ACTC Rides
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
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There are 53 Rides for Sep 2019
Sun, 1 Sep 2019
Spare the Air Day
6:00 AM
Any mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Jenn Rodriguez
jennrod12@gmail.com 408-243-2646
Sun, 1 Sep 2019
Veterans' Park>Big Sur 40.9M
8:00 AM
40.9 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Aguajito
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Mon, 2 Sep 2019
Big Sur>Grant Park 108.2M
7:00 AM
108.2M mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Aguajito,Eureka Canyon
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Mon, 2 Sep 2019
Not to Labor the Point
9:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Labor Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 2 Sep 2019
Joyride - Alviso
9:00 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Tue, 3 Sep 2019
Tuesday Exploration
10:00 AM
36 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Bailey Loop
A social ride led at an LM pace. 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) after pancake breakfast cleanup. This ride takes us by Almaden Lake up to Calero Reservoir down Bailey with a cafe stop. We will regroup as necessary and no one will be left behind. Rain cancels. 03-09-2019 10:00:00 03-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Tuesday Exploration 36 mi, 2 LM : A social ride led at an LM pace. 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) after pancake breakfast cleanup. This ride takes us by Almaden Lake up to Calero Reservoir down Bailey with a cafe stop. We will regroup as necessary and no one will be left behind. Rain cancels. Anthony Flores invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Tue, 3 Sep 2019
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
Wed, 4 Sep 2019
Wednesday Metcalf Mauler (BLT)
9:30 AM
33 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 4 Sep 2019
General Meeting
7:00 PM
Any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Club Meeting
Pat Parseghian
pep@aboutpep.com 408-666-1632
Thu, 5,19 Sep 2019
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-50 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options. 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 Almaden Lake Apartments at the north/west corner. 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 you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 05-09-2019 09:00:00 05-09-2019 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-50 mi, 1 LM : Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options. 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 Almaden Lake Apartments at the north/west corner. 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 you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Thu, 5 Sep 2019
Somewhere over the Rainbow
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
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 or there are other cafe options nearby. 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 05-09-2019 10:00:00 05-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Somewhere over the Rainbow 25 mi, 2 LM : 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 or there are other cafe options nearby. 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 Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Sat, 7 Sep 2019
Mt. Hamilton Ride
9:00 AM
40 mi, 5 M, 4900 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Hamilton/Lower,Mt Hamilton/Upper
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 8 Sep 2019
To Market, To Market
9:00 AM
19 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Breakfast Ride
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 9 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Tuolumne Meadow
10:00 AM
30 mi, 4 M, 4800 ft
Billy Goat
Tioga Pass East
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
No Kidding
9:00 AM
17 mi, 3 LM, 790 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - June Lake Loop
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 M, 2000 ft
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Start at 10 AM at the June Lake Junction Market at the (southerly) intersection of Hwy 158 and 395. Cycle the north side of the Lake and on to the northerly junction with Hwy 395. Turn about, cycle the south side of the Lake. This avoids 6 miles of Hwy 395. For a 58 mile ride from Mammoth Lakes, start at 8:30 AM from the High Sierra Hotel, 3228 Main St. in Mammoth Lakes. Adds 2400 ft. of climb along Mammoth Scenic Drive and Hwy 395. [View Route Sheet] 10-09-2019 10:00:00 10-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - June Lake Loop 30 mi, 3 M , 2000 ft: Start at 10 AM at the June Lake Junction Market at the (southerly) intersection of Hwy 158 and 395. Cycle the north side of the Lake and on to the northerly junction with Hwy 395. Turn about, cycle the south side of the Lake. This avoids 6 miles of Hwy 395. For a 58 mile ride from Mammoth Lakes, start at 8:30 AM from the High Sierra Hotel, 3228 Main St. in Mammoth Lakes. Adds 2400 ft. of climb along Mammoth Scenic Drive and Hwy 395. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
35 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Museum/Historic Places
Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). We'll ride south to Gilroy to visit Chitactac Adams Park, an historical Native American site. We'll explore Day Rd. on our way to the park and do an out and back on Redwood Retreat Road. Return via Uvas and Oak Glen. Lunch at Erik's. Rain cancels. 10-09-2019 10:00:00 10-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Goats 35 mi, 3 LM : Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., right into parking lot (between TJ Maxx and McD's). We'll ride south to Gilroy to visit Chitactac Adams Park, an historical Native American site. We'll explore Day Rd. on our way to the park and do an out and back on Redwood Retreat Road. Return via Uvas and Oak Glen. Lunch at Erik's. Rain cancels. Susie Shields invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Western Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 2 LM, 1100 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 mph on the flats). An interesting route with some short hills; IT'S NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop at Heartbeat Cafe on the return. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. 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). Questions: Call or Email 10-09-2019 10:00:00 10-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Western Exploration 27 mi, 2 LM , 1100 ft: A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 mph on the flats). An interesting route with some short hills; IT'S NOT A FLAT RIDE. We will be heading west with a cafe stop at Heartbeat Cafe on the return. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. 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). Questions: Call or Email Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Wed, 11 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Devil's Postpile
8:30 AM
38 mi, 5 M, 4480 ft
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Wed, 11 Sep 2019
Alviso-Guadalupe River
9:30 AM
42 mi, 1 M
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Meet at the Almaden Lake park rest rooms on Winfield Boulevard. We will ride the Guadalupe Bike Pathway to Alviso and return using the same route. Lunch will be at Five Guys on North 1st Street just off the bike pathway near highway 237. There are other options for lunch/drinks in the same shopping center. Ride co-leaders are Leo Hartung (408-997-1979) and Bob Head (408-218-6556). 11-09-2019 09:30:00 11-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Alviso-Guadalupe River 42 mi, 1 M : Meet at the Almaden Lake park rest rooms on Winfield Boulevard. We will ride the Guadalupe Bike Pathway to Alviso and return using the same route. Lunch will be at Five Guys on North 1st Street just off the bike pathway near highway 237. There are other options for lunch/drinks in the same shopping center. Ride co-leaders are Leo Hartung (408-997-1979) and Bob Head (408-218-6556). Tom Green invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Thu, 12 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Ride, hike, or relax
10:00 AM
any mi, 1 M
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Every third day is for any ride or hike that you may desire. Mister Muy will lead a short hike around Convict Lake. Meet at the Convict Lake Day Use Area at the end of Convict Lake Rd. If you ride, report to Dick Matthews or Guy for official credit. This is the day to check-out of Mammoth, do the hike, and move to Bishop for the next week of adventure. There is a nice 22-mile loop ride from Mammoth Lakes, Bikemaster route # MLS001. [View Route Sheet] 12-09-2019 10:00:00 12-09-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - Ride, hike, or relax any mi, 1 M : Every third day is for any ride or hike that you may desire. Mister Muy will lead a short hike around Convict Lake. Meet at the Convict Lake Day Use Area at the end of Convict Lake Rd. If you ride, report to Dick Matthews or Guy for official credit. This is the day to check-out of Mammoth, do the hike, and move to Bishop for the next week of adventure. There is a nice 22-mile loop ride from Mammoth Lakes, Bikemaster route # MLS001. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Fri, 13 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Pine Creek
8:30 AM
44 mi, 4 M, 3610 ft
Billy Goat
Pine Creek
Meet at Creekside Inn, 725 N Main St. (Hwy 395) in Bishop. This is a short foray to the top of Pine Creek Road. Possible birdwatching at #24 Idaho St. in Rovana, a ghost town of the vanadium mining era. Optional return along the gorgeous Owens Gorge. Traditional lunch at the end of the ride at Erick Schat’s Bakery, 763 N Main St. (Hwy 395) in Bishop. Watch the parade of caravans returning from Burning Man to LA. If you are a Burner yourself, please send a report to Mister Muy; www.clubreport@actc.org. [View Route Sheet] 13-09-2019 08:30:00 13-09-2019 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - Pine Creek 44 mi, 4 M , 3610 ft: Meet at Creekside Inn, 725 N Main St. (Hwy 395) in Bishop. This is a short foray to the top of Pine Creek Road. Possible birdwatching at #24 Idaho St. in Rovana, a ghost town of the vanadium mining era. Optional return along the gorgeous Owens Gorge. Traditional lunch at the end of the ride at Erick Schat’s Bakery, 763 N Main St. (Hwy 395) in Bishop. Watch the parade of caravans returning from Burning Man to LA. If you are a Burner yourself, please send a report to Mister Muy; www.clubreport@actc.org. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Fri, 13 Sep 2019
