BikeCal.com - Tomorrow's Rides - 5/25/2019 http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-result.asp?ddate=5/25/2019 Listing California Bike Rides en-us  Al's Birthday Ride (21St Annual) - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110799 Fremont BART Station - West Side (map) DescriptionLength: 55 miles; Elevation: 1000 feet Terrain: 2; Pace: M 0 For the 20th anniversary of my very first 29th Birthday Ride, I intend to visit the past and do the (nearly) original route of my first one. Join me on this (almost) annual ride and help me celebrate ANOTHER 29th birthday (my 42nd one)! Meet on the west side of the Fremont BART Station at 8:00am. We will take the 8:50am San Francisco BART train to Daly City Station, arriving at 9:54am. We’ll then pedal back to Fremont. During our ride we’ll travel on the scenic Sawyer Camp Trail at Crystal Springs Reservoir. Bring money for BART ticket ($7.30), or purchase one ahead of time! We will stop in Palo Alto for lunch. 0 RidewithGPS URL:  0 Al Quintana: alanq44@hotmail.com, (510) 760-9245 8am – 2pm  Calaveras Ccw - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110800 Downtown Niles parking lot across from H St on Niles Blvd. (map) DescriptionLength: 44 miles; Elevation: 2260 feet Terrain: 3, 4; Pace: M 0 NOTE FOR WEEKEND RIDES: Riders arriving by car are asked to park in the unpaved parking area south of the train station. 0 Meet at 8:30 am for an 8:45 am start.  Sometimes it’s good to go against the grain, or in this case counter-clockwise instead of clockwise. This counter clockwise loop of Calaveras meets in downtown Niles and takes the usual route to Calaveras.  Map and route sheet online at RidewithGPS.   Coffee at the end of the ride at Peet’s in Fremont. 0 Rain or significant chance of rain cancels.  A ride cancellation email will be sent to the https://ffbc.groups.io/g/info/topics by the ride leader on the morning of the ride if it is being cancelled (no email, means the ride is on).  If unsure of the ride status, call or text the ride leader on the morning of the ride. 0 RidewithGPS URL: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3945502 0 Vanessa McDonnell: vanessa@mcnmc.com, 510-517-1466       8:30am – 1:30pm  Show and Go - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110801 Meet at DOWNTOWN Niles parking lot across from H St on Niles Blvd. (map) DescriptionLength: 20-50 miles Terrain: 2-4; Pace: M, B NOTE FOR WEEKEND RIDES: Riders arriving by car are asked to park in the unpaved parking area south of the train station. NOTE: Riders arriving by car are asked to park in the unpaved parking area south of the train station. Show and Go TBD 8:30am – 12:00pm Birding Alameda Creek-Coyote Hills Regional Park By Bicycle. - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110837 1/LT/20 Leader: Pat Greene  pjgreene@sonic.net   (415) 481-5469 Meet at 9:00 am Start Location: Union City BART Meet at 9 a.m. at the Union City BART station by the ticket machines ready to ride. (Leaders plan to be on train arriving at 8:53 a.m.) We'll cycle about 20 mostly flat miles from Union City BART, along Alameda Creek and into Coyote Hills Regional Park. (approximate route here https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18593834). Bring binoculars and water; also bring both snacks and lunch—there is no food available for purchase, and lunch may be late. Coyote Hills is good birding in most seasons, but we have not birded there by bike this late in the season. Bring locks in case we want to take short walks. Helmets are required. Restrooms are located at the BART station, at a staging area along the creek, and at the Coyote Hills Visitor Center, where we will eat lunch. This birding ride is co-listed with Golden Gate Audubon. Cathy Bleier will be co-leader. Taking The Scenic Route - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110838 3!/TM/73 Leader: Doug Smith  rooksmith@sbcglobal.net   (510) 915-5437 Meet at 9:30 am for a 9:40 am start Start Location: North Berkeley BART A fun scenic ride out to Martinez via Franklin Canyon, McEwan, Carquinez Scenic. Lunch in Martinez and Return via Pleasant Hill, Canal Route and Regional Bike Paths to Moraga, Pinehurst and beyond - Multiple ride meeting places enroute: N Berkeley Bart @ 9:30 Spruce/Grizz Resv @10:00. Alternate Bailout return routes include Pleasant Hill , Walnut Creek and Lafayette BART. RSVP/Contact Ride leader for more details and maps.   Redwood, Skyline, Grizzly, Wildcat - East Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110911 Shannon Park, Dublin, CA Registered Be the first Register 3/4 L/M/B  67 Miles/4500 in Elevation Truly one of the most scenic routes of the East Bay.  Come join us as we cycle some of the classic cycling routes in the local area.  Staging from Shannon Park in Dublin, we will climb the Dublin grade into Castro Valley.  We will take Redwood Road to Skyline and traverse along the beautiful skyline that borders Oakland and Berkeley hills.  We will continue onto Grizzly through some of urban and forested areas to Wildcat Canyon which will take you to Camino Pablo and into Orinda for a well deserved coffee stop at Peet's. After meandering through Lafayette and Walnut Creek, we will return along the Blvd all the way to Shannon.  Bring plenty of fuel and fluids, though there will be ample opportunity for regroups and refueling at the many rest stops.  