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Oktoberfest Ride in November 2014-11-01 69.9 km43.4 mi 4h:27m 18 photos

1st St. Alehouse N. Livermore Camino Tassajara Start at Sycamore/I-680 Park&Ride in Danville Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at the Park&Ride lot in Danville and doing a loop through Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, and San Ramon with stops at various pubs and breweries.

Thursday morning ride from Dublin 2014-10-30 30.4 km18.9 mi 2h:01m 4 photos

Return on Iron Horse trail Stop at Peet's Coffee in Danville A few hills at the start along Westside Dr. Ride start at Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held every Tues. and Thurs. morning from the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and using various routes.

Dublin - Castro Valley - Cull Canyon (via Sunnyslope Ave.) 2014-10-29 65.2 km40.5 mi 3h:37m 16 photos

I-580 overpass Regroup at turn onto Sunnyslope Ave. Climbing Dublin Grade Start at Shannon Center in Dublin Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at Shannon Center in Dublin and heading over Dublin Grade to Castro Valley via Sunnyslope Ave. We then headed north of town on Cull Canyon Rd. which deadends at some private properties, incl. a clothing-optional club. Our return included a stop at Bodi's coffee shop before retracing our route over Dublin Grade.

Tuesday Ride from Dublin's Livermore Cyclery 2014-10-28 44.9 km27.9 mi 3h:04m 12 photos

Foothill Muirwood Through the BART parking structure to cross I-580 Ride start at Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on Tuesdays and Thursdays with varying routes starting at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery. Today we headed south to Verona Bridge and returned via Happy Valley and the Marilyn Murphy trail to Pleasanton and our refreshment stop at Specialty Peet's Coffee.

Pleasanton - Collier Canyon - Livermore loop 2014-10-27 85.4 km53 mi 5h:24m 15 photos

Path along Jack London Rd. Blimp at Livermore airport north of Jack London Stoneridge Start at the Pleasanton Senior Center Map

Pleasanton Pedalers group ride starting at the Pleasanton Senior Center and heading over to Livermore via Stoneridge/Jack London. We then headed north of town on Collier Canyon and Carneal before returning on Livermore Ave. back to town. After a refreshment stop at the Library, we continued south and took the Holdener Park path over to Wetmore and then Vineyard back into Pleasanton.

San Ramon to Shell Ridge (Walnut Creek) 2014-10-26 54 km33.5 mi 3h:14m 10 photos

Road closed for Crafts Faire Google Street View car - some leaves and branches got stuck over the camera lens Young buck in Alamo Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride. Intended to join a mountain bike ride along Shell Ridge Open Space, but once we hit a little muddier part of the trail it jammed my road bike brakes so I turned back. Stopped at the Danville Fall Crafts Faire on the way home.

Even Friday ride from San Ramon Central Park 2014-10-24 55.5 km34.5 mi 3h:00m 11 photos

Harcourt and Bollinger Canyon Stagecoach Rd. at Amador Valley Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at San Ramon Central Park and heading south through Dublin and then north on Dougherty and through the Windemere development to Blackhawk and continuing through Alamo to Livorna Park. Our return route took us through Danville with a stop at La Boulange bakery and then back to Central Park.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Jnctn. - Walnut Creek loop 2014-10-22 68 km42.2 mi 3h:48m 14 photos

Looking west View of the summit (but we only went half way up) Rock City area on Mt. Diablo Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held every other Wednesday. Starting at San Ramon Central Park we head up the south side of Mt. Diablo to the Junction Ranger Station and then descend the north side into Walnut Creek. After a refreshment break at Sweet Affair bakery we return on a flatter route along Danville/San Ramon Valley Blvd. through Alamo and Danville.

Dublin area ride to Post Office naming ceremony 2014-10-21 64 km39.8 mi 3h:58m 21 photos

View of Mt. Diablo from Crow Canyon Rd. Dougherty bike trail Ride start at Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery Map

Valley Spokesmen club Tuesday conditioning ride and Post Office naming celebration in memory of one of our club members.

