Jun
25
9:15 AM09:15

#10 Lake Forest: Santa Margarita & Los Alisos

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30 or 26.6* miles Einstein Bro's @ RSM Pkwy & Los Alisos
Route Cue Slip TUES 10 (Revised 4/7/19)
Map/Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* 
(Skips climb up Serrano & some of Los Alisos/Muirlands & West Yale Loop on return)

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Jun
27
6:30 PM18:30

Board of Directors

The Directors meet on the 4th Thursday every month to handle the business of the club.
Members are welcome to attend; and if you have any business or suggestions, please please let our President - or all Directors @ BoD@BikeIrvine.org know so it can be placed on the agenda!
Minutes of past Board Meetings are available.  

We will meet on the patio area between the Grocery Outlet & CorePower Yoga

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Jun
29
7:30 AM07:30

Orange County Bicycle Rally

Ride Start/Finish: Turtlerock Park  NOT DEERFIELD!
NO REGULAR RIDES AT DEERFIELD TODAY!

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BCI in collaboration with OCW will be inviting riders and other OC cycling groups to join in on another special ride.
Register for a lunch, or just show up to ride & bring your own picnic.


ROUTE SLIPS 
Staggered Starts
:
7:30;  50m Long Plus Map/Profile
8:00; 43m Long Map/Profile
8:30; 31m Medium Map/Profile  and  26m Medium-Flat Map/Profile
9:00; 18m Short Map/Profile
Registration deadline to get a lunch is end of day on June 26, 2019:
Sign up on-line or make sure your mail-in registration is RECEIVED
by June 26th !

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Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN21)
Food stop: Starbucks – Balboa Peninsula, Via Lido & Newport

Medium: 35 miles, rolly - San Diego Creek bike trail, 22nd St, PCH, Balboa ferry
Map / Profile
Long: 45 miles, hilly - Jamboree, Von Karman, Campus/Irvine, Balboa ferry, Harvard
Map / Profile
Long Plus: 58 miles - hilly
Map / Profile

Note - the fare for the Balboa Ferry is $1.25 for a bike & rider. 

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Jul
2
9:15 AM09:15

#11 Crystal Cove

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30 & 26.5* miles to Ruby's Date Shake Shack on PCH @ Crystal Cove
Route cue slip TUES 11 (revised 5/28/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips Campus, Von Karmen, Newport, Dove, Quail, Birch, Mesa,  Bayview Trail)

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Jul
4
8:30 AM08:30

Independence Day Ride to the Huntington Beach Parade

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
Please park on surrounding streets.

Celebrate with a BCI bike ride!

Celebrate with a BCI bike ride!

  The Parade starts at 10 on PCH & marches up Main. Our route will get us to Main & Yorktown in 16.4 miles around 10:00 am for the start of the parade. If you miss the very front of the parade, you will still get to the parade in progress, have more than your fill of the crowd, and we can all regroup at Starbucks to come back together. Pedestrians are allowed to cross the parade route @ Yorktown so we can walk our bikes over to the Starbucks side.

37.2 miles to the Huntington Beach Parade & Starbucks @ Yorktown & Goldenwest

Route July 4, 2019 Special
Map / Profile

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Jul
6
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Jul
9
9:15 AM09:15

#12 Orchard Park

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.7 or 25.8* miles to Peet's @ Orchard Park@ Portola & Culver
Route cue slip TUES 12  (revised 12/18/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut(Skips Tustin Ranch / Von Karman to Campus) 

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Mile 27.7 on the full route: Last time we rode #12 the construction on University impacted the route at Campus & University. The plan is to take Campus east toward UCI and then go up stream on the San Diego Creek bike path; To get there, the route calls for a Right onto University and then a right on the connector to take the path back under Campus… In December the connector was gone, and the construction made it hard to get to the path. The detour is to skip the path & turn LEFT on University instead of RIGHT, then turn Left on Harvard, then Right on Michelson back to the route slip at mile 29.1  (Assuming the road work construction has not been completed by April 2019 ! If the connector has been replaced or even improved to the SW corner of Campus & University, the route will work as published.)

