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Ride List for November 2019

October 27 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading south to UCSD via the Genesee bridge, south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

October 27 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY MISSION BAY TO CICLOSDIAS this week (see below) ***

October 27 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY TO CICLOSDIAS
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Celebrate San Diegoæs annual CicloSDias. After using the bike path along Interstate 15 to get to Adams Avenue we will join the celebration. We will ride through the communities of Normal Heights, Kensington & City Heights along the Adams Avenue corridor for approximately 4 mi of two-way open streets for non-motorized activity. This free open street event is modeled after Bogota, Columbia’s Ciclova, which means bike path. No cars – no congestion – no pollution. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Rain cancels. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

October 31 – THURSDAY
COAST RIDE û CARVED PUMPKIN VIEWING û SWAMIÆS
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join me for a viewing of about 100 pumpkins carved by the monks at SwamiÆs, the Self-Realization Fellowship as we cycle thru Encinitas. This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 2 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget a camera, $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

November 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

November 3 – SUNDAY
COMMUNITY-WINERY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Sorrento Valley Park-n-Ride (WQJ5+C6 San Diego, California; Carmel Valley Rd under 56/5 Fwy interchange). Note daylight savings time change for an extra hour of sleep! We’ll do ~ 48 mi of rolling hills with at least 2300 feet of climbing as we meander to a stop at the Rancho Bernardo Winery. Return path is along the 56 bike path. Heavy rain cancels; call if uncertain. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

November 10 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

November 10 – SUNDAY
RSF JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Doyle Community Park (Regents Rd.) for a scenic 35 mi ride to Rancho Santa Fe with a snack stop at EinsteinÆs Bagels on the return. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

November 17 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

November 24 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** CANCELLED ***

November 24 – SUNDAY
SOUTH COUNTY OTAY LAKES JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Pepper Park in National City (I-5 to Bay Marina Dr., right onto Bay Marina Dr., then left at Marina Way, right at bend at marina, left into pkg lot. These turns are very quick.) for a 35 mi Junior Express ride to Otay Lakes. Some segments on busy roads and others on new roads with very little traffic. About 1,700 feet of climbing. Snack stop on the way back. Rain cancels. If weather in morning is questionable, call ride leader. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

Ride List for October 2019

October 2 – WEDNESDAY
FREE COASTER RIDE-PEDAL THE COAST
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Public transportation is at no cost on October 2nd so you can experience multi-modal travel while reducing your carbon footprint. This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide ample time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

October 6 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Carol Carr, .

October 6 – SUNDAY
CARMEL VALLEY-RANCHO SANTA FE EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park ‘n Ride located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 43 mi ride. We will go up Carmel Mtn Rd over to Del Mar Mesa Rd and through Rancho Santa Fe. Coastal snack stop on the way back. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

October 13 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

October 13 – SUNDAY
COMMUNITY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr. We’ll head inland to explore neighborhood communities of Carmel Valley, Sabre Springs, Poway and more along the 56 bike path for a ~35 mi loop. Bring plenty of water and some snacks. Call if there is a chance of rain. High heat will direct the route coastal. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

October 20 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

October 20 – SUNDAY
CARLSBAD JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Carmel Valley Community Center (3777 Townsgate Dr.) for a scenic 47 mi ride to South Carlsbad with a snack stop on the return. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

October 27 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY MISSION BAY TO CICLOSDIAS this week (see below) ***

October 27 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading south to UCSD via the Genesee bridge, south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

October 27 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY TO CICLOSDIAS
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Celebrate San Diegoæs fourth annual CicloSDias. After using the bike path along Interstate 15 to get to Adams Avenue we will join the celebration. We will ride through the communities of Normal Heights, Kensington & City Heights along the Adams Avenue corridor for approximately 4 mi of two-way open streets for non-motorized activity. This free open street event is modeled after Bogota, Columbia’s Ciclova, which means bike path. No cars – no congestion – no pollution. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Rain cancels. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

October 31 – THURSDAY
COAST RIDE û CARVED PUMPKIN VIEWING û SWAMIÆS
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join me for a viewing of about 100 pumpkins carved by the monks at SwamiÆs, the Self-Realization Fellowship as we cycle thru Encinitas. This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 2 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget a camera, $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

