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Redwood Park Hike 2018-01-10 13.7 km8.5 mi 4h:02m 21 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from Canyon Meadow staging area of Redwood Park. We took the Stream trail to Skyline Gate and continued to Redwood Bowl for our snack stop. Return was on West Ridge trail to the Chown trail and then back on Stream.

San Ramon - Danville - Livermore - Pleasanton loop 2018-01-07 66.6 km41.4 mi 3h:14m 6 photos

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Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Diablo Vista Park and heading over to Livermore. The official ride continued over Carrol and N&S Flynn rds. before returning via Collier Canyon. Since I rode from home I opted to make a loop through Livermore and Pleasanton.

Herman Shum Memorial Ride 2018-01-06 73.7 km45.8 mi 3h:39m 13 photos

Joining the IC3 group in Pleasanton Starting out down Amador Valley rd. Map

3rd annual celebration ride in remembrance of Herman Shum by the International Christian Cycling Club and the Valley Spokesmen. A group of us rode from Dublin to the ride start in downtown Pleasanton. The ride then headed over to Livermore and took the roads north of town over to Camino Tassajara before returning to Pleasanton.

San Ramon Area Ride 2018-01-05 45.4 km28.2 mi 2h:58m 3 photos

Top of hill on Blackhawk Rd. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park and using various routes. Today we rode up through Danville to Blackhawk and the official ride continued through Alamo past Roundhill golf course and Livorna Park. I cut it short and headed back from the Diablo country club.

Dublin - Alamo 2018-01-04 44.7 km27.8 mi 2h:09m 3 photos

SRVB at Montevideo Green Valley Rd. View of Mt. Diablo from Diablo Rd. Map

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

Tilden Little Farm - Jewel and Anza Lakes hike 2018-01-03 14 km8.7 mi 4h:49m 22 photos

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Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from the LIttle Farm area of Tilden Park. We first headed over to Jewel Lake, then meandered over to Lake Anza for our lunch stop. After lunch we circled the lake before returning to Little Farm and stopping in to pick up the new Trail Challenge shirts.

Hike around Briones Reservoir 2018-01-02 21.9 km13.6 mi 4h:26m 18 photos

Start from Briones Overlook staging area Map

Outing of the 'Tuesday U-Turn' group starting from the Briones Overlook staging area and circumnavigating the reservoir. This hike is on EBMUD land and one of their hiking permits is required although it can be shared among several hikers.

Danville - Diablo Summit 2018-01-01 46.5 km28.9 mi 4h:08m 26 photos

View of our destination from Diablo Rd. Start from the RR museum in Danville Map

Valley Spokesmen annual ride to the summit of Mt. Diablo on New Years Day. Beautiful weather for it this year with warmer temperatures at the top than down in town.

San Ramon - Sunol - Pleasanton 2017-12-30 53.8 km33.4 mi 2h:42m 7 photos

Sunol RR station Start from Shannon Center Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading south to Sunol. At that point some headed up Kikare Rd., some took Niles Canyon over to Palomares Rd., and some of us returned on Pleasanton-Sunol Rd. to Pleasanton and Dublin.

San Ramon - Las Trampas - Danville 2017-12-29 43.9 km27.3 mi 3h:24m 9 photos

Las Trampas Park Norris Canyon Rd. Start from San Ramon Central Park Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park. Today we headed west on Norris Canyon to Bollinger and then north to Las Trampas at the end of the paved road. After a regroup we returned to Norris Canyon and took the Blvd. up to Danville for refreshments at Basque Boulangerie before returning on the Iron Horse trail.

San Ramon - Verona Bridge - Pleasanton 2017-12-28 40.2 km25 mi 2h:27m 8 photos

Stop at Peet's in Pleasanton Hanifen Way Verona Bridge Start at 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.

Danville Hap Magee to Macedo Ranch Hike 2017-12-26 14.3 km8.9 mi 3h:23m 16 photos

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Outing of the 'Tuesday U-turn' hiking group starting from Hap Magee Park in Danville and taking East Bay Regional Park trails through area neighborhoods to Macedo Ranch on the foothills of Mt. Diablo.

Merry Christmas Ride from Diablo Vista - Livermore 2017-12-25 65.7 km40.8 mi 3h:27m 8 photos

Rest stop at Starbucks on Vineyard Regroup at Highland & Tassajara Ring around the sun from Diablo Vista Gathering at Diablo Vista Park Map

Christmas ride of the Valley Spokesmen club starting from Diablo Vista Park in Danville and heading over to Livermore with a stop at the Starbucks on Vineyard. Our return took us into Pleasanton on Vineyard and then through the BART station into Dublin. The club ride continued through Windemere back to the start, but my route here stayed on the Iron Horse trail to get back home.

San Ramon - Alamo - Blackhawk loop 2017-12-24 70.2 km43.6 mi 4h:47m 5 photos

Regroup at Livorna Park Rudgear & Blvd. Start from Canyon View golf course (top of Bollinger) Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride in the area around San Ramon. Also includes a short shopping trip after the conclusion of the club ride.

San Ramon - Livermore ride 2017-12-23 82.2 km51.1 mi 4h:18m 7 photos

turn onto Highland Start from Canyon Lakes at top of Bollinger Cyn. Rd. Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Canyon Lakes golf course at the top of Bollinger Canyon and heading out to Livermore via Camino Tassajara/Highland/Livermore/May School/Vasco with a stop at Starbucks. We returned via Portola and Collier Canyon.

San Ramon - 5 Canyons 2017-12-20 59.1 km36.7 mi 3h:35m 11 photos

View from 5 Cyns. Pkwy across from the fire station Top of Castro Valley Blvd. Regroup at Dublin Hills park in Schaefer Ranch Start from the Bollinger Cyn. Park&Ride Map

Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Bollinger Canyon Park&Ride and heading past the Schaefer Ranch development down Dublin Canyon into Castro Valley and then up into the Five Canyons area of Hayward. Our return took us past the Hayward campus with a stop at the Starbucks on Center St. in Castro Valley and then over Dublin grade into Pleasanton.

San Ramon area ride 2017-12-18 46.2 km28.7 mi 4h:03m 7 photos

Bollinger Canyon Old Ranch & Dougherty Alamo Creek trail Start at 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.

Livermore area ride 2017-12-17 44.9 km27.9 mi 2h:23m 5 photos

Some watching deer Turn-around on Mines Rd. Getting ready at the Vasco Rd. shopping center lot Map

Portion of a Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from the Starbucks on Vasco Rd.

San Ramon - Calaveras 2017-12-16 66.6 km41.4 mi 4h:15m 17 photos

Foothill Blvd. Ready to head out Sign-in at the Pleasanton BART station Map

Group ride by the Feather Pedals group of the Valley Spokesmen bike club. Starting from the Pleasanton BART station we rode south mainly on Foothill to Sunol and then continued on Calaveras to the closure at Geary. Our return to Pleasanton was via Pleasanton-Sunol and Happy Valley roads and then Valley to Hopyard back to the BART station.

San Ramon & Dublin area ride 2017-08-03 37.7 km23.4 mi 2h:34m 4 photos

Refreshment stop at Peet's Dougherty Cut-through path to Lawrence Rd. Regroup at dog park on Windemere Map

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

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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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