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Jul
13
8:00 AM08:00

Saturday Rides + Special "Coastal Ride"

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SAT07)
Food stop: Knowlwoods - Irvine, Sand Canyon & Burt

Short: 17 miles
 (Map and Elevation)
Medium: 30 miles, flat – Irvine Bl, Turtle Rock
 (Map and Elevation)
Long: 41 miles, 1450’ Climb – Irvine Bl, Jeronimo, Turtle Rock
 (Map and Elevation)

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SPECIAL Coastal Ride: 50.9 miles -
Beat the Heat!
Bike to Oceanside -
lunch at Swami’s,
then train back on MetroLink to the Tustin MetroLink Station

Our route uses FREEWAY SHOULDER from Las Pulgas to Oceanside - If you want to ride on base in Camp Pendleton you need to get a Bike Pass in advance.
Bring cash for lunch & $10 Day Pass or $5.75 Seniors 65+ for train ticket north) 

Return options:
Train 665 @ 1:24 gets to Tustin at 2:23
Train 858 @ 2:51 gets to Tustin at 3:55
Train 860 @ 4:28 gets to Tustin at 5:24
Train 667 @ 5:36 gets to Tustin at 6:35 <LAST TRAIN>

(Route slip - Bike to Oceanside)

(Map and Elevation) to Swam'i’s for lunch: 49.2 miles
(Map and Elevation) to Oceanside Station: 0.4 mile
(Map and Elevation) Tustin Station back to start: 1.2 mile


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Jul
14
8:00 AM08:00

Sunday Rides/Second Sunday Sufferfest

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN01)
Food stop: Starbucks - Laguna Niguel, LaPaz & Pacific Park

Medium: 34 miles, rolly - Irvine Bl, Jeronimo, Los Alisos, Muirlands
Long: 43 miles, 1800’ Climb – Alton, Irvine Bl, Los Alisos, Bake
Second Sunday Sufferfest - 45 miles, ~ 3,100' climb - Portola, Paloma, Glenn Ranch, Vista del Lago, Pacific Park  Map / Profile

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Jul
16
9:15 AM09:15

#13 Los Olivos

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

Regular Tuesday Route #13:
30.4 or 24.9* miles to Starbucks Research & ICD
Route cue slip TUES 13  (revised 12/18/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skip climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vittoria)

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Jul
20
8:00 AM08:00

NewB Class

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

Our “NewB” rides are geared for new riders, riders with some experience, and riders who have never ridden in a club atmosphere. We will do a modified version of the scheduled Saturday short ride, (check bikeirvine.org for Saturday Ride schedule) adding as much off-street bike path as available...
We meet at the picnic tables at DCP

No registration & FREE – but do email Bill@BikeIrvine.org so he has an idea of how many are coming! BCI Members who are willing to coach & role model good bicycle driving are welcome to help out… Cycle of Safety members are especially welcome!

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Jul
21
8:00 AM08:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
 (Route Slip – SUN35)

Food stops:
MEDIUM: Starbucks - Huntington Beach, Yorktown & Golden West
LONG/LONG PLUS: Bogarts, Main St and Ocean Ave, Seal Beach

Medium: 38 miles, 600’ Climb - Orange/Wilson/Canyon/Victoria/Hamilton/Bushard/Palm/Golden West

Long: 53 miles, rolly/flat - University, Eastbluff, PCH, Seal Beach Blvd.  Map/Elevation 

Long Plus: 59 miles, rolly/flat - Laguna Cyn, PCH, Seal Beach Blvd.


 

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Jul
23
9:15 AM09:15

#14 Tustin

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30 or 25* miles to Starbucks Coffee @ Bryan & Newport (more seating!)
Route cue slip TUES 14  (revised 4/21/19)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (skips Cowan Heights / North Tustin segment)

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Mile 1.5: Recently the construction on University has made the route tough - all the way back to before Campus. On this route, just after Harvard merge onto the connector to the San Diego Creek Trail bike path & slow down to avoid all of the construction zone rather than taking the narrow lane & steel plates all the way to California at mile 2.4. (Assuming the road work construction has not been completed by March 2019!)