September 2 – MONDAY
LABOR DAY RIDE, SWIM & POTLUCKá
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Celebrate Labor Day with a 25 mi ride, cool off in Marty and Ronæs pool and partake in a potluck feast. Meet at 9:30 am at 6182 Radcliffe Dr., in University City. Drop off your potluck dish, something to Bar-B-Q, your swimsuit and towel. BYOB. Ride through University City and UCSD to be back by 12:30 for swim and potluck. Non riders welcome to join the potluck and swim. Call for directions. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

September 8 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL ride this week (see below) ***

September 8 – SUNDAY
DE ANZA COVE – RANCHO SF – COASTAL JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park for a 45 mi ride at a Junior Express pace to RSF, west on Manchester to the coast and up the new I-5 bike path and through Rose Canyon with a snack stop. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

September 8 – SUNDAY
ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join our Sunday social ride with a special chance to visit the Annual Greek Festival at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Bring a bike lock plus money for lunch, $3.00-entry fee, and all the olives, feta, and pita you can eat, while enjoying Greek music and dancing. Meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 781-879-3586.

September 10 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

September 15 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY MARTYÆS BIRTHDAY RIDE this week (see below) ***

September 15 – SUNDAY
CORONADO JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, basically flat, 12-14 mph average pace.
Join me for a Jr. Express ride where fast riders can get their workout, while I’ll keep pace with the slowest riders. Meet at 8:45 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay Park for a ~36 mi ride to Coronado island. We’ll stop at Pepper Park then continue onto the Bayshore Bikeway and Silver Strand. Bring cash or payment card for the ferry ride back to the mainland. Rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

September 15 – SUNDAY
MARTYÆS BIRTHDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This hilly ride will replace the regular Mission Bay Sunday ride. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. WeÆll ride north along Rose Creek but veer off our usual route to go to MartyÆs home for birthday pie. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

September 22 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

September 22 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading south to UCSD via the Genesee bridge then south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for a tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

September 29 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

Ride List for August 2019

August 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

August 4 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO CARLSBAD JUNIOR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am in north parking lot of the Solana Beach Coaster station (105 N. Cedros Ave) for this 44 mi peppy ride along the coast to Carlsbad. We’ll do some inland loops as temperature permits and end the ride with a coastal snack stop. Bring plenty of water, money and required helmet. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

August 11 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

August 11 – SUNDAY
DEL MAR – 4S RANCH – COAST JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Road just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride through Del Mar, Solona Beach, Carlsbad and back through Rancho Santa Fe to the coast. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

August 13 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

August 18 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

August 18 – SUNDAY
SAN ELIJO – HARMONY GROVE JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Carmel Valley Community Center (3777 Townsgate Dr.) for a scenic 44 mi ride through San Elijo, Elfin Forest and Escondido with a snack stop. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

August 24 – SATURDAY
EASY MISSION BAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: up to 13 mi, basically flat, 10-12 mph average pace.
New to bicycling, havenÆt ridden in while, out of shape? This flat, 13 mi ride around Mission Bay, with a lunch stop in the middle, is for you! Brown bag it or bring $$ for lunch. Almost all of the ride is on bike paths. We should get back to the starting point around 1:15 pm. Meet at 11:00 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

August 25 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

August 25 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO OCEANSIDE JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am in the north parking lot of the Solana Beach Coaster station (105 N. Cedros Ave) for this 35-40 mi ride along the coast to Oceanside. We’ll do some inland loops as temperature permits and end the ride with a snack stop. Bring plenty of water, snacks, money and required helmet. Rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for July 2019

July 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

July 7 – SUNDAY
RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD-ENCINITAS JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr., for a scenic 43 mi ride through Rancho SF, Carlsbad and Encinitas with a snack stop in Encinitas on our coastal return. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

July 9 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

July 14 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Allen Ramrus, 858-245-1643.

