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San Ramon - Livermore - Pleasanton loop 2015-06-07 77.6 km48.2 mi 3h:51m 13 photos

Turn onto Highland Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on the 1st Sunday of the month leaving from San Ramon Central Park and heading over to Livermore with a Starbucks stop on Vasco. There are a couple options at that point depending on how many hills are desired (the Flynns, Patterson Pass/Cross, or south on Greenville) with a second Starbucks stop on Vineyard before heading back through Pleasanton and Dublin.

Shannon Center (Dublin) - Castro Valley - Moraga - Danville loop 2015-06-06 74.8 km46.5 mi 3h:52m 11 photos

Top of Redwood Rd. in Castro Valley Electronic shift adjustment near top of Dublin Grade Starting out from Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at Shannon Center in Dublin and heading over the grade to Castro Valley before climbing Redwood and Pinehurst rds. on our way to the Moraga Commons. From there we descended St. Mary's Rd. to Lafayette and returned along the Blvd.

Lafayette Ridge Trail to Russell Peak 2015-06-03 13.7 km8.5 mi 4h:37m 20 photos

Old barn which is now locked up 18 hikers at the trailhead Map

Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting at the trailhead on Pleasant Hill Rd. and taking the Lafayette Ridge Trail to the Russell Peak trail. After a lunch stop on the peak, we returned on the same route, but I opted for the Buckeye Ranch/Springhill trail alternative which some others had used on the way up.

San Francisco City loop ride 2015-05-31 50.3 km31.2 mi 4h:13m 33 photos

Path along Crissy Field Fort Mason and the Golden Gate Starting out on the Embarcadero Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting/ending at the Ferry Bldg. in San Francisco at the end of Market Street. We rode along the Embarcadero and past Crissy Field to the Golden Gate Bridge and then through the Presideo to Lands End. After stopping at the Holocaust Mem.

San Ramon Central Park - Livermore - Pleasanton 2015-05-29 52.4 km32.6 mi 3h:51m 12 photos

Top of Fallon Regroup at Windemere Pkwy. Top of Old Ranch Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park using various routes. Today we went through the Windemere development to Tassajara and continued on Fallon Rd. to Jack London into Livermore. Our return was along Stanley past Shadow Cliffs into Pleasanton with a stop at Specialtys Cafe and then back on the Iron Horse trail.

Heather Farm - Dublin - Windemere loop 2015-05-27 79.4 km49.3 mi 4h:05m 16 photos

Regroup at Lunardi's in Danville Old RR bridge on the Iron Horse trail Ygnacio Valley overpass Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at Heather Farm in Walnut Creek and heading down through Danville and San Ramon into Dublin. We then went through the Windemere development with a stop at Peet's Coffee before returning. I rode from home in San Ramon and split off after the stop.

San Ramon to Benicia ride 2015-05-25 98.7 km61.3 mi 5h:15m 20 photos

Regroup at Starbucks in Martinez Summit of Pleasant Hill Treat Ave. overpass Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride from Heather Farm in Walnut Creek to Martinez, then over the bridge into Benicia. After a refreshment stop at Java Pt. Cafe, we returned on the Iron Horse and Canal trails. Since I rode from home in San Ramon, the track shown here includes my ride to/from Walnut Creek.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Jnctn. - Walnut Creek loop 2015-05-24 64.8 km40.3 mi 4h:57m 26 photos

Through the 'Hole in the Wall' Through the Diablo Country Club Diablo Rd. in Danville Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride leaving from San Ramon Central Park and heading up to the Mt. Diablo Junction Ranger Station before descending the north side into Walnut Creek. After a refreshment stop at Sweet Affair bakery we returned via Alamo and Danville.

Hawk with squirrel at west end of bridge starting up East edge of the Dumbarton bridge Start at Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge on the east end of the Dumbarton Bridge and crossing over the bridge for a loop ride on the west side of the bay.

