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San Leandro Marina - Alameda Island 2016-09-11 73.7 km45.8 mi 5h:22m 26 photos

'Duplex Cone' art (shows angle of summer vs. winter sun) Trail through Oyster Bay Regional Shoreline Brief stop for seat adjustment Start from San Leandro Marina Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the San Leandro Marina and heading north past the Oakland airport for a loop ride around Alameda Island.

San Ramon - Oakland Zoo - Moraga loop 2016-09-10 88.8 km55.2 mi 4h:44m 11 photos

Lake Chabot Lake Chabot rd. Regroup and RR stop at Bay Tree park Start from the I-680 and Bollinger Canyon Park&Ride Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Park&Ride lot on Bollinger and I-680 and heading south on the blvd. across I-580 to Dublin Canyon and then into Castro Valley. We took Lake Chabot road around the south side of the reservoir into Oakland and past the entrance to the zoo before climbing Golf Links to Skyline.

San Ramon - Verona Bridge loop 2016-09-09 47.6 km29.6 mi 2h:54m 8 photos

from Verona Bridge Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park using a variety of routes.

Union City - Coyote Hills Ride 2016-09-08 33.3 km20.7 mi 2h:26m 48 photos

Dyer St. Birthday boy snapping photos Start from Union City shopping center Map

Fremont Freewheelers and Valley Spokesmen club ride in honor of the 85th birthday of one of our members. Starting at the Texas Roadhouse in Union City, we rode down to the Coyote Hills for the annual trek up Nike Hill (abandoned missile site) and then rode back for lunch and cake.

Valle Vista - Redwood Park hike 2016-09-07 10.9 km6.8 mi 3h:36m 17 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from the Valle Vista Staging Area outside Moraga and crossing into Redwood Park climbing to East Ridge trail then down Prince to the Stream trail. After a refreshment stop at Canyon Meadows we continued up the Canyon trail back to East Ridge and then back to Valle Vista.

San Ramon 2016-09-06 46.7 km29 mi 2h:47m

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Dublin area ride 2016-09-05 43.1 km26.8 mi 2h:23m 9 photos

Road closure on old Dougherty Rd. (to be converted to bike/ped path) Refreshment stop at Peet's Coffee Regroup at Crow Canyon and Camino Tassajara 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, usually including a coffee shop stop.

Morgan Territory Hike 2016-09-04 15.3 km9.5 mi 3h:20m 31 photos

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Outing of the East Bay Casual Hikers in Morgan Territory starting at the staging area near the summit of Morgan Terr. Rd. We started the hike on the Volvon trail, right on Blue Oak, right on Miwok, left on Manzanita, right on Valley View, right on Volvon Loop, right on Eagle with a short break there, then right on Hog Canyon to the boundary and retrace our route back to the Volvon.

Livermore - Tracy and the Delta 2016-09-03 71 km44.1 mi 3h:48m 7 photos

1st flat tire repair Stop at Starbucks in Tracy Starting out from Vasco and Scenic. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride from east Livermore (shopping center at Vasco and Scenic) over the Altamont Pass into Tracy and through the farmland in the delta.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Junction 2016-09-02 52.1 km32.4 mi 3h:08m 12 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride held on even-numbered Fridays starting at St. Timothy's church and heading up the south side of Mt. Diablo. Today most went to the summit but due to time constraints I turned around at the Junction Ranger Station.

Dublin - Livermore - Pleasanton 2016-09-01 55 km34.2 mi 4h:05m 6 photos

Vineyard Fallon 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.

Walnut Creek - Moraga - Orinda loop ride 2016-08-31 80.1 km49.8 mi 4h:47m 8 photos

Orinda Chicken Moraga Way Regroup and RR stop at Moraga Commons Joining the ride on Olympic Blvd. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Heather Farm in Walnut Creek and heading to Orinda via Lafayette and Moraga. I started from home in San Ramon, so the route shown here differs from the official route at the beginning and end.

Dublin area ride 2016-08-29 48.8 km30.3 mi 2h:58m 10 photos

Tassajara Dublin Blvd. Alcosta 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.

Valley Spokesmen Anniversary ride and BBQ 2016-08-28 99.1 km61.6 mi 5h:02m 28 photos

Gathering in Ruby Ridge before the ride start Map

Valley Spokesmen Bicycle Club 45th Anniversary Ride & BBQ. Held at the home of one of our members we had a couple ride options out towards Del Valle Rsvr. and Wente vineyards before returning for hamburgers, salads, chips, cake, and assorted beverages. Track here also includes my ride to/from the get together.

Shannon Center - 'The Flynns' ride 2016-08-27 86.3 km53.6 mi 4h:00m 10 photos

Wildemere Pkwy. at Tassajara Dan C. met us at the Alamo Creek trail Donohue Dr. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading through the Windemere development and over to Livermore with a stop at the Starbucks on Vasco. We then continued up the Altamont with some going to the summit and turning around while a few of us went up Carroll to N&S Flynn rds.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Junction 2016-08-26 56.5 km35.1 mi 3h:19m 14 photos

Into the sunshine below the junction Start at St. Timothy's church Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from St. Timothy's church on Diablo Rd. and heading up the hill to the Junction Ranger Station with option to continue to the summit.

Dublin - San Ramon area 2016-08-25 44.3 km27.5 mi 2h:10m 7 photos

Regroup on Dougherty El Capitan 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.

Leona Canyon & Anthony Chabot Parks hike 2016-08-24 13.2 km8.2 mi 4h:23m 27 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday hiking group in the Leona Canyon and Anthony Chabot parks.

Dublin - Verona Bridge 2016-08-22 38.5 km23.9 mi 2h:08m 4 photos

Iron Horse trail Stop at Specialties/Peet's on Hopyard Verona Bridge 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. Today's ride took us south on Foothill to Verona Bridge and then back through Pleasanton with a stop at Specialties/Peet's.

Shannon - Castro Valley - Orinda loop 2016-08-21 85.3 km53 mi 4h:30m 17 photos

Dublin Grade summit Start from  Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading west to Castro Valley and then over the hills on Redwood and Pinehurst rds. to Moraga and Orinda. After a short stop at Theater Square we continued on the St. Stephens trail to Lafayette and returned along the Blvd.

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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