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San Ramon - Redwood Rd. closure - Palomares 2017-07-26 78.5 km48.8 mi 4h:24m 14 photos

at Schaefer Ranch park view from Inspiration Rd. Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park to Castro Valley and up Redwood to the current 'road closed' sign. On the way out we added some climbs through the Inspiration Rd. area of Dublin and continued to Schaefer Ranch. Our return included an out-and-back to the Palomares summit.

Tilden Park Hike 2017-07-25 14 km8.7 mi 3h:51m 28 photos

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Outing of the 'Tuesday U-Turn' group in Tilden Park. A Figure-8 hike with two loops from the Little Farm area of the park. The first headed west past Jewel Lake and then north up past Wildcat Peak to the Nimitz trail before returning to Little Farm for our refreshment break. We then went east to Lake Anza and returned along Wildcat Gorge.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Dublin - Sunol - Pleasanton 2017-07-24 50.4 km31.3 mi 3h:39m 7 photos

Sunol RR station Start at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Danville - Mt. Diablo Junction 2017-07-23 29.5 km18.3 mi 2h:25m 13 photos

Gathering part way up for the individual riding tips/suggestions through the Diablo country club to the 'hole in the wall' Initial skills/tips training by Meredith at Monte Vista HS lot Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride from Monte Vista High School to Mt. Diablo. Part of a series of rides leading up to the Diablo Challenge event on Oct. 8th. Today's ride was preceded by a discussion of climbing and descending skills and tips by Meredith Nielsen.

Loop around the San Francisco peninsula from Foster City 2017-07-22 102.8 km63.9 mi 6h:37m 31 photos

Oyster Pt. - lots of biotech Passing SFO Seal Point Bridge Starting on the trail from Baywinds park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Baywinds Park in Foster City, heading up the east side of the SF peninsula past SFO to the Ferry Bldg. and then east to the Golden Gate on our way to Golden Gate Park and down the Great Highway.

San Ramon - Pleasanton loop 2017-07-21 50.1 km31.1 mi 4h:18m 7 photos

Alamo Canal trail Stagecoach Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park. Today we first rode north to Danville and then circled back south to Pleasanton with a refreshment stop at Peet's downtown.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Dublin -Livermore - Pleasanton loop ride 2017-07-20 57.8 km35.9 mi 3h:16m 7 photos

Trail along Lake 'A' of Chain of Lakes Murdell Jack London Blvd. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Eckley Pier - Port Costa hike 2017-07-18 7.1 km4.4 mi 2h:28m 31 photos

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Outing of the Tuesday U-Turn group starting from Eckley Pier and first heading to the outskirts of Crockett. Then back past Eckley into Port Costa where we had our refreshment break before returning.

Quick video recap is at: https://www.relive.

San Ramon - Dublin - Alamo loop 2017-07-17 47.3 km29.4 mi 3h:28m 5 photos

Camino Tassajara Back through Danville Refreshment stop at Peet's in Alamo Start at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

San Francisco - Larkspur and Paradise Dr. 2017-07-16 87.7 km54.5 mi 6h:30m 27 photos

Windmill at Golden Gate Park (first time I've seen it turning) Ride past Lake Merced Bird training at Balboa Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Balboa Park in San Francisco and heading across the Golden Gate into Sausalito and then continuing north through Mill Valley and Corte Madero into Larkspur and onto Paradise Dr. We rode that into Tiburon where we stopped for refreshments before returning to San Francisco.

San Ramon - Danville - Livermore - Pleasanton loop 2017-07-15 75.3 km46.8 mi 4h:03m 5 photos

Turn onto Carneal Camino Tassajara Starting from the Sycamore Ave. Park&Ride Map

Ride by the Feather Pedals group of the Valley Spokesmen club starting at the Sycamore Ave. Park&Ride in Danville and heading out to Highland and Carneal. The official ride went back along the same route, but a few of us decided to make a loop instead by continuing to the Starbucks on Vasco and returning through Livermore and Pleasanton.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

San Ramon - Dublin - Windemere - Danville loop 2017-07-13 51.7 km32.1 mi 3h:50m 7 photos

Bollinger Canyon Regroup at dog park on Windemere Pkwy. Alamo Creek trail Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

San Ramon - Diablo Junction - Walnut Creek 2017-07-12 67.9 km42.2 mi 4h:33m 14 photos

regroup at entrance kiosk climbing the south side Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading up Mt. Diablo to the Junction Ranger Station and then down the north side into Walnut Creek. We stopped at Sweet Affair bakery for refreshments before returning on a flatter route (canal trail and local streets to the Blvd. into Danville and then on the Iron Horse trail).

Quick recap at: https://www.relive.

Dublin area ride 2017-07-10 49.9 km31 mi 3h:40m 5 photos

Turtle counting on the Iron Horse Arnold Tassajara Creek trail Start at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Joaquin Miller and Roberts Parks hike 2017-07-09 12.1 km7.5 mi 2h:59m 12 photos

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East Bay Casual Hikers outing cross-crossing Joaquin Miller and Roberts parks with a rest stop in the Big Trees area of Roberts.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Shannon Center - Palomares 2017-07-08 48.3 km30 mi 2h:42m 6 photos

at Palomares summit Turkeys near start up Palomares Group starting from Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and riding up Dublin Blvd. to Schaefer Ranch and then up Palomares Rd. to either the summit or the road closure on the other side.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

San Ramon - Alamo - Blackhawk loop 2017-07-07 54.6 km33.9 mi 4h:14m 10 photos

Turkeys on Rudgear Danville Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park and using various routes.

Dublin - Danville loop 2017-07-06 40.6 km25.2 mi 3h:41m 6 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's Regroup on Crow Canyon Start at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mon./Thurs. mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Quick video recap at: https://www.relive.

Alamo - Dublin - Windemere loop ride 2017-07-05 88 km54.7 mi 5h:07m 12 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's Bollinger Canyon Iron Horse trail Regroup at Lunardi's market Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride from Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, but I rode from San Ramon to meet them in Alamo. We then headed south through Danville and San Ramon and Dublin before going east and north through the Windemere development and then through several country club neighborhoods: Bridges, Blackhawk, Diablo, and Round Hill.

Hike around Mt. Tamalpais 2017-07-03 19.6 km12.2 mi 6h:03m 40 photos

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Outing of the Tuesday 'U-turn' group starting at Mtn. Home Inn on Panoramic Hwy. and circling completely around Mt. Tam passing Inspiration Pt., Rifle & Potrero camps, Mtn. Theater, and West Pt. Inn along the way.

Quick video recap is at: https://www.relive.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 568
Photos 8488
Total distance 32681 km20307 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 58 km36 mi
Total duration 91 days 15h:48m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:52m

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