ray Rossi
867-7734

Fri, 15 Feb 2008
Redwoods in Winter

9:30 AM
26 mi, 4 LM-M


Meet at Lexington School. Take 880 south to the Bear Creek Rd. exit. Turn right on Bear Creek and go over freeway; then turn right on to Old Santa Cruz Highway. Turn right on Lexington School Rd. into parking lot. Lunch at the Summit Store.
Millie Kitchin
356-4971

3rd Weekend - February 16 to 17

Sat, 16 Feb 2008
Long Distance Training Ride

8:00 AM
110 mi, 5 M-S


Meet at Redmond & Meridian. Park on Oakglen or at Safeway. These rides are for experience, fit riders. All paces are welcome - ride is lead at a MB pace. See Goggle www.actcgoinglong.blogspot.com for maps and changes.
Deborah Lefferts
267-3038

David Hoag
267-3038

Sat, 16 Feb 2008
Portola Park

9:00 AM
52 mi, 5 M, 6300 ft


Meet at McKenzie Park, on Fremont Ave near Springer and Foothill. Shorter options possible. Maps provided. Ride # MKP019.
Don Axtell
386-1638

Sat, 16 Feb 2008
Tortoises Climbing Hills

10:00 AM
17 mi, 4 LM


Meet in the big parking lot on Uvas Rd near Uvas Reservoir dam for a pleasant climb up Croy Road. We'll stop at the picnic spot on top, so bring a snack as well as water and your bike gear. Easy pace, with no one left behind.
Marcia Wire
395-0386

Sat, 16, 23 Feb 2008
Afternoon Mountain Goat Ride

2:00 PM
10 mi, 5 LM


Meet in front of the Summit Bicycles Store located on Main Street (across from the library) in Los Gatos. Rain cancels.
Blair Gallant
371-9629

Sun, 17 Feb 2008
Los Altos to TOC 2008 Prologue (Stanford)

8:00 AM
~40 mi, 2-3 M


2175 Grant Rd. Lucky Los Altos start, we'll pace out to the TOC Prologue @ Stanford with plenty of time for, photo ops and booth hopping. Co-leader needed. Goat options & ride from home options ok.
Brian Chun
650-799-6488

Sun, 17 Feb 2008
Bike to AMGEN Tour Prologue: Milpitas to Palo Alto

9:00 AM
~40 mi, 1 G L-M


We’ll have lunch before the Prologue then find a good viewing site to watch the races. The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Sun, 17, 24 Feb 2008
Cinderella Training Ride

10:00 AM
25-40 mi, 2 LM


Start training for the Cinderella Classic on April 5. This month's rides begin in Morgan Hill and will go around Uvas and Chesbro Reservoirs. Take Tennant exit off Highway 101,go right to Monterey Rd. then left and immediate right into shopping center. Park between Erik's Deli and McDonalds. Bring $ for coffee/lunch at end. Princes welcome!
Kris Thompson
779-2054

Penny Carl
804-0035

Sun, 17 Feb 2008
Sunday Mo Coe Mo

10:00 AM
15-20+ mi, 4-5 G LM


Meet at Hunting Hollow trailhead/parking lot. Bring $4.00 for parking. See link for directions http://www.coepark.org/directionsse.html
Ed Ferri
842-7384

4th Week - February 18 to 24

Mon, 18 Feb 2008
Tour of California, Stage 1 with Team Alameda

8:00 AM
70 mi, 5 M


Come join Team Alameda for our third annual Tour of California Viewing Ride, this time taking in Stage 1 on Mt. Tamalpias. We will roll from Alameda Peet's at 8am, taking BART from Fruitvale Station to Embarcadero. You can also meet us at the Presidio Sports Basement about 9:30am. We will take Fairfax/Bolinas Road out of Fairfax to view the peloton out on Hwy 1. Obviously, co-listed with Team Alameda.
Mark Pryor
410-8109

Mon, 18, 25 Feb 2008
Monday Morning Mocha Mooch

9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L-M


Start your week with a ride at your pace down Foothill Expressway to Café Borrone in Menlo Park. Return through quiet residential streets. Leader rides sweep. Meet in the parking lot of Lucky’s, Arboretum and Foothill Expwy. in Los Altos. Co-listed with WW.
Don Burnett
253-6953

Mon, 18 Feb 2008
Crankin' for Caffeine

9:30 AM
26 mi, 1 LM


Meet at the Restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near Coleman and Winfield. Park in the VTA Parking Lot across Coleman to save a parking fee. We will do a leisurely ride out to Los Gatos, down the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Campbell for coffee, then a flat ride home.
John Mazzella
972-1991

