ACTC Rides
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
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There are 56 Rides for Dec 2019
Sun, 1 Dec 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
Tue, 3 Dec 2019
Early Morning Mt Hamilton
7:30 AM
35 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Hamilton/Upper,Quimby East,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Tue, 3 Dec 2019
Sunol-Calaveras goat roundup
9:00 AM
31 mi, 6 M
Billy Goat
Kilkare Rd,Calaveras/Backside,Welch Creek
(Postponed to Tue 12/10 due to rain) *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Haven't ridden Welch Creek in a while?? Here's your chance before the calendar rolls over. Meet at the Sunol train depot (corner of Main & Kilkare Rd). We will do the goats in the order listed and adventurous types may add more goats. Others may want to skip the biggie... All bike types welcome and faster riders may go off the front. No sweep and rain cancels or postpones the ride. Since the forecast is iffy, check the e-list Monday PM and Tuesday AM for possible postponement. 03-12-2019 09:00:00 03-12-2019 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Sunol-Calaveras goat roundup 31 mi, 6 M : (Postponed to Tue 12/10 due to rain) *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Haven't ridden Welch Creek in a while?? Here's your chance before the calendar rolls over. Meet at the Sunol train depot (corner of Main & Kilkare Rd). We will do the goats in the order listed and adventurous types may add more goats. Others may want to skip the biggie... All bike types welcome and faster riders may go off the front. No sweep and rain cancels or postpones the ride. Since the forecast is iffy, check the e-list Monday PM and Tuesday AM for possible postponement. Bruce Simpson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Bruce Simpson
bsimp95125@aol.com 408-833-8350
KL Seh
kl_seh@yahoo.com
Tue, 3 Dec 2019
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
20 - 50 mi, 5 M, 1100 - 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Madonna/Redwood Retreat,Mantelli/Blue Bell,Canada Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Drive a counter commute to Gilroy. I will do the Canada loop first and then enjoy lunch at the Nob Hill Deli. When satiated, I'll head home but you can crank over to ride the westerly half, if rain didn't move in or the sun doesn't set. As always, route sheets are provided and all paces and route modifications are acceptable, subject to prior approval. This is not a good e-bike ride. Start/finish in the Nob Hill parking lot on First St (Hwy 152), northeasterly of Wren. Driving directions: from 101 take the Leavesly Rd exit west; left on Monterey Rd; right on First. 03-12-2019 09:30:00 03-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 20 - 50 mi, 5 M , 1100 - 2500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Drive a counter commute to Gilroy. I will do the Canada loop first and then enjoy lunch at the Nob Hill Deli. When satiated, I'll head home but you can crank over to ride the westerly half, if rain didn't move in or the sun doesn't set. As always, route sheets are provided and all paces and route modifications are acceptable, subject to prior approval. This is not a good e-bike ride. Start/finish in the Nob Hill parking lot on First St (Hwy 152), northeasterly of Wren. Driving directions: from 101 take the Leavesly Rd exit west; left on Monterey Rd; right on First. Jerome Woehl invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 3 Dec 2019
Almaden Explorer
10:00 AM
25 - 30 mi, 2 LM, 500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Barton Smith
barton.a.smith@gmail.com 408 679-2529
Tue, 3 Dec 2019
South County Old Ladies and Gents
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. This month we will visit the Cinnabar Golf Course. After some cycling around south county we ride up Uvas/McKean to Cinnabar. Return will be the reverse. Meet in Morgan Hill in the shopping center between TJMaxx and McD's. Take Tennant Ave. exit off 101. Head west, turn left on Monterey Rd, second right into the parking lot. 03-12-2019 10:00:00 03-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Ladies and Gents 30 mi, 3 LM : Join us for our monthly ride to a local golf course for lunch. This month we will visit the Cinnabar Golf Course. After some cycling around south county we ride up Uvas/McKean to Cinnabar. Return will be the reverse. Meet in Morgan Hill in the shopping center between TJMaxx and McD's. Take Tennant Ave. exit off 101. Head west, turn left on Monterey Rd, second right into the parking lot. Kris Thompson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Wed, 4 Dec 2019
