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Ride List for November 2018

October 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.

October 21 – 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 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

October 28 – 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; true rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

October 31 – WEDNESDAY
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 4 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY MOSAIC GARDEN RIDE this week (see below) ***

November 4 – 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 Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

November 4 – SUNDAY
MOSAIC GARDEN RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Let’s combine our Sunday ride with a visit to Lois’ Mosaic Garden. Meet at 9:00 am and we’ll head to Mira Mesa from our regular meeting place, Carmel Valley Community Center, 3777 Townsgate Dr. across from the Del Mar shopping center. After a snack stop in Mira Mesa we’ll stop by Lois’ home to appreciate her unique Mosaic garden on our way back to our cars. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

November 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: Allen Ramrus, 858-245-1643.

November 11 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am behind the Westfield Mall in Escondido. Take Via Rancho Pky east off I-15 to Beethoven Street, turn left and park in front of the 24 Hour Fitness. This 35-40 mi route explores the semi-rural areas and neighborhoods of Escondido and San Marcos. There will be a snack break. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

November 12 – MONDAY
VETERANS’ DAY COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
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, .

November 18 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** CANCELLED ***

November 18 – SUNDAY
THE UNTITLED JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot at Mission Bay Park for a 40 mi Junior Express ride. Bring water and spare inner tube. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

November 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: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

November 25 – 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. This route has elements of my ride to the Olympic Training Center with 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. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

November 27 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY COAST 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, .

October 7 – SUNDAY
CARMEL VALLEY JR. 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 lot at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd just west of I-5 for a 40 mi ride into scenic Rancho Santa Fe and Carlsbad, returning along the Pacific coastline. There will be rolling hills with planned regroups and a snack stop at Solana Beach Coffee Company. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

October 12 – FRIDAY
AVILA BEACH SOCIAL RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, San Luis Obispo, at 8:45 am sharp for an approximately 25 mi ride to Avila Beach and back. We will ride on the Bob Jones Bike Trail for a portion of the route. Route may vary depending on weather. Wear bright clothing. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

October 12 – FRIDAY
LOPEZ LAKE RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, San Luis Obispo, at 8:45 am for a ride to Lopez Lake and out Hi Mountain Rd. This rural route has three turns and is approximately 48 mi/3300′. Rest stop at Lopez Lake. Wear bright clothing. Route may vary depending on weather. Rain cancels. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

October 13 – SATURDAY
MORRO BAY SOCIAL RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, San Luis Obispo, at 8:45 am sharp for a ride to Morro Bay via Morro Bay State Park. Rest stop at Morro Bay and then return to SLO. This ride is approximately 33 mi. Route may vary depending on weather. Wear bright clothing. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

October 13 – SATURDAY
PREFUMO CANYON-MORRO BAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 14-16 mph average pace.
Meet in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, San Luis Obispo, at 8:45 am for this ride of approximately 46 mi/3,300′. There will be a challenging climb up Prefumo Canyon with views of Morro Rock and the Santa Lucia Mt Range. After the climb, we’ll continue to Morro Bay via Morro Bay State Park. Rest stop in Morro Bay and then return directly to SLO. Route may vary depending on weather. Wear bright clothing. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

October 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: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

October 14 – SUNDAY
LOPEZ LAKE SOCIAL RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel, San Luis Obispo, at 8:30 am sharp for a ride to Lopez Lake. This rural route has only two turns and is approximately 34 mi. Rest stop at Lopez Lake. Route may vary depending on weather. Wear bright clothing. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

October 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 through Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop in Solana Beach. Leader: Tom Carr, .

October 16 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY COAST 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, .

October 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.

October 21 – 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 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

October 28 – 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; true rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for September 2018

September 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.

September 9 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL this week (see below) ***

September 9 – 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 Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop in Solana Beach. Leader: Tom Carr, .

September 9 – SUNDAY
ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
Here’s our Sunday social ride with a twist: A visit to the Annual Greek Festival at Sts. Constantine & Helen’s Greek Orthodox Church in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Bring a bike lock plus money for lunch, $2.00-entry fee, and all the olives, feta, and pita you can carry. Greek dancing and music too. 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: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

September 13 – THURSDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

September 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

September 16 – SUNDAY
CARMEL VALLEY 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 lot on Sorrento Valley Rd for a 43 mi ride into scenic Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return along the Pacific coastline. There will be rolling hills with restroom/water stops located upon need. Planned snack stop at “Coffee Coffee” in Leucadia upon return. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

September 23 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY CIRCUMNAVIGATE SAN DIEGO BAY ON THE BAYSHORE BIKEWAY this week (see below) ***

