Feb
25
9:00 am09:00

Saturday ride

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SAT09)

Food stop: Seattles Best Coffee - Irvine, Walnut & Franciscan

Short: 13 miles
Medium: 27 miles, hilly - Tustin Ranch, Turtle Rock
Long: 36 miles, hilly - Skyline, Jamboree,Turtle Rock 

Feb
26
9:00 am09:00

Sunday Ride

Ride Start: Deerfield Park
(Route Slip – SUN13)

Food stop: Gelson's Market - Newport Beach, San Miguel & San Joaquin

Medium: 33 miles, hilly - Laguna Canyon, PCH, San Miguel, Harvard
Long: 44 miles, 1300’ Climb - Laguna Canyon, PCH, Newport Coast, Harvard

Feb
28
9:30 am09:30

Foothill Ranch

Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on surrounding streets.

The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

24.8 miles to the new Dunkin' Donuts on Portola Parkway (Foothill Ranch) 

Route TUES 3
Map / Profile

Mar
4
9:00 am09:00

Saturday Jersey Day Ride

Ride Start: Deerfield Park

(Route Slip – SAT11)

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! 
If you don't yet have a BCI jersey - see ordering info here!

*Being the 1st Saturday 'Jersey Day' we will have a no-drop sweep following the Medium group - Invite your friends to join us!  You won't have to worry about keeping up, getting lost or needing a flat repair, some one will be bringing up the rear - and we'll all go to lunch after the ride.  
If you want volunteer as the 1st Saturday Sweep for a month or two in 2017, contact Rides@BikeIrvine.org.

See more on the Lunch

Mar
7
9:30 am09:30

Crystal Cove

Ride Start: University Park 
Please park on surrounding streets.

The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

30.4 or 24.7  miles to the Starbucks at PCH & Crystal Heights via Laguna Beach

Route TUES 4
Map / Profile
Map / Profile  Short Cut (avoids Laguna Canyon/ Laguna Beach)

Mar
11
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...

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!

    Mar
    12
    8:00 am08:00

    Sunday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park
    (Route Slip – SUN27)   NOTE - Start time is the regular 9:00 am.  The web site is confused due to the change to Daylight Savings Time this weekend.

    Food stop: Pacific Ranch Market/Cyrano’s Coffee - Orange, Newport & Chapman

    Medium: 36 miles, 1680’ Climb – Red Hill, Santiago Canyon, Jamboree  (Map and Elevation)
    Long: 47 miles, 2500’ Climb - Red Hill, Santiago Canyon, Silverado Canyon, Jamboree  (Map and Elevation)  Second Sunday Sufferfest
    Long Plus: 50 miles -  Red Hill, Santiago Canyon, Silverado Canyon, Jamboree(Map and Elevation)

    Mar
    21
    9:30 am09:30

    Bayside & PCH in Newport Beach

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    29.7 or 23.9miles to the Starbucks @ PCH & Bayside

    Route TUES 6
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile Short Cut (skip climb over Newport Coast)

    Apr
    12
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Offices

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RETURN to RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS -
    Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 ! 

    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.
    Jun
    10
    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...

    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!

    Jun
    14
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Offices

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RETURN to RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS -
    Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 ! 

    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.
    Aug
    9
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Offices

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RETURN to RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS -
    Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 ! 

    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.
    Sep
    23
    8:00 am08:00

    NewB Class

    This class is for adults - but re-experience the joy!

    This class is 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...

    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!

    Oct
    11
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Offices

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RETURN to RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS -
    Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 ! 

    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.
    Dec
    9
    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...

     

     

    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!

    Dec
    13
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Offices

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RANCH WATER DISTRICT Main Offices
        - Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 Sand Canyon ! 

    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.

    Feb
    21
    9:30 am09:30

    Newport Beach

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    29.7 or 23.1* miles to the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf @ Bison & Macarthur

    Route TUES 2
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile *Short Cut (skips  MacArthur, San Miguel & Back Bay Drive) 

    Feb
    19
    9:00 am09:00

    Sunday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park
    (Route Slip – SUN19)

    Food stop: Starbucks – Anaheim, State College & Katella

    Medium: 36 miles, flat - Red Hill, Santa Ana River Bike Trail, Santa Clara
    Long: 40 miles, hilly - Skyline, Cannon, Meats, Santa Ana River Bike Trail, Santa Clara

    Feb
    14
    9:30 am09:30

    Lake Forest

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    29 or 25.9* miles to the Starbucks @ Irvine / Trabuco & Bake

    Route TUES 1
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile *Short Cut (skips Tustin Ranch, Orchard Hills & Portola) 

    Feb
    12
    9:00 am09:00

    Sunday Ride

    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 and Elevation)

    We will have a "Second Sunday Sufferfest" ride the second Sunday of each month in lieu of the Long Plus route.  The SSS will feature at least one of our significant local climbs.  Tell your friends!