Tue, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Tue, 19 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
30-46 mi, 3-6 M, 4000 ft


Start/finish in the parking lot between Mc D's and Eric's Deli, S/W corner of Edmonton and Monterey in Morgan Hill. To get there from Hw 101, take the Tennent Road exit west.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Tue, 19, 26 Feb 2008
Almaden Explorer

10:00 AM
20-25 mi, 1-2 L-LM


Meet at the Church, Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, with water, tools and food to picnic in the park. We will be going to a different park each week. This month’s rides are:
Feb 5
Town Plaza Park, Los Gatos 18 Miles

Feb 12
Azule Park, Saratoga 22 Miles

Feb 19
West Valley College, Saratoga 21 Miles

Feb 26
Raynor Park, Santa Clara 21 Miles

Bob Yeomans
374-5081

Tue, 19 Feb 2008
South County Old Goats

10:00 AM
40 mi, 4 LM


Meet in Morgan Hill, corner of Monterey Rd. and Tennant in the parking lot between Erik's Deli and McD's. We'll be riding south to Canada. Possible garlic fries after the descent in Gilroy
Kris and Bob Thompson
779-2054

Wed, 20 Feb 2008
Tour of California Stage 3 Spectator Party

12:30 AM
Any miles, Any grade/pace


Enjoy watching the teams struggle up Sierra from the Jorgensen's front yard. There'll be lunch while waiting for the riders to arrive and then we'll go down to Piedmont to watch them on the flats. Ride credit given to those that bicycle to the event; if you drive, plan to park below and walk to 3465 Sierra Rd (about 1/2 mile up the hill). Please rsvp conniejorgensen@hotmail.com by 2/18.
Connie and Eric Jorgensen
929-5270

Wed, 20 Feb 2008
Tour of California, Stage 3 with Team Alameda

9:00 AM
40 mi, 4-5 M


Come join Team Alameda for our third annual Tour of California Viewing Ride - Stage 3 on Mt. Hamilton. Meet at Alum Rock and Mt. Hamilton Road at 9am. Co-listed w/Team Alameda.
Mark Pryor
410-8109

Wed, 20 Feb 2008
Eastside Goats and Amgen Folks

10:00 AM
40 mi, 3-5 LM+


Meet near the Jack-In-The-Box at the SE corner of Santa Teresa Blvd and Cottle Rd. Ride to the Amgen TOC party at Connie and Eric's with two optional goats along the way. No one left behind.
John Mazzella
972-1991

Wed, 20, 27 Feb 2008
Hills R Us

10:15 AM
35-70 mi, 3-6 M-MB


Enjoy Skyline without traffic. Meet at Shoup Garden Park, 400 University Ave, in Los Altos. Ride varies weekly but includes Hwy 9, Page Mill, Old La Honda, Kings Mt, West Alpine, and Tunitas Ck. Ample regroups and lunch (bring or buy) after the major climb(s). Be prepared for variable weather on Skyline. Foul weather in the hills keeps the ride in the valley. Co-listed with Western Wheelers.
Michael Khaw
737-0238

Wed, 20 Feb 2008
Hills-R-Us - Stage 3 Amgen Tour of California

11:15 AM
13-50 mi, 5 LM-MB


CHANGE TO START LOCATION & TIME. [1] The easier, shorter route will go up Sierra Rd. to see the stage there, returning via Calaveras. Meet at 12:15 pm for a 12:30 start by the Starbucks at McKee and Capitol in San Jose. [2] The longer route will climb Mt. Hamilton to 1/4 mi past the Summit. Return the same way. Meet at 10:00 for departure at 10:15 by the Starbucks at McKee and Capitol in San Jose. Bring food and drink as there is none on either Sierra or the top of Hamilton. Bring warm layers. Co-listed with Western Wheelers. I'm looking for a co-leader to lead one of the 2 options – either ACTC or WW.
Michael Khaw
737-0238

Thu, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Thu, 21 Feb 2008
Aiming for AMGEN

8:00 AM
28 mi, 2 LM


We are heading to Seaside to take in the action at the starting line of Stage 4 of the Tour of Calif. Breakfast after the racers take off. Dress in layers. Meet at Burger King, Castroville on Merritt St. (Hwy 183).
Ed Shaw
831-320-0906

