ACTC Rides
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
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There are 61 Rides for Oct 2018
Mon, 1 Oct 2018
Spare the Air Day
6:00 AM
Any mi, 1 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Jenn Rodriguez
jennrod12@gmail.com 408-243-2646
Mon, 1 Oct 2018
East San Jose
9:30 AM
35 mi, 2 LM, 1000 ft
Grizzly Bear
Coffee Roasting
Gilbert Hernandez
gil9671@yahoo.com 408-966-9671
Mon, 1,8,15,22,29 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 01-10-2018 17:00:00 01-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Tue, 2 Oct 2018
No Kidding
9:30 AM
39 mi, 4 LM, 756 ft
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 2 Oct 2018
Tuesday Exploration
10:00 AM
31 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
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). This ride takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hicks Road with a cafe stop. We will regroup as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Rain cancels. 02-10-2018 10:00:00 02-10-2018 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Tuesday Exploration 31 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). This ride takes us through New Almaden to the base of Hicks Road 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, 2 Oct 2018
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Lunch Ride
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
John Shields
shieldsbutch@aol.com
Tue, 2,9,16,23,30 Oct 2018
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
18 mi, 5 M, 1900 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Wed, 3 Oct 2018
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, 3,17,24,31 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 03-10-2018 17:00:00 03-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Thu, 4,11,18 Oct 2018
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-50 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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. 04-10-2018 09:30:00 04-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-50 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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, 5 Oct 2018
Bumping Around Saratoga
10:00 AM
29 mi, 2 LM, 1050 ft
Grizzly Bear
Saratoga Maze
A Social Ride: led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats) with some short hills (1050 feet), this is NOT a flat ride. We will ride south to Saratoga making regroups as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Our stop will be at the Big Basin Cafe. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expwy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Email or Call * Rain Cancels 05-10-2018 10:00:00 05-10-2018 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Bumping Around Saratoga 29 mi, 2 LM , 1050 ft: A Social Ride: led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats) with some short hills (1050 feet), this is NOT a flat ride. We will ride south to Saratoga making regroups as necessary, and no one will be left behind. Our stop will be at the Big Basin Cafe. Start at Bowers park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle school, Cabrillo Ave. and Morrison Ave., 1 block West of San Tomas Expwy, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign. Questions: Email or Call * Rain Cancels Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Lunch in Davenport
9:00 AM
43 mi, 5 M, 3500 ft
Billy Goat
Empire Grade Lower,Empire Grade Middle,Swanton
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Sunday Social on Saturday
9:30 AM
20-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Sailing on
9:30 AM
~20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Columbus Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Martial Cottle to Alum Rock
9:30 AM
40 mi, 2 LM, 1000 ft
Grizzly Bear
Alum Rock Park
Gilbert Hernandez
gil9671@yahoo.com 408-966-9671
Mon, 8,15,22,29 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 08-10-2018 17:00:00 08-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
35 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Reservoirs
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
John Shields
shieldsbutch@aol.com
Tue, 9 Oct 2018
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 09-10-2018 10:00:00 09-10-2018 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
Tue, 9,16,23,30 Oct 2018
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
18 mi, 5 M, 1900 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Crankin' for Caffeine-Alum Rock (BLT)
9:30 AM
44 mi, 2 M
Grizzly Bear
Alum Rock Park
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. Ride co-leaders Leo Hartung and Bob Head. 10-10-2018 09:30:00 10-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin' for Caffeine-Alum Rock (BLT) 44 mi, 2 M : 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. Ride co-leaders Leo Hartung and Bob Head. Tom Green invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Thu, 11,18 Oct 2018
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-50 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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. 11-10-2018 09:30:00 11-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-50 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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, 12 Oct 2018
TGIF
9:30 AM
34 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
Lunch in Scotts Valley
9:00 AM
39 mi, 5 M, 4400 ft
Billy Goat
Black,Mtn Charlie
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