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, 4 Dec 2019
General Meeting
7:00 PM
Any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Club Meeting
Ride to/from the December ACTC General Meeting and get club credit for your miles. This meeting is also your last opportunity to cast votes to elect your ACTC Board for 2020! President Tony Le will give a presentation about the trip to Corsica that he led in September. Meeting location: First Congregational Church at Hamilton and Leigh, San Jose. 04-12-2019 19:00:00 04-12-2019 21:00:00 6 ACTC: General Meeting Any mi, 1 SL : Ride to/from the December ACTC General Meeting and get club credit for your miles. This meeting is also your last opportunity to cast votes to elect your ACTC Board for 2020! President Tony Le will give a presentation about the trip to Corsica that he led in September. Meeting location: First Congregational Church at Hamilton and Leigh, San Jose. Pat Parseghian invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Pat Parseghian
pep@aboutpep.com 408-666-1632
Thu, 5 Dec 2019
Early Morning Mt Hamilton
7:30 AM
35 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Hamilton/Upper,Quimby East,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Thu, 5 Dec 2019
Get Your Goat
9:30 AM
42 mi, 4 LM-M, 3900 ft
Billy Goat
Carmel Valley,Cachagua Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will start at Carmel Valley Community Center on Ford Rd in Carmel Valley and climb the goats in the listed order. Other nearby goats may be added. The ride will be led at an LM-M pace, but all paces and bikes are welcome. Faster riders may go off the front. No sweep. Regroup at top of climbs. Rain cancels. You can print your route sheet: [Here] 05-12-2019 09:30:00 05-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Get Your Goat 42 mi, 4 LM-M , 3900 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We will start at Carmel Valley Community Center on Ford Rd in Carmel Valley and climb the goats in the listed order. Other nearby goats may be added. The ride will be led at an LM-M pace, but all paces and bikes are welcome. Faster riders may go off the front. No sweep. Regroup at top of climbs. Rain cancels. You can print your route sheet: [Here] John Hughes invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
John Hughes
jhhughes22@gmail.com 408-916-3318
Thu, 5,12,19 Dec 2019
Thursday Trek
9:30 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. 05-12-2019 09:30:00 05-12-2019 11:30:00 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
Sat, 7 Dec 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
Sat, 7 Dec 2019
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
23-68 mi, 5 M, 3400-5200 ft
Billy Goat
Patterson Pass,Corral Hollow,Del Valle,Morgan Territory
(Cancelled due to rain) *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's see if the golden hills of Livermore are greening. But if it's raining, I'm leaving. Given the short days and my lethargic pace, I will only do the first two (maybe three) goats. You have these options - ride either 20, 40, 50 or 58 miles. The 50 miler includes a drive to the base of MT to avoid traffic on a narrow connector road. As always, all paces welcome; route sheets provided, no sweep. 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. 07-12-2019 09:30:00 07-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 23-68 mi, 5 M , 3400-5200 ft: (Cancelled due to rain) *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Let's see if the golden hills of Livermore are greening. But if it's raining, I'm leaving. Given the short days and my lethargic pace, I will only do the first two (maybe three) goats. You have these options - ride either 20, 40, 50 or 58 miles. The 50 miler includes a drive to the base of MT to avoid traffic on a narrow connector road. As always, all paces welcome; route sheets provided, no sweep. 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 invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 7 Dec 2019
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
20-60 mi, 6 M, 1500-7000 ft
Billy Goat
Bernal,Silver Creek Valley Rd,Hellyer/Hassler,Yerba Buena/Hassler,San Felipe,Aborn,Chaboya