September 23 – 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 Solana Beach on our coastal return. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

September 23 – SUNDAY
CIRCUMNAVIGATE SAN DIEGO BAY ON THE BAYSHORE BIKEWAY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, basically flat, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet at 9:00 am in front of the County Administration Building, 1600 Pacific Highway, for a flat 25 mi ride around San Diego Bay to Coronado where weÆll stop for lunch at the ferry landing before catching the 12:30 pm ferry back to San Diego. Parking is an issue, plan ahead, see www.countynewscenter.com/now-you-know-parking-county-administration-center/. Bring $$$ for lunch and the ferry. For a map of the ride and route info see www.sandiego.org/articles/biking/bike-route-bayshore-bikeway.aspx. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

September 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

September 30 – SUNDAY
SORRENTO MESA EXPLORE EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Park-n-Ride lot located at 12791 Sorrento Valley Rd under the I-5 and Hwy-56 interchange. We’ll zag through Sorrento Valley, Carroll Canyon, and parts of Mira Mesa for ~ 35 mi. Expect some hills up and down. This is an exploratory ride for me to try different routes. Come prepared with mandatory helmet, plenty of water and snacks. Extreme heat will force a coastal route. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171, .

Ride List for August 2018

August 2 – THURSDAY
UP, TILT AND DOWN
Difficulty Rating: up to 13 mi, steep grade(s), 10-12 mph average pace.
This short 12 mi ride goes slowly up the 400 foot high Torrey Pines Hill on the newly paved and striped bike lane, visits the tilted UC San Diego Stuart Collection Fallen Star House, and then it is all downhill to Sorrento Valley on the new bike path and bridge over Genesee Avenue. Meet in parking lot on the east side of the Coaster tracks at 10:15 am (free parking), we should be back to Sorrento Valley by about noon. Anyone for lunch near the Coaster Station? Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

August 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: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

August 5 – SUNDAY
MIRACOSTA JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at MiraCosta College campus in Cardiff located at 3333 Manchester Ave in the lower parking lot next to Manchester Ave for a 37 mi route that includes Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad, and a coastal return. (The route will be altered to the coast towards Oceanside if temperatures are high.) There will be a snack stop. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

August 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: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

August 12 – 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, snacks, money and required helmet. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

August 14 – TUESDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

August 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

August 19 – 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 Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop in Solana Beach. Leader: Tom Carr, .

August 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

August 26 – SUNDAY
CORONADO JR. EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, basically flat, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay Park for a 35-40 mi ride to Coronado island. We’ll stop at Pepper Park then continue onto the Bayshore Bikeway and Silver Strand. Bring $4.75 cash or payment card for ferry ride back to the mainland. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for July 2018

July 1 – 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 1 – SUNDAY
MIRACOSTA JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at MiraCosta College campus in Cardiff located at 3333 Manchester Ave in the lower parking lot next to Manchester Ave for a 37 mi route that includes parts of Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad. Coastal return. There will be a snack stop. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

July 8 – 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 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 Junior Express ride to RSF, west on Manchester to the coast and up Torrey Pines and through Rose Canyon with a snack stop along the coast. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

July 10 – TUESDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

July 15 – 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.

July 15 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO OCEANSIDE JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 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.

July 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, .

July 22 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND 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 Rd just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride through Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop in Solana Beach. Leader: Tom Carr, .

July 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

June 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

June 10 – 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 Solana Beach on our coastal return. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

June 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

June 17 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY INLAND AND 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 Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, Carlsbad and return. Snack stop in Solana Beach on return. Leader: Tom Carr, .

June 21 – THURSDAY
SUMMER SOLSTICE COAST RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

June 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, .

June 30 – SATURDAY
EASY TOUR OF UC SAN DIEGO STUART ART COLLECTION
Difficulty Rating: up to 13 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet at 9:15 am at the La Jolla Playhouse for a 2 hour cruise around the UC San Diego campus stopping at various outdoor site-specific Stuart Collection art works. Park in lot P102 adjacent to the æTheatre DistrictÆ and Mandell Weiss Theatre / La Jolla Playhouse (free parking on weekends). For additional information see stuartcollection.ucsd.edu. For a campus map see maps.ucsd.edu. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

May 3 – THURSDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

May 3 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday 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.

May 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, .

May 10 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday 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. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

May 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: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

May 13 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY COASTAL 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 Rancho Santa Fe and Carlsbad. Snack stop in Solana Beach on return. Leader: Tom Carr, .

May 17 – THURSDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 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 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

May 17 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday 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.