San Ramon to Macedo Ranch to Alamo loop 2015-05-22 41.4 km25.7 mi 2h:43m 14 photos

Macedo Ranch staging area at the end of Green Valley Regroup at Sycamore Ave. Starting out on the Iron Horse trail Map

Valley Spokesmen casual club ride starting from San Ramon Central Park and heading north through various neighborhoods to the Macedo Ranch trailhead at the end of Green Valley Rd. We then returned to Stone Valley and went west to Alamo before returning along the Blvd.

San Ramon - Dublin - Danville loop 2015-05-19 33.7 km20.9 mi 2h:11m 4 photos

Polling place stop Return on the Iron Horse trail Refreshment stop at Peet's Coffee Start at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery on Tues. & Thurs. mornings. Today we rode up to the Peet's Coffee in Danville and on the way back I stopped at Montevideo School to vote in the State Senate special election.

Aeolian Ride around Bishop Ranch business park 2015-05-14 25.9 km16.1 mi 2h:39m 34 photos

Putting on costumes at registration area Map

Whimsical Bike-to-Work Day ride around the Bishop Ranch business park area with riders in inflatable costumes of various shapes, bunny, bubble, and drop. See http://www.aeolian-ride.info/info.html for more information.

South San Francisco - Fremont 2015-05-11 62.3 km38.7 mi 4h:02m

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South San Francisco - Union City 2015-05-11 72.5 km45.1 mi 4h:31m 33 photos

Regroup after Sneath Lane climb Bike trail connecting S. SF and San Bruno BART stations Start at the S. San Francisco BART station Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the S. San Francisco BART station and riding to the Union station by way of Crystal Springs Rsvr., Canada Rd., the Water Temple, Woodside, Palo Alto, Dumbarton Bridge, and Fremont.

Danville Diablo Vista Park - Livermore Tandem Friendly loop 2015-05-10 63.6 km39.5 mi 3h:15m 8 photos

Regroup at Carneal Tassajara Highland Start at Diablo Vista Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride billed as particularly suitable for tandems. Leaving from Diablo Vista Park we headed down Tassajara to Highland and took Carneal, Manning and N. Livermore to the Starbucks on Portola. After a refreshment break we returned up Collier Canyon to Highland and then retraced our route back to the start.

Sam Taylor Park - San Francisco 2015-05-09 53.4 km33.2 mi 3h:50m 7 photos

Chrissy Field Crossing the Golden Gate (west side path for bikes only on the weekends) Hike&Bike campsite (packing up in the morning) Map

Return part of an overnight trip of the NorCal Bicycle Touring Meetup group coming back from Samuel Taylor State Park to San Francisco.

San Francisco - Samuel Taylor Park 2015-05-08 55.9 km34.7 mi 6h:00m 20 photos

Approach to Golden Gate Bridge Short hill in Fort Mason park Bikes ready to depart from the back of the Ferry Bldg. Map

NorCal Bicycle Touring Meetup trip starting at the Ferry Building at the end of Market Street and heading over the Golden Gate bridge and up to Samuel P. Taylor State Park for a stay at the Hike&Bike site in the campground.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Jnctn. - Walnut Creek loop 2015-05-06 68.5 km42.6 mi 4h:25m 20 photos

Starting up the hill Clothing adjustments at Athenian School Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen ride held every other Wednesday starting at San Ramon Central Park and riding up to Walnut Creek via the Mt. Diablo Junction. After a refreshment brak at Sweet Affair bakery we return on a flatter route through Alamo and Danville.

Heather Farm - Concord - Pleasant Hill loop 2015-05-04 82.8 km51.4 mi 4h:38m 13 photos

Trail along Port Chicago Hwy. Leaving Heather Farm on the Canal trail Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride on Mondays and Wednesdays from Heather Farm park in Walnut Creek and using various routes. The track here also includes my ride to/from the club ride.

San Ramon to Livermore and Pleasanton 2015-05-03 75.7 km47 mi 3h:55m 10 photos

Regroup at Highland and Tassajara Camino Tassajara Starting out on the Iron Horse trail Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on the first Sunday of each month starting at San Ramon Central Park and heading around the outskirts of Livermore before returning through Pleasanton and Dublin.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 654
Photos 9504
Total distance 36946 km22957 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 56 km35 mi
Total duration 104 days 7h:40m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:49m

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