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San Ramon - Lafayette 2016-12-13 60 km37.3 mi 3h:34m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading up to Livorna Park and then into Walnut Creek. From there we went west to Lafayette and took the trail to Glenside and Reliez Station before returning via the Blvd. through Alamo and Danville. No pictures taken today.

San Ramon - Dublin area 2016-12-12 35.1 km21.8 mi 3h:33m 6 photos

Refreshment stop at Great Harvest Bread Co. Dublin Ranch Dr. 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.

Bay Trail ride 2016-12-11 64.2 km39.9 mi 4h:44m 11 photos

Coffee stop in Union City High tide along the trail Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride along portions of the Bay Trail starting from the staging area on Grant Rd. in San Lorenzo and heading south to the Coyote Hills.

Valle Vista - Rancho Laguna Park - San Leandro Rsvr. 2016-12-07 12.9 km8 mi 3h:38m 27 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from the Valle Vista staging area on Canyon Rd. in Moraga and heading first to Rancho Laguna Park for our lunch break and then returning along the San Leandro Reservoir.

San Ramon - Sunol Water Temple 2016-12-06 52.8 km32.8 mi 3h:33m 11 photos

Mayor Bosco Road construction in Sunol Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading south along Foothill to Sunol and the Water Temple. After a brief stop we returned along Pleasanton-Sunol Rd. into Pleasanton and had a refreshment break at the Peet's on Hopyard. From there we headed through the BART station and came back on the Iron Horse trail.

Dublin - Danville loop 2016-12-05 37.7 km23.4 mi 2h:22m 3 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's in Danville Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen casual-paced ride held on Monday and Thursday mornings from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Dublin - Castro Valley - Moraga - Orinda - Danville loop 2016-12-04 85.6 km53.2 mi 4h:27m 6 photos

Regroup at Marcial Gate on Redwood Rd. Stop at Bay Trees park Start from  Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading south to Pleasanton and over Dublin Grade into Castro Valley. After a stop at Bay Trees park we continued up Redwood and Pinehurst roads into Moraga and then over to Orinda for a refreshment stop at Peet's. Our return was via the bike path along Hwy. 24 and into Lafayette, Olymipic Blvd.

Dublin - Treasure Island 2016-12-03 78.2 km48.6 mi 5h:33m 6 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the W. Dublin BART station and heading over Dublin grade to Castro Valley and then past Lake Chabot into Oakland. We then took the Bay Bridge bike path to Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands before returning across the bridge to the W. Oakland BART station.

Dublin - Danville - Alamo creek loop 2016-12-01 47.5 km29.5 mi 4h:02m 8 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride held on Monday and Thursday mornings starting from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes - usually with a stop at a Peet's Coffee.

Hike around Briones Reservoir 2016-11-30 22 km13.7 mi 5h:59m 40 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hiker group on the Bear Creek and Oursan trails around Briones Reservoir on EBMUD property. We started at the Bear Creek staging area and went clockwise with a lunch stop at the Cal boathouse near the north end of the dam. Most of the group then returned along the same route but 4 of us continued around the reservoir to complete the loop.

San Ramon - Livorna Park - Danville loop 2016-11-29 42.2 km26.2 mi 2h:28m 9 photos

into Livorna Park Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading north to the Stone Valley/Green Valley neighborhood and then up to Livorna Park. Our return was via the Blvd. to Norris and the Iron Horse.

Danville - Finley - Johnson - Carneal/Collier - Windemere loop 2016-11-27 73.9 km45.9 mi 3h:25m 6 photos

Another regroup at end of Johnson Regroup at end of Finley Starting from the Sycamore Ave. Park&Ride Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Park&Ride at Sycamore Ave. and I-680. We headed out Camino Tassajara with out-and-back excursions on Finley, Johnson, and the Highland/Carneal/Collier Cyn. loop before continuing to Windemere.

South SF Bay Trail Ride 2016-11-25 68.1 km42.3 mi 4h:11m 28 photos

Bay Trail (bird flew in front of Jim's face) Start from Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride along the Bay Trail around the southern end of the SF Bay. Starting at Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge we started out on roads through a rather industrial part of Fremont before getting on the trail through marshland along the southern edge of the bay.

Thanksgiving Day Ride (Danville - Livermore - Pleasanton loop) 2016-11-24 63.6 km39.5 mi 2h:56m 3 photos

Peet's refreshment stop Start from Diablo Vista Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Diablo Vista Park in Danville and heading over to Livermore via Camino Tassajara, Highland, Carneal, Manning, and N. Livermore roads. After a stop at Peet's Coffee we continued to Pleasanton on Vineyard and then back to the start. The end of the ride shown here differs a bit since I started from home.

Castle Rock - Bob Pond/Haystack Hill loop hike 2016-11-20 10.5 km6.5 mi 2h:14m 11 photos

Start by the restrooms at Castle Rock Park Map

East Bay Casual Hikers outing in the Castle Rock and Borges Ranch area.

Garin/Dry Creek parks hike 2016-11-16 14.2 km8.8 mi 5h:06m 33 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers in Garin/Dry Creek Regional Parks. Starting at the Ziele Creek Dr. entrance in Hayward, we headed south on the Ziele Creek to Vista Peak Loop and then Newt Pond to High Ridge Loop and Meyers Ranch trails before turning north on Dry Creek to our lunch stop at Jordan Pond. Return was via Vista Peak Loop to Ziele Creek.

Dublin - Livermore - Pleasanton 2016-11-14 60.5 km37.6 mi 3h:53m 5 photos

Old Vineyard Ave. Stop at Peet's in Livermore Jack London trail Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

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

San Ramon - Calaveras 1st summit 2016-11-13 72.9 km45.3 mi 5h:43m 4 photos

Refreshment stop at Rancho Grande Taqueria 1st summit on Calaveras Start from the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station Map

Grizzly Peak club ride starting at the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station and heading south through Sunol to the 1st summit on Calaveras Rd.

San Ramon - Orinda - Pig Farm - Reliez Valley loop ride 2016-11-12 95.8 km59.5 mi 5h:21m 9 photos

San Pablo Dam rd. Start from Orinda BART Map

Grizzly Peak club ride starting from the Orinda BART station and heading up San Pablo, Castro Ranch, and Alhambra Valley roads to Pig Farm hill. We then continued up Reliez Valley rd. to Lafayette before taking the Blvd. into Danville. The official route went back to Orinda from there, but I had ridden from home so I continued back to San Ramon after a stop at Windmill Farms for some groceries.

San Ramon - Las Trampas - Dublin ride 2016-11-11 42.5 km26.4 mi 2h:43m 6 photos

Flat tire repair New restroom Regroup at Las Trampas staging area Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays starting from San Ramon's Central Park and using various routes. Today we rode up to the Las Trampas staging area before heading back down and continuing south to Amador Valley Blvd. in Dublin before returning to Central Park. I stopped off to do some grocery shopping in Dublin so the last part of the track here differs from the club route.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 542
Photos 8135
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
Avg duration 3h:52m

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