Valley Spokesmen Progressive Dinner Ride 2014-10-19 63.9 km39.7 mi 4h:12m 27 photos

Orchard that's being removed - not sure if this one is because of the drought or just the normal cycle. Starting off on the first loop Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride staged at the home of one of our member families. We have a series of rides from their home and after each ride have one course of a dinner: soup, salad, main entree, and finally dessert.

Feather Pedals ride: San Ramon - Dublin - Blackhawk - Danville 2014-10-18 49 km30.4 mi 2h:30m 11 photos

Dougherty trail Davona Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Monthly ride by the Feather Pedals group of the Valley Spokemen club.

Odd Friday Ride from San Ramon 2014-10-17 51.2 km31.8 mi 2h:36m 15 photos

Dougherty bike path Tareyton Ave. Start at San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays and starting at San Ramon Central Park with varying routes. Today we headed south to Dublin and then northeast through the Windemere development and took Tassajara up to Danville. After a stop at La Boulange bakery we returned along the Blvd.

Heather Farm to Orinda loop ride plus ride from San Ramon 2014-10-15 78.2 km48.6 mi 4h:25m 9 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride.

San Ramon - Dublin - Danville loop 2014-10-14 36.5 km22.7 mi 2h:09m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride. 'Conditioning' ride starting at the Dublin location of Livermore Cyclery and heading up past Camp Parks to Blackhawk, then west on Camino Tassajara to Danville and stopping for refreshments at Peet's Coffee near Whole Foods in San Ramon.

Heather Farm to Orinda/Moraga loop plus ride from San Ramon 2014-10-13 82.3 km51.1 mi 4h:25m 8 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at Heather Farm and doing a loop through Lafayette, Orinda, and Moraga. Also shown is my ride to/from the start from San Ramon.

Folding bike ride on the new Bay Bridge Path 2014-10-11 87.6 km54.4 mi 6h:15m 32 photos

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Northern California Folding Bike group ride on the bike/ped path along the new section of the Bay Bridge. The group ride started at the Ikea parking lot at the east end of the path, but I rode from home in San Ramon so the track shown here includes the ride to/from the ride as well.

San Ramon - Mt. Diablo Jnctn. - Walnut Creek loop 2014-10-08 68.4 km42.5 mi 4h:24m

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting at San Ramon's Central Park and heading up to Walnut Creek by way of the Junction Ranger Station on Mt. Diablo. Our return was on the flatter route along Danville/San Ramon Valley Blvd.

Loop around the Carquinez Strait 2014-10-04 66.4 km41.2 mi 3h:10m 13 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride on a loop around the Carquinez Strait area. Starting at the Martinez waterfront, we took Alhambra Valley Rd. over 'Pig Farm Hill' and into Pinole. From there we headed north past the Rodeo refineries to the Zampa bridge and into Vallejo.

Pleasanton Pedalers ride to Livermore 2014-10-02 66.6 km41.4 mi 4h:16m 12 photos

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Pleasanton Pedaler's group ride starting at the Senior Center in south Pleasanton. We did a loop through town and then headed east to Livermore for refreshment at Peet's Coffee before returning along Vineyard Ave.

Bike tour from Carmel to Paso Robles 2014-05-21 194.7 km121 mi 14h:04m 69 photos

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Bike tour starting in San Francisco and heading down the coast to Cambria and then inland to Paso Robles. Only the portion from Carmel is shown here. Overnight stops were in Capitola, Monterey, Big Sur, and San Simeon.

Statistics Charts

Peter Rathmann Peter Rathmann
Trips 725
Photos 10315
Total distance 40320 km25053 mi
Max distance 1066 km663 mi
Avg distance 56 km35 mi
Total duration 115 days 0h:11m
Max duration 1 day 4h:15m
Avg duration 3h:48m

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