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 13-10-2018 09:30:00 13-10-2018 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, 14 Oct 2018
Over the Rainbow Park Picnic
9:00 AM
Variable mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Progressive Dinner
ACTC's annual progressive dinner ride is now firmly in lunch territory. Bring your pot-luck dish (appetizer, side, or dessert) to the park at 9:00am or later and join the festivities hosted by Craig Jeong at Rainbow Park in San Jose. There will be a variety of rides from flat to hilly starting and ending at the park, followed by lunch at 12:30pm. Craig will be providing his world-famous brined and fried turkey. 14-10-2018 09:00:00 14-10-2018 11:00:00 6 ACTC: Over the Rainbow Park Picnic Variable mi, 1 SL : ACTC's annual progressive dinner ride is now firmly in lunch territory. Bring your pot-luck dish (appetizer, side, or dessert) to the park at 9:00am or later and join the festivities hosted by Craig Jeong at Rainbow Park in San Jose. There will be a variety of rides from flat to hilly starting and ending at the park, followed by lunch at 12:30pm. Craig will be providing his world-famous brined and fried turkey. Craig Jeong invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Craig Jeong
cjeong@sbcglobal.net 408-973-9242
Sun, 14 Oct 2018
Over the Rainbow for Lunch
10:00 AM
20-30 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Potluck
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
3 cities
9:30 AM
35 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Summer Solstice
Gilbert Hernandez
gil9671@yahoo.com 408-966-9671
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Joyride - Alviso
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 15,22,29 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 15-10-2018 17:00:00 15-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
No Kidding
9:30 AM
40 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Mt Eden/Pierce
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
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, 16 Oct 2018
South County Old Ladies and Gents
10:00 AM
30 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Canada Loop
Meet at the Gilroy Outlets.North side of Leavesley, look for Market Place (used to be Erik's Deli) and Dress Barn. Take 101 South to Leavesley, L. into outlets,(on northside). Parking behind the Dress Barn is best. We'll be climbing Roop via Leavesley, going out and back to Gilroy Hot Springs and descending to Pacheco Pass and back to the Outlets. Lunch at Erik's. LM pace with regroups. 16-10-2018 10:00:00 16-10-2018 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Ladies and Gents 30 mi, 4 LM : Meet at the Gilroy Outlets.North side of Leavesley, look for Market Place (used to be Erik's Deli) and Dress Barn. Take 101 South to Leavesley, L. into outlets,(on northside). Parking behind the Dress Barn is best. We'll be climbing Roop via Leavesley, going out and back to Gilroy Hot Springs and descending to Pacheco Pass and back to the Outlets. Lunch at Erik's. LM pace with regroups. Kris Thompson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 16,23,30 Oct 2018
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
18 mi, 5 M, 1900 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Wed, 17,24,31 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 17-10-2018 17:00:00 17-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
Thursday Trek
9:30 AM
12-50 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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. 18-10-2018 09:30:00 18-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Thursday Trek 12-50 mi, 1 LM : PLEASE NOTE NEW RIDE START TIME! 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, 20 Oct 2018
Mi Tierra Bella
7:30 AM
100 mi, 4 LM-M, 4600 ft
Billy Goat
Canada Loop,Bernal,Bailey/Buffalo Hill,Llagas/Willow Springs
*** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** How would you like a Tierra Bella Century ride without the long slog up to Henry Coe park? This route hits all the familiar rest stops (riders provide own refreshments) but uses a Bernal group area instead of Henry Coe. Start/end at Gavilan College student lot off Mesa Rd (weekends free). Food/water/restroom locations noted on cue sheet, but bring plenty of food and water. All paces and bikes welcome, especially club approved e-bikes. Faster riders may go off the front. No sweep or SAG. Wet roads or spare-the-air day cancels. Load route from https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28589731 or print cue sheet from PDF at https://tinyurl.com/yc47cnpo

(See [Easier Tierra Bella Century] for a similar route which follows the current route more closely and includes the San Martin rest stop) 20-10-2018 07:30:00 20-10-2018 09:30:00 6 ACTC: Mi Tierra Bella 100 mi, 4 LM-M , 4600 ft: *** IMPROMPTU RIDE FOR STATS CREDIT *** How would you like a Tierra Bella Century ride without the long slog up to Henry Coe park? This route hits all the familiar rest stops (riders provide own refreshments) but uses a Bernal group area instead of Henry Coe. Start/end at Gavilan College student lot off Mesa Rd (weekends free). Food/water/restroom locations noted on cue sheet, but bring plenty of food and water. All paces and bikes welcome, especially club approved e-bikes. Faster riders may go off the front. No sweep or SAG. Wet roads or spare-the-air day cancels. Load route from https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28589731 or print cue sheet from PDF at https://tinyurl.com/yc47cnpo (See [Easier Tierra Bella Century] for a similar route which follows the current route more closely and includes the San Martin rest stop) John Hughes invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
