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moderated Route - Thursday Morning Coffee Ride

Lori Sommer
 

Hello Thursday Morning Coffee Riders,

We will have a pretty route tomorrow!  I used Ken's Ruby Hills route (originally lifted from Al) and I changed the coffee stop to Noah's Bagels/Starbucks option in Livermore.  29miles, 1,000' feet of climbing.  I'll bring  the route sheets.


Lori


Thursday, April 26
9:00am
 
WhenThu, April 26, 9am – 1pm
WhereSunol Train Station (map)
DescriptionLength: 25-35 miles
Terrain: 2, 3; Pace: T, M

Meet at 9:00 for a 9:15 start.  This week the route starts from the gravel lot across from the Sunol Train Station. 

There are lots of places we can go and sometimes a portion of the climbing is optional and mileage can be reduced. Our favorite destinations include the Corner Bakery or Peet's via Kilkare, the water tower and Bernal Bump or maybe out to Panama Red Coffee in Livermore by way of Sycamore Grove/Holdener Park or the climbs out by Signal Hill and the fun descent on Croak Road with lunch at Panera in Livermore. Another favorite is Denica's in Dublin via Windemere. Bring $ for coffee or lunch. 

Extreme temperatures, construction or the whim of the ride leader may modify the route. Rain cancels, check https://ffbc.groups.io/g/info/topics, email or call me.

Lori Sommer lorimsommer@gmail.com 510-693-8624

moderated Re: May Ride Calendar

Dennis Dong
 

Hello members.  I have a typo on the date for the Women's Social Ride.  It is 5/27/18, NOT 5/24/18 as listed in my original email.  

Donna Kaplan has stepped up to take the M pace leader for the Calaveras CW ride on Saturday, 5/5/18.  

Here are the rides that are still in need of ride leaders:
1)  Sunday, 5/27/18: Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18:  Calaveras CW - need a B pace leader
3)  Saturday, 5/12/18: Saturday Tour de Fremont Hills - need a M pace


Thanks!
Dennis Dong 



On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 2:11 PM, Dennis Dong <ronincopp@...> wrote:
Hello members.  I have a typo on the date for the Women's Social Ride.  It is 5/27/18, NOT 5/24/18 as listed in my original email.  

Donna Kaplan has stepped up to take the M pace leader for the Calaveras CW ride on Saturday, 5/5/18.  

Here are the rides that are still in need of ride leaders:
1)  Sunday, 5/27/18: Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18:  Calaveras CW - need a B pace leader


Thanks!
Dennis Dong 




On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 5:05 PM, Dennis Dong <ronincopp@...> wrote:
It's that time of the month again! The May ride calendar is almost completed and all we need are 4 ride leaders.  Here are the rides in need of ride leaders:

1)  Sunday, 5/24/18:  Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18: Calaveras CW - need a M pace & B pace
3)  Saturday, 5/12/18: Saturday Tour de Fremont Hills - need a M pace

Thanks and ride safe!
Dennis Dong
Ride Coordinator



moderated Re: May Ride Calendar

Dennis Dong
 

Hello members.  I have a typo on the date for the Women's Social Ride.  It is 5/27/18, NOT 5/24/18 as listed in my original email.  

Donna Kaplan has stepped up to take the M pace leader for the Calaveras CW ride on Saturday, 5/5/18.  

Here are the rides that are still in need of ride leaders:
1)  Sunday, 5/27/18: Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18:  Calaveras CW - need a B pace leader


Thanks!
Dennis Dong 




On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 5:05 PM, Dennis Dong <ronincopp@...> wrote:
It's that time of the month again! The May ride calendar is almost completed and all we need are 4 ride leaders.  Here are the rides in need of ride leaders:

1)  Sunday, 5/24/18:  Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18: Calaveras CW - need a M pace & B pace
3)  Saturday, 5/12/18: Saturday Tour de Fremont Hills - need a M pace

Thanks and ride safe!
Dennis Dong
Ride Coordinator


moderated May Ride Calendar

Dennis Dong
 

It's that time of the month again! The May ride calendar is almost completed and all we need are 4 ride leaders.  Here are the rides in need of ride leaders:

1)  Sunday, 5/24/18:  Women's Social Ride
2)  Saturday, 5/5/18: Calaveras CW - need a M pace & B pace
3)  Saturday, 5/12/18: Saturday Tour de Fremont Hills - need a M pace

Thanks and ride safe!
Dennis Dong
Ride Coordinator

moderated Sat, 4/21, Portola Loop Ride - New starting place

mbrasseur00
 


CW Portola Loop Ride - M Pace

Please Note: New starting location -  Sprouts in Newark - Sprouts Farmers Market at Jarvis Ave & Newark Blvd
 
Please join me for our monthly Portola Loop ride this Saturday, 4/21. The weather looks to be great for Saturday.  We’’ll do our usual route as described in the calendar (with the addition of the new start location).

Length: 43 miles; Elevatiion: 1408 feet
Terrain: 3; Pace: M


Meet at 8:30am with wheels rolling at 8:45am.

Hope to see you on Saturday.
Mike

moderated Route - Thursday Morning Coffee Ride

Lori Sommer
 

Hello,

Tomorrow we will ride to Mission Coffee!  Meet at Sprouts, join us along the way or leave early if that is best for you.  
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26870011
I hope to see you tomorrow!

Lori




Thursday, April 19
9:00am
 Thursday Morning Coffee Ride From Sprouts
WhenThu, April 19, 9am – 1pm
WhereSprouts Farmers Market, 6399 Jarvis Ave, Newark, CA 94560, USA (map)
DescriptionLength: 25-35 miles
Terrain: 2, 3; Pace: T, M

Meet at 9:00 for a 9:15 start.  Wear a FFBC club jersey and let's stay close to home. We will meet at Sprouts located in the former Raley's Shopping Center (6399 Jarvis Ave, Newark). 

We will mainly stay in Fremont but ride through Newark and sometimes Union City and Milpitas on occasion. Sometimes the climbing is optional. We always stop for coffee and riders are welcome to head back on their own if they know the way. Usually we ride without route sheets so we regroup as necessary and no one is left behind. Bring $ for lunch. 

Extreme temperatures, construction or the whim of the ride leader may modify the route. Rain cancels, check https://ffbc.groups.io/g/info/topics, email or call! me!

Lori Sommer lorimsommer@... 510-693-8624
     

moderated Re: MMRR - 4/16/18 ... is now a SHOW AND GO

Donna Luporini Kaplan
 

Folks,

It’s just not looking good for a bike ride without rain, so I am calling this morning’s MMRR a Show and Go.

~Donna Kaplan

 

 

From: Donna Kaplan <luporini@...>
Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:32 PM
To: 'info@ffbc.groups.io' <info@ffbc.groups.io>
Subject: MMRR - 4/16/18

 

Dear Monday Morning Recovery Riders,

 

The weather reports for tomorrow do not look good (well, not good for bike riding, but good for the drought.)  It’s looking like there will be rain for at least a couple of hours in the morning, perhaps more.  We will check the reports again in the morning and will send out confirmation or cancelation by 6:30am.

 

~Donna Kaplan & Mike Brasseur

                                                                 

moderated MMRR - 4/16/18

Donna Luporini Kaplan
 

Dear Monday Morning Recovery Riders,

 

The weather reports for tomorrow do not look good (well, not good for bike riding, but good for the drought.)  It’s looking like there will be rain for at least a couple of hours in the morning, perhaps more.  We will check the reports again in the morning and will send out confirmation or cancelation by 6:30am.

 

~Donna Kaplan & Mike Brasseur

                                                                 

moderated Re: Sat. 4/14 Show and Go M Pace

mbrasseur00
 

I should have mentioned, meet at 8:30am and wheels rolling at 8:45am

Mike

On Apr 13, 2018, at 4:08 PM, mbrasseur00 via Groups.Io <mbrasseur00=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

For tomorrow's Saturday Show and Go, Louis and I are going to ride to Alviso Marina County Park and back from Niles. We will stop in McCarthy Ranch at Starbucks for coffee.

M Pace
~34 miles and flat
Start in Niles

This is Primavera Workers ride friendly, so if you want to keep your legs rolling without wearing yourself out for Sunday’s Primavera’s Workers rides, this should do the trick.

