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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 2019

July 28 – 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: Ron Manherz, 858-587-0272.

August 4 – 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: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

August 4 – SUNDAY
SOLANA BEACH TO CARLSBAD JUNIOR EXPRESS
Difficulty Rating: over 35 mi, moderate hills, 12-14 mph average pace.
Meet at 8:45 am in north parking lot of the Solana Beach Coaster station (105 N. Cedros Ave) for this 44 mi peppy ride along the coast to Carlsbad. We’ll do some inland loops as temperature permits and end the ride with a coastal snack stop. Bring plenty of water, money and required helmet. Leader: Myles Pomeroy, 858-565-7262, Mobile: 619-246-1893.

August 11 – 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 11 – SUNDAY
DEL MAR – 4S RANCH – COAST JUNIOR EXPRESS RIDE
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 Road just west of I-5 for a 35-40 mi ride through Del Mar, Solona Beach, Carlsbad and back through Rancho Santa Fe to the coast. Snack stop near end of ride. Leader: Tom Carr, .

August 13 – 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, .

August 18 – 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.

August 18 – SUNDAY
SAN ELIJO – HARMONY GROVE JR 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 44 mi ride through San Elijo, Elfin Forest and Escondido with a snack stop. Rain cancels. If weather is questionable, call ride leader on morning of ride. Leader: Neil Brooks, 858-452-3905, .

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.

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/