Helen Shaw
831-633-3589

Thu, 21 Feb 2008
Billy Does Brunch

9:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM


Meet at Metcalf Park. Off the freeway take Bernal west to Monterey Rd. Go south to Menard, turn left, go to end of street, turn right. It's one block to the park. We'll ride out and back via the Coyote Creek. After the Goat we'll eat in downtown Morgan Hill at Just Breakfast.
Larry Brandt
238-1649

Thu, 21 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
18-58 mi, 4-6 M


My traditional birthday ride! Start/finish in the Nob Hill parking lot on First Street (Hwy 152), northeasterly of Wren. Driving directions: from 101 take the Leavesly Rd exit west; left on Monterey Rd; right on First.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Thu, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Thursday Trek

10:00 AM
12-24 mi, 1-2 G LM


Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We’ll stop for snacks/meal along the way. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield.
Feb 7
Chinese New Year, 12 miles

Feb 14
Valentine’s Day, 14 miles

Feb 21
Super Burrito, 18 miles

Feb 28
Velodrome, 26 miles

Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Thu, 21 Feb 2008
Evergreen Explorer

10:00 AM
20 mi, 3 LM


We will ride the quiet streets in the Evergreen foothills – other options possible. Coffee or lunch near the end of the ride. Meet at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe just south on Yerba Buena Road.
Karen Bishop
238-0399

Thu, 21 Feb 2008
Tortoises Climbing Hills

10:00 AM
16 mi, 4 LM


We'll start south on the creek trail from the Almaden Lake Park restroom area, wander around a little, then do the easier hill and steeper Graystone Lane (maybe more like a 4.5 but not long). A coffee stop before we return. Park at the start or along Winfield next to the park.
Marcia Wire
395-0386

Thu, 21, 28 Feb 2008
Metcalf Mauler

2:30 PM
22 mi, 5 M, 2200 ft


Meet at Metcalf Park, near Forsum Rd and the Coyote Creek Trail. To get there, take Menard Rd from Monterey Hwy, just south of Bernal or north of Metcalf. Ride # MCP016.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Don Axtell
386-1638

Fri, 22 Feb 2008
TGIF - Guadalupe River Exploration

9:30 AM
25 mi, 1-2 LM


Starting at Almaden Lake Park, we will do the necessary switchbacks to get to the current end of the downtown section of the River Trail (near airport) then double back for brunch at San Pedro Square.
Karl Laucher
267-7117

Fri, 22 Feb 2008
SLOW MTB

10:00 AM
10-20 mi, 5 LM


Slow mountian bike ride Start location changes call for info.
Harold LeGore
779-5013,892-5803

4th Weekend - February 23 to 24

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
One Lunch in Corralitos

9:00 AM
54 mi, 5 M, 4400 ft


Meet at Lexington School. Take Hwy 17 south from Los Gatos. Exit at Bear Creek Rd overpass, go over the freeway, then right on Old Santa Cruz Hwy, then right on Lexington School Road. Shorter options possible. Maps provided. Ride # LXS074.
Don Axtell
386-1638

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
Guglielmo Cork Ride - Whine & Dine warm up

9:30 AM
25 mi, 4 LM-M


Park in the street near the Guglielmo Winery at 1480 E. Main Avenue, in Morgan Hill. We will do the Loop, come back & eat lunch (bring your own or stand in a long line for free snacks. Free wine at the Winery too.
Maggie Speers
510-490-1118

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
ACDC/LDTR - Ride, Eat & Cork

9:30 AM
25-40 mi, 3 LM-B


Roll to Gugliemelo Winery in Morgan Hill for a little antipasta and Italian music. Bring clean wine bottles if you want to partake in the corking event ($5 per bottle). Meet at Almaden Coffee Shop at Meridian and Redmond (Parking on Oak Glen Way). You must RSVP if you want SAG Support!
David Hoag
267-3038

Steve Sloan
448-3408

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
Birthday Boy Does Los Altos Hills

10:00 AM
32 mi, 3 LM


Tomorrow is Jim's birthday so let's celebrate today with a ride up and down the Los Altos Hills. Meet at Wilson Park on Rodrigues Ave. off Blaney in Cupertino. Lunch in downtown Los Altos. Return on the flats.
Naomi Bloom and Jim Chaskin
257-6333

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
Who Knows Where We'll Go

10:00 AM
25-80 mi, 3-6 LM-M


I will bring plenty of choices to choose! Bring snacks and fluids. No Sweep! Meet at the Jack N the Box, Santa Theresa at Cottle.
Lisa Sharp-Piras
242-3249-cell

Rick Piras
219-3798-cell

Sat, 23 Feb 2008
Afternoon Mountain Goat Ride

2:00 PM
10 mi, 5 LM


Meet in front of the Summit Bicycles Store located on Main Street (across from the library) in Los Gatos. Rain cancels.
Blair Gallant
371-9629