Hope to see you tomorrow morning.

Mike and Louis

moderated Sunday - Primavera workers ride - meet 7am Mission high school

Jay Gilson
 

Happy TGIF!

If you are riding on Sunday, please print out the route sheet if you need one.  The ride leaders are NOT supplying route sheets.

The ride leaders are  - Please note the cell numbers of your ride leaders

100K - TBD
85M - Julie Gilson - cell 510-468-0284
100M - M pace - Jay Gilson - cell 510-468-0285
100M - F pace - West  Kurihara - cell 925-789-8971


Attached is body of Vanessa's e-mail providing information and the actual route sheets for you to print.

See you on Sunday.

Jay Gilson

From:
 "Vanessa McDonnell" <vanessa@...>
Date: April 9, 2018 at 4:56:50 PM PDT
To: FFBC List <discussion@ffbc.groups.io>
Subject: [discussion] Route sheets for Workers Ride

Hi Freewheelers,

Attached are the route sheets for the Workers Rides on Sunday. Since Calaveras will not be open for us on Sunday all route sheets except the Fun Ride (25 mil) route sheet are significantly different to the actual Primavera route sheets. For riders of the Fun Ride please let me know if there are any errors on the route sheet. If there are issues with the route marking please let David Harcos (dharcos@...) know.

For riders of 100M, 100K and 85M routes I have attached 2 sets of route sheets to this email, the first set is the cue sheet generated from RideWithGPS, the second is the actual route sheets for the Primavera. The RideWithGPS route sheets will get you all the way around the Workers Rides but it’d be really nice if a few people used tested the actual Primavera Route sheets starting from the Sunol rest stop (where the Workers and Primavera routes converge). 

Remember to please print out your route sheet(s) before the ride on Sunday since it looks like we only have a confirmed ride leader for the 85 mile route. Thanks Julie G.!

Happy riding!
V.










moderated Sat. 4/14 Show and Go M Pace

mbrasseur00
 

For tomorrow's Saturday Show and Go, Louis and I are going to ride to Alviso Marina County Park and back from Niles. We will stop in McCarthy Ranch at Starbucks for coffee.

M Pace
~34 miles and flat
Start in Niles

This is Primavera Workers ride friendly, so if you want to keep your legs rolling without wearing yourself out for Sunday’s Primavera’s Workers rides, this should do the trick.

Hope to see you tomorrow morning.

Mike and Louis

moderated Re: Substitute for Saturday's Fremont Hills Ride is on

Yahoo-Julie
 

All - Don Fujino and Marie Angleham have volunteered to co-lead Saturday - thank you.Don & Marie!
Meet them at 8:30 at start location (see ride calendar).
Their contact info:
‭(510) 301-2395‬

‭(650) 678-6608‬

Julie

On Apr 12, 2018, at 8:00 PM, J Gilson <jmgilson1@...> wrote:

All - Since I will be leading the M Pace 85 mile Workers' Ride on Sunday and need fresh legs I will not be riding/leading this Saturday's Fremont Hills ride. 
If here is someone who wants to  substitute as ride leader, please let me know by tomorrow noon; if no one by then, I'll cancel the ride and it will be a Show N Go.

For information:


Cue sheet and sign in sheet attached - I'll make it as easy as I can for a sub!

- Julie Gilson
510.468.0284
<TOUR DE FREMONT HILLS_Saturday_rwgps.xlsx>
<Sign In Sheet FFBC.xlsx>

moderated Substitute for Saturday's Fremont Hills Ride?

Yahoo-Julie
 

All - Since I will be leading the M Pace 85 mile Workers' Ride on Sunday and need fresh legs I will not be riding/leading this Saturday's Fremont Hills ride. 
If here is someone who wants to  substitute as ride leader, please let me know by tomorrow noon; if no one by then, I'll cancel the ride and it will be a Show N Go.

For information:


Cue sheet and sign in sheet attached - I'll make it as easy as I can for a sub!

