Oct
15
to Oct 21

JL Velo Store Open

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JL Velo, the provider of our Club Jerseys is scheduled to have a store open for ONE WEEK.
Ordering single units outside the ‘Store” window is possible but much more expensive.
This will be the last time in 2018 to save by ordering your jersey at discount ‘store’ prices.
We are also pleased to announce that there is a new, more comfortable cut available; they call it the “Basic Joe” & “Basic Jane” and sizing is a more casual fit, with a lower price of $49. ($55 for larger sizes)

See our Jersey Page for more info and the link to their on-line store when it opens. (Scheduled Oct 8 - maybe by the 14th…)


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Oct
16
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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Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN15)

Food stop: Starbucks Coffee - Fairview & Baker, Costa Mesa

Medium: 30 miles, Flat - University, Irvine, Mesa Verde  Map/Elevation
Long: 45 miles, 1300’ Climb - Newport Coast, Jamboree, PCH,  Map/Elevation 
Long Plus 56 Miles, Newport Coast, Back Bay trail, PCH, Warner, Irvine Blvd. Jeffrey

 

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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Oct
23
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 24.7* miles to the Starbucks @ Crystal Cove on Newport Coast
Route cue slip TUES 4 (revised 6/20/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips  Laguna Canyon & Laguna Beach) 

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Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN09)

Food stop: Starbucks - Mission Viejo, La Paz & Chrisanta

Medium: 32 miles, rolly - Portola, Irvine Bl, El Toro, Marguerite, Muirlands

Long: 40 miles, 2200’ Climb - Jamboree, Santiago Cyn, Marguerite, Muirlands

Long Plus: 60 miles, Hilly - Jamboree, Santiago Cyn, Marguerite, Return via Santiago Cyn.

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Oct
30
9:15 AM09:15

#5 Lake Forest: Portola & Glen 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.

29.6 or 25.4* miles to the Starbucks @ Portola & Glen Ranch
Route cue slip TUES 5 (revised 5/31/18)
Map / Profile  
Map / Profile Short Cut* Old 25 mile route now the 'Short Cut'
(
skip Yale, Hicks Canyon, Portola, Portola Springs, Modjeska, Irvine Blvd) 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday Jersey Day Ride

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SAT11)

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Food stop: Starbucks - Muirlands & Ridge Route, Lake Forest

Short:  19 miles (Map and Elevation)
*Medium: 26 miles, Rolly No-Drop*– Irvine Bl, Marguerite, La Paz  (Map and Elevation)
Long: 39 miles, Hilly – Irvine Bl, Marguerite, RSM, Antonio, La Paz  (Map and Elevation)

 

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

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Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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 $20 & renew or join in person!

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Nov
6
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 / Keene's @ 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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Nov
9
6:30 PM18:30

2nd Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 2nd 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 

HEATED PATIO SEATING with tables NOT bolted down!
Zov's  (Mediterranean)
     Jinbei (Japanese) 
          La Sirena Grill (Mexican) 
               Ren (Asian) &
                    Peet's (Desert)

What 3 Words: evolving.wedge.weep http://w3w.co/evolving.wedge.weep
Google: https://goo.gl/maps/kUzkb34Dygn

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Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

Carlsbad / Rancho Santa Fe Remote

  • Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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We will enjoy the coast & hills of San Diego County: 23.5 miles to lunch in Rancho Santa Fe then return to Carlsbad with a total of 40.9 miles, or with the 58.9 mile option rolling through the Elfin Forest to Escondito & San Marcos.

Park and meet at the Carlsbad Parks & Recreation center at 799 Pine Avenue.
We will roll at 9:00 am.

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Nov
11
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides/Second Sunday Sufferfest

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SUN23)

Food stop: Einstein Bros Coffee & Bagels - Mission Viejo, Santa Margarita & Los Alisos

Medium: 32 miles, 1250’ Climb - Portola, El Toro, Alicia, Muirlands

Long: 39 miles, 2200’ Climb - Portola, Bake, Melinda, LaPaz, Muirlands

Second Sunday Sufferfest, 41 Miles, 3,000' climb - Portola, Glenn Ranch, Millwood, Modjeska Grade, Vista del Lago.    Map/Profile

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Nov
13
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.

