January 1 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY NEW YEAR’S DAY RIDE this week (see below) ***

January 1 – SUNDAY
NEW YEAR’S DAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Meet at 10:00 am for a leisurely 20 mi ride to start the year. We’ll start at the leader’s home and ride around University City. Need directions, call leader. RAIN CANCELS. Leader: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

January 5 – 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 1:30 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, .

January 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: Carol Carr, .

January 8 – 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 snack stop at Java Depot. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 619-246-1893.

January 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: Allen Ramrus, 858-245-1643.

January 15 – SUNDAY
RAINBOW EXPRESS
**THIS RIDE HAS BEEN CANCELED**.
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am in front of the Admin Bldg of the Lawrence Welk Resort (8860 Lawrence Welk Dr off Champagne Blvd, 10 mi N of Escondido. Note later start time. This ride is similar to the old standby Champagne express as a 40 – 45 mi scenic loop ride through north Escondido’s rolling hills over to Rainbow and return up Old Hwy 395. Expect long uphill climbs and spectacular downhill cruises. Bring $ for a mid-ride snack. Rain cancels. Call if weather is questionable. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

January 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, .

January 22 – SUNDAY
UNIVERSITY CITY TO MIRAMAR LAKE JR. EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
NOTE START TIME. Meet at 9:30 am at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd , 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. Ride thru UTC, Miramar, and Scripps Ranch to Miramar Lake. Return via Mira Mesa. About 35 mi. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

January 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: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

January 29 – 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.