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** There is a high chance of rain, so this nearby ride replaces a more distant Livermore ride. Before the start we'll divine the clouds and devise our plans. A ride sheet will be provided but rain dancing freelancing is expected. Several goats, like Quimby, Higuera and Mt Pleasant, aren't listed above, but may be included. Start/finish east of the Hwy 101/Silver Creek Valley Rd/Blossom Hill Rd interchange at the Coyote Creek access lot on Silver Creek Valley Road, northeast of the bridge. 07-12-2019 09:30:00 07-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 20-60 mi, 6 M , 1500-7000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** There is a high chance of rain, so this nearby ride replaces a more distant Livermore ride. Before the start we'll divine the clouds and devise our plans. A ride sheet will be provided but rain dancing freelancing is expected. Several goats, like Quimby, Higuera and Mt Pleasant, aren't listed above, but may be included. Start/finish east of the Hwy 101/Silver Creek Valley Rd/Blossom Hill Rd interchange at the Coyote Creek access lot on Silver Creek Valley Road, northeast of the bridge. Jerome Woehl invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sun, 8 Dec 2019
East Side Hills
9:00 AM
30-50 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Various
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Sun, 8 Dec 2019
To Market, To Market
9:30 AM
19 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Los Gatos Maze
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 9 Dec 2019
Saratoga Goats
9:00 AM
30 mi, 6 LM, 2000 ft
Billy Goat
Redwood Gulch,Stevens Canyon,Mt Eden/Pierce,Sanborn
Jeff Englander
englander.jeffrey@gmail.com 408-499-9754
Mon, 9 Dec 2019
Joyride - Alviso
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 9 Dec 2019
Cranking for Caffeine
9:30 AM
42 mi, 2 LM-M
Grizzly Bear
Alum Rock Park
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near the Winfield Boulevard entrance. We'll take the most direct route to Alum Rock Park. Following the ride through the park we will stop on the way home at the shopping center (Starbucks, McDonald's, etc) located at the intersection of San Filipe / Yerba Buena shopping center. Rain cancels. 09-12-2019 09:30:00 09-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Cranking for Caffeine 42 mi, 2 LM-M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the restrooms on the East side of Almaden Lake Park near the Winfield Boulevard entrance. We'll take the most direct route to Alum Rock Park. Following the ride through the park we will stop on the way home at the shopping center (Starbucks, McDonald's, etc) located at the intersection of San Filipe / Yerba Buena shopping center. Rain cancels. Anthony Flores invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Mon, 9 Dec 2019
Social Climbers
10:00 AM
26 mi, 6 LM, 2944 ft
Billy Goat
Quimby West
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Evergreen Community Center, 4860 San Felipe Rd, San Jose. We'll go up Quimby and descend down Mt. Hamilton onto Crothers Road. Hot shots can add Aborn for extra credit and challenge themselves to beat me going up Quimby. Refreshment stop at the end at the Evergreen Shopping Center. Print cue sheet at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31560157. Check the elist Monday morning just in case I have to cancel for rain. 09-12-2019 10:00:00 09-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Social Climbers 26 mi, 6 LM , 2944 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Evergreen Community Center, 4860 San Felipe Rd, San Jose. We'll go up Quimby and descend down Mt. Hamilton onto Crothers Road. Hot shots can add Aborn for extra credit and challenge themselves to beat me going up Quimby. Refreshment stop at the end at the Evergreen Shopping Center. Print cue sheet at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31560157. Check the elist Monday morning just in case I have to cancel for rain. Tina Shaner invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Tina Shaner
tshaner1@pacbell.net 408-425-3038 (cell)
Mon, 9 Dec 2019
Alviso Taco Truck #7
11:30 AM
24 mi, 1 M, 200 ft
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Rolling at 11:30, and back to my work cubicle by 2:00. We'll meet at the fountains in the middle of the loop, in front of 1650 and 1700 Technology Drive (Public parking in the rear garage; restroom available on request.), and head up the trail to Alviso. We'll do an out-and-back, via the Nature Center, on hardpack dirt, or stay on the pavement in the Alviso area (depending on the mud). Then, we'll stop for 20 minutes at the El Taco de Oro truck (CASH ONLY, 5210 N 1st St, in front of Mi Jalisco Market). Approximate route, if the dirt loop is still closed https://www.strava.com/activities/2814401827 09-12-2019 11:30:00 09-12-2019 13:30:00 6 ACTC: Alviso Taco Truck #7 24 mi, 1 M , 200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Rolling at 11:30, and back to my work cubicle by 2:00. We'll meet at the fountains in the middle of the loop, in front of 1650 and 1700 Technology Drive (Public parking in the rear garage; restroom available on request.), and head up the trail to Alviso. We'll do an out-and-back, via the Nature Center, on hardpack dirt, or stay on the pavement in the Alviso area (depending on the mud). Then, we'll stop for 20 minutes at the El Taco de Oro truck (CASH ONLY, 5210 N 1st St, in front of Mi Jalisco Market). Approximate route, if the dirt loop is still closed https://www.strava.com/activities/2814401827 Karl Doll invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Karl Doll