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Jul
27
8:00 AM08:00

Saturday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SAT10)

Food stop: Starbucks/Mags Donut & Bakery - Irvine, Culver & Michelson

Short: 15 miles (Map and Elevation)
Medium: 30 miles, 900’ Climb - Yale, Eastbluff, Culver   (Map and Elevation)
Long: 36 miles, 1530’ Climb - Eastbluff, Culver, Campus, TurtleRock   (Map and Elevation)

Did you know?  If you click on the Map/Elevation link, you can export a map file that you can load onto many bike computer/GPS devices.  Follow the route via your GPS!

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Jul
28
8:00 AM08:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN16)

Food stop: CJ’s Coffeehouse - Jamboree & Chapman, Orange

Medium: 37 miles, 1,000’ Climb - Santa Ana River Tr, Orange Park, Jamboree Map/Elevation

Long: 44 miles, 1,100’ climb - Cambridge, Santa Ana River Tr, Santa Ana Bl, Jamboree Map/Elevation

Long Plus: 52 miles, very hilly. Cowan Heights, Lemon Heights, Skyline, Santiago Cyn.

 

 

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Jul
30
9:15 AM09:15

#1 Lake Forest: Trabuco & Bake

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.2 or 24.9* miles to the Starbucks @ Irvine / Trabuco & Bake
Route cue slip TUES 1  (revised 5/28/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut*  (Skips Tustin Ranch, Orchard Hills & Portola) 

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Aug
2
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  
This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More
Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Saturday Jersey Day Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SAT28)

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Food stop:  Greenleaf Gourmet - Hyland & Sunflower, Costa Mesa

Short: 18 miles
Map / Profile
Medium: 26 miles, Flat – Tustin Ranch, Victoria, Sunflower
Map / Profile
Long: 37 miles, Flat – Tustin Ranch, PCH, Seapoint, Sunflower
Map / Profile

Show your colors: Wear a BCI Jersey if you have one! 

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Aug
3
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Aug
6
9:15 AM09:15

#2 Newport Beach

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

29.7 or 24.4* miles to the Panera Bread (Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf closed!) @ Bison & McArthur
Route cue slip TUES 2 (revised 7/3/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips  MacArthur, San Miguel & Back Bay Drive) 

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Aug
11
8:00 AM08:00

Second Sunday Sufferfest

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN20SC)

Food stop: Starbucks- Antonio Parkway & Santa Margarita Parkway, RSM

Medium: 33 miles, hilly - Lake Forest, Portola, Santa Margarita Parkway
Map/Elevation
Long: 36 miles, hilly - Alton, Portola, Glenn Ranch, Live Oak Canyon
Map/Elevation

Second Sunday Sufferfest: 46 miles, ~3,200’ of climbing - Santiago Canyon, Modjeska Canyon, Live Oak Canyon
Map/Elevation

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Aug
13
9:15 AM09:15

#3 Foothill Ranch

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

31.4 or 25.4* miles including the Borrego Trail to the Dunkin' Donuts on Market @ Portola
Route cue slip TUES 3  (revised 4/3/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips Culver, Portola, Modjeska, Irvine Blvd )

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Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS
2nd Wednesday of Even Months in 2019

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: TBA
If you have a suggestion please contact
bod@BikeIrvine.org.

Disclaimer: The Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities or organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service.

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Aug
18
8:00 AM08:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN29)

Food stop: Starbucks – Huntington Beach, Beach & Atlanta
Medium: 34 miles, rolly – Harvard, University, Victoria, Sunflower
Long: 43 miles, flat – Harvard, PCH, Newland, Sunflower (Map/Profile/.tcx download)
Long Plus: 54 miles, flat – Harvard, PCH, Seal Beach Blvd, Westminster, Sunflower

Here’s how to export a route from Ride With GPS to your Garmin:
https://ridewithgps.com/help/export-routes-to-garmin-device

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Aug
20
9:15 AM09:15

#4 Newport Coast via Laguna Beach

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.3 or 25.3* miles to the Starbucks @ Crystal Cove on Newport Coast
Route cue slip TUES 4 (revised 10/25/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips  Laguna Canyon & Laguna Beach) 

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Aug
24
8:30 AM08:30

BBQ Remote Ride

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BCI will have a Summer BBQ picnic
after the Remote Rides
Following the 8:30 am special remote ride from Los Olivos Park, we will enjoy a BCI BBQ!  


