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2015-02-19
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2014-12-22
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Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Santa Margarita and Ave de las Flores
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Feb 28, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Peet's Coffee: (714) 689-9028 Irvine
Culver & Portola
Short: 11.8 Miles ROLLY 472' CLIMB Yale, Irvine Center Dr, Hicks Cyn Bike Trl Under Culver
Medium: 32.3 Miles HILLY Portola (east), Jamboree, Irvine Blvd / Trabuco
Long: 40.2 Miles HILLY 1950' climb Villa Park / Santiago Canyon, Portola (east), Jamboree
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l1My altimiter read 15-16% grade on both end of Red Hill and Loma St. -- so be ready for that!! Ann GThe north end of Red Hill is every bit of 12%, but the steep climb is only about 150 feet long! You have been warned! Loma Street E is also a bit of a wall.

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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 01, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 582-0672 in Pavilion's Market Choc O Bean 949-367-1847 Mission Viejo
OSO & Marguerite Pkwy.
Medium: 30.1 Miles 1830' CLIMB Muirlands / Barranca, Irvine Center Dr, Yale
Long: 39.6 Miles 2400' CLIMB Los Alisos / Melinda, Irvine Center Dr, Bake
Long Plus:57.2 Miles HILLY Irvine Blvd, Antonio Pkwy, Live Oak Canyon / Trabuco Canyon
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 01, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Peet's Coffee Orchard Hills
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Location: University Park

Wed Mar 04, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Mar 06, 2015 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Santiago Hills
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Mar 07, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's: (714) 730-4743 Tustin
Newport & Bryan
Short: 14.1 Miles FLAT 390' CLIMB Red Hill, Alton, Bryan (east)
Medium: 29.5 Miles Deerwood, Portola, Red Hill
Long: 42.5 Miles HILLY Jamboree, Newport (north), Harvard
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 08, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 08, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbucks: (714) 744-4162 Lazy Dog Café: (714) 769-7020 Anaheim
Katella Ave. & Main St.
Medium: 33.2 Miles ROLLY Jamboree Rd, Prospect St / Collins Ave, Santiago Cyn Rd
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bagels and Brew Lake Forest
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Location: University Park

Wed Mar 11, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Dana Point
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Mar 14, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Corner Bakery: (949) 399-0999 Irvine
Main & Harvard
Short: 13.9 Miles FLAT Yale Loop, West Yale Loop, Michelson
Medium: 24.3 Miles 700' CLIMB Harvard, Alton, Yale Loop
Long: 35 Miles 1050' CLIMB Muirlands/barranca, Laguna Canyon, Edinger/ Irvine Center Dr
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 15, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Cool Beans Coffee House 949-707-2100 Mission Viejo
Los Alisos and Oak Tree
Medium: 30.6 Miles rolly 1500' CLIMB Old Laguna Cyn Rd, El Toro Rd, Irvine Center Dr
Long: 50.1 Miles Jeronimo Rd, University Dr / Eastbluff Dr / Ford Rd / Bonita Canyon Dr, Pch
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 15, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bayside and PCH Starbucks, Newport Beach
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Location: University Park

Wed Mar 18, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Rancho via Glenn Ranch
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Mar 21, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 837-8841 Lake Forest
Bake & Trabuco
Short: 15.8 Miles FLAT Irvine Blvd / Trabuco, Irvine Center Dr, Yale
Medium: 27.1 Miles HILLY Irvine Center Dr, Muirlands, Irvine Center Dr
Long: 41.2 Miles HILLY Los Alisos, University / Jeffrey, Orchard Hills / Culver
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 22, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (714) 628-9622 Orange
Chapman & Glassell
Medium: 24.5 Miles ROLLY 500 feet climbing Red Hill, Irvine Center Dr / Edinger, Dodge / Santa Clara
Long: 35.8 Miles HILLY 2000' CLIMB Crawford Cyn / Cannon, Nohl Ranch, Irvine Center Dr / Edinger
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 22, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Cinnammon Bakery, Foothill Ranch
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Location: University Park

Wed Mar 25, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:00 AM - Friday Ride

Friday Ride - Primarily Intermediate to Advanced riders. The ride does include a short scheduled coffee stop - 14 to 17 miles per hour pace. - Crystal Heights/ Laguna/Newport
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Mar 28, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's 949-857-2737 Irvine
Walnut & Culver
Short: 13.2 Miles FLAT Bryan, Bike Trail Past Rr Tracks, Irvine Center Dr
Medium: 27.4 Miles HILLY 863' CLIMB big climb Turtle Rock to Ridgeline Harvard, Tustin Ranch, Culver
Long: 38.7 Miles VERY HILLY Portola, Irvine Blvd., Harvard
Other Members comments for this rest stop
RouteCommentBCI Action
m1Mile 24.9. Quail Hill or Quail Creek?I will check into this. randy. Yes, it is Quailcreek. We will make the change.