gfakgfak@gmail.com 408-202-8170
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
Early Morning Mt Hamilton
7:30 AM
35 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Hamilton/Upper,Quimby East,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
20-58 mi, 5 M, 1000-5200 ft
Billy Goat
Patterson Pass,Corral Hollow,Del Valle,Morgan Territory
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A few days ago I cancelled this ride in the hills around Livermore. We seem to be between storms now, so we'll try the same options again: ride either 20, 40, 50 or 58 miles. The 50 miler includes a drive to the base of MT to avoid traffic on a busy connector road. As always, all paces are welcome; route sheets are provided, no sweep. 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. 10-12-2019 09:30:00 10-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 20-58 mi, 5 M , 1000-5200 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** A few days ago I cancelled this ride in the hills around Livermore. We seem to be between storms now, so we'll try the same options again: ride either 20, 40, 50 or 58 miles. The 50 miler includes a drive to the base of MT to avoid traffic on a busy connector road. As always, all paces are welcome; route sheets are provided, no sweep. 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 invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
Tue, 10 Dec 2019
Christmas Lights Ride
6:30 PM
5 mi, 1 SL, 10 ft
Grizzly Bear
Christmas Lights Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Christmas lights ride around Willow Glen neighborhood. Flat and slow. About 30-45 minute duration. Head and tail lights required. Starts and ends at 1148 Glenn Ave., San Jose, CA. Limited parking on the streets. Parking is available at Bramhall Park, corner of Willow and Camino Ramon, 3 blocks away. Non-riders are welcomed and can walk around the decorated neighborhood and meet riders for refreshments afterwards. Bring any treats to share. 10-12-2019 18:30:00 10-12-2019 20:30:00 6 ACTC: Christmas Lights Ride 5 mi, 1 SL , 10 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Christmas lights ride around Willow Glen neighborhood. Flat and slow. About 30-45 minute duration. Head and tail lights required. Starts and ends at 1148 Glenn Ave., San Jose, CA. Limited parking on the streets. Parking is available at Bramhall Park, corner of Willow and Camino Ramon, 3 blocks away. Non-riders are welcomed and can walk around the decorated neighborhood and meet riders for refreshments afterwards. Bring any treats to share. Stephen Ching invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Stephen Ching
sching272@yahoo.com 408-930-3924
KL Seh
kl_seh@yahoo.com
Wed, 11 Dec 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). 11-12-2019 09:30:00 11-12-2019 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
Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Farewell to Almaden Light Rail
9:30 AM
30-35 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Choo-Choo Ride
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Park and Ride/VTA light rail station at the corner of Winfield Blvd and Coleman Rd, behind the Almaden Lake Village apartments. Sign up at 9:20 to catch the 9:35 train. (Bring your Clipper Card or $1 for seniors, $2.50 for others). We will take the opportunity to ride the light rail to Ohlone/Chynoweth one more time before the line closes on December 28th. From there we will cycle via Santa Clara to Cupertino for coffee. Approximate route is here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31570169 11-12-2019 09:30:00 11-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Farewell to Almaden Light Rail 30-35 mi, 1 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the Park and Ride/VTA light rail station at the corner of Winfield Blvd and Coleman Rd, behind the Almaden Lake Village apartments. Sign up at 9:20 to catch the 9:35 train. (Bring your Clipper Card or $1 for seniors, $2.50 for others). We will take the opportunity to ride the light rail to Ohlone/Chynoweth one more time before the line closes on December 28th. From there we will cycle via Santa Clara to Cupertino for coffee. Approximate route is here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31570169 Joy Owens invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Let's have some fun!