NO RIDES AT DEERFIELD THIS SATURDAY - and 1/2 hour delay to allow you to find Los Olivos Park
3 routes with coffee stop / regroup

If you do not want a burger, you are certainly welcome to just ride or bring your own picnic ! 
RSVP by August 21st to order burger(s) & be added to the guest list by clicking this button...

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Aug
27
9:15 AM09:15

#5 Lake Forest: Alton & Ranch

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30 or 25 miles to the Starbucks @ Alton & Rancho Parkway
Route cue slip TUES 5 (revised 5/22/19)
Map / Profile  
Map / Profile Short Cut* 
(
skip Yale, Hicks Canyon, Portola, Portola Springs, Modjeska, Irvine Blvd on way up
& Antibes, Paloma & Portola on return) 

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Sep
3
9:15 AM09:15

#6 Corona del Mar

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.4 or 24.6* miles to the Starbucks or Brueggers @ PCH & Goldenrod
Route cue slip TUES 6
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips climb over Newport Coast

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Mile 1.5: Recently the construction on University has made the route tough - all the way back to before Campus. On this route, just after Harvard merge onto the connector to the San Diego Creek Trail bike path & slow down to avoid all of the construction zone rather than taking the narrow lane & steel plates all the way to Jamboree where University becomes Eastbluff. You can resume at mile 3.2 of the route at the NW corner of Jamboree & Eastbluff. (Assuming construction will still be going on in November)

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Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  
This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More
Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Sep
7
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Sep
10
9:15 AM09:15

#7 Lake Forest: Lake Forest & Serrano

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.3 or 25.3* miles to the Bagels & Brew @ Lake Forest & Serrano
Route cue slip TUES 7 (revised 6/4/19)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips upper Bake, Glenn Ranch & Aliso Creek Trail)

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Sep
14
8:00 AM08:00

NewB Class

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

Our “NewB” rides are geared for new riders, riders with some experience, and riders who have never ridden in a club atmosphere. We will do a modified version of the scheduled Saturday short ride, (check bikeirvine.org for Saturday Ride schedule) adding as much off-street bike path as available...
We meet at the picnic tables at DCP

No registration & FREE – but do email Bill@BikeIrvine.org so he has an idea of how many are coming! BCI Members who are willing to coach & role model good bicycle driving are welcome to help out… Cycle of Safety members are especially welcome!

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Sep
21
8:30 AM08:30

Fall Flurry Down & Train Back

If you can't take the whole weekend - you can join BCI for the ride to Oceanside & train back!

Start at 8:42 with the 'tourists' from the tracks when the 857 train rolls in  - Ride all the way to Carlsbad or stop in Oceanside & catch the 665 train at 1:24 to be back in Irvine by 2:17 or the 858 @ 2:51 to be back by 3:48. All day costs $10 for a weekend day pass or one way is $5.50 for "1/2 price" seniors 65+.

Train Options

Register in advance with the USMC(or else you will have to ride the freeway shoulder between Las Pulgas Rd & Oceanside - Legal, safer and shorter, but not as scenic as Camp Pendleton) 

Saturday Route  44.3 miles to Oceanside
Map / Profile   (52.3 to the Motel6)

Sign Up available (free - buy your own train ticket home) 
If you don't sign up - we will not have a route sheet for you - so print your own!

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Sep
21
to Sep 22

Fall Flurry Tour

  • Metrolink Station: Irvine (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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The 2019 version of our Summer Solstice Tour to Carlsbad is being planned for the Fall… Details coming, but mark your calendars now!