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Long Distance Training Ride-Devil Mountain Double

7:00 AM
120 mi, 5 M-S


Start Location Changed to Landness & Morrill (Target). These rides are for experience, fit riders. All paces are welcome - ride is lead at a MB pace. See Goggle www.actcgoinglong.blogspot.com for maps and changes.
Deborah Lefferts
267-3038

David Hoag
267-3038

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
50 Miles 5 Goats 5 Hours 5000 Feet

8:30 AM
50 mi, 6 M, 5000 ft


Lucky Los Altos start - 2175 Grant Rd. Goats in order, repeat options, heavy snow cancels. Co-leader needed.
Brian Chun
650-799-6488

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Tour de Dumbarton Bridge

9:00 AM
50 mi, 1-2 G L-M


The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas. Bring food/snacks, lunch at mile 35. Return time a little after 3:30 pm.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Cinderella Training Ride

10:00 AM
25-40 mi, 2 LM


Start training for the Cinderella Classic on April 5. This month's rides begin in Morgan Hill and will go around Uvas and Chesbro Reservoirs. Take Tennant exit off Highway 101,go right to Monterey Rd. then left and immediate right into shopping center. Park between Erik's Deli and McDonalds. Bring $ for coffee/lunch at end. Princes welcome!
Kris Thompson
779-2054

Penny Carl
804-0035

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Tour de Francks – Reservoirs

10:00 AM
38 mi, 3 G LM, 1700 ft


Meet in Gilroy at the First Street Coffee House, 1211 First Street, the corner of First Street and Westwood Drive. Ride around Uvas and Chesbro reservoirs back to Gilroy. This is a leisurely group ride with a lead and a sweep. Additional ride info http://tinyurl.com/2kwawo
Scott Francks
722-0106

Susan Francks
892-3423

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Wild Wilder Ranch Ride

10:00 AM
15-20+ mi, 4-5 G LM


Meet at the Wilder Ranch State Park Parking lot or at the tunnel near the chicken coop for those who prefer to ride in from Santa Cruz on the bike path. The park is north of Santa Cruz, immediately west of Highway One, past the Western Drive stoplight. $6.00 for parking.
Ed Ferri
842-7384

Sun, 24 Feb 2008
Four Corners Ride

1:30 PM
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
264-4937

5th Week - February 25 to 29

Mon, 25 Feb 2008
Monday Morning Mocha Mooch

9:30 AM
25 mi, 1 L-M


Start your week with a ride at your pace down Foothill Expressway to Café Borrone in Menlo Park. Return through quiet residential streets. Leader rides sweep. Meet in the parking lot of Lucky’s, Arboretum and Foothill Expwy. in Los Altos. Co-listed with WW.
Don Burnett
253-6953

Mon, 25 Feb 2008
Crankin' for Caffeine

9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM


Meet at the Restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near Coleman and Winfield. Park in the VTA Parking Lot across Coleman to save a parking fee. We will take a sociable flat ride to the Starbucks near Evergreen College. The return involves one short roller after fueling on pastries and coffee then a flat direct return.
Larry Brandt
238-1649

Mon, 25 Feb 2008
Roaster

9:30 AM
20-40 mi, 3-5 M-MB


Ride goats in the Los Gatos and Saratoga hills. Decide on the route at the start based on rider input. Ride is lead at MB but other paces welcome. Meets at Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company at Main and University.
Gary Robinson
656-2442

Mon, 25 Feb 2008
SLOW MTB

10:00 AM
10-20 mi, 5 LM


Slow mountain bike ride Start location changes call for info.
Harold LeGore
779-5013,892-5803

Tue, 26 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Tue, 26 Feb 2008
Damos un Paseo en Bicicleta

8:30 AM
30 mi, 5 M


Meet in the parking lot of Dollar Tree on the corner of Snell and Blossom Hill.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Tue, 26 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
37 mi, 5 M, 6000 ft


Pick any of the goats for shorter options or a different start/finish for a longer option. Start/finish in the parking area overlooking Lexington School. 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; right on Lexington School Rd; parking area at the corner.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Tue, 26 Feb 2008
Almaden Explorer

10:00 AM
20-25 mi, 1-2 L-LM


Meet at the Church, Hamilton and Leigh in San Jose, with water, tools and food to picnic in the park. We will be going to a different park each week. This month’s rides are:
Feb 5
Town Plaza Park, Los Gatos 18 Miles