10:00 AM
57 mi, 5 LM-M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Mt Madonna/Redwood Retreat,Canada Loop
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We'll ride out to Gilroy Canada loop then stop for coffee first street and finish with Mt. Madonna. Bring plenty of food and drink. We'll start in Morgan Hill 2nd and Depot Streets, take Cochrane exit west and left on Butterfield, right on Main, left on Depot. All bikes welcome, you can add or skip goats as you like. Food and beverage after the ride. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31573499 (rain or wet roads cancel) 11-12-2019 10:00:00 11-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Let's have some fun! 57 mi, 5 LM-M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** We'll ride out to Gilroy Canada loop then stop for coffee first street and finish with Mt. Madonna. Bring plenty of food and drink. We'll start in Morgan Hill 2nd and Depot Streets, take Cochrane exit west and left on Butterfield, right on Main, left on Depot. All bikes welcome, you can add or skip goats as you like. Food and beverage after the ride. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31573499 (rain or wet roads cancel) Craig Gronlund invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Craig Gronlund
ski4x@charter.net 408-239-6704
Thu, 12,19 Dec 2019
Thursday Trek
9:30 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. 12-12-2019 09:30:00 12-12-2019 11:30:00 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, 12 Dec 2019
Lexington goat roundup
9:30 AM
16-30 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Montevina,Black,Aldercroft Heights,Soda Springs
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the dirt area along the OSCH frontage road to 17. To get there, take the Bear Creek exit, turn right across the highway and right again onto Old Santa Cruz Hwy. Parking area is about 0.2 miles up on the left. All bikes welcome and faster riders may go off the front. No sweep, and rain cancels. Bring snacks and water as none is available along the route. 12-12-2019 09:30:00 12-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Lexington goat roundup 16-30 mi, 5 M : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at the dirt area along the OSCH frontage road to 17. To get there, take the Bear Creek exit, turn right across the highway and right again onto Old Santa Cruz Hwy. Parking area is about 0.2 miles up on the left. All bikes welcome and faster riders may go off the front. No sweep, and rain cancels. Bring snacks and water as none is available along the route. Bruce Simpson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Bruce Simpson
bsimp95125@aol.com 408-833-8350
Thu, 12 Dec 2019
Morgan Hill Goats
9:30 AM
48 mi, 6 LM-M, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs,Rolling Hills,Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Mantelli/Blue Bell
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at 9:15 am for 9:30 am departure at the public parking lot on Depot St. & 2nd St. in Morgan Hill. Will climb Llagas/Willow Springs, Rolling Hills, Bailey/Buffalo, and Mantelli/Blue Bell. Restroom and water at Chitactac - Adams County Park [View Route/Map] Regroups at top of climbs. All paces and bike types are welcome! Rain/wet pavement cancels. Post-ride beers at The Running Shop and Hops (17500 Depot St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037) 12-12-2019 09:30:00 12-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Morgan Hill Goats 48 mi, 6 LM-M , 3000 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at 9:15 am for 9:30 am departure at the public parking lot on Depot St. & 2nd St. in Morgan Hill. Will climb Llagas/Willow Springs, Rolling Hills, Bailey/Buffalo, and Mantelli/Blue Bell. Restroom and water at Chitactac - Adams County Park [View Route/Map] Regroups at top of climbs. All paces and bike types are welcome! Rain/wet pavement cancels. Post-ride beers at The Running Shop and Hops (17500 Depot St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037) Dzung Dang invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Dzung Dang
agatsu@gmail.com 408-828-3281
Thu, 12 Dec 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 12-12-2019 10:00:00 12-12-2019 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
Fri, 13 Dec 2019
Joyride
9:30 AM
40-45 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
10 Or More Cities