Rain cancels the ride.  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29736904 Ride Hosts: Kathy Koos 925-963-8506 Not Another Little Ride - Sacramento http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110658 Grade: C+36/40 Come along and check out changes to the past “Another Little Ride”. We’ll head out to El Dorado Hills and on up to Cameron Park for a fun traipse near the airport. The ride has some significant but short hills interspersed with rollers. Directions: Broadstone Plaza Bel Air. Park near AAA office (2796 E Bidwell St, Folsom, CA 95630). Leader: Kathy Wright (916) 212-2374 kathywri@sbcglobal.net Mile Zero Ride - Sacramento http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110858 Location Sacramento, Discovery Park Bike Trail at Mile 0 Ride:    35-80       Flat/Rolling        Casual Leader:   Pam Samms, 396-6471, pamsamms@yahoo.com                   Robert Samms, 996-2413, Robert_samms@yahoo.com Description:      Join us for a comfortable paced ride (15-17 mph).  This is a great ride for new riders wanting to learn about the Sacramento Wheelmen.  The ride will start at Discovery Park, and venture out to local coffee shops, etc.  Rain Cancels. Saturday Spintacular - Sacramento http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110882 Flower Farm Cafe, 9280 Horseshoe Bar Rd, Loomis, CA 95650, USA (map)

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Pete Blasberg's 97Th Birthday Ride - South Bay http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110928 3385 Truman Ave, Mt. View We'll take a leisurely loop through the local hills and dales, with a few moderate climbs thrown in for the C riders. There will be separate "B" and "C-" riding groups. Long time club member and ride leader Pete Blasberg will soon be moving to Davis to live with his family, so wish him a grand "Bon Voyage".  At the end of the ride Pete will join us for lunch and birthday cake (lunch will be provided). Revelers who just want to come for the party should come at about 1:15 pm - all are welcome. Social pace with regroups. Meet at 10:00 for a 10:15 start at Guy and Mindy’s (3385 Truman Ave, Mt. View - plenty of on street parking). Info: Guy Shuman and Mindy Steiner  shumansteiner@gmail.com or 650-704-0895). Santa Barbara (On The Alley, Santa Barbara Harbor) - Southern CA http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110748 90 E Santa Clara St, Ventura, CA 93001, USA (map) DescriptionCIBike Guest SignUp and Waiver. REQUIRED of all guests of the Channel Islands Bike Club. 0 8:30am- 58 miles, "C" classification.  Ride from Ventura's Mission Parking Lot northward to the Santa Barbara Harbor for brunch at On The Alley. Shorter options are available into Summerland for a 44 miler or into Carpinteria for a 37 miler. Ride Coordinator- Sonia Sandomer (805) 340-0181 0 Ride w/GPS Route Map - CIBike Members   Ride w/GPS Route Map - public Strava Route Map Fast And Far Rides - Southern CA http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110749 90 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA (map) DescriptionCIBike Guest SignUp and Waiver. REQUIRED of all guests of the Channel Islands Bike Club. 0 8:00am from the Mission Parking Lot in Ventura. 40-60 miles, 16-20mph, difficult climbing, "D" rides. 0 0 To be comfortable riding with this group you should be able to sustain 16 - 20+ mph in a group or pace line on level ground and climb well. Our average ride is 40 - 60 miles and could be longer.  0 This is NOT a no drop ride.  Sunset Hills Remote (Coffee Bean, Thousand Oaks) *Eastern County Ride* - Southern CA http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110750 11900 Mountain Trail Street, Moorpark, CA (map) DescriptionCIBike Guest SignUp and Waiver. REQUIRED of all guests of the Channel Islands Bike Club. 0 8:30am, 30 miles, "B" moderately hilly ride.  Nice urban route towards east Thousand Oaks with a refueling break at the Coffee Bean in Sunset Hills. This route can be shortened to make less difficult.   0 Ride Leader: Mike Stewart 805-889-4469.  0 Ride w/GPS Route Map - CIBike Members    Ride w/GPS Route Map - public Strava Route Map Ride Start Directions (printable) Sunday, May 26 All day  Paso Robles Spring Fling WhenMay 24 – 27, 2019 DescriptionPaso Robles will be our new "Spring Fling" for 2019; May 24 - 27 0 CIBike will be joining the Paso Robles Cycling Festival (aka Great Western Bicycle Rally) for the Spring Fling. The Festival is great for all members of your family. Many club members are already big fans of the Cycling Festival. 0 The riding in the Paso Robles area is diverse, beautiful, and fun. Participants can camp at the Fairgrounds or stay in one of the nearby hotels (I recommend choosing one within walking distance of the Fairgrounds). You are sure to have fun at the Cycling Festival. 0 Registration is through the PRCF website. Additional info on the website. 0 Any questions contact: Sonia S. ridescibike@gmail.com 0 0 Two Terrible Tujungas Trainer - Southern CA http://www.bikecal.com/asp/cal-detail-rss.asp?num=110849 Today’s inspirational song is “Stronger (What doesn’t hill you)” by Kelly Clarkson. The main lyric is “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” and that certain applies to these training rides.  Here’s the link: (73 mi and  7000 ft or 91 mi and 7900 ft)