November 5 – SATURDAY
SALTON SEA
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Stanlunds Inn, 2771 Borrego Springs Rd in Borrego Springs for this 57 mi/2,200′ out-and-back to Salton Sea. There is nothing between Borrego Springs and Salton Sea so come prepared. Bring enough food and water to be self-sufficient. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

November 5 – SATURDAY
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 Stanlunds Inn 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

November 6 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
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November 6 – SUNDAY
MONTEZUMA QUADRANGLE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Stanlunds Inn, 2771 Borrego Springs Rd in Borrego Springs for this 50 mi/5,000′ loop thru the desert. This ride starts with a 10 mi climb up Montezuma Grade (the longest sustained grade in S.D. County) and later has a 2 mi climb up the south side of Yaqui Pass. We’ll recoup from the first climb with a snack stop at the Ranchita fire house and prepare for the second climb with a water stop at Tamarisk Campground. Wear bright clothing, high SPF sunscreen and bring 2 water bottles minimum. YOU MUST CONTACT LEADER on or before the Saturday prior to the ride to participate. Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

November 6 – SUNDAY
SOUTH BAY EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park for this approx. 40 mi ride to Imperial Beach and up the Strand. This is a mostly flat ride with one hill at Bachman. Bring money for the ferry ($4.75) and $ for snack stop at Ferry Landing. Leader: Kathy Askin, 619-849-9865.

November 6 – SUNDAY
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.

November 8 – TUESDAY
VOTE, COAST RIDE, PIZZA?
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Vote early, then starting at 10:50 am from track-side at the Oceanside transit center, weÆll ride south along the coast for about 16 mi to Pizza Port for lunch. Pizza and a drink will be provided by the leader for any member who has an ôI have votedö sticker. After lunch weÆll finish the 9 mi back to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station. Most participants will drive to the Sorrento Valley Coaster Station (free parking) arriving at about 9:55 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, .

November 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: Ellen Scott, 619-405-4819.

November 13 – SUNDAY
LAKE MURRAY / HARBISON CYN LOOP EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in the upper parking lot at Lake Murray, via the Kiowa Dr. entrance, for a hilly 48 mi ride along Singing Hills Country Club, thru Harbison Cyn, along Old Hwy 80, and thru Mission Trails Park before returning to Lake Murray. Snack Stop. Rain cancels. Call ride leader on morning of ride if weather is questionable. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262.

November 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, .

November 20 – SUNDAY
SCRIPPS-POMERADO HILLS EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in Souplantation parking lot in Carmel Valley (3804 Valley Centre Dr, SD, 92130) for a 48 mi ride along the Hwy 56 bike path into Poway, up Pomerado hill for a spectacular view over Scripps Ranch. We’ll return along side roads through Mira Mesa to Sorrento Valley and back. Bring plenty of water and provisions. A snack stop is planned. Rain cancels the ride. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

November 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.