January Rides & Events
Helmet & gloves required on all rides.
Rain cancels unless otherwise noted
LEVEL: A = casual B = moderate C = strong moderate D = strenuous
HILLS: A = Flat B = Rolling hills C = Moderate hills D = Moderate hills, 1 or 2 steep
E = Steep hills
East Bay Wednesday Ride, 9:30 am, 30-40 miles
This is a moderate social ride that usually starts in Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek. Watch for email announcements on:
GoldenGateCyclists@yahoogroups.com listserve. For more information contact:
Joan Friedman (email@example.com)
Sunday, January 5, Road Ride, 10:00 am, Tiburon Loop from Larkspur Ferry, 26 miles/pace 2/level B/hills C
Let’s start off the new year with an easy old favorite. We’ll start at the Larkspur Ferry Parking Lot and head thru Corte Madera and Seminary Dr, stop in Tiburon for a quick rest, then around Paradise Drive and back to the Ferry Lot. After the ride we can meet up at Marin Brewing for burgers and beer. Rain cancels. Threat of rain, call ride leader.
Start: Larkspur Ferry Terminal, the end of Row N, across the street from the pedestrian walkway over Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Hwy. 101 to Sir Francis Drake exit. Head east about 1/4 mile. Turn right at the first stop light into the Larkspur Ferry Terminal area. Turn left at the first entrance into the parking lot. Turn left again and head back toward Sir Francis Drake Blvd. until you come to Row N. Turn right. Park in Row N or O as close to the ferry landing as you can. Jeanne Bush (707) 939-2912, Cell (707) 529-8550.
Saturday, January 11, Road Ride, 10:00 am, Bear Republic Loops - Rohnert Park, 33 or 39 miles/level B/pace 2/hills C
This ride starts and ends at the Bear Republic Brewery in Rohnert Park. It involves 5 intertwined loops on roads and paths in and around Rohnert Park, Cotati, and Penngrove. Stops can be made along the way if desired. Optional lunch at the Bear Republic afterward.
33-mile route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31675574
39-mile route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31675630
Start: 5000 Roberts Lake Rd, Rohnert Park. Park in the lot on the edge near the street. Wayne Riddle 415-320-2675
Sunday, January 12, 2020, Afternoon Jazz Concert, 4:00 PM, Alex Monfort Trio
Sunday, January 19, Road Ride, 10:00 am, Windsor Loop, 39 miles/level A/pace 2/hills C
Today’s route covers many familiar roads packaged a bit differently. It’s a rural mellow ride without super steep climbs. There will be a stop mid-ride at Taylor’s Café in Sebastopol for a snack/rest break. Lunch after ride at KC’s Grill in Windsor. Here is the rwgps link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28118761. Rain cancels. Threat of rain, call ride leader.
Start: Keiser Park, Windsor (north of Santa Rosa & south of Healdsburg). From Hwy 101, take the Central Windsor Exit. At the light, turn left (west) on Old Redwood, continue straight as this becomes Windsor River Rd. Continue .3 mile past the light at Windsor Ave, then turn left into the driveway for the park. This is a big driveway and may be called Oak Park St. Drive all the way to end of parking lot across from the restrooms. Francine Prophet (415) 902-4104
Saturday, January 25, Road Ride, 10:00 am, Browns Valley East Napa, 31 or 36.5 miles/level B/pace 2/hills C
Time for something different! This is a new ride. We begin at Browns Valley Market and head east into some pretty country and around the Silverado Country Club. Midway we can stop for a snack at the Soda Canyon Deli, a funky good place on the Silverado Trail. Lunch afterward at Hop Creek Pub, 3253 Browns Valley Rd. It has a nice umbrella-shaded outdoor patio and indoor seating.
Short route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31184429
Long route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31260869
Start: Browns Valley Market, 3263 Browns Valley Rd., Napa, CA 94558. Park in the back to the right of the market and the bank. Jane Maxwell 510-548-2286 (home), 510-335-5810 (cell, day of ride only)
Sunday, January 26, 2020, Afternoon Jazz Concert, 4:00 PM, Marta Sanchez Quintet