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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 29, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 376-5221 Bruegger's: (949) 723-4485 Corona del Mar
PCH & Goldenrod
Medium: 37.2 Miles FLAT / ROLLY 850' CLIMB Pch, Bonita Cany0n / Eastbluff / University, 22nd / Victoria / Hamilton
Long: 43.8 Miles HILLY Campus / Irvine, Irvine Bl, Newport Coast
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Mar 29, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Woodbury Starbucks/Panera Bread
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Location: University Park

Wed Apr 01, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Sat Apr 04, 2015 6:00 PM - Full Moon Fun Ride

Causal no-drop ride around 25 miles in length, with a dinner stop. (Route and rest stop will be posted once finalized.) Sunset is 7:14pm and moon rise is at 7:41pm. Headlights and taillights required. Loaner lights can be arranged. Questions: email to bob@bikeirvine.org.
Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Apr 05, 2015 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
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Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Starbucks, Pain du Monde - Fashion Island
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Location: University Park

Wed Apr 08, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Apr 14, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Crystal Cove Starbuck's Newport Beach
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Location: University Park

Wed Apr 15, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bake and Trabuco Starbuck's Lake Forest
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Location: University Park

Wed Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bison and MacArthur Panera Bread
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Location: University Park

Wed Apr 29, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue May 05, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Santa Margarita and Los Alisos
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Location: University Park

Tue May 05, 2015 6:00 PM - Tuesday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Wed May 06, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu May 07, 2015 6:00 PM - Thursday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue May 12, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Rubys Newport Beach
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Location: University Park

Tue May 12, 2015 6:00 PM - Tuesday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Wed May 13, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu May 14, 2015 6:00 PM - Thursday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue May 19, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride GlenRanch Starbucks Lake Forest
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Location: University Park

Tue May 19, 2015 6:00 PM - Tuesday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Wed May 20, 2015 09:00 AM - Wednesday Ride

Wednesday ride to Fashion Island -
  • Advanced: David Baker Golf course parking lot, 10410 Edinger, Fountain Valley (between Brookhurst and Ward). We will still meet at 8:30 a.m. and start at 9:00 a.m. Our ave. pace has been 18 and 22 mph. 39 miles and 1200' climb.
  • Intermediate:Meet at Fairview Park, a part of the Talbert Nature Reserve, 2501 Placentia Ave.,Costa Mesa at 9:00 a.m. Restrooms are located on the lower part of the park. Using the Santa Ana River Trail? Meet at the restrooms. Exit the trail after the Adams St. exit and head east on trail. The ride is about 30 miles with 1350' of climbing.
  • Other levels: Start where you like and meet at Fashion Island between 10:30 and 11:00 AM by the fountain. Starting in Irvine? Ride at your own pace. Take the San Diego Creek Bike Trail south to the Back Bay. Exit the Back Bay at San Joaquin Hills. Turn right at Santa Cruz and continue until you arrive at Fashion Island.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu May 21, 2015 6:00 PM - Thursday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue May 26, 2015 6:00 PM - Tuesday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Thu May 28, 2015 6:00 PM - Thursday Evening Ride

Fast ride after a days work. Evening informal ride during daylight savings time when there is still light. Route will be determined at the park.
Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Jun 06, 2015 - Bear Training Rides Begin March 1 headline

This year, BCI Will again be offering a training series to help riders prepare for the OC Wheelmen's Ride Around the Bear century. This year's RAB will be held on Saturday, 6 June. Even if you do not plan to do the Bear, this series will help prepare you for long rides and mastering long climbs.
The series will include at least 8 Sunday sessions and some remote rides as well. We will meet every other week for the next three months. Randy Profeta, endurance racer and Ride Coordinator for BCI, will be leading the group. Randy will share information about bike prep, nutrition, hydration, and electrolyte replenishment.
To sign up, please email Randy Profeta at ridecoord@bikeirvine.org.

Street Maintenance

Irvine's public works department has an online Maintenance request form for submitting work requests. http://www.cityofirvine.org/cityhall/pw/streetmaintain/default.asp

Also see the links page for other agencies

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Don't Forget the After-Ride Lunch

The first Saturday is Jersey Day and we will meet at Gelson's Market Shopping Center after the ride (about 12:30 pm) for lunch. There are a number of food outlets and plenty of shaded places to sit outside. Room for the bikes also. Come join us!

Announcements

Speakers Wanted for Future General Meetings Do you have a contact who would make a good speaker for our general meetings? If so, please contact the club Vice President.

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