John Hughes
jhhughes22@gmail.com 408-916-3318
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
ACTC Bike Driving Academy Graduation
8:30 AM
62 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Canada Loop
Meet at Pieology, 250 Cochrane Place, #100, Morgan Hill. SAG support includes rest stops synchronized with our students’ pace. Bring a labeled bag to have the SAG carry your excess items. Please RSVP to Harry Lichtbach at harrylic@ix.netcom.com (preferred) or 408.264.2568 no later than Tuesday, October 16 if you plan to participate in this ride. There will be a $15 fee for riders who are not graduating students or Academy supporting staff. Ride date may be moved due to weather delays in the Academy schedule. You may contact Harry after Oct 13 to confirm the schedule. See B&BB for further details. Co-Leader John Weller (408) 761-7384 20-10-2018 08:30:00 20-10-2018 10:30:00 6 ACTC: ACTC Bike Driving Academy Graduation 62 mi, 4 LM : Meet at Pieology, 250 Cochrane Place, #100, Morgan Hill. SAG support includes rest stops synchronized with our students’ pace. Bring a labeled bag to have the SAG carry your excess items. Please RSVP to Harry Lichtbach at harrylic@ix.netcom.com (preferred) or 408.264.2568 no later than Tuesday, October 16 if you plan to participate in this ride. There will be a $15 fee for riders who are not graduating students or Academy supporting staff. Ride date may be moved due to weather delays in the Academy schedule. You may contact Harry after Oct 13 to confirm the schedule. See B&BB for further details. Co-Leader John Weller (408) 761-7384 Harry Lichtbach invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Harry Lichtbach
evc_hl@yahoo.com 408-781-3660
John Weller
wellerjohnc@gmail.com
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
Hollister Goats
9:00 AM
45 mi, 5 M, 3500 ft
Billy Goat
Quien Sabe,Santa Anita
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 21,28 Oct 2018
Sunday Social
9:30 AM
20-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
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. 22-10-2018 09:30:00 22-10-2018 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, 22 Oct 2018
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* 22-10-2018 09:30:00 22-10-2018 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, 22,29 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 22-10-2018 17:00:00 22-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
No Kidding
9:30 AM
~60 mi, 4 LM, 630 ft
Billy Goat
Croy
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
28 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., San Jose at 9:30 AM 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. Rain Cancels. 23-10-2018 09:30:00 23-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Almaden Explorer 28 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., San Jose at 9:30 AM 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. Rain Cancels. Barton Smith invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Barton Smith
barton.a.smith@gmail.com 408 679-2529
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
South County Old Ladies and Gents
10:00 AM
25+ mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Carr/Anzar
Meet at the soccer field parking lot with restrooms; down the street from the Windmill Market in San Juan Bautista. Take Hwy 101 south, exit at Hwy 156 east, left at the Alameda, then right into the parking lot. We'll be riding over to Aromas via Carr/Anzar and checking out a few side roads along the way. LM pace with regroups. Lunch at JJ's on our return. 23-10-2018 10:00:00 23-10-2018 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Ladies and Gents 25+ mi, 3 LM : Meet at the soccer field parking lot with restrooms; down the street from the Windmill Market in San Juan Bautista. Take Hwy 101 south, exit at Hwy 156 east, left at the Alameda, then right into the parking lot. We'll be riding over to Aromas via Carr/Anzar and checking out a few side roads along the way. LM pace with regroups. Lunch at JJ's on our return. Kris Thompson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 23,30 Oct 2018
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
18 mi, 5 M, 1900 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
United We Cycle
9:30 AM
18 mi, 1 L
Grizzly Bear
Downtown San Jose
Let us celebrate United Nations Day! We meet as usual at Whole Foods Market (Alameda side) (0930h = 9:30am) near Diridon Station Transit Center. We will ride by BASIS. If you bring your sorrisi (smiles), we will stop for spuntino (snacks). Please bring necessary tools for unfortunate events, and check e-list for last minute changes. Berry spinesign@live.com (669)237-7283 24-10-2018 09:30:00 24-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: United We Cycle 18 mi, 1 L : Let us celebrate United Nations Day! We meet as usual at Whole Foods Market (Alameda side) (0930h = 9:30am) near Diridon Station Transit Center. We will ride by BASIS. If you bring your sorrisi (smiles), we will stop for spuntino (snacks). Please bring necessary tools for unfortunate events, and check e-list for last minute changes. Berry spinesign@live.com (669)237-7283 Berry West invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Berry West
spinesign@live.com 669-237-7283
Wed, 24,31 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 24-10-2018 17:00:00 24-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Thursday Trek-Hilly Edition
9:30 AM
