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Bicycle Section of the Sierra Club Ride Calendar

This is a partial listing of our outings. The complete list along with our trips and social events is available to all members. See Membership Form. All outings listed are free of charge and open to public participation unless otherwise noted. If weather is questionable, contact the leader.

REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDES: Helmet, water, spare tube, pump and patch kit.

All participants on Sierra Club outings are required to sign a standard liability waiver.


Ride List for August 2017

August 6 – 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.

August 6 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO OCEANSIDE EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am in north parking lot of the Solana Beach Coaster station (105 N. Cedros Ave) for this 48 mi peppy ride along the coast to Oceanside with few regroups. We’ll do some inland loops as temperature permits and end the ride with a snack stop at Java Depot. Bring plenty of water, snacks, money and required helmet. Rain cancels. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

August 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: Lynn Reaser, 619-255-6819.

August 13 – SUNDAY
SAN ELIJO LAGOON ECOLOGICAL RESERVE VISIT JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 21 to 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center (east lot), 3777 Townsgate Drive, across the street from the Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, 1/2 mi E of I-5. This is a COL Evaluation ride and you are urged to attend as a minimum of 6 riders plus the leader are required to qualify. This 30 û 35 mi ride will proceed North through part of Rancho Santa Fe with a stop and visit to the San Elijo Ecological Reserve. Restrooms available. We will continue north to La Costa with a snack stop at Solana Beach Coffee and Tea. Ride Evaluator: Myles Pomeroy. Leader: Tom Carr, 619-818-5269.

August 17 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday evening social ride. Meet at 5:00 pm at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd, in University City, 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. Optional dinner at Lorna’s Italian Kitchen after ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

August 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, .

August 20 – SUNDAY
UC TO S. CARLSBAD JR EXPRESS RIDE
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, steep grade(s), 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd, 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. for this ride of about 50 mi to S. Carlsbad via RSF. Coastal return. Snack stop ($). Leader: Mark Ginsburg, 858-722-1992.

August 24 – THURSDAY
THURSDAY EVENING RIDE
Difficulty Rating: 14 to 20 mi, rolling hills, 10-12 mph average pace.
Join us on this Thursday evening social ride. Meet at 5:00 pm at Doyle Park, 8175 Regents Rd, in University City, 2 blocks south of La Jolla Village Dr. Optional dinner at Lorna’s Italian Kitchen after ride. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

August 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: Marty Hambright, 858-587-0272.

August 27 – SUNDAY
ELFIN FOREST JR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:30 am at the Carmel Valley Community Center northeast parking lot, 3777 Townsgate Dr for this Harmony Grove/Elfin Forest loop ride. Snack stop in San Elijo Hills. 45 mi. Route may change if high temp. Leader: Hao Zhang, 858-354-3904.

Ongoing:
The Bicycle Section of the Sierra Club offers weekend and weekday bicycle rides throughout the year. Monthly schedule of peppy and socially-paced rides is posted on the web at:
http://sandiegosierraclub.org/get-outdoors/bicycle/ride-list/