Register in advance with the USMC(or else you will have to ride the freeway shoulder between Las Pulgas Rd & Oceanside - Legal, safer and shorter, but not as scenic as Camp Pendleton) 

Book your own room at Motel6 (AARP discounts available)

Saturday Route 
Map / Profile   (52.3 to the Motel6)

Sunday Route
Map / Profile  (52.1 from the Motel6 in Carlsbad)

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Sep
22
8:30 AM08:30

Train to Oceanside ; Fall Flurry Back

If you can't take the whole weekend - you can train down & join BCI for the ride back north from Oceanside!

Meet at  8:30 at the tracks to buy tickets & board the 857 train @ 8:42. You will be in Oceanside by 9:55 after the 'tourist' have breakfast & join the route back to Irvine.  All day costs $10 for the weekend day pass or one way $5.50 for "1/2 price" seniors 65+.

Train Options  (See the Saturday schedule for Southbound train)

Register in advance with the USMC ! (or else you may have to ride the freeway shoulder between
Ocenside & Las Pulgas Rd - Legal, and shorter, and safer but not as scenic as Camp Pendleton) 

Sunday Route  44.1 miles from Oceanside back to Irvine using the
Freeway (unless you have a Bike Pass or access to Camp Pendleton)
Map / Profile  (52.1 from the Motel6 in Carlsbad)

Sign Up available (free - buy your own train ticket down & print your own route sheet

IF YOU SHOW UP - PRINT YOUR OWN ROUTE SHEET
& PLEASE BRING A SIGN IN SHEETS FOR OTHERS WHO MAY SHOW UP!
If Expired or Not a Member - PLEASE bring a signed Guest Ride Waiver Form for yourself…

Member Ride Sign-in Sheet (sign in required for every ride by current members)
Guest Ride Sign-in Sheet  (waiver required for every ride by non-members)

See FORMS to get current versions.

 

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Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  
This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More
Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday Jersey Day Ride

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Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SAT23NE)

Food stop: Peet’s Coffee - Culver & Portola, Irvine


Short: 13 miles - Peters Canyon Bike Trail, Hicks Canyon Bike Trail, Portola, Yale
Map/Elevation
Medium: 33 miles - Tustin Ranch, Crawford Canyon, Chapman, Portola
Map/Elevation
Long: 41 miles - Crawford Canyon, Cannon, Villa Park, Santago Canyon
Map/Elevation

Show your colors: Wear a BCI Jersey if you have one! 

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Oct
5
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS
2nd Wednesday of Even Months in 2019

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: TBA
If you have a suggestion please contact
bod@BikeIrvine.org.

Disclaimer: The Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities or organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service.

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  
This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More
Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Nov
2
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  
This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More
Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Dec
7
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS
2nd Wednesday of Even Months in 2019

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: TBA
If you have a suggestion please contact
bod@BikeIrvine.org.

Disclaimer: The Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities or organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service.

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Dec
14
8:00 AM08:00

NewB Class

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

For adults - but re-experience the joy!

Our “NewB” rides are geared for new riders, riders with some experience, and riders who have never ridden in a club atmosphere. We will do a modified version of the scheduled Saturday short ride, (check bikeirvine.org for Saturday Ride schedule) adding as much off-street bike path as available...
We meet at the picnic tables at DCP

No registration & FREE – but do email Bill@BikeIrvine.org so he has an idea of how many are coming! BCI Members who are willing to coach & role model good bicycle driving are welcome to help out… Cycle of Safety members are especially welcome!

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Jan
4
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Annual Meeting 2020

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Join us for our Annual Meeting and Dinner!
Enjoy a splendid catered meal
Participate in the Election of Officers for 2020 and thank the 2019 Board for their service
Member of the Year ‘Spirit Award’ & Raffle Prizes !
If you just want to attend and not eat, as a member you are welcome, but please register (free) to save a seat… Dinner is $TBD - Click the link below & sign up today!

