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King Canyon loop hike 2016-12-29 10.9 km6.8 mi 2h:43m 18 photos

Blue Heron Starting from the Valle Vista Staging Area Map

East Bay Casual Hikers outing together with 'Trail Gail' of East Bay Regional Parks starting from the Valle Vista staging area outside Moraga and taking the King Canyon loop along the north shore of the Upper San Leandro Reservoir.

Danville/Alamo area ride 2016-12-28 55.5 km34.5 mi 3h:51m 2 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's in Alamo Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm in Walnut Creek and heading south to Danville and then through the Danville and Alamo area using some of the small neighborhood trails in the area. I rode from home in San Ramon so the track shown here doesn't include the ride to/from Alamo from Heather Farm.

Shannon Center to Sunol and Kilkare 2016-12-27 58.6 km36.4 mi 3h:52m 7 photos

Foothill Blvd. Start from  Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading south to Sunol. We then did an out-and-back climb to the end of Kilkare Rd. before returning on Pleasanton-Sunol Rd. with a stop at Peet's Coffee on Hopyard and Valley along the way. From there we rode through the BART station into Dublin and back to the start.

Dublin - Livermore conditioning ride 2016-12-26 54.2 km33.7 mi 4h:22m 3 photos

Returning on Jack London Decorated tree in downtown Livermore Refreshment stop at Peet's Map

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

Diablo Vista Park - Livermore Christmas Ride 2016-12-25 65 km40.4 mi 3h:09m 4 photos

Iron Horse trail Mobius strip arch in Dublin Refreshment stop at Starbucks on Vineyard Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Diablo Vista Park in Danville and heading to Livermore via Camino Tassajara, Highland, Carneal, Manning, and N. Livermore Aves. We rode south through town and stopped at the Starbucks on Vineyard before returning on Valley, Hopyard, and the Iron Horse trail.

Dublin - Danville ride 2016-12-22 32.7 km20.3 mi 3h:08m 3 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's in Danville 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.

San Ramon - Alamo - Dublin 2016-12-21 45.5 km28.3 mi 3h:44m 6 photos

Regroup at top of hill in Blackhawk Rest stop in Oak Hill Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm park in Walnut Creek. I rode from home to meet them on Stone Valley in Alamo and rode with them through Blackhawk and south into San Ramon.

San Ramon - Livorna Park - Borges Ranch 2016-12-20 65.3 km40.6 mi 4h:15m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading north through Danville and Alamo to Livorna Park. We continued north into Walnut Creek and took Walnut Ave. and Castle Rock rds. to Borges Ranch. Our return was along the Blvd. with a stop at the Peet's in Alamo for refreshments. No pictures taken today.

San Ramon - Verona Bridge loop 2016-12-19 44.7 km27.8 mi 3h:46m 4 photos

Mallard gathering by Iron Horse trail Entrance to Arroyo Mocho trail Refreshment stop at Peet's in downtown Pleasanton 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.

Pleasanton - 'Calaveras Wall' 2016-12-18 63.7 km39.6 mi 3h:25m 7 photos

Regroup at 1st summit on Calaveras Start at former Crank-2 in Raley shopping center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Raley shopping center at the south end of Pleasanton and heading south to Sunol and then out Calaveras Rd. past the reservoir. Some opted to continue up Felter Rd. to the summit, but the rest of us turned around at the top of the 'Wall'.

Pleasanton - Livermore loop 2016-12-17 55.2 km34.3 mi 2h:41m 4 photos

Stoneridge Patterson Pass at Cross Rd. Start from the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride by the Feather Pedals group starting from the Pleasanton BART station and heading over to the east side of Livermore. We then rode through town before returning to Pleasanton.

San Ramon to Moraga Ride 2016-12-16 69.4 km43.1 mi 3h:51m 1 photo

Seasonal waterfall along Lafayette-Moraga trail Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon's Central Park and heading up to Livorna Park before continuing to Lafayette and Moraga.

San Ramon - Alamo - Dublin ride 2016-12-14 49.6 km30.8 mi 3h:29m 7 photos

Blackhawk Rd. and Silver Oak Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek and heading south through Alamo, Danville, Blackhawk, and San Ramon. I rode to join the ride from San Ramon and later split off to go to Dublin so the track here doesn't show the northern part of the club ride.

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.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 575
Photos 8595
Total distance 32961 km20481 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 57 km36 mi
Total duration 92 days 19h:04m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:52m

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