TGIF
9:30 AM
34 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Sat, 14 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Rock Creek
8:30 AM
42 mi, 5 M, 6100 ft
Billy Goat
Rock Creek Lower,Rock Creek Upper
Options to do the Lower goat, 21 miles & 3100 ft. of climb or the Upper one from Tom’s Place. We will attempt to summit the highest paved road in California, elevation 10,220 ft. Bring fresh corpuscles. Carpool to the start at the junction of Lower Rock Creek Rd. at Boundary Rd. From Bishop, drive 10 miles north on Hwy 395, exit left on Gorge Rd. The first right turn will be onto Lower Rock Creek Rd. Drive 1.5 miles north to the junction with Boundary Rd. Park in the dirt lot just past the junction with Boundary Rd. This strenuous route takes us over the escarpment of the massive Sherwin ridge. We’ll regroup at the Tom’s Place cafe at the foot of the second goat. Another option is to do Rock Creek Upper from Tom’s Place junction off 395. Enjoy “Pie in the Sky” al la mode from the deck overlooking Rock Creek Lake. You can freewheel for 19 miles back to 395. [View Route Sheet] 14-09-2019 08:30:00 14-09-2019 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - Rock Creek 42 mi, 5 M , 6100 ft: Options to do the Lower goat, 21 miles & 3100 ft. of climb or the Upper one from Tom’s Place. We will attempt to summit the highest paved road in California, elevation 10,220 ft. Bring fresh corpuscles. Carpool to the start at the junction of Lower Rock Creek Rd. at Boundary Rd. From Bishop, drive 10 miles north on Hwy 395, exit left on Gorge Rd. The first right turn will be onto Lower Rock Creek Rd. Drive 1.5 miles north to the junction with Boundary Rd. Park in the dirt lot just past the junction with Boundary Rd. This strenuous route takes us over the escarpment of the massive Sherwin ridge. We’ll regroup at the Tom’s Place cafe at the foot of the second goat. Another option is to do Rock Creek Upper from Tom’s Place junction off 395. Enjoy “Pie in the Sky” al la mode from the deck overlooking Rock Creek Lake. You can freewheel for 19 miles back to 395. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Sat, 14 Sep 2019
Lunch in Davenport
9:00 AM
45 mi, 5 M, 5100 ft
Billy Goat
Felton-Empire,Smith Grade,Swanton,Bonny Doon
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 14 Sep 2019
Giro d' Bici Bike ride
9:30 AM
40-45 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Llagas/Willow Springs,Bernal
Giro d' Bici ride will start from RAMAC Park at Lexington Ave & Charlotte Dr in San Jose. Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Goat options: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Maps and Cue sheet at the following links:
45-Mile Option (Uvas Watsonville) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11174975
45-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11178347
40-Mile Option (Oak Glen Cutoff) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11178476 14-09-2019 09:30:00 14-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Giro d' Bici Bike ride 40-45 mi, 3 LM-M : Giro d' Bici ride will start from RAMAC Park at Lexington Ave & Charlotte Dr in San Jose. Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option on Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Goat options: Bernal, Llagas/Willow Spring. Ride at your own pace, directions provided. Maps and Cue sheet at the following links: 45-Mile Option (Uvas Watsonville) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11174975 45-Mile Option (Willow Spring/Llagas) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11178347 40-Mile Option (Oak Glen Cutoff) http://ridewithgps.com/routes/11178476 Ahmed Masood invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Ahmed Masood
ahmedmasood@msn.com 408-219-7401
Sun, 15 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Ride, hike, or relax
8:30 AM
any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - South Lake & Lake Sabri
8:30 AM
54 mi, 5 M, 7110 ft
Billy Goat
South Lake Lower,South Lake Upper,Lake Sabrina
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
Joyride - Morgan Hill
9:00 AM
35-40 mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
Crankin for Caffeine - BLT
9:30 AM
40 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe,Mt Pleasant
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Note changed start time 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 ride Mt. Pleasant, 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 16-09-2019 09:30:00 16-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine - BLT 40 mi, 4 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Note changed start time 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 ride Mt. Pleasant, 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 invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Tue, 17 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Glacier Lodge
8:30 AM
22 mi, 5 M, 3820 ft
Billy Goat
Glacier Lodge Rd,Death Valley Rd West
