August 24 – SATURDAY
EASY MISSION BAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: up to 13 mi, basically flat, 10-12 mph average pace.
New to bicycling, havenÆt ridden in while, out of shape? This flat, 13 mi ride around Mission Bay, with a lunch stop in the middle, is for you! Brown bag it or bring $$ for lunch. Almost all of the ride is on bike paths. We should get back to the starting point around 1:15 pm. Meet at 11:00 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. Leader: Jerry Fitzsimmons, 858-224-3437, .

August 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.

August 25 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO OCEANSIDE JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, rolling hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 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.

September 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: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

September 1 – SUNDAY
CARLSBAD 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 47 mi ride through Rancho Santa Fe to Carlsbad with a snack stop on the return. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

September 2 – MONDAY
LABOR DAY RIDE, SWIM & POTLUCKá
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Celebrate Labor Day with a 25 mi ride, cool off in Marty and Ronæs pool and partake in a potluck feast. Meet at 9:30 am at 6182 Radcliffe Dr., in University City. Drop off your potluck dish, something to Bar-B-Q, your swimsuit and towel. BYOB. Ride through University City and UCSD to be back by 12:30 for swim and potluck. Non riders welcome to join the potluck and swim. Call for directions. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

September 8 – SUNDAY
NORTH COUNTY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL ride this week (see below) ***

September 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 ride at a Junior Express pace to RSF, west on Manchester to the coast and up the new I-5 bike path and through Rose Canyon with a snack stop. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

September 8 – SUNDAY
ST. CONSTANTINE’S GREEK FESTIVAL
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join our Sunday social ride with a special chance to visit the Annual Greek Festival at Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Bring a bike lock plus money for lunch, $3.00-entry fee, and all the olives, feta, and pita you can eat, while enjoying Greek music and dancing. 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: Lynn Reaser, 781-879-3586.

September 10 – TUESDAY
TACO TUESDAY 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, .

September 15 – SUNDAY
MISSION BAY SUNDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills.
*** REPLACED BY MARTYÆS BIRTHDAY RIDE this week (see below) ***

September 15 – SUNDAY
CORONADO JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, basically flat, 12-14 mph average pace.
Join me for a Jr. Express ride where fast riders can get their workout, while I’ll keep pace with the slowest riders. Meet at 8:45 am in the De Anza Cove parking lot of Mission Bay Park for a ~36 mi ride to Coronado island. We’ll stop at Pepper Park then continue onto the Bayshore Bikeway and Silver Strand. Bring cash or payment card for the ferry ride back to the mainland. Rain cancels. Leader: Dawn Nowlin, 858-254-8171.

September 15 – SUNDAY
MARTYÆS BIRTHDAY RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
This hilly ride will replace the regular Mission Bay Sunday ride. Meet at 9 am in the parking lot immediately north of the Mission Bay Visitor Center. WeÆll ride north along Rose Creek but veer off our usual route to go to MartyÆs home for birthday pie. Leader: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

September 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, .

September 22 – 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 then south to the new Gilman arched bridge over I-5 to UTC area. Head back north for a tour through Del Mar Mesa, Carmel Valley, Fairbanks Ranch and return. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

September 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.