May 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

May 20 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Westfield Mall in Escondido. Take Via Rancho Pky east off I-15 to Beethoven Street, turn left and park in lot behind 24 Hour Fitness Club. This 36 mi route explores the semi-rural areas and neighborhoods of Escondido and San Marcos. A snack/coffee break is included on this ride approx 10 mi from endpoint. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

May 24 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday 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. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

May 27 – 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.

May 27 – 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 coast, then east on Route 56 bike path, and back along Black Mtn. Rd. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader in morning. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262.

May 28 – 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

May 31 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday 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.

Ride List for April 2018

April 1 – 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: Ellen Scott, 619-405-4819.

April 1 – SUNDAY
CHAMPAGNE EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Join us at 9 am in the parking lot west of the Admin Bldg of the Lawrence Welk Resort (8860 Lawrence Welk Dr off Champagne Blvd, 10 mi N of Escondido) for a 40 mi scenic loop over to Rainbow. This ride has four long uphill climbs, each followed by a spectacular downhill cruise. Bring $ for a mid-ride snack. Rain cancels. Leader: David Johnson, 858-483-5877.

April 8 – 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.

April 8 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Westfield Mall in Escondido. Take Via Rancho Pky east off I-15 to Beethoven Street, turn left and park in lot behind 24 Hour Fitness Club. This 35 mi route explores the rural areas and neighborhoods of Escondido and San Marcos. Snack stop if the group decides. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

April 15 – 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 15 – 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, tomc@sdscbs.org.

April 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. We’ll stop for a short visit to Earth Day in Balboa Park. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

April 22 – SUNDAY
SOUTH COUNTY OTAY LAKES JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
NEW ROUTE! 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. This route has elements of my ride to the Olympic Training Center with 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. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

April 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.

April 29 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY TO CABRILLO JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay for a 35-40 mi ride along bike paths to Ocean Beach and Nimitz Blvd to the lighthouse in Cabrillo Nat. Monument. Please bring your park pass if you have one. Optional hill ride to tide pools. We’ll stop for snacks after the decent from the hill. Bring provisions, water and money. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for April 2018

March 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.

March 25 – SUNDAY
RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD-ENCINITAS 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 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.

April 1 – 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: Ellen Scott, 619-405-4819.

April 1 – SUNDAY
CHAMPAGNE EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Join us at 9 am in the parking lot west of the Admin Bldg of the Lawrence Welk Resort (8860 Lawrence Welk Dr off Champagne Blvd, 10 mi N of Escondido) for a 40 mi scenic loop over to Rainbow. This ride has four long uphill climbs, each followed by a spectacular downhill cruise. Bring $ for a mid-ride snack. Rain cancels. Leader: David Johnson, 858-483-5877.

April 8 – 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.

April 8 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am at Westfield Mall in Escondido. Take Via Rancho Pky east off I-15 to Beethoven Street, turn left and park in lot behind 24 Hour Fitness Club. This 35 mi route explores the rural areas and neighborhoods of Escondido and San Marcos. Snack stop if the group decides. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

April 15 – 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 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. We’ll stop for a short visit to Earth Day in Balboa Park. Route & leaders vary each week. Come for the social pace of this ride. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

April 22 – SUNDAY
SOUTH COUNTY OTAY LAKES JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
NEW ROUTE! 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. This route has elements of my ride to the Olympic Training Center with 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. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

April 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.

April 29 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY TO CABRILLO JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay for a 35-40 mi ride along bike paths to Ocean Beach and Nimitz Blvd to the lighthouse in Cabrillo Nat. Monument. Please bring your park pass if you have one. Optional hill ride to tide pools. We’ll stop for snacks after the decent from the hill. Bring provisions, water and money. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

Ride List for March 2018

March 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: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

March 04 – SUNDAY
TOUR DE POWAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the Souplantation parking lot in Carmel Valley (3804 Valley Centre Dr, SD, 92130). We’ll ride ~48 mi to Poway, visit a Rancho Bernardo winery & circle back through RB & Carmel Valley. Expect moderate hills and peppy pace. Rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

March 6 – TUESDAY
COAST RIDE – OCEANSIDE TO SORRENTO VALLEY
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This relatively flat 25 mi ride starts at 10:50 am track-side of the Coaster at the Oceanside Transit Center and ends at the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station at around 1:30 pm. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:50 am to provide enough time to take Coaster #639 north-bound at 10:09 am which arrives at the Oceanside Transit Center at 10:43 am. Don’t forget $$ for the Coaster and lunch. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

March 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.

March 11 – 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.

March 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: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

March 18 – 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 42 mi ride north, then inland as conditions permit. Rain cancels. Leader: David Johnson, 858-483-5877.

March 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.

March 25 – SUNDAY
RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD-ENCINITAS 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 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.