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Feather Pedals ride to Calaveras 2016-08-20 44.1 km27.4 mi 2h:17m 12 photos

Foothill Repaving of Bernal bridge Lagoon Rd. Start at former Crank-2 in Raley shopping center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride by the Feather Pedals group. Starting from the Raley shopping center in south Pleasanton we headed south to Sunol and then out Calaveras Rd. to the first summit before the reservoir. The track here only has the outward portion of the ride since the batteries in my GPS died shortly after we started the descent.

San Ramon 2016-08-19 47.2 km29.3 mi 2h:42m 9 photos

Verona Bridge Iron Horse trail Alcosta Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park. Today we headed south to Verona Bridge and then returned with a stop at Starbucks in downtown Pleasanton.

Dublin - San Ramon area ride 2016-08-18 64.4 km40 mi 4h:41m 11 photos

Bollinger Canyon Rd. Alamo Canal trail (some construction under way) Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen conditioning ride held on Monday and Thursday mornings starting from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes. The track here also includes a short ride from home to the start and back home after the ride.

San Ramon - Macedo Ranch and Livorna Park 2016-08-16 52.3 km32.5 mi 3h:56m 6 photos

Turn around at Macedo Ranch staging area Green Valley to Macedo Ranch Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading up to Macedo Ranch staging area and Livorna Park before returning vi Rudgear Rd., the BLVD, and the Iron Horse trail.

Dublin - Livermore ride 2016-08-15 53.1 km33 mi 3h:52m 7 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's Coffee Arroyo trail through Livermoe Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

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

San Ramon area ride 2016-08-14 50.4 km31.3 mi 2h:31m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride. No pictures taken today.

Livermore - Mines Rd. 2016-08-13 68.6 km42.6 mi 3h:29m 8 photos

Short stop after the initial climb Start from former Nob Hill shopping center (S. Livermore & Pacific) Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the shopping center at S. Livermore & Pacific aves. and heading south on Mines Rd. Out-and-back ride with optional turn-around spots at either the county line (shown here) or continuing to the Junction Cafe.

Dublin - Danville ride 2016-08-11 32.2 km20 mi 2h:10m 6 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's in Danville Regroup on SRVB Westside Dr. Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on Monday and Thursday mornings from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery. We use a variety of routes - today's ride headed north to the Peet's Coffee in Danville.

Heather Farm to Pleasanton ride 2016-08-10 68.7 km42.7 mi 4h:51m 17 photos

The Bridges Golf Course Crow Canyon and Shoreline Dr. One of too many flat repairs Regroup at Lunardi's Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm in Walnut Creek and heading south through Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, and Dublin into Pleasanton. After a refreshment stop at Specialties Cafe we returned mainly along the Blvd. The track shown here doesn't include the start and end of the ride since I started in San Ramon and met the rest of the group at Rudgear.

San Ramon - Verona Bridge loop 2016-08-08 52 km32.3 mi 4h:05m

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

San Ramon - Livermore - Pleasanton loop 2016-08-07 70.2 km43.6 mi 3h:32m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride held on the first Sunday of each month starting at San Ramon Central Park and heading over to the east end of Livermore before returning via Pleasanton.

Mt. Hamilton hill climb ride 2016-08-06 61.3 km38.1 mi 4h:00m 14 photos

Slowly getting closer to the observatory Loma Prieta and cloud layer over San Jose View of the observatory Grant County Park Map

Valley Spokesmen and Chevron club ride starting from McKee Rd. in San Jose and heading to the summit of Mt. Hamilton where Lick Observatory is located.

San Ramon 2016-08-05 37 km23 mi 2h:26m 6 photos

Iron Horse trail Dublin Blvd. Dublin's Moebius Strip arch 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. Today we headed south into Pleasanton on the newest part of the Iron Horse trail and then returned via Foothill/San Ramon rds.

Dublin - Sunol ride 2016-08-04 52.3 km32.5 mi 2h:52m 9 photos

Stop at Sunol RR station Regroup near Verona Bridge Start from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held at a casual pace on Monday and Thursday mornings starting from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using assorted routes. Today we headed down Foothill to Sunol and returned on Pleasanton-Sunol road and through the Pleasanton BART station.

Walnut Creek - Moraga - Castro Valley - Dublin loop ride 2016-08-03 80.6 km50.1 mi 4h:58m 9 photos

Regroup at Redwood & Pinehurst Starting up Pinehurst Regroup at Moraga Commons Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm in Walnut Creek and heading over to Moraga and then over Pinehurst and Redwood rds. into Castro Valley. Our return was over Dublin grade and then north through San Ramon, Danville, and Alamo. The route shown here is a bit different since I rode from home in San Ramon and joined the ride at Tice Valley and Olympic.

Kennedy Grove by San Pablo Rsvr. hike 2016-08-02 10.1 km6.3 mi 3h:05m 21 photos

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Outing of the Tuesday U-turn hiking group. We did a couple loops through the Kennedy Grove Recreation Area followed by a mainly out-and-back route along the south shore of the San Pablo Reservoir.

San Ramon 2016-08-01 50.3 km31.3 mi 2h:52m 11 photos

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Pleasanton - Sunol - Palomares loop ride 2016-07-31 66 km41 mi 3h:57m 16 photos

Starting down Niles Canyon Beloved late mayor of Sunol Start at former Crank-2 in Raley shopping center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the former Crank-2 location in south Pleasanton and heading out to Sunol and then Niles Canyon to Palomares Rd. After climbing Palomares, we continued on Palo Verde to Dublin Canyon Rd. and back into Pleasanton.

Dublin - Calaveras Rsvr. Ride 2016-07-30 94.5 km58.7 mi 5h:29m 18 photos

RR stop at Pleasanton Ridge Park Start from  Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading south through Sunol to the south end of the Calaveras Rsvr. Our return was through Pleasanton and on the Arroyo Mocho, Centennial, and Iron Horse trails.

San Ramon - Sunol Ride 2016-07-29 51.3 km31.9 mi 4h:05m 13 photos

Stop at Sunol RR station Foothill Montevideo Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays starting from San Ramon Central Park and using a variety of routes. Today we headed south with some returning via Verona Bridge while others continued to Sunol before heading back through Pleasanton. We regrouped at Peet's on Hopyard and then returned on the Arroyo Mocho, Centennial, and Iron Horse trails.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 502
Photos 7668
Total distance 29707 km18459 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 59 km37 mi
Total duration 81 days 16h:04m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:54m

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