Moderated CONFUSED about the start time tomorrow?

Lori Sommer

​Hello Thursday Riders,

Someone let me know they were a bit confused about the start time because it says 10:00am meeting at Fremont BART station.  SORRY!

Looking at the posting for tomorrow's Treasure Island Ride - there are a different times depending on how you are arriving.  Most people are meeting at Fremont BART and the two trains leave at 9:​03 and 9:18.  Some are driving or taking BART from different locations.  The ride "officially" meets at the Ashby BART Station in Berkeley at 10:00AM.  We will pick up riders across from IKEA about 10:35.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Thursday, May 31
WhenThu, May 31, 10am – 2pm
Where9:00AM at Fremont BART Station, Fremont, CA 94536, USA (map) or 
10:00AM Ashby BART Station, 3100 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703 or10:35 Trail across from IKEA, 4400 Shellmound St, Emeryville, CA 94608
DescriptionLength: 20 miles;
Elevation: 650 feet;

Terrain: 2,3 Pace: T,M

Join us as we search for adventure on Treasure Island! The first part of our adventure will be taking all the bikes on BART; please spread out into different cars and don't forget your Clipper Card if you have one. There are two Richmond bound trains from Fremont, the first leaves at 9:03AM and the second at 9:18AM. Ken will be on the first train that arrives at Ashby Station at 9:49AM and I will be on the second arriving at 10:04AM. Everyone will gather at the Ashby BART station in Berkeley, 10:00AM on the West side (toward the parking lot), rolling about 10:20AM. If anyone wants to drive, please park near the Ashby BART station and join us there or meet us ACROSS THE STREET from IKEA at the trailhead, which is well marked and very obvious.

We will be coming down Shellmound St. and turning onto the trail about 10:35-10:45. It will be too congested to sign people in right there, so we will do that at the first regroup at the porta-potties before we climb the bridge. At the top of the bridge, there is a beautiful new vista point (mile 7.2, porta-potties) where we will have a long regroup and take some pictures. There is a short pitchy part up to the top of Yerba Buena before descending down onto Treasure Island.

 We will ride around Treasure Island, take pictures and hopefully stop for a quick cup of coffee at Mersea ( and enjoy the view of San Francisco. After coffee we will climb back up to Yerba Buena, descend the Bay Bridge and lunch at the Public Market in Emeryville.( and then take BART home from the Ashby Station.

Lunch probably won't be until 12:30PM or 1:00PM. This is a leisurely ride with lots of stopping to look at the sights and take pictures. We will stay together, no route sheet will be provided but you can print the ridewithgps route sheet we will send out via email and Dale will be sweeping with his array (hoard) of GPSes (and yes, I had to look up the plural of GPS).

RidewithGPS URL:

Ken Goldman 510-378-5027
Dale Blanchard 510-703-7474
Lori Sommer 510-693-8624

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