December 3 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY 22ND ANNUAL JINGLE BELL TOY RIDE this week (see below) ***

December 3 – SUNDAY
CARMEL VALLEY-RANCHO SANTA FE-CARLSBAD 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 at 12791 Sorrento Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92121; located just west of I-5 at the intersection of Carmel Valley Rd and Sorrento Valley Rd for a scenic 44 mi ride through Rancho Santa Fe and Carlsbad. There will be rolling hills and a Coastal return with a snack stop. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

December 3 – SUNDAY
24TH ANNUAL JINGLE BELL TOY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, basically flat, 10-12 mph average pace.
Ho! Ho! Ho! Social and Express revelers all: the more riders, the merrier. Get into the holiday spirit by donating toys to needy children served by the Salvation Army. Bring an unwrapped toy to the ride start; we’ll deliver the gifts personally. Then it’s off to Coronado via the Gordy Shields Bridge & The Strand. Lunch at a pier-side cafΘ before heading home on the ferry ($4.75 with bicycle). Neither rain, snow, sleet, nor hail will deter us. After all, Santa and his reindeer donÆt cancel for inclement weather. Meet on the Harbor Drive side of the SD County Admin Building (1600 Pacific Hwy between Cedar & Ash) at 9:00 am. Free Sunday parking in marked spaces on Harbor Drive. Elf Emeritus: Fern Siegel, 619-583-3261. Leader: Ellen Scott, 619-405-4819.

December 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.

December 10 – SUNDAY
KIT CARSON PARK JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am inside Kit Carson Park in Escondido located at 3333 Bear Valley Pkwy. Directions: Take Via Rancho Pky. east off I15 to Bear Valley Pky. towards Entrance Drive, turn left; to Castaneda Dr., turn right, to the parking lot by restrooms. This 36 mi route explores some the rural areas and surrounding neighborhoods of Escondido and San Marcos. There’s an available snack stop if the group decides. Rain cancels. Leader: Cynthia Katz, 818-823-7099.

December 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: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

December 17 – SUNDAY
DEL MAR TO CARLSBAD JUNIOR 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 Road, just west of I-5 for a 35 – 42 mi ride through Cardiff, Encinitas RSF Carlsbad. Snack stop at Claire’s in Solana Beach. Leader: Tom Carr, 619-818-5269.

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

December 25 – MONDAY
CHRISTMAS MORNING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Come out for a leisurely 20 mi ride to start the day. Call leader for start info. RAIN CANCELS. Asst: Ron Manherz. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

December 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.