If you do NOT want to deal with TidyHQ & PayPal you can send $TBD per person with names of each guest - payable to BCI at P.O. BOX 50206, IRVINE, CA 92619-0206 before January 16th.
If you mailed a check pleas email info@bikeirvine.org so we can
add you to the guest list and go to the PO Box to pick it up !
If you missed the deadline but want to come - It is an open meeting and Members are welcome !
Registered
None Yet

* Attending - but not dining

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Jun
18
9:15 AM09:15

#9 Fashion Island

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.3 or 25.4* miles to Pain du Mond @ Fashion Island
Route Cue Slip TUES 9  (revised 6/4/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut*  (Skips Quail Hill & Laguna Canyon)

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Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Full Moon Fun Ride

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

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Beat the summer heat and experience a new side of bicycling!  Join fellow club members for a Full Moon Fun Ride.  This is a no-drop ride at an easy pace. Meet at Deerfield park at 6:30pm and expect to roll out about 6:45.  We’ll watch the sun set as we ride the San Diego Creek and Back Bay trails to Starbuck’s on PCH.  We’ll return under the full moon by the same route.  Come and enjoy the unique sights, sound, and smells of the Back Bay at night.

The ride will be led by BCI club secretary Bob McHenry, an experienced commuter and tour leader.  Headlights and taillights are required to participate.  Eye protection with clear lenses is strongly recommended.  Moon rise is at 6:39pm and sunset is at 8:02.  Ride distance is 23 miles and we should return around 9:00pm.

If you want to learn more about lighting and night riding prior to the ride, plan on attending the general membership meeting on Wednesday June 12th, where Bob will give a presentation on options for bicycle lighting.  Questions about this ride:  bring them to the 6/12 meeting, or email to secretary@bikeirvine.org.

Route Slip    
Lights & reflectors are legally required - more are recommended including tail light & HiViz reflective vest or jacket…

Here is Bob’s hand out and OCBC’s graphic on lighting.

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Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS
2nd Wednesday of Even Months in 2019

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: Double feature!

Club secretary Bob McHenry will present a fast-paced short course on clothing, lighting, equipment, and options for safely riding your bicycle at night. This presentation is a prelude to the FULL MOON FUN RIDE on Saturday June 15th.
Meeting attendees will also have a chance to win free lighting!  Club sponsor Cygolite has generously donated some headlights and taillights to be raffled at the end of the meeting.  So come and learn what you need to know to participate in the FULL MOON FUN RIDE the following Saturday.

Here is Bob’s hand out &
OCBC’s
graphic on lighting.


Rick Schultz
will speak on increasing power. Rick is a USA Cycling certified coach with Hunter Allen’s Peaks Coaching Group and coaches UCI Masters racers, Mountain Bikers and Triathletes as well as those who just want to start riding again. He also works with juniors and junior teams helping these first year racers get started towards realizing their cycling potential.
Rich will discuss how he melds both bike fit art and science and how he provides you a personalized Bike Fit. Starting with an evaluation of your flexibility and also your Pedaling Efficiency via the Computrainer and SpinScan software. Rich’ process looks at Bike Fitting from the viewpoint of a Physical Therapist/Kinesiologist. He knows and understands Anatomy, Kinesiology, Physiology and Kinetic Chains. 

Rick is offering a 10% discount on fittings for BCI Members

If you have a suggestion for future meeting topics, please contact bod@BikeIrvine.org.

Disclaimer: The Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities or organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service.

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Jun
11
9:15 AM09:15

#8 Woodbury

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

29.9 or 25.5* miles to Starbucks' & Panera Bread @ Sand Canyon & Irvine Blvd
Route Cue Slip TUES 8  (revised 4/21/2019)
Map / Profile
Map/ Profile Short Cut*  (Skips a bit of the Great Park, and Mazes in Northwood)

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Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides / Second Sunday Sufferfest

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN03)

Food stop: Coffee Bean/Corner Bakery - Santa Ana, Main near Memory Lane

Medium: 32 miles, 1050’ Climb - Jamboree, Fairhaven, Red Hill  Map and Elevation

Long: 40 miles, 1800’ Climb - Jamboree, Amapola, Cerro Villa, Cambridge, Red Hill  Map and Elevation

Second Sunday Sufferfest! - 41 Miles, 2600' Climb. Jamboree, Canyon View, Cannon, Serrano, Imperial Hwy.  Map and Elevation 

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Jun
8
6:00 AM06:00

UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge

Join Team BCI in this special fund raising ride !

