ACTC Rides
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
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There are 31 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
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, 5,12,19 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
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
Joyride - Alviso
9:30 AM
35-40 mi, 1 LM
Grizzly Bear
Alviso
Joy Owens
joy.r.owens@gmail.com 408-329-8896
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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