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at 9:30 am at the Park and Ride/VTA light rail station at the corner of Winfield Blvd and Coleman Rd, behind the Almaden Lake Village apartments. Note that it will be about 26 miles to lunch - you may wish to bring a snack. Link to ridewithgps route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28222797 13-12-2019 09:30:00 13-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Joyride 40-45 mi, 1 LM : *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Start at 9:30 am at the Park and Ride/VTA light rail station at the corner of Winfield Blvd and Coleman Rd, behind the Almaden Lake Village apartments. Note that it will be about 26 miles to lunch - you may wish to bring a snack. Link to ridewithgps route here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28222797 Joy Owens invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Sat, 14 Dec 2019
Martial Cottle Billy Goats
9:00 AM
35 mi, 4 M, 2600 ft
Billy Goat
Silver Creek Valley Rd,San Felipe,Las Animas
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 14 Dec 2019
Our Favorite Kids
9:30 AM
50 mi, 5 M, 4,600 ft
Billy Goat
Skyline South 4,Sweeney Ridge,Palmetto Skyline,San Bruno Mountain
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You old enough to remember the cold war? Young enough to make it up an 18% pitch on the way to the old Nike missile facility? They had a great view. If you can, you can too. See where you are going - the communication hill across the valley. From there, you'll see where you've been. Along the way, you'll see where you will end. Six feet under. Start/finish on Skyline Blvd at Crystal Springs Rd. From San Jose take 280 north to the Hayne Rd exit then turn left to cross under 280; left on Skyline to Crystal Springs. 14-12-2019 09:30:00 14-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Our Favorite Kids 50 mi, 5 M , 4,600 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** You old enough to remember the cold war? Young enough to make it up an 18% pitch on the way to the old Nike missile facility? They had a great view. If you can, you can too. See where you are going - the communication hill across the valley. From there, you'll see where you've been. Along the way, you'll see where you will end. Six feet under. Start/finish on Skyline Blvd at Crystal Springs Rd. From San Jose take 280 north to the Hayne Rd exit then turn left to cross under 280; left on Skyline to Crystal Springs. Jerome Woehl invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jerome Woehl
jeromewoehl@yahoo.com 408-230-0689
Sat, 14 Dec 2019
Giro d' Bici Bike ride
9:45 AM
40-45 mi, 3 LM-M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Llagas/Willow Springs,Bernal
Ride sign-ups at 9:30 for 9:45 start, the ride starts from RAMAC Park at Lexington Ave & Charlotte Dr in San Jose. Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option via Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Goat options: Bernal. 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 14-12-2019 09:45:00 14-12-2019 11:45:00 6 ACTC: Giro d' Bici Bike ride 40-45 mi, 3 LM-M : Ride sign-ups at 9:30 for 9:45 start, the ride starts from RAMAC Park at Lexington Ave & Charlotte Dr in San Jose. Classic reservoir loop and a coffee stop in Morgan Hill. Shorter option via Oak Glen cuts off 5 miles. Goat options: Bernal. 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 Dec 2019
Del Valle and Corral Hollow Goats
9:00 AM
53 mi, 4 LM-M, 3100 ft
Billy Goat
Del Valle,Corral Hollow
Dzung Dang
agatsu@gmail.com 408-828-3281
Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Joyride - Morgan Hill
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Crankin for Caffeine - BLT
10:00 AM
40 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe,Mt Pleasant
Please note winter 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.Rain will canel ride. Ride co-leaders are Tom Green (997-1939) and Bob Head 218-6556 16-12-2019 10:00:00 16-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine - BLT 40 mi, 4 M : Please note winter 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.Rain will canel ride. 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 Dec 2019
South County Old Ladies & Gents
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Gilroy
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 17 Dec 2019
Western Exploration
10:00 AM
27 mi, 3 LM, 1150 ft
