ACTC Rides
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
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There are 38 Rides for Nov 2019
Fri, 1 Nov 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
Sat, 2 Nov 2019
Carmel - King City Day 1 of 2
8:00 AM
102 mi, 5 LM-M, 8500 ft
Billy Goat
Nacimiento-Ferguson
Dzung Dang
agatsu@gmail.com 408-828-3281
Sat, 2 Nov 2019
Eastside Goats
9:00 AM
28 mi, 6 M, 4200 ft
Billy Goat
Hellyer/Hassler,Quimby West,Quimby East,Yerba Buena/Hassler
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sun, 3 Nov 2019
King City-Carmel Day 2 of 2
8:00 AM
68 mi, 4 LM-M, 4000 ft
Billy Goat
Carmel Valley
Dzung Dang
agatsu@gmail.com 408-828-3281
Mon, 4 Nov 2019
Joyride - Alviso
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Tue, 5 Nov 2019
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
20-30 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Election Day
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Tue, 5 Nov 2019
No Kidding
9:30 AM
38 mi, 4 LM, 756 ft
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 5 Nov 2019
South County Old Goats
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Grizzly Bear
Election Day
Susie Shields
650 888-1225
Wed, 6 Nov 2019
Wednesday Metcalf Mauler (BLT)
9:30 AM
33 mi, 5 M
Billy Goat
Metcalf
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Wed, 6 Nov 2019
General Meeting
7:00 PM
Any mi, 1 SL
Grizzly Bear
Club Meeting
Ride to/from the November ACTC General Meeting and get club credit for your miles. Learn about San Jose's Better Bike Plan 2025 from John Brazil, and bring/browse unwanted cycling gear at our annual swap meet. Arrive early to display your unwanted items. Meeting location: First Congregational Church at Hamilton and Leigh, San Jose. 06-11-2019 19:00:00 06-11-2019 21:00:00 6 ACTC: General Meeting Any mi, 1 SL : Ride to/from the November ACTC General Meeting and get club credit for your miles. Learn about San Jose's Better Bike Plan 2025 from John Brazil, and bring/browse unwanted cycling gear at our annual swap meet. Arrive early to display your unwanted items. 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, 7,14,21 Nov 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. 07-11-2019 09:30:00 07-11-2019 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, 7 Nov 2019
Los Altos Adventure
10:00 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Stevens Creek Trail
Start at Bowers Park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle-school. On the corner of Cabrillo Ave and Morrison Ave, 1 block West of San Tomas Exp, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign on Cabrillo Ave. A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, and explore the Los Alto Foothills. This is mostly a flat ride, but be prepared for some short bumps. Our stop will be at the Rancho Shopping Center. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. No one will be left behind. If you have any questions Email or call 408-472-0052. 07-11-2019 10:00:00 07-11-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: Los Altos Adventure 25 mi, 2 LM : Start at Bowers Park, next to Juan Cabrillo middle-school. On the corner of Cabrillo Ave and Morrison Ave, 1 block West of San Tomas Exp, Santa Clara. Use the driveway on the right of the Bowers Park sign on Cabrillo Ave. A social ride led at an LM pace (12 to 14 MPH on the flats). We will ride west, and explore the Los Alto Foothills. This is mostly a flat ride, but be prepared for some short bumps. Our stop will be at the Rancho Shopping Center. We will ride as a group, and regroup as necessary. No one will be left behind. If you have any questions Email or call 408-472-0052. Terry Kreiter invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Terry Kreiter
tk8282@yahoo.com 408-244-3185
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
TGIF
9:30 AM
34 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
San Felipe
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Sat, 9 Nov 2019
Hicks West, Mount Umunhum
9:00 AM
31 mi, 6 M, 4500 ft
Billy Goat
Shannon/Kennedy,Hicks West,Mt Umunhum
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
Joyride - Sunnyvale
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Veterans Day
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
A Pitance of Time
9:30 AM
~20 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Veterans Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
Monday Goat
9:30 AM
50 mi, 4 LM-M
Billy Goat
Croy
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
Tuesday Exploration
9:30 AM
39 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Shoreline Park
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). We will connect to the San Tomas Aquino and Bay Trails to Shoreline Park. The Bay Trail is hard pack dirt and is fine for road bikes. We will return via the Stevens Creek Trail to Evelyn Street and the Cypress St bike bridge. We will regroup as necessary. Rain cancels. 12-11-2019 09:30:00 12-11-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Tuesday Exploration 39 mi, 1 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). We will connect to the San Tomas Aquino and Bay Trails to Shoreline Park. The Bay Trail is hard pack dirt and is fine for road bikes. We will return via the Stevens Creek Trail to Evelyn Street and the Cypress St bike bridge. We will regroup as necessary. Rain cancels. Anthony Flores invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Anthony Flores