Carpool 14 miles from Bishop to Mendenhall Park in Big Pine, CA. From 395 South, turn right on Baker Creek Rd. The Park is on the immediate left. This 11-mile jaunt takes us up to the historic ruins of Glacier Lodge, 7800 ft. elevation. Be ready for long stretches of 10% grade. Water available at Lower Sage Campground, mile 10. Lunch is possible in little Big Pine. The Death Valley option adds a very scenic loop from Big Pine into the Inyo Mountains, 34 miles and 3700 ft. extra. Mister Muy intends to camp for 1 or 2 nights at Upper Sage campground near Glacier Lodge to do the rigorous 5-mile hike up South Big Pine Creek to the Clyde Glacier on Wednesday. Let Guy know if you’re ready to join the adventure. Others return to Bishop tonight. [View Route Sheet] 17-09-2019 08:30:00 17-09-2019 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - Glacier Lodge 22 mi, 5 M , 3820 ft: Carpool 14 miles from Bishop to Mendenhall Park in Big Pine, CA. From 395 South, turn right on Baker Creek Rd. The Park is on the immediate left. This 11-mile jaunt takes us up to the historic ruins of Glacier Lodge, 7800 ft. elevation. Be ready for long stretches of 10% grade. Water available at Lower Sage Campground, mile 10. Lunch is possible in little Big Pine. The Death Valley option adds a very scenic loop from Big Pine into the Inyo Mountains, 34 miles and 3700 ft. extra. Mister Muy intends to camp for 1 or 2 nights at Upper Sage campground near Glacier Lodge to do the rigorous 5-mile hike up South Big Pine Creek to the Clyde Glacier on Wednesday. Let Guy know if you’re ready to join the adventure. Others return to Bishop tonight. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Tue, 17 Sep 2019
No Kidding
9:00 AM
28 mi, 3 LM, 530 ft
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 17 Sep 2019
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
20-30 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Tue, 17 Sep 2019
South County Old Ladies & Gents
10:00 AM
30+ mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Cienega
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Wed, 18 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Hike to Clyde's Glacier
9:30 AM
10 mi, 6 LM-M, 4650 ft
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Thu, 19 Sep 2019
Ancient Bristlecone Forest
8:30 AM
48 mi, 6 M, 6720 ft
Billy Goat
Bristlecone Pine Forest,Westgard Pass
Carpool to the start at Mendenhall Park in Big Pine. The Park is on Baker Creek Rd., just south of the junction of Hwy 168 with 395. Turn right from 395 southbound and park in the shade. This is the very big day to cycle-up to the old wood in the heavens of White Mountain. The Inyo Mountains are not forested, so you can see the whole thing, start-to-finish. Gaze down on the Palisade Glaciers of the Sierra. Water cache at the junction of Hwy 168 & White Mtn. Rd., mile 14. Vending machines and drinking fountain at the National Forest Visitors’ Center, mile 24, elevation 10,100 ft. Saunter among the Ancient Bristlecones along the 0.8 mile trail from the Center. This is the climax of the tour. [View Route Sheet] 19-09-2019 08:30:00 19-09-2019 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Ancient Bristlecone Forest 48 mi, 6 M , 6720 ft: Carpool to the start at Mendenhall Park in Big Pine. The Park is on Baker Creek Rd., just south of the junction of Hwy 168 with 395. Turn right from 395 southbound and park in the shade. This is the very big day to cycle-up to the old wood in the heavens of White Mountain. The Inyo Mountains are not forested, so you can see the whole thing, start-to-finish. Gaze down on the Palisade Glaciers of the Sierra. Water cache at the junction of Hwy 168 & White Mtn. Rd., mile 14. Vending machines and drinking fountain at the National Forest Visitors’ Center, mile 24, elevation 10,100 ft. Saunter among the Ancient Bristlecones along the 0.8 mile trail from the Center. This is the climax of the tour. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Thu, 19 Sep 2019
Thursday Trek
9:00 AM
12-50 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options. 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 Almaden Lake Apartments at the north/west corner. 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 you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. 19-09-2019 09:00:00 19-09-2019 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-50 mi, 1 LM : Join me as I explore the various grizzly bear options. 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 Almaden Lake Apartments at the north/west corner. 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 you want to know exact miles we'll be riding that day. This is a group ride with regroups. Stephanie Metz invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Onion Valley
8:30 AM
28 mi, 6 M, 5270 ft
Billy Goat
Onion Valley
Check-out of your lodge in Bishop. We will check-in to a lodge or camp in Lone Pine after the ride. The fancy Dow Hotel in Lone Pine may have vacancies. There is free camping in the Alabama Hills, nearby. The Mount Whitney Hostel always has dorm style bunks. Meet at Dehy Park in Independence, CA. Dehy Park, 345 N Edwards St. (Hwy 395) is at the north end of town, where the highway crosses Independence Creek. It is on the west side of the highway, on the south side of the Creek. The Complete Guide to Climbing calls this the hardest climb in California and compares it to Alp ‘d Huez. In just 13 miles, we’ll climb 5200 ft. to Onion Valley, elevation 9200 ft. Long stretches of 8 – 10% grade. Eat a good breakfast. No water or food available on this route. Gusty in the descent. [View Route Sheet] 20-09-2019 08:30:00 20-09-2019 10:30:00 6 ACTC: Eastern Sierra - Onion Valley 28 mi, 6 M , 5270 