15-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
TGIF Reservoirs - BLT
9:30 AM
48 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
Leo Hartung
leohartung@sbcglobal.net 408-440-6224
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Big Sur Overnighter Day 1
7:00 AM
85 mi, 5 M-MB
Billy Goat
Nacimiento-Ferguson
Start from Carmel by the Sea to: Bixby Bridge, Point Sur, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Lodge, (Pfeiffer State Beach), Big Sur Deli and restrooms, McWay Falls, Lucia, Coast Range, San Antonio Valley to Hacienda Lodge. Explore and climb Big Sur and Carmel Valley in 2 days and one night. Enjoy leapfrog SAG support, regroups, group meals and shared lodging. Advance sign-up required (reply for amount). Bring road lights, reflection, water, funds, layers, proof of motorist insurance, photo ID, small overnight bag with personal items, and a rain shell. Draft (both days): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3227705 27-10-2018 07:00:00 27-10-2018 09:00:00 6 ACTC: Big Sur Overnighter Day 1 85 mi, 5 M-MB : Start from Carmel by the Sea to: Bixby Bridge, Point Sur, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Lodge, (Pfeiffer State Beach), Big Sur Deli and restrooms, McWay Falls, Lucia, Coast Range, San Antonio Valley to Hacienda Lodge. Explore and climb Big Sur and Carmel Valley in 2 days and one night. Enjoy leapfrog SAG support, regroups, group meals and shared lodging. Advance sign-up required (reply for amount). Bring road lights, reflection, water, funds, layers, proof of motorist insurance, photo ID, small overnight bag with personal items, and a rain shell. Draft (both days): http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3227705 Brian Chun invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Looking for Halloween
9:00 AM
31 mi, 6 M, 4100 ft
Billy Goat
Redwood Estates,Skyview Terrace,Wrights Station,Stetson/Skyland
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
Big Sur Overnighter Day 2
8:00 AM
90 mi, 4 M, <8000 ft
Billy Goat
Carmel Valley,Cachagua Loop
Brian Chun
bctlc8899@yahoo.com 650-938-1288
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
Sunday Social
9:30 AM
20-70 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Various
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Joyride - Morgan Hill
9:30 AM
38 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Morgan Hill
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. We will take the trail both ways and have coffee/eats at Starbucks. Meet at Metcalf Park around 10:15 for a shorter ride or to avoid the Blossom Hill Caltrain bridge. 29-10-2018 09:30:00 29-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Joyride - Morgan Hill 38 mi, 1 LM : 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. We will take the trail both ways and have coffee/eats at Starbucks. Meet at Metcalf Park around 10:15 for a shorter ride or to avoid the Blossom Hill Caltrain bridge. Joy Owens invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Crankin for Caffeine - BLT
9:30 AM
40 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe,Mt Pleasant
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 29-10-2018 09:30:00 29-10-2018 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin for Caffeine - BLT 40 mi, 4 M : 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@sbcglobal.net 408-440-6224
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 29-10-2018 17:00:00 29-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
South County Old Ladies and Gents
10:00 AM
20 - 25 mi, 2 L-LM
Grizzly Bear
Halloween
Let's have some Halloween fun! We'll start by visiting the famous Uesugi Pumpkin Patch on Monterey Rd. Hayrides and pumpkin blasters for the thrill seekers on this ride. We'll amble down the road to the LJB farm for more pumpkin fun. Then take the long way back via Day Rd. and Watsonville Rd. Lunch at Eriks Deli. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., right into parking lot ( between TJ Maxx and McD's) 30-10-2018 10:00:00 30-10-2018 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Ladies and Gents 20 - 25 mi, 2 L-LM : Let's have some Halloween fun! We'll start by visiting the famous Uesugi Pumpkin Patch on Monterey Rd. Hayrides and pumpkin blasters for the thrill seekers on this ride. We'll amble down the road to the LJB farm for more pumpkin fun. Then take the long way back via Day Rd. and Watsonville Rd. Lunch at Eriks Deli. Meet in Morgan Hill. Take Tennant exit (west off 101), left on Monterey Rd., right into parking lot ( between TJ Maxx and McD's) Kris Thompson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Metcalf Mauler
2:30 PM
18 mi, 5 M, 1900 ft
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
BOO!
9:30 AM
18 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Halloween
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Argonaut Rides
5:00 PM
30 mi, 6 MB, 3000 ft
Billy Goat
Various
Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. 31-10-2018 17:00:00 31-10-2018 19:00:00 6 ACTC: Argonaut Rides 30 mi, 6 MB , 3000 ft: Meet in South end of the strip mall parking lot near Cupertino Bike shop at 10625 S. Foothill Blvd. Cupertino, CA 95014. After a brief warm up through the mazes we will tackle the goats in the area, finishing before dark. This will be a strenuous interval training ride while climbing difficult goats to get ready for big events of the season. Ride rolls at 5:00 PM sharp. Wet pavement cancels. Bring lights just in case. Rick Sinclair invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Rick Sinclair
rsinclair@sbcglobal.net 408-461-7234