writenbike@gmail.com 650-269-7294
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
South County Old Ladies
10:00 AM
30 mi, 4 LM
Billy Goat
Croy
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Wed, 13 Nov 2019
Crankin East Side Gts-Rev. Metcalf (BLT)
9:30 AM
35 mi, 4 M
Billy Goat
San Felipe,Silver Creek Valley Rd
Meet at Almaden Lake near the park entrance on Winfield Boulevard. Ride to Hellyer Park and then the Coyote Creek Trail to Silver Creek Valley Road, climb Silver Creek Valley Road and San Felipe Road, then descend the east side hills via Metcalf Road. We will stop for coffee/lunch on Bernal prior to return to starting location. There will be frequent regroups. Co-leaders are Bob Head and Leo Hartung. 13-11-2019 09:30:00 13-11-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin East Side Gts-Rev. Metcalf (BLT) 35 mi, 4 M : Meet at Almaden Lake near the park entrance on Winfield Boulevard. Ride to Hellyer Park and then the Coyote Creek Trail to Silver Creek Valley Road, climb Silver Creek Valley Road and San Felipe Road, then descend the east side hills via Metcalf Road. We will stop for coffee/lunch on Bernal prior to return to starting location. There will be frequent regroups. Co-leaders are Bob Head and Leo Hartung. Tom Green invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Tom Green
tomgreen997@yahoo.com 408-997-1939
Thu, 14,21 Nov 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. 14-11-2019 09:30:00 14-11-2019 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, 15 Nov 2019
TGIF Reservoirs - BLT
9:30 AM
47 mi, 3 M
Billy Goat
Bailey/Buffalo Hill
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. 15-11-2019 09:30:00 15-11-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: TGIF Reservoirs - BLT 47 mi, 3 M : 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. Leo Hartung invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Leo Hartung
leohartung@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Fri, 15 Nov 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 15-11-2019 10:00:00 15-11-2019 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
Sat, 16 Nov 2019
Big Basin Loop
9:00 AM
27 mi, 6 M, 3050 ft
Billy Goat
China Grade,China Grade Upper,Sky Meadow/Lodge
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Sat, 16 Nov 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 16-11-2019 09:45:00 16-11-2019 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, 17 Nov 2019
To Market, To Market
9:30 AM
19 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Utility Ride
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Mon, 18 Nov 2019
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 18-11-2019 09:30:00 18-11-2019 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@yahoo.com 408-440-6224
Bob Head
bnbhead@comcast.net
Mon, 18 Nov 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
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
No Kidding
9:30 AM
~40 mi, 4 LM, 530 ft
Billy Goat
Yerba Buena/Hassler
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
Almaden Explorer
9:30 AM
27 mi, 2 LM, 500 ft
Grizzly Bear
Almaden Explorer
Barton Smith
barton.a.smith@gmail.com 408 679-2529
Tue, 19 Nov 2019
South County Old Ladies & Gents
10:00 AM
30 mi, 3 LM
Billy Goat
Llagas/Willow Springs
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Thu, 21 Nov 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. 21-11-2019 09:30:00 21-11-2019 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, 23 Nov 2019
Soda Springs
9:00 AM
21 mi, 5 M, 3580 ft
Billy Goat
Aldercroft Heights,Soda Springs
Don Axtell
donny@bikemaster.org 408-386-1638
Mon, 25 Nov 2019
Crankin With a Twist (BLT)
9:30 AM
28 mi, 3 M
Grizzly Bear
Field And Farm
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. 25-11-2019 09:30:00 25-11-2019 11:30:00 6 ACTC: Crankin With a Twist (BLT) 28 mi, 3 M : 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, 25 Nov 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. 25-11-2019 09:30:00 25-11-2019 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, 26 Nov 2019
South County Old Ladies
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 on Jamison and descending to Pacheco Pass and back to the Outlets via Holsclaw. Lunch at the new Marketplace. LM pace with regroups. 26-11-2019 10:00:00 26-11-2019 12:00:00 6 ACTC: South County Old Ladies 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 on Jamison and descending to Pacheco Pass and back to the Outlets via Holsclaw. Lunch at the new Marketplace. LM pace with regroups. Kris Thompson invalid@example.com invalid email address false DD/MM/YYYY
Kris Thompson
ksvt@me.com 408-612-6696
Wed, 27 Nov 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, 28 Nov 2019
Turkey Trot
9:30 AM
25 mi, 2 LM
Grizzly Bear
Thanksgiving Day
Stephanie Metz
stephaniemetz@comcast.net 408-981-3780