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.