Outing of the Tuesday U-Turn group in Briones Regional Park. We started at the Bear Creek Staging Area and took Briones Rd. up to Briones Crest Trail and then the Lagoon Trail down and back up to continue along the Crest. We then took the Deer Creek Trail to the Pereira Trail with a short out-and-back to the Ivan Dickson Memorial before getting back to the staging area.
Valley Spokesmen club ride. The official ride started/ended at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, but a couple of us rode from San Ramon and that's the track shown here. We headed north to Alamo where we met the rest of the group and then continued past Rossmoor into Pleasant Hill on Reliez Valley and Alhambra Valley roads.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting in south Livermore and heading north of town on Portola to Collier Canyon. We then rode east on Highland/Manning/May School/etc. to Vasco Rd. and had a refreshment stop at the Starbucks. Our return was south on Greenville to Tesla and back to the start.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays leaving from San Ramon's Central Park and using various routes.
East Bay Casual Hikers outing starting on the Green Valley trail at Stone Valley & Merlin Rds. and heading into Mt. Diablo State Park to Artist Pt. in the Rock City area.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held on Tues/Thurs mornings leaving from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes. Today we headed north on Dougherty to Crow Canyon, then rode past the Blackhawk and Diablo country clubs and took Stone Valley Rd. to Danville Blvd. Stopped in Danville at La Boulange bakery and took the blvd. back to Dublin.
Valley Spokesmen club ride along the American River Trail that goes from Discovery Park in Sacramento up to Folsom. The trail is all paved with a painted center line and packed dirt/sand along both sides for walkers/runners. We stopped for lunch in Folsom and then returned on the trail.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Park&Ride lot in Danville and heading south through San Ramon and Dublin into Pleasanton. We then turned eastward and took the new Stoneridge to Jack London extension into Livermore where we stopped at the Starbucks on Portola. Our return was via Collier Canyon and Carneal to Highland and from to Camino Tassajara.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at San Ramon Central Park and heading southeast through Dublin before turning back north through the Windemere development and into Blackhawk, Danville, and Alamo with a stop at Livorna park. Our return was west on Rudgear to the Blvd. and then south through Danville back to Central Park.
Valley Spokesmen club ride hosted by one of our members in celebration of her birthday. The ride started at the Benicia waterfront and headed up to the north end of the Benicia bridge and down through the refinery area on Park and Industrial rds. and then up Lake Herman rd. to Columbus Pkwy. and the bike trail along the freeway to American Canyon.
Loop ride along the Carquinez Strait starting in Martinez. We rode along the south edge of the strait including the newly reopened section of bike/ped path between Martinez and Port Costa and continued through Crockett to the Zampa (I-80) bridge. There we crossed over the strait into Vallejo and Benicia where we took the I-680 bridge back to Martinez.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting in Livermore in the shopping center north of the I-580/Vasco intersection and heading east over Altamont Pass to Tracy. We meandered on various farm roads in the flat delta land north of town before returning via Mountain House and back over Altamont Pass.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays and leaving from Central Park in San Ramon. Today we headed south to the climb on Old Ranch and then rode through the Windemere development to Tassajara/Fallon to cross I-580 and continue on Jack London into Livermore.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held Tues. and Thurs. mornings from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes. Today we headed up to Schaefer Ranch, then under I-580 to Dublin Canyon and up Laurel Creek to Foothill. At Bernal we got on the Mary Kane trail and then rode north through Pleasanton and through the BART station into Dublin for a Starbuck's stop on Village Pkwy.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held every other Wednesday. We start at San Ramon Central Park and ride up through Blackhawk and up Mt. Diablo to the Junction Ranger Station. After a regroup we continue down the north side into Walnut Creek and have a refreshment stop at Sweet Affair bakery before returning the flatter way along the Blvd. through Alamo and Danville.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held on Tues. and Thurs. mornings starting at Livermore Cyclery in Dublin and following various routes.
East Bay Casual Hikers outing starting at the end of Regency Rd. in Clayton and taking various fire roads and trails to the summit of Mt. Diablo (3849'). We returned on a slightly different path to make a loop hike.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Park&Ride lot in Danville and doing a loop through Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, and San Ramon with stops at various pubs and breweries.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held every Tues. and Thurs. morning from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at Shannon Center in Dublin and heading over Dublin Grade to Castro Valley via Sunnyslope Ave. We then headed north of town on Cull Canyon Rd. which deadends at some private properties, incl. a clothing-optional club. Our return included a stop at Bodi's coffee shop before retracing our route over Dublin Grade.
|Total distance||31343 km19476 mi|
|Max distance||1066 km663 mi|
|Avg distance||58 km36 mi|
|Total duration||87 days 7h:43m|
|Max duration||1 day 4h:15m|