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, 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). Cell: 408-472-0052 **Rain Cancels 17-12-2019 10:00:00 17-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Western Exploration 27 mi, 3 LM , 1150 ft: 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, 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). Cell: 408-472-0052 **Rain Cancels Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Thu, 19 Dec 2019
Early Morning Mt Hamilton
7:30 AM
35 mi, 6 M-MB
Billy Goat
Quimby West,Mt Hamilton/Upper,Quimby East,Mt Pleasant,Aborn,Chaboya
Tom Mac
tcm888@gmail.com 408-828-2680
Thu, 19 Dec 2019
Thursday Trek
9:30 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. 19-12-2019 09:30:00 19-12-2019 11:30:00 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 Dec 2019
TGIF Reservoirs - BLT
10:00 AM
47 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
Note winter start time!!! Start by Almaden Lake Park by the restrooms on the Winfield side. 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. An option is turning on Oak Glen to Morgan Hill which will cut off 6 miles. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on Santa Teresa.Rain will cancel ride. 20-12-2019 10:00:00 20-12-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: TGIF Reservoirs - BLT 47 mi, 3 M : Note winter start time!!! Start by Almaden Lake Park by the restrooms on the Winfield side. 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. An option is turning on Oak Glen to Morgan Hill which will cut off 6 miles. After a stop in Morgan Hill for lunch we will return on Santa Teresa.Rain will cancel ride. Leo Hartung invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Sat, 21 Dec 2019
Lunch at The Junction
9:00 AM
49 mi, 4 M, 4200 ft
Billy Goat
Mines,Mines Upper
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 21 Dec 2019
All Things Being Equal
9:30 AM
~20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Winter Solstice
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sun, 22 Dec 2019
Winter Ride Revels: Day After Solstice
9:00 AM
42 mi, 6 M, 5475 ft
Billy Goat
Montebello,Redwood Gulch,Hwy 9 North Upper
Virginia Vaquero
vivaquero@yahoo.com 408-607-5229
Mon, 23 Dec 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. 23-12-2019 09:30:00 23-12-2019 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 Dec 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. Rain Cancels 23-12-2019 09:30:00 23-12-2019 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. Rain Cancels Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Mon, 23 Dec 2019
To Light a Candle
9:30 AM
~20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Hanukkah
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 24 Dec 2019
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
20-30 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Hanukkah
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Wed, 25 Dec 2019
All Presents Accounted For
9:30 AM
16 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Christmas Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Wed, 25 Dec 2019
Ice cream on Xmas
9:30 AM
50 mi, 5 LM, 2500 ft
Billy Goat
Mora,Moody,Altamont
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Rainbow Park bathrooms Donnington and Johnson. Ride through neighborhoods of Cupertino, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto with goats: Mora, Moody and/or Altamont. Destination is Palo Alto Creamery on Emerson for ice cream, milkshake or another snack. No one left behind. Return via Shoreline to Stevens Creek trail. Bring lock to share. Should be back to start by 3 pm at the latest. 25-12-2019 09:30:00 25-12-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Ice cream on Xmas 50 mi, 5 LM , 2500 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** Meet at Rainbow Park bathrooms Donnington and Johnson. Ride through neighborhoods of Cupertino, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto with goats: Mora, Moody and/or Altamont. Destination is Palo Alto Creamery on Emerson for ice cream, milkshake or another snack. No one left behind. Return via Shoreline to Stevens Creek trail. Bring lock to share. Should be back to start by 3 pm at the latest. Jeff Englander invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Jeff Englander
englander.jeffrey@gmail.com 408-499-9754
Thu, 26 Dec 2019
Box it Up
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Boxing Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Sat, 28 Dec 2019
La Honda Ride
9:00 AM
46 mi, 4 M, 3500 ft
Billy Goat
Pescadero,Stage
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 28 Dec 2019
Sunday Social on Saturday
9:30 AM
15-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780