July 14 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading south to UCSD via the Genesee bridge, south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

July 21 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

July 21 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO OCEANSIDE JR EXPRESS CELEBRATORY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
This ride is to celebrate my retirement! Lunch is planned at Stratford Court Cafe (1307 Stratford Court, Del Mar, CA 92014) at 1:15 pm for riders and non-riders. Riders meet me at 8:45 in the north parking lot of the Solana Beach transit station (105 N Cedros) for a 36 mi ride to Oceanside, into Del Mar and back. Ride pace will be set to slowest participants. We’ll swing by the Encinitas transit station (750 S Vulcan) at 9:15 to pick up additional riders if you’d rather start from there. Rain cancels the ride, but not lunch. RSVP for lunch by Wednesday, July 17th, with Kathleen Mueller. – see complimentary write-up in Outspoken. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

July 28 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

Ride List for June 2019

June 2 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

June 2 – SUNDAY
SAN ELIJO – HARMONY GROVE JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Carmel Valley Community Center (3777 Townsgate Dr.) for a scenic 44 mi ride through San Elijo, Elfin Forest and Escondido with a snack stop. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, Mobile: 510-599-4459.

June 5 – WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY UTC AREA RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Enjoy this weekday ride, especially for retirees . This ride is about 25 mi, social pace. Ride will be around UTC-Torrey Pines area. Meet at 9:45 am. Call leader for meeting place. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

June 9 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

June 9 – SUNDAY
CARMEL VALLEY-RANCHO SANTA FE EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park ‘n Ride located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 43 mi ride. We will go up Carmel Mtn Rd over to Del Mar Mesa Rd and through Rancho Santa Fe. Coastal snack stop on the way back. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

June 12 – WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Wednesday evening social ride. Meet at 5:00 pm at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd, in University City, 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. Optional dinner at Lorna’s Italian Kitchen after ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

June 16 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

June 19 – WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY UTC AREA RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Enjoy this weekday ride, especially for retirees . This ride is about 25 mi, social pace. Ride will be around UTC-Torrey Pines area. Meet at 9:45 am. Call leader for meeting place. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

June 23 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

June 23 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading South to UCSD via the Genesee bridge, south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

June 26 – WEDNESDAY
WEDNESDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Wednesday evening social ride. Meet at 5:00 pm at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd, in University City, 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. Optional dinner at Lorna’s Italian Kitchen after ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

June 30 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

June 30 – SUNDAY
COMMUNITY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr. We’ll head inland to explore neighborhood communities of Carmel Valley, Sabre Springs, Poway and more along the 56 bike path for a ~35 mi loop. Bring plenty of water and some snacks. Call if there is a chance of rain. High heat will direct the route coastal. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for May 2019

May 5 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

May 5 – SUNDAY
RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD-ENCINITAS EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Carmel Valley Community Center (3777 Townsgate Dr.) for a scenic 43 mi ride through Rancho SF, Carlsbad and Encinitas with a snack stop in Solana Beach on our coastal return. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

May 12 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

May 12 – SUNDAY
DEL MAR – 4S RANCH – COAST JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Road just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride through Del Mar Mesa on to 4S Ranch, and back through Rancho Santa Fe to the coast. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

May 19 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

May 26 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

May 26 – SUNDAY
CORONADO JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, basically flat, 12-14 mph average pace.
Please join us for a true Jr. Express ride! Meet at 8:30 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay Park for a ~36 mi ride to Coronado island. We’ll stop at Pepper Park then continue onto the Bayshore Bikeway and Silver Strand. Bring $5 cash or payment card for ferry ride back to the mainland. Fast riders can get their workout, while I’ll hang with the slowest riders. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

May 27 – MONDAY
MEMORIAL DAY HUFF N PUFF N PIG OUT
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Celebrate Memorial day with a short ride, then cool off in Marty’s pool and pig out with a BBQ. Bring your bathing suit, towel, something to grill, your own drinks and a side dish or dessert to share. Just want to pig out, come at 12:30 pm. Call Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272 one week in advance for location, start time and directions. Leader: . Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

Ride List for April 2019

April 2 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

April 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

April 7 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride through Del Mar, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

April 14 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Carol Carr, .

April 14 – SUNDAY
ROUTE 56 JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park for a 40 mi Junior Express ride north through the UCSD campus to the Route 56 bike path and back along Black Mtn. Rd. There will be a snack stop. Rain cancels. Call ride leader the morning of the ride if weather doubtful. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, Mobile: 510-599-4459.

