BikeCal.com - Todays Rides - 5/25/2017 http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-result.asp?ddate=5/25/2017 Listing California Bike Rides en-us Thursday Evening Ride (Repeats Weekly) - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=105033 4/TM+M/20 Leader: David Brown  Dave_Brown@mac.com   (510) 654-7806 Leader: Dean Lobovits  lobovits@comcast.net   (510) 701-6784 Leader: Tara Madsen-Steigmeyer  tmadmeyer@gmail.com   (510) 684-9904 Leader: Joel Ager  joelager@gmail.com   (510) 418-6462 Leader: Rick Patterson  rixmail1@gmail.com   (510) 978-1786 Meet at 5:50 pm for a 6:00 pm start Start Location: North Berkeley BART Up Spruce and out Grizzly Peak and Skyline, then down Shepherd Canyon and back to BART, with optional extensions on Skyline depending on the available light, weather, and leaders discretion.  Please bring lights for the return trip just in case. Starting April we will have separate M and and TM ride leaders and some separate regroups.  We will all ride at a ‘social’ TM pace from BART till the steep part of Spruce, and again from the top of Spruce to Centennial.  After Centennial the M and TM groups will have separate regroups, with a full regroup at the top of Shepherd Canyon before the trip back to BART.  Thursday Morning Coffee Ride - Sunol Start - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=104976 The gravel lot across from the Sunol Train Station (map) DescriptionLength: 25-35 miles; Elevation: feet; Terrain: 2,3 Pace: T,M This week the route starts from the gravel lot across from the Sunol Train Station. There are lots of places we can go and sometimes a portion of the climbing is optional and mileage can be reduced. Our favorite destinations include the Corner Bakery or Peet's via Kilkare, the water tower and Bernal Bump or maybe out to Panama Red Coffee in Livermore by way of Sycamore Grove/Holdener Park or the climbs out by Signal Hill and the fun descent on Croak Road with lunch at Panera in Livermore. Another favorite is Denica's in Dublin via Windemere. Bring $ for coffee or lunch. Extreme temperatures, construction or the whim of the ride leader may modify the route. Rain cancels, check Yahoo group, email or call me. RidewithGPS URL: Lori Sommer lorimsommer@gma?il.com 510-693-8624 9am – 1pm  Tnt (Thursday Night Training) - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=104977 Eureka Drive, Newark (from I-880, go west on Stevenson Boulevard. Cross the Boyce road/Cherry Road intersection. Take the first right on to Eureka and then the first driveway on the left. (map) DescriptionLength: 15-30 miles; Elevation: feet; Terrain: 1 Pace: M,B,F Every Thursday night (52 weeks of the year, rain or shine, daylight or nighttime). Riders of all levels and abilities congregate from about 6:15 PM onwards and we start a structured program at about 7 PM, training for around 60-90 minutes. We always do a combination of skills practice, speed and endurance work. When dark, lights required. Helmets are mandatory. RidewithGPS URL: Larry Nolan teamnolan@hotma?il.com 510-790-0118 6:15pm – 7:45pm Duros West (Repeats Weekly) - North Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=105032 3/TM/60-80 Meet at 9:00 am This weekly ride often tours through West Marin, but sometimes travels to Napa, Sonoma, or Livermore, depending on the season. We have frequent regroups and usually stop for a real lunch, if it is available on the route. For this week's leader and route see our online calendar. The ride is usually posted in the calendar by Monday evening. Weather cancellations will also be updated on the calendar. If you don't have web access you can call Mark Nienberg at (510) 812-9312 for the information. Monday Evening Bike Trail Ride - Sacramento http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=104789 Grade: E/D20/30 Non-Members and all levels of riders are welcome to participate, cycle for fitness and recreation, and learn about the Bike Hikers. Ride at your own pace; the ride leader will sweep the 20-mile trail to ensure all riders return to the start. Riders must wear helmets and should bring a water bottle. Be ready to ride at 6:00PM sharp! Meet at Gold River Town Center (see Ride List for directions) between Jack’s Urban Eats and Applebee’s. Leader: Dietmar W. Sokowski 743 5990; dsokowsk Easy Riders 1 - Sacramento http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=104790 Grade: D/E 20 Meet at Gold River Town Center just west of Starbucks by the Outback Steakhouse. We start with coffee at Starbucks at Gold River at 9:30 a.m. Then take off down the trail at 10:00, doing 20 or so miles at an average speed of 10-12 mph. There is no route sheet. The idea behind the ride is for newcomers and/or others who wish to go slower and not so far. Meet at Gold River Town Center (See Ride List for directions). Leader: Phil Agur 530-318-2163