Feb 12
Azule Park, Saratoga 22 Miles

Feb 19
West Valley College, Saratoga 21 Miles

Feb 26
Raynor Park, Santa Clara 21 Miles

Bob Yeomans
374-5081

Tue, 26 Feb 2008
South County Old Goats

10:00 AM
22 mi, 5 LM


Meet in San Juan Bautista at the Windmill Shopping Center. Up and down Fremont Peak with juicy hamburgers and milkshakes at the end.
Kris and Bob Thompson
779-2054

Wed, 27 Feb 2008
Calaveras Challenge

9:30 AM
~45 mi, 4 L


The ride starts at the Great Mall VTA LIGHT RAIL/BUS Station, Great Mall Parkway & McCandless/Great Mall Drive, Milpitas. Bring lunch, fruit, money & plenty to drink.
Jon Graff
262-9577

Wed, 27 Feb 2008
John's Journey for Consumable Cuisine

10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM


Meet near the Jack-In-The-Box at the SE corner of Santa Teresa Blvd and Cottle Rd. We’ll head to downtown San Jose for Mexican cuisine at Plaza Garibaldi - unless someone comes up with a better plan B.
John Mazzella
972-1991

Wed, 27 Feb 2008
Hills R Us

10:15 AM
35-70 mi, 3-6 M-MB


Enjoy Skyline without traffic. Meet at Shoup Garden Park, 400 University Ave, in Los Altos. Ride varies weekly but includes Hwy 9, Page Mill, Old La Honda, Kings Mt, West Alpine, and Tunitas Ck. Ample regroups and lunch (bring or buy) after the major climb(s). Be prepared for variable weather on Skyline. Foul weather in the hills keeps the ride in the valley. Co-listed with Western Wheelers.
Michael Khaw
737-0238

Wed, 27 Feb 2008
After Work Dirty Ride

3:30 PM
10+ mi, 5 LM


Meet in the school parking lot at Bernal Intermediate School, 6610 San Ignacio Ave. From the stop sign on Bernal Road next to the Santa Teresa Golf Course, head north on Heaton Moor. Continue thru three stop signs - school is on the right. Bring all necessary supplies.
Richard Holtermann
226-6871,826-2546cell

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
Optional Hicks or Flat Coffee Ride

6:30 AM
25 mi, 3 MB

(optional Hicks)

Meet at Almaden Roasting Company, corner of Redmond at Meridian.
Pam Downs
316-6314

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
99 Favorites

9:30 AM
9-27 mi, 5-6 M, 4700 ft


Start/finish in Wildwood Park on 4th St, one block west of Big Basin Way, Saratoga.
Jerome Woehl
230-0689-cell

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
Thursday Trek

10:00 AM
12-24 mi, 1-2 G LM


Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options of the South San Jose/Almaden Valley area. We’ll stop for snacks/meal along the way. Meet at the VTA Park and Ride/light rail station near the corner of Coleman and Winfield.
Feb 7
Chinese New Year, 12 miles

Feb 14
Valentine’s Day, 14 miles

Feb 21
Super Burrito, 18 miles

Feb 28
Velodrome, 26 miles

Stephanie Metz
981-3780

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
Evergreen Explorer

10:00 AM
20 mi, 3 LM


We will ride the quiet streets in the Evergreen foothills – other options possible. Coffee or lunch near the end of the ride. Meet at Evergreen Community Center on San Felipe just south on Yerba Buena Road.
Karen Bishop
238-0399

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
Tortoises Climbing Hills

10:00 AM
17 mi, 5 LM


Meet at McKenzie Park on the frontage road off Foothill Expressway, north of the Bicycle Outfitter and south of El Rancho Drive. We can stop for coffee afterwards at El Rancho. Please call before Wednesday if you have any questions, and I'll return your call
Marcia Wire
395-0386

Thu, 28 Feb 2008
Metcalf Mauler

2:30 PM
22 mi, 5 M, 2200 ft


Meet at Metcalf Park, near Forsum Rd and the Coyote Creek Trail. To get there, take Menard Rd from Monterey Hwy, just south of Bernal or north of Metcalf. Ride # MCP016.
Kim Carr
393-0198

Don Axtell
386-1638

Fri, 29 Feb 2008
TGIF

9:30 AM
46 mi, 2 LM


Start at Almaden Lake Park by the restrooms. We will take the bike trail and McKean/Uvas to Watsonville Road. With a stop in Morgan Hill for Lunch we will return via Santa Theresa or Coyote Creek Trail depending upon the wind conditions.
Leo Hartung
997-1979