April 21 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

April 21 – SUNDAY
LAKE MURRAY LAKESIDE JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the upper parking lot at Lake Murray for a 37 mi ride for this NEW ROUTE. We will go through El Cajon, Rancho San Diego, Lakeside and Santee. Snack stop on the way back to Lake Murray. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

April 28 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

April 28 – SUNDAY
OLYMPIC – OTAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Last offering of the season for this route along Harbor Dr to Chula Vista, the Olympic Training center, Otay Lakes road and Bonita bike path. Expect 50 mi of rolling hills, some climbing (1 mi at 4.6% grade is the longest), and nice downhill rewards. Snack stop Downtown. Meet at 8:30 am at the Old Town Transit Center off Taylor and PCH. Park in the big lot at the north-west end. Rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for March 2019

March 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Allen Ramrus, 858-245-1643.

March 5 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

March 10 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

March 10 – SUNDAY
OLYMPIC – OTAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Spring your clocks ahead to meet at 8:15 am at the Old Town Transit Center off Taylor and PCH. Park in the big lot at the west end. We’ll ride ~53 mi south along Harbor Dr to Chula Vista, past the Olympic Training center and onto Otay Lakes road and Bonita bike path. Some climbing (1 mi at 4.6% grade is the longest), rolling hills and some nice downhill. Snack stop Downtown. Rain cancels so call if uncertain. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

March 14 – THURSDAY
IDES OF MARCH PIZZA RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and pizza. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

March 17 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

March 17 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND COAST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at the Carmel Valley Park and Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride. Heading South to UCSD via the Genesee bridge South to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

March 21 – THURSDAY
RIDE AROUND TOWN
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, basically flat, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet at 10 am at Christmas Circle in the center of the Borrego Springs for this flat ride that goes around the Borrego Springs area. Although flat, we may have some wind. We will see the metal sculptures created by artist/welder Ricardo Breceda. Many depict animals that roamed the valley floor thousands of years ago. Bring plenty of snacks and water. Day of the ride call cell 858-349-6572. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

March 22 – FRIDAY
TAMARISK GROVE LOOP RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
This ride to the Tamarisk Grove Campground departs from the Borrego Springs Resort at 9:00 am. WeÆll take Borrego Springs Road south to Yaqui Pass Road which makes a long, continuous ascent to the summit. We drop quickly after that to Tamarisk Grove campground where we will enjoy a snack in the shade. We return to the Inn on route 78 which intersects with Borrego Springs Road 9 mi east of the Campground. Bring lots of water. Use lots of sunscreen. The full ride is 31 mi long. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

March 24 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

March 24 – SUNDAY
ROUTE 56 JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 14-16 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at DeAnza Cove in Mission Bay Park for a 43 mi Junior Express ride up the coast, then east on the Route 56 bike path, and back along Black Mtn. Rd. There will be a snack stop. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader in the morning prior to ride start. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

March 31 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

Ride List for February 2019

February 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

February 3 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at DeAnza Cove in Mission Bay Park for a 40 mi loop out the Hwy 56 bike path. Rain cancels. Leader: David Johnson, 858-483-5877.

February 5 – TUESDAY
LUNAR NEW YEAR TACO RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and tacos. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

February 10 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
The 1st, 2nd & 5th Sunday of each month, meet at 9 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Rain cancels. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

February 10 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at DeAnza Cove in Mission Bay Park for a 40 mi ride north, then inland as conditions permit. Rain cancels. Leader: David Johnson, 858-483-5877.

February 14 – THURSDAY
VALENTINES’S DAY SWEETHEART RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:30 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:45 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:30 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 9:48 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:23 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

February 17 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

February 17 – SUNDAY
RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD-ENCINITAS JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr., for a scenic 43 mi ride through Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and Encinitas with a snack stop in Solana Beach on our coastal return. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

February 24 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
On the 3rd and 4th Sunday of each month, join us for the Sunday Ride starting from Mission Bay. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

February 24 – SUNDAY
COMMUNITY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr. for a ~50 mi ride with ~2300 feet of ascent. We’ll head inland to explore neighborhood communities of Carmel Valley, Sabre Springs, Poway and Rancho Bernardo with a stop at the R.Bernardo Winery. Return path is along the 56 bike path. Heavy rain cancels. Call if uncertain. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.