- Julie Gilson
510.468.0284

moderated Route - Thursday Morning Coffee Ride

Lori Sommer
 

Hello Thursday Morning Coffee Riders,

It looks like we will have no rain during the ride tomorrow!  However, the winds are forecast to 20mph by noon and 22mph by 1PM.  Since we are going across the bay, I plan to do a shorter ride (27mi, 500').  The coffee stop is Prolific Oven.  If the winds are too bad, we may cut it short and also do a coffee break rather than a lunch break.  You are welcome to park at the bridge (to cut about 6 miles) and you won't  to deal with the wind on Marshlands at the end of the ride. I may do that also - meaning I will drive to the start, sign everyone in, drive to the end of the bridge, sign anyone in, get on my bike and meet everyone at the benches on the other side of the bridge.  

See you bright and early!

Lori



Thursday, April 12
9:00am
 Thursday Morning Coffee Ride across the Dumbarton
WhenThu, April 12, 9:00am – 1:30pm
WhereVisitor Center, Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge (map)
DescriptionLength: 25-35 miles; Elevation: feet;
Terrain: 2,3 Pace: T,M

Meet at 9:00 for a 9:15 start from the Don Edwards Visitor Center (Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, 1 Marshlands Rd, cross-street Thornton Ave, Fremont) and we head across the Dumbarton Bridge to various destinations. 

For a flat ride we head through East Palo Alto and along a few paths to Shoreline Park for lunch. For a ride with climbing, we do Woodside Road, Sand Hill/Whisky Hill, Alpine Loop, Arastradero or Edgewood Road. Sometimes the climbing is optional. We always stop for coffee and riders are welcome to head back on their own if they know the way. Usually we ride without route sheets so we regroup as necessary and no one is left behind. Bring $ for lunch. 

Extreme temperatures, construction or the whim of the ride leader may modify the route. Rain cancels, check https://ffbc.groups.io/g/info/topics, email or call! me!

Lori Sommer lorimsommer@... 510-693-8624

moderated Tierra Bella ticket for sale

Yahoo-Julie
 

Hi - I have an acquaintance who will not be using his distance event ticket and will put you in touch with him if interested.

Julie

moderated Re: Sat. 4/7, CCW ride - Moderate - CANCELLED

Donna Luporini Kaplan
 

From: Donna Kaplan <luporini@...>
Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 6:34 AM
To: 'info@ffbc.groups.io' <info@ffbc.groups.io>
Subject: RE: Sat. 4/7, CCW ride - Moderate - CANCELLED

 

I am cancelling today’s M ride.  It has been raining all night, and although it looks like it will stop at 8:00 in Fremont and 9:00 in San Jose, the reports are now saying possible showers starting up again around noon.  Tim O’Hara will be sending out his decision about the B ride shortly.

 

This ride now becomes a Show and Go.  If you do decide to ride, be careful—there is a lot of debris after this storm and the roads are very wet.

 

See you next month.

Donna

  

 

From: Donna Kaplan <luporini@...>
Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:11 PM
To: 'info@ffbc.groups.io' <info@ffbc.groups.io>
Subject: Sat. 4/7, 1st Saturday of the Month/Calaveras Clockwise ride - Moderate

 

Hello folks,

 

Saturday is the 1st Saturday of the Month/ Calaveras Clockwise ride.  We will be heading out to Alum Rock Park again because Calaveras is still closed.  That said, the weather reports currently look iffy for Saturday.  I will continue to check the reports and will send out a confirmation or cancelation of the ride on Saturday morning by 6:30 am. 

I hope to see you there!

Donna Kaplan

 

 

………………………………………………

Calaveras Clockwise

When                   Sat, April 7, 8:30am – 1:00pm

Where                  Downtown Niles parking lot across from H St at Niles Blvd (map)

Description         Length: 46 miles; Elevation: 2117 feet; Terrain: 3; Pace: M


Meet at 8:30 for an 8:45 start. This is our traditional "1st Saturday of the Month" ride. However, due to the closure of Calaveras Road, we will ride to Alum Rock Park instead. The route will still bring us out into Milpitas and we will still return via a route that stays close to the hills. Bring $$ for a coffee stop at Noah's/Starbucks in Milpitas.  Rain or serious threat of rain cancels.

