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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
2014-08-26
Something else you can try is working on your cardio.­ Do you have gym member
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2014-08-26
Ok thanks for all the tips.­ I don't know much about bikes just yet and I'm
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2014-08-22
Check your gearing.­.­.­on my single I have a 28 tooth cog and admit I
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2014-08-19
Ok I tried the ride again yesterday and I got past one of the 2 last hills, but
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2014-08-16
Abel: Jamboree is about 4-5% in most spots and occasionally reaches 6%.­
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Current weather in Irvine (from National Weather Service): Fair, 62.0 F (16.7 C), 22 % humidity

Sun Nov 23, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 855-1823 Mission Viejo
Alicia & Jeronimo
Medium: 33.3 Miles ROLLY Irvine Bl, Irvine Center Dr, Jeronimo
Long: 51.9 Miles HILLY Jeronimo Rd, University Dr / Eastbluff Dr / Ford Rd / Bonita Canyon Dr, Pch
Long Plus:54.9 Miles HILLY Trabuco / Irvine, Portola / Santa Margarita, Jeffrey / University
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SUN11) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 23, 2014 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 Nov 25, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Rubys Newport Beach
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0f) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Nov 26, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:00 AM - Special Thanksgiving Day Ride

Thanksgiving Day Ride
Medium and long go to Huntington Beach
Long Plus goes to Seal Beach
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SUN35) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Fri Nov 28, 2014 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. - Bagel Me Villa Park
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri16) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Nov 29, 2014 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 788-0034 Bruegger's Bagels: (949) 788-0800 Irvine
Alton between Technology & Ada
Short: 13.9 Miles FLAT West Yale Loop, Barranca Pkwy., Irvine Center Dr
Medium: 29 Miles FLAT 792' CLIMB Alton, Orchard Hills / Culver, Portola
Long: 36 Miles Flat outbound, hilly return 1,000 Trabuco / Irvine Blvd, Alton, Bake
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT08) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 30, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (714) 634-4164 Anaheim
State College & Katella
Medium: 35.5 Miles FLAT 642' CLIMB Irvine Center Dr, Santa Ana River Bike Trail, Santa Clara / Dodge
Long: 40.2 Miles HILLY Meats / Pacific, Irvine Center Dr, Santa Ana River Bike Trail
Long Plus:72.4 Miles HILLY Santa Ana River Bike Trail, East Bluff / University, Harvard
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SUN19) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Nov 30, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 02, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride GlenRanch Starbucks Lake Forest
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 03, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 05, 2014 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. - Ladera Ranch
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri07) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Dec 06, 2014 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Java City: (949) 786-9292 Irvine
Culver & Michelson
Short: 14.7 Miles FLAT Harvard, West Yale Loop, University
Medium: 30.2 Miles University / Eastbluff / Ford / Bonita Canyon, East Yale Loop, Turtle Rock
Long: 34.1 Miles Deerfield Park, University / Eastbluff / Ford / Bonita Canyon, Harvard
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT10) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Dec 07, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 643-2465 Laguna Niguel
Alicia & Pacific Park
Medium: 37.3 Miles HILLY 1450' Aliso Creek Rd, Barranca Pkwy / Muirlands Blvd, Old Laguna Cyn
Long: 47 Miles HILLY Irvine Center Dr / Moulton Pkwy, Harvard, Bake
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SUN05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Dec 07, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT08) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Peet's Coffee Orchard Hills
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0b) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 10, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 12, 2014 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. - San Juan Capistrano
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri12) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Dec 14, 2014 09:00 AM - Short Sunday Ride

Special Sunday Ride to a rest stop that is close to Deerfield Park. 10-15 Miles round trip.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT10) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 16, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bagels and Brew Lake Forest
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE07) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 17, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 19, 2014 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
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri06) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bayside and PCH Starbucks, Newport Beach
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0G) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 24, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Fri Dec 26, 2014 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. - Orange
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri03) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Cinnammon Bakery, Foothill Ranch
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0D) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Dec 31, 2014 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Jan 06, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Woodbury Starbucks/Panera Bread
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE08) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Jan 07, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Starbucks, Pain du Monde - Fashion Island
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0e) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Jan 14, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Crystal Cove Starbuck's Newport Beach
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE04) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Jan 21, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Bake and Trabuco Starbuck's Lake Forest
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Jan 28, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. WED01) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Link
Location: David Baker Golf Course

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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!

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