ft: Check-out of your lodge in Bishop. We will check-in to a lodge or camp in Lone Pine after the ride. The fancy Dow Hotel in Lone Pine may have vacancies. There is free camping in the Alabama Hills, nearby. The Mount Whitney Hostel always has dorm style bunks. Meet at Dehy Park in Independence, CA. Dehy Park, 345 N Edwards St. (Hwy 395) is at the north end of town, where the highway crosses Independence Creek. It is on the west side of the highway, on the south side of the Creek. The Complete Guide to Climbing calls this the hardest climb in California and compares it to Alp ‘d Huez. In just 13 miles, we’ll climb 5200 ft. to Onion Valley, elevation 9200 ft. Long stretches of 8 – 10% grade. Eat a good breakfast. No water or food available on this route. Gusty in the descent. [View Route Sheet] Guy Neenan invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Poker Run
9:30 AM
35 mi, 2 M
Grizzly Bear
2 Or More Trails
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Almaden Lake by the Bocce ball courts. We will ride to 5 different locations through out the valley where each rider will select a playing card. The best poker hand wins. $5 buy in. Winner 50% of pot, 2nd place 35%, 3rd place 15%. Route and therefore Mileage is an estimate depending upon the availability of my dealers on that day. Playing is optional as you don't have to play to ride. 20-09-2019 09:30:00 20-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Poker Run 35 mi, 2 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at the Almaden Lake by the Bocce ball courts. We will ride to 5 different locations through out the valley where each rider will select a playing card. The best poker hand wins. $5 buy in. Winner 50% of pot, 2nd place 35%, 3rd place 15%. Route and therefore Mileage is an estimate depending upon the availability of my dealers on that day. Playing is optional as you don't have to play to ride. Leo Hartung invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Sat, 21 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Ride, hike, or relax
8:30 AM
any mi, 1 M
Grizzly Bear
Camping
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Sat, 21 Sep 2019
Mt Diablo, South and North
9:00 AM
50 mi, 5 M, 6100 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Diablo South Gate,Mt Diablo Summit,Mt Diablo North Gate
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 21 Sep 2019
Sunday Social on Saturday
9:00 AM
15-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 22 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Horseshoe Meadow
8:30 AM
46 mi, 6 M, 6999 ft
Billy Goat
Horseshoe Meadows
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Eastern Sierra - Whitney Portal
8:30 AM
26 mi, 6 M, 4630 ft
Billy Goat
Whitney Portal
Guy Neenan
guyneenan@gmail.com 408-797-6857
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
All Things Being Equal
9:00 AM
~20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Autumnal Equinox
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Crankin With a Twist (BLT)
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. 23-09-2019 09:30:00 23-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin With a Twist (BLT) 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 invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Crankin for Caffeine
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM, 900 ft
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
A 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. 23-09-2019 09:30:00 23-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine 25 mi, 2 LM , 900 ft: A 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 invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
27 mi, 2 LM, 500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
A social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the First Congregational Church of San Jose, in the parking lot on Leigh Ave. south of Hamilton Ave. at 9:30 AM. *** Note Time *** We'll ride mostly bike friendly roads and trails, and stop for coffee on the way. There may be a small hill. Watch the club e-list for details the day before. 24-09-2019 09:30:00 24-09-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Almaden Explorer 27 mi, 2 LM , 500 ft: A social ride led at an LM pace. Meet at the First Congregational Church of San Jose, in the parking lot on Leigh Ave. south of Hamilton Ave. at 9:30 AM. *** Note Time *** We'll ride mostly bike friendly roads and trails, and stop for coffee on the way. There may be a small hill. Watch the club e-list for details the day before. Barton Smith invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Barton Smith
barton.a.smith@gmail.com 408 679-2529
Tue, 24 Sep 2019
South County Old Ladies and Gents
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Reservoirs
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Wed, 25 Sep 2019
Almaden to Willow Glen (BLT)
9:30 AM
34 mi, 2 M, 931 ft
Grizzly Bear
2 Or More Trails
Leo Hartung
leohartung@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
Thursday Trek-Hilly Edition
9:00 AM
15-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sat, 28 Sep 2019
Felter, Sierra
9:00 AM
28 mi, 5 M, 4400 ft
Billy Goat
Old Calaveras,Felter,Sierra
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 29 Sep 2019
Sunday Social
9:00 AM
20-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780