RideWithGPS URL: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/192559
Donna Kaplan: 
luporini@..., (415) 584-7621

moderated Conditioning Ride - Portola Loop #RideCanceled

Julia Walker
 

The weather has been so iffy the past few weeks - it is supposed to stop raining soon, but radar shows rain is still in the area. The ride is canceled and becomes a show & go per club policy. Be careful if you ride - the roads will be wet.

Julia

moderated Re: Sat. 4/7, CCW ride - Moderate - CANCELLED

Donna Luporini Kaplan
 

I am cancelling today’s M ride.  It has been raining all night, and although it looks like it will stop at 8:00 in Fremont and 9:00 in San Jose, the reports are now saying possible showers starting up again around noon.  Tim O’Hara will be sending out his decision about the B ride shortly.

 

This ride now becomes a Show and Go.  If you do decide to ride, be careful—there is a lot of debris after this storm and the roads are very wet.

 

See you next month.

Donna

  

 

From: Donna Kaplan <luporini@...>
Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 5:11 PM
To: 'info@ffbc.groups.io' <info@ffbc.groups.io>
Subject: Sat. 4/7, 1st Saturday of the Month/Calaveras Clockwise ride - Moderate

 

Hello folks,

 

Saturday is the 1st Saturday of the Month/ Calaveras Clockwise ride.  We will be heading out to Alum Rock Park again because Calaveras is still closed.  That said, the weather reports currently look iffy for Saturday.  I will continue to check the reports and will send out a confirmation or cancelation of the ride on Saturday morning by 6:30 am. 

I hope to see you there!

Donna Kaplan

 

 

………………………………………………

Calaveras Clockwise

When                   Sat, April 7, 8:30am – 1:00pm

Where                  Downtown Niles parking lot across from H St at Niles Blvd (map)

Description         Length: 46 miles; Elevation: 2117 feet; Terrain: 3; Pace: M


Meet at 8:30 for an 8:45 start. This is our traditional "1st Saturday of the Month" ride. However, due to the closure of Calaveras Road, we will ride to Alum Rock Park instead. The route will still bring us out into Milpitas and we will still return via a route that stays close to the hills. Bring $$ for a coffee stop at Noah's/Starbucks in Milpitas.  Rain or serious threat of rain cancels.

RideWithGPS URL: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/192559
Donna Kaplan: 
luporini@..., (415) 584-7621

moderated PRS 13 - Sunday April 8 - Sierra Road / 50 mi / M Pace / 5 Terrain - 8:00 am Meet in Warm Springs

Yahoo-Julie
 

Sunday's last PRS of the series is a 'taper' ride before the Primavera event on 4/22. 
 Club members that volunteer to help with the Primavera will have a supported 'Workers Ride' next week Sunday 4/15 
 (shameless request --  if you haven't yet signed up to volunteered, we'd love your help: Primavera Century  click on Volunteers link on left to sign up).

The weather forecast is good for Sunday's  strenuous climb. I will lead an M pace ride; faster riders are welcome to ride ahead / do partial repeats on the hills (!).
Cue sheet attached (excel & .pdf); please print and bring to start.

Meet: 8:00 for 8:15 start
Where: Starbucks at Mission and Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont - Warm Springs Plaza 46655 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539

Description: Despite Calaveras Road still closed at False Summit, we'll still climb Sierra Road, admire the view, then ride down Felter Road, detour down rural Marsh Road and back, then down to Ed Levin Park for water and bathroom break. Then back up and over the Wall to the False Summit on Calaveras. After our descent back to Milpitas, lunch/coffee at Starbucks/Noahs on N. Milpitas Road, then back to start. (bring snacks since the food stop is later in the ride).

Rain, extreme heat or otherwise unsafe conditions cancels ride; ride leader will send notification by 6:30 am.

Ride Leader:
Julie Gilson
510.468.0284








moderated Friday Bike Club Ride Is Canceled For 4/6/2018

Al Quintana
 

Let's end the "suspense" early. The "Pineapple Express" has already arrived in the Bay Area, and the forecast calls for the rain to continue into Saturday. Therefore, I am canceling tomorrow's Friday Bike Club Ride. Stay dry!

This ride now becomes a "Show and Go."

Al Q.

"You don't stop playing because you get old. You get old because you stop playing."