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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
2014-12-10
Another hill you can try is Orchard Hills on Culver and Portola.­ It's a
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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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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
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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How much incline is too much for a new rider? view
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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Current weather in Irvine (from National Weather Service): A Few Clouds with Haze, 61.0 F (16.1 C), 75 % humidity

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

Tuesday Ride Bayside and PCH Starbucks, Newport Beach
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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.
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu Dec 25, 2014 2012-12-25 - Special Ride

Special Christmas Day Ride
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Location: Deerfield Park

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
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Dec 27, 2014 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 585-0051? Irvine
Fortune Dr & Gateway Blvd.
Short: 13.6 Miles FLAT Alton Pkwy, W Yale Loop, Barranca
Medium: 36.5 Miles Red Hill Ave Continue Onto Santa Ana Ave, Yale Ave, Portola Pkwy
Long: 49.1 Miles MODERATELY HILLY 2,025 feet Old Laguna Cyn Rd, Pch, Newport Coast >>> Use Extra Caution When Crossing Freeway Merge Ramp<<<
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Dec 28, 2014 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (949) 589-9028 Rancho Santa Margarita
Santa Margarita Pkwy & Ave De Las Flores
Medium: 31.7 Miles HILLY 1030' CLIMB Portola / Santa Margarita, Alicia Pkwy, Lake Forest
Long: 36.2 Miles HILLY Trabuco Canyon / Live Oak Canyon, Bake Pkwy, Alicia Pkwy
Long Plus:44.1 Miles HILLY Irvine Blvd, Antonio, Live Oak Canyon / Trabuco Canyon
Other Members comments for this rest stop
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lp1The long plus was fantastic. Very nice. But only 46 miles??? Oh well, what it lacked in length it made up for in charm.Muchas gracias.

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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Dec 28, 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 Dec 30, 2014 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Cinnammon Bakery, Foothill Ranch
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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)
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Location: David Baker Golf Course

Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:00 AM - New Years Day Special Ride

New Years Day Ride
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Location: Deerfield Park

Fri Jan 02, 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
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. Fri02) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

Sat Jan 03, 2015 09:00 AM - Saturday ride

Peet's Coffee: (949) 419-1458 Irvine
Marquette & Stanford (UCI)
Short: 13.4 Miles ROLLY Deerfield Comm. Pk, (out On) Harvard, West Yale Loop
Medium: 32.5 Miles ROLLY Tustin Ranch, Irvine Ctr Dr, Yale
Long: 41.3 Miles hilly 1980' climbing University / Eastbluff / Ford / Bonita Canyon, Tustin Ranch, Yale
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Jan 04, 2015 09:00 AM - Sunday ride

Starbuck's: (714) 708-2856 Costa Mesa
Fairview & Baker
Medium: 29.7 Miles Rolling Hills 850 Campus / Irvine, Jeffrey / University, Placentia / Mesa Verde
Long: 44.8 Miles 1200' CLIMB Harvard, San Joaquin Hills, Pch
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Location: Deerfield Park

Sun Jan 04, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT26) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

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

Fri Jan 09, 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. - 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 Jan 11, 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.
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. SAT05) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

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

Fri Jan 16, 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 Santana Margarita
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri08) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

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

Fri Jan 23, 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. - PCH and Avacado
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri14) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

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

Fri Jan 30, 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. - Ladera Ranch
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. fri07) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: Deerfield Park

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

Tuesday Ride Bison and MacArthur Panera Bread
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE02) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Feb 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.
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 Feb 10, 2015 9:30 AM - Tuesday Ride

Tuesday Ride Santa Margarita and Los Alisos
Route Slip:Click (Note: Click on ride designator (e.g. TUE0a) at top of route slip for formatting options)
Location: University Park

Wed Feb 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.
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 Feb 17, 2015 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 Feb 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.
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 Feb 24, 2015 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 Feb 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.
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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