BCI is joining the local support for cancer research by posting a team for the June 8th ride. All donations and fees go to help fund research at UCI. Secretary Bob McHenry has stepped up to be our Team Leader - contact him for more information at Secretary@BikeIrvine.org and see this link to our Team BCI page:

Flyer inviting Guests to BCI

Flyer inviting Guests to BCI

BCI is inviting all participants to the Anti-Cancer Challenge to get in some training with our club rides - Welcome guest riders as always, and be good role models for safe & legal cycling !

We will have a regular club ride at Deerfield this morning, but expect a small group as many of us will be having fun at the UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge.

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Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

First Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 1st Friday of the month at a food court with several options and a common dining area where we can gather.  This is a no-host gathering so no guarantee who will be there !   More Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save 10% to 30% on dining!

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Jun
4
9:15 AM09:15

#7 Lake Forest: Lake Forest & Serrano

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.3 or 25.3* miles to the Bagels & Brew @ Lake Forest & Serrano
Route cue slip TUES 7 (revised 2/26/19)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips upper Bake, Glenn Ranch & Aliso Creek Trail)

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Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

 

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN12)

Food stop: Coffee Bean / Juicery - Newport Beach, 17th & Irvine
Medium: 32 miles, rolly - Harvard, MacArthur, PCH, Red Hill  Map/Profile
Long: 42 miles, 1660’climb - Laguna Cyn, PCH, Campus, Ridgeline, University  Map/Profile

Note: There is no Long-Plus version of this ride. If you have any ideas for creating one, please contact the ride coordinator.

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Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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The first Saturday is BCI's Jersey Day  Lets do lunch after the ride! 
If you don't yet have a BCI Jersey - see our Jersey Page to get one ordered!

And if you are ready to join or renew - Board Members will be on hand on 1st Saturday 'Jersey Days' to take your dues & have you fill out & sign a membership form in person -
so if you have avoided using the BCI's TidyHQ system,  bring $25 & renew or join in person!

Tip: The Irvine Company posts discounts at many places in their centers - down load their app to save on dining!

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday Jersey Day Ride

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Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SAT23NE)

Food stop: Peet’s Coffee - Culver & Portola, Irvine


Short: 13 miles - Peters Canyon Bike Trail, Hicks Canyon Bike Trail, Portola, Yale

Medium: 33 miles - Tustin Ranch, Crawford Canyon, Chapman, Portola
Map/Elevation
Long: 41 miles - Crawford Canyon, Cannon, Villa Park, Santago Canyon
Map/Elevation

Show your colors: Wear a BCI Jersey if you have one! 

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Jun
1
7:30 AM07:30

3rd Annual Onyx Challenge - Remote Ride (Registration Required)

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Climb from the Thurman Flats Picnic Area to (or toward) Onyx Summit (elevation 8,443')!

Plan to arrive by 7:45, we will roll at 8:00 am!  
Three routes to choose from:
Challenge I: Make it to Angelus Oaks - 17 miles, 2,300'  
Map/Profile 
Challenge II: get to Greyback Amphitheater - 35 miles, 3,800'  
Map/Profile 
Challenge III: To Onyx Summit - 55 miles, 6,400'  
Map/Profile 

ROUTE SLIP HERE

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT BY May 28th! - CLICK HERE
VOLUNTEERS AND RIDERS PLEASE REGISTER!

Registered Rider List

Picnic lunch at the top of Onyx Summit!  Bring your lunch and we will drive it up to the top for you!

There WILL ALSO be a regular club rides at Deerfield at 9:00 am.

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May
28
9:15 AM09:15

#6 Corona del Mar

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.4 or 24.6* miles to the Starbucks or Brueggers @ PCH & Goldenrod
Route cue slip TUES 6
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips climb over Newport Coast

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Mile 1.5: Recently the construction on University has made the route tough - all the way back to before Campus. On this route, just after Harvard merge onto the connector to the San Diego Creek Trail bike path & slow down to avoid all of the construction zone rather than taking the narrow lane & steel plates all the way to Jamboree where University becomes Eastbluff. You can resume at mile 3.2 of the route at the NW corner of Jamboree & Eastbluff. (Assuming construction will still be going on in November)

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May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN07)
Food stop: Peet’s Coffee - Corner of PCH & Avocado, Newport Beach

Medium: 30 miles, 1,500’ Climb – Sand Canyon/Shady Canyon, Newport Coast, Pelican Hill
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Long: 38 miles, 2,100’ Climb - Newport Coast, Ridge Park/Vista Ridge, San Joaquin
Map/Profile
Long Plus:  50 miles, hilly - Newport Coast, Ridge Park/Vista Ridge, San Joaquin, Brookhurst

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May
26
8:00 AM08:00

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: GMR Ride from San Dimas with OCW

Ride Start: Starbucks - 114 E Bonita Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773
(Route Slip – STARBUCKS_SAN_DIMAS_L1.pdf)

CANCELLED

It’s been tough this spring for folks who want to climb GMR. Our ride planned for two weeks ago was cancelled due to weather and now once again.

For anyone who wants to do GMR on Saturday 5/25, Sariol Legal Cycling is hosting “The World Famous Chicken Ride GMR and Baldy Climb.” Details can be found at:

https://www.facebook.com/events/412367642932768/

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BCI has been invited to join OCW on a ride up Glendora Mountain Road and Glendora Ridge Road to Mount Baldy Village. A great opportunity to made up for our own GMR ride which was cancelled due to weather. Start is at the Starbucks in San Dimas. Route slip has us come back down Mt Baldy Road instead of GRR/GMR which is a change of pace and is a bit less climbing.

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May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Board of Directors

The Directors meet on the 4th Thursday every month to handle the business of the club.
Members are welcome to attend; and if you have any business or suggestions, please please let our President - or all Directors @ BoD@BikeIrvine.org know so it can be placed on the agenda!
Minutes of past Board Meetings are available.  

Note location change

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May
21
9:15 AM09:15

#5 Lake Forest: Alton & Ranch

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30 or 25 miles to the Starbucks @ Alton & Rancho Parkway
Route cue slip TUES 5 (revised 2/12/19)
Map / Profile  
Map / Profile Short Cut* 
(
skip Yale, Hicks Canyon, Portola, Portola Springs, Modjeska, Irvine Blvd on way up
& Antibes, Paloma & Portola on return) 

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May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides + Onyx Training #5

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN20-withOnyx5)

Food stop: Starbucks- Antonio Parkway & Santa Margarita Parkway, RSM

Medium: 33 miles, hilly - Lake Forest, Portola, Santa Margarita Parkway
Map/Elevation
Long: 36 miles, hilly - Alton, Portola, Glenn Ranch, Live Oak Canyon
Map/Elevation

Onyx Training Ride #5: 46 miles, ~3,200’ of climbing - Santiago Canyon, Modjeska Canyon, Live Oak Canyon
Map/Elevation

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May
18
7:00 AM07:00

UCI Anti-Cancer Rally

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Team BCI for the UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge in June has a rally at Monarch Beach Resort: Learn more about the Anti-Cancer Challenge. Invite your friends or teammates to join in the fun. Participate in a training ride led by a bike shop partner. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and good company when you return.


Not a BCI ride and open to all who sign up - even if not doing the Anti-Cancer challenge in June.

There WILL be a regular club ride at Deerfield at 9.

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May
14
9:15 AM09:15

#4 Newport Coast via Laguna Beach

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The group start is at 9:15, but riders who have to fight freeway traffic to get to Irvine will still find the sign in sheets and cue slips available after the 'pack' has gone.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.3 or 25.3* miles to the Starbucks @ Crystal Cove on Newport Coast
Route cue slip TUES 4 (revised 10/25/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips  Laguna Canyon & Laguna Beach) 

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