30.7 or 25.7* miles to the Bagels & Brew @ Lake Forest & Serrano
Route cue slip TUES 7 (revised 11/27/17)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skips upper Bake, Glenn Ranch & Aliso Creek Trail)

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Nov
20
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' & Panara Bread @ Sand Canyon & Irvine Blvd
Route Cue Slip TUES 8  (revised 5/31/2018)
Map / Profile
Map/ Profile Short Cut*  (Skips a bit of the Great Park, and Mazes in Northwood)

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Nov
21
to Dec 21

2019 Officer Nominations

Nominations open for Active Members to volunteer themselves for any of the 9 offices, to serve next year. By December 1st the Nominating Committee shall post an initial list of those candidates accepted to date. Additional candidates may still submit a Statement of Qualifications to the Nominating Committee until December 21st to be added as a candidate on the list, & included on the Official Ballot to be posted December 31st. - see the "slate" & more details  
 

Relevant ByLaws:
ARTICLE VIII: ELECTION OF OFFICERS
SECTION 1: Nominations
b. Nomination from the membership shall be accepted until December 21st .
c. Candidates are encouraged to present their qualifications in a statement published with their names posted or announced by whatever communication methods the club uses, by December 1st .
d. Nominees must have attained legal majority and be an Active Member. Nominees are eligible to hold office regardless of their tenure as an Active Member.

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Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Day after Thanksgiving "Turkey Burner" Ride

... the best way to enjoy
Black Friday!
Let's ride to San Juan Capistrano!

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

Regroup stop: Starbucks –
San Juan Capistrano; 
Del Obispo & Camino Capistrano

Medium: 38 miles, hilly – Barranca, Camino Capistrano, Marguerite
Profile / Map MEDIUM

Long: 44 miles, hilly - Barranca, Camino Capistrano, Alicia, Crown Valley, Dana Point, San Juan Creek trail, Marguerite
Profile / Map LONG

Both Route Slips: TurkeyBurner
 

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Nov
27
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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Dec
1
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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 $20 & renew or join in person!

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Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

Remote ride - Ciclavia!

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It has been a while since BCI has gone up to play at a CicLAvia - Lets make this one in December! CicLAvia returns to Chinatown, Down Town LA, and Boyle Heights! Streets will be closed to cars and open for cyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters to use as a recreational space “street party” !

OC Line #661 leaves Irvine at 9:08 - arrives in LA at 10:30
#664 returns at 2pm - Irvine at 3:06 or LAST TRAIN #666 @ 4:40 - back at 5:46
Tickets - $10 day pass covers round trip anywhere. Seniors 65+: Only $5.25 one way & get free pass below for other one way ($4.50 orange, $6.25 San Juan Capistrano)

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Dec
4
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.

30.3 or 26.6* miles Einstein Bro's @ RSM Pkwy & Los Alisos
Route Cue Slip TUES 10 (Revised 5/28/18)
Map/Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* 
(Skips Laguna Cnyn, Sand Cnyn, Marine Way, Bosque, Benchmark, Irvine Blvd)

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Dec
8
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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Dec
11
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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Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
RANCH WATER DISTRICT COMMUNITY ROOM  

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: TBA

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
6:30 PM18:30

2nd Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 2nd 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


HEATED PATIO SEATING with tables NOT bolted down!
Zov's  (Mediterranean)
     Jinbei (Japanese) 
          La Sirena Grill (Mexican) 
               Ren (Asian) &
                    Peet's (Desert)

What 3 Words: evolving.wedge.weep http://w3w.co/evolving.wedge.weep
Google: https://goo.gl/maps/kUzkb34Dygn

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Dec
18
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 5/31/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut(Skips Tustin Ranch / Von Karman to Campus) 

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Dec
21
12:01 AM00:01

2019 Officer Nominations CLOSE

Last day to add Nominations.
The Nominating Committee is now required to finalize the list of officer candidates and their statements of qualifications on the web site and prepare a ballot by January 31st.
see more

Relevant ByLaws:
ARTICLE VIII: ELECTION OF OFFICERS
SECTION 1: Nominations
a. ...The Nominating Committee shall submit the slate of nominees of Active Members to be posted or announced by whatever communication methods the club uses.
b. Nomination from the membership shall be accepted until December 21st

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Dec
25
9:15 AM09:15

Christmas Ride - #13 Tuesday Ride

Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others.
The holiday falls on our regular Tuesday Ride schedule so join BCI's Tuesday group!

The group start is usually 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 Tuesday ride has a coffee stop regroup. This week we land at the Starbucks in Los Olivos center.

Many of the members 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 6/12/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skip climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vittoria)

Special 18.3 mile Short or 42.3 mile Long just for today....
Route cue slips (Special Long & Short)
Map / Profile (Short)
Map / Profile (Long)

Note - This is NOT a Santa Ride - Red Suits are welcome but not recommended! 
(We just stole the image...)

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Jan
1
6:40 AM06:40

Rose Parade Remote Ride

Ride from Alhambra to Parade - enjoy parade, lunch & return to Alhambra - 17.5 mile ride

See the Rose Parade the fun and easy way! No traffic hassles getting in and out of Pasadena and a chance to preview the floats up close before the parade starts. It's a ride that anyone can do as it is only 17 miles.

We will park at Alhambra Park, meet up on east side street “Raymond” - departing at 6:40AM and cycle to the staging area where we see and smell the floats up close. When the parade starts at 8 AM, we then ride to a viewing spot, lock up our bikes and find a place to stand or use pre-purchased seats in the stands. For those interested in purchasing tickets @ $75.00 each please call 626-795-4171 – Sharp Seating Company M-Th 9A-4P. Penny’s seats are located in Area 4 at 1630 E. Colorado Blvd. – Row C seats 11,12.

When the parade is over, we jump on our bikes and pedal 8.5 miles away from the traffic and gridlock to lunch in Alhambra. Additional afternoon cycling is available for those desiring more mileage.

What to bring: we suggest you dress in layers, bring a backpack with change of shoes for watching the parade, extra gloves and/or jacket or hat, and a lock for your bike. Bathrooms and snacks are available near our viewing spot.

Directions from OC: 5 North for 30 miles to the 710 Freeway North (on the left exit toward Pasadena) Travel 4.4 miles, and exit onto W Valley Blvd. Turn right onto W Valley Blvd, traveling approx .6 miles to Fremont Ave. Turn left on Fremont Ave and travel 1.5 miles to Alhambra Rd. Turn right on Alhambra Rd, go about 5 blocks, then right on Raymond. Park there at Alhambra Park on the right (you will also see other bike clubs there) Approximate travel time from Irvine: 50 minutes

Carpooling: departing at 5:30AM from Jamboree & 5 Freeway is an option for those interested. We will meet promptly at 5:20AM at the Irvine Market Place: Lenscrafters, 13662 Jamboree Rd. It's the first driveway on the right (then you go right again, and right again; car would then be facing Jamboree) - the store faces the 5 and is the closest store to the 5 on the right. If you are planning on meeting us for carpooling, please provide your cell phone number to Penny at 949 697-0778 in case we need to contact you that morning.

Route Slip (16.7 miles) 
Map / Profile

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Jan
1
9:15 AM09:15

New Years Day Ride - #13 Tuesday Ride

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Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on streets & leave the parking lots for others using the park.
The holiday falls on our regular Tuesday Ride schedule so join BCI's Tuesday group!

The group start is usually 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 Tuesday ride has a coffee stop regroup. This week we land at the Starbucks in Los Olivos center. For those who missed the ride on Christmas Morning - we will do a repeat for New Years Day for those not going to Pasadena to experience the Rose Parade.
If you did one of these 4 rides on December 25th, come back & try another option this week!

Many of the members 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 6/12/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skip climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vittoria)

Special 18.3 mile Short or 42.3 mile Long just for today....
Route cue slips (Special Long & Short)
Map / Profile (Short)
Map / Profile (Long)

 

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Jan
8
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 7/26/18)
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 January 2019!)

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Jan
15
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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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides & Second Sunday Sufferfest

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN30)   

Food stop: Starbucks – Orange Plaza (aka The Circle), Chapman & Glassel

Medium: 25 miles, rolly –Red Hill, Santa Clara, Fairhaven  (Map and Elevation)

Long: 36 miles, hilly – Red Hill, Crawford Cyn, Noel Ranch, Fairhaven  (Map and Elevation)

Second Sunday Sufferfest:  41 miles, ~3,000’ Climb - Red Hill, Crawford Cyn, Serrano, Nohl Ranch, Fairhaven (Map and Elevation

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Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

2nd Friday Get Together

For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 2nd 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 

HEATED PATIO SEATING with tables NOT bolted down!
Zov's  (Mediterranean)
     Jinbei (Japanese) 
          La Sirena Grill (Mexican) 
               Ren (Asian) &
                    Peet's (Desert)

What 3 Words: evolving.wedge.weep http://w3w.co/evolving.wedge.weep
Google: https://goo.gl/maps/kUzkb34Dygn

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Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

General Membership Meeting

Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
RANCH WATER DISTRICT COMMUNITY ROOM  

6:30 Social Time -  7:00 Presentation

Guest Speaker / Program: the Irvine Police Dept is sending us a knowledgeable traffic officer, one of the two who teach the cycling road safety courses! The officer will cover laws governing cyclists as well as cycling issues that IPD sees in Irvine. They will do a "Q & A". 

We have some sizing samples to bring & try out the NEW JL Velo jersey option that promises to be a more comfortable ‘Club’ fit.

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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Oct
9
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 Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf @ 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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Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Jersey Day Lunch

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 NEXT WEEK!

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 $20 & renew or join in person!

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Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Saturday Jersey Day Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SAT19)

Food stop:  Starbucks, corner of Sand Canyon and Irvine Center Dr.

Short: 13 miles    Map/Elevation
Medium: 33 miles, 1,250' – Harvard, University, Shady Cyn, Ridgeline   Map/Elevation
Long: 43 miles, 2,000' – Harvard, Newport Coast, Ridgeline   Map/Elevation

Show your colors: Wear a BCI Jersey if you have one! 
Next “Store” opens to order one on October 8th!

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Oct
2
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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Sep
25
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 7/26/18)
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. 

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Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

Sunday Rides

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN05)

Food stop: Starbucks Coffee - Laguna Niguel, Alicia & Pacific Park

Medium: 31 miles, 1230’ Climb – Irvine Bl, Moulton, Muirlands, Alton   Map/Profile
Long: 47 miles, hilly - Ridgeline, Moulton, Glenwood, El Toro, Alton  Map/Profile
Long Plus: 59 miles, Hilly - Portola, Maguerite, Crown Valley, Alicia, PCH, Newport Coast

 

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Sep
18
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.

30.4 or 24.9* miles to Starbucks Research & ICD
Route cue slip TUES 13  (revised 6/12/18)
Map / Profile
Map / Profile Short Cut* (Skip climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vittoria)

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    Sep
    16
    9:00 AM09:00

    Sunday Rides

    BACK TO 9 AM!

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SUN24)

    Food stop: Starbucks & Deli – Lake Forest, Glenn Ranch & Portola

    Medium: 33 miles, rolly – Laguna Canyon, El Toro, Los Alisos
    Long: 43 miles, hilly – Laguna Canyon, El Toro, Los Alisos, Bake
    Long Plus: 52 miles, hilly – Laguna Canyon, El Toro,  Golden Lantern, Niguel, Bake

     

     

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    Sep
    15
    9:00 AM09:00

    Saturday Rides

    BACK TO 9 AM!   Arrive early to socialize and have a donut!

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park
    (Route Slip – SAT10)

    Food stop: Java 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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    Sep
    14
    6:30 PM18:30

    2nd Friday Get Together

    For years BCI members have gathered for dinner & socializing on the 2nd 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


    HEATED PATIO SEATING with tables NOT bolted down!
    Zov's  (Mediterranean)
         Jinbei (Japanese) 
              La Sirena Grill (Mexican) 
                   Ren (Asian) &
                        Peet's (Desert)

    What 3 Words: evolving.wedge.weep http://w3w.co/evolving.wedge.weep
    Google: https://goo.gl/maps/kUzkb34Dygn

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    Sep
    11
    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 5/31/18)
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile Short Cut(Skips Tustin Ranch / Von Karman to Campus) 

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    Sep
    9
    8:00 AM08:00

    Sunday Rides

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park
    (Route Slip – SUN51)   

    Food stop: Starbucks – Marina Hills Dr. & Street of the Golden Lantern, Laguna Niguel

    Medium: 34 miles, 1,700' – Barrranca, Alicia, Crown Valley  (Map and Elevation)

    Long: 37 miles, 2,100' – Alton, Trabuco, Marguerite, Alicia  (Map and Elevation)

    Second Sunday Sufferfest 41 miles, ~3,100’ Climb - Laguna Canyon, Aliso Creek, Glenwood, Highland, PID, Alicia  (Map and Elevation

     

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    Sep
    8
    8:00 AM08:00

    Saturday Rides

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park
    (Route Slip – SAT01)

    Food stop: Bruggers/Juice Stop - Santa Ana, Fairview & MacArthur

    Short: 17 miles
    Medium: 27 miles, flat - VonKarman, Birch, Sunflower  (Map and Elevation)
    Long: 37 miles, flat – Wilson, PCH, Red Hill      (Map and Elevation)

    Note, there is a 5K/Marathon event taking place in Woodbridge, there will be some road closures on ICD, Valley Oak, Walnut and San Diego Creek trails.  This should not affect our routes, but may impact your drive or ride to Deerfield for the start.

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