    Feb
    10
    6:30 pm18:30

    Dinner 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. 

    Meet under heater umbrellas in front of The Flame Broiler or Sagami at Crossroads Center:  More

    Feb
    8
    7:00 pm19:00

    General Membership Meeting

    • IRWD Main Office

    Public are welcome. Refreshments are served.
    NOTICE 2017 LOCATION !  RETURN to RANCH WATER DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS -
    Not the Community Meeting Room at 15500 ! 

    Guest Speaker / Program:
    Chris Guaty, who owns Freedom Ride spinning gym in Newport Beach (near Jamboree and Bristol) will discuss the benefits of spin training.

                                                    http://www.freedom-ride.com/

    There will also be some chances to win a raffle prize!

    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.
    Feb
    7
    9:30 am09:30

    Los Olivos

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    26.9 or 22.9* miles to Starbucks @ ICD & Research near Los Olivos

    Route TUES 13
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile *Short Cut (skips climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vittoria)

    Feb
    7
    9:30 am09:30

    Los Olivos

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    26.9 or 22.9* miles to the Starbucks @ Irvine Center Drive & Research

    Route TUES 13
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile *Short Cut (skips climbs up Ridgeline & Santa Vitoria)

    Feb
    5
    9:00 am09:00

    Sunday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SUN06)

    Food stop: Starbucks - Mission Viejo,  Marguerite & Santa Margarita

    Medium: 29 miles, hilly - Bake, Glenn Ranch, Marguerite, Muirlands
    Long: 44 miles, 2200’ Climb - Jamboree, Santiago Cyn, Jeronimo

    Feb
    4
    9:00 am09:00

    'Jersey Day' Saturday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SAT07)

    Food stop: Knowlwoods - Irvine, Sand Canyon & Burt

    Short: 17 miles
    *Medium: 30 miles, flat *NO DROP – Irvine Bl, Turtle Rock  (Map and Elevation)
    Long: 39 miles, 1400’ Climb – Irvine Bl, Jeronimo, Turtle Rock  (Map and Elevation)

    Show your colors: Wear a BCI Jersey if you have one! 
    If you don't yet have a BCI jersey - see ordering info here!

    *Being the 1st Saturday 'Jersey Day' we will have a no-drop sweep following the Medium group so if you worry about keeping up, getting lost or need a flat repair, some one will be bringing up the rear  - and we'll all go to lunch after the ride.
    If you want volunteer as the 1st Saturday Sweep for a month or two in 2017, contact Rides@BikeIrvine.org 
    see more on the Lunch

    Jan
    31
    9:30 am09:30

    Orchard Park

    Ride Start: University Park 
    Please park on surrounding streets.

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    26.7 or 19.6* miles to the Peet's @ Portola & Culver

    Route TUES 12
    Map / Profile
    Map / Profile *Short Cut (skips  Quail Hill, Great Park & Orchard Hill)


    Jan
    25
    6:30 pm18:30

    Board of Directors

    • Mimi's Cafe

    The Directors meet on the 4th Thursday every month to handle the business of the club. This month it has been moved to Wednesday.
    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!

    At this meeting, the New Officers get advice & instruction from outgoing officers, and they select 2 Members to serve as Directors at Large. Any member interested in volunteering to serve on the Board of Directors is encouraged to attend and meet the officers to be considered. If interested but not able to attend, make your interest known (before the meeting) to the Board at
    BoD@BikeIrvine.org
    Minutes of past Board Meetings are available. 

    Jan
    22
    9:00 am09:00

    Sunday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SUN10)

    Food stop: Starbucks/Brueggers - Corona del Mar, PCH & Goldenrod

    Medium: 33 miles, rolly – Laguna Cyn, PCH, Harvard

    Long: 43 miles, hilly – Laguna Cyn, PCH, Back Bay, Harvard

    Jan
    21
    6:00 pm18:00

    Annual Meeting Dinner

    • Norman P. Murray Center

    Please join us for our annual meeting and dinner.  The annual meeting is an important club function as we vote for the 2017 board.  We also enjoy time with our cycling colleagues, have dinner, honor our high mileage riders, member of the year and enjoy a raffle.

    This year we will also have a special program; Kurt Broadhag; Wayne & Nancy Broadhag's son, will share his success in winning the 4 man RAAM.

    All dinner reservations must be in by January 18th.  Register online HERE.
    You may attend (& vote if a current member) without joining in on the dinner. 

    Jan
    21
    9:00 am09:00

    Bear Training Ride #1

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – BearTR17-1)

    Map and Elevation Profile

    How to improve your climbing ability?  Climb more hills!

    Join BCI President Mike Farrell in this first Bear Training Ride of 2017.  This bi-weekly series of rides will take you to some of the best climbs in and around Orange County.  Complete the series and you'll be ready to take on the local mountains.

    39 miles, about 2,400 feet through Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Laguna Hills

     

    Jan
    21
    9:00 