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San Ramon - 5 Canyons 2017-12-20 59.1 km36.7 mi 3h:35m 11 photos

View from 5 Cyns. Pkwy across from the fire station Top of Castro Valley Blvd. Regroup at Dublin Hills park in Schaefer Ranch Start from the Bollinger Cyn. Park&Ride Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Bollinger Canyon Park&Ride and heading past the Schaefer Ranch development down Dublin Canyon into Castro Valley and then up into the Five Canyons area of Hayward. Our return took us past the Hayward campus with a stop at the Starbucks on Center St. in Castro Valley and then over Dublin grade into Pleasanton.

San Ramon area ride 2017-12-18 46.2 km28.7 mi 4h:03m 7 photos

Bollinger Canyon Old Ranch & Dougherty Alamo 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.

Livermore area ride 2017-12-17 44.9 km27.9 mi 2h:23m 5 photos

Some watching deer Turn-around on Mines Rd. Getting ready at the Vasco Rd. shopping center lot Map

Portion of a Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Starbucks on Vasco Rd.

San Ramon - Calaveras 2017-12-16 66.6 km41.4 mi 4h:15m 17 photos

Foothill Blvd. Ready to head out Sign-in at the Pleasanton BART station Map

Group ride by the Feather Pedals group of the Valley Spokesmen bike club. Starting from the Pleasanton BART station we rode south mainly on Foothill to Sunol and then continued on Calaveras to the closure at Geary. Our return to Pleasanton was via Pleasanton-Sunol and Happy Valley roads and then Valley to Hopyard back to the BART station.

San Ramon & Dublin area ride 2017-08-03 37.7 km23.4 mi 2h:34m 4 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's Dougherty Cut-through path to Lawrence Rd. Regroup at dog park on Windemere 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.

Sibley - Huckleberry - Redwood hike 2017-08-02 19.8 km12.3 mi 6h:05m 32 photos

Start from Sibley Volcanic Preserve Map

Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from Sibley Volcanic Preserve and heading through Huckleberry to Redwood Park and our lunch spot turn-around at Old Church picnic area.

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

Briones Reservoir Hike 2017-08-01 12.6 km7.8 mi 3h:05m 29 photos

Stream crossing at the start Map

Hike along the south shore of Briones Reservoir by the Tuesday 'U-Turn' group. Out-and-back route on the East Bay MUD Oursan trail parallel to Bear Creek Rd.

Quick video replay (incl. a couple miles of the drive home) is at: https://www.relive.

San Ramon & Dublin area ride 2017-07-31 43.6 km27.1 mi 3h:32m 13 photos

Windemere Pkwy. Bollinger Canyon Alamo 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.

San Jose - partway up Mt. Hamilton 2017-07-29 52.9 km32.9 mi 3h:37m 12 photos

One-way light controlled section (push-button activated) Starting out from Alum Rock ave. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the intersection of Mt. Hamilton rd. and Alum Rock ave. and going up Mt. Hamilton. I didn't go all the way to the top this time since I wasn't feeling well.

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

San Ramon - Cull Canyon 2017-07-28 64.1 km39.8 mi 4h:47m 9 photos

at end of the public road heading up Cull Canyon Map

Unofficial Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Ctr. in Dublin and heading over Dublin grade to Castro Valley and then up Cull Canyon to the end.

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

Dublin and San Ramon area ride 2017-07-27 49.4 km30.7 mi 3h:36m 8 photos

Flat tire on Stagecoach Alcosta Iron Horse 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.

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.

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

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

Map

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

Map

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.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 619
Photos 9117
Total distance 34975 km21733 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 57 km35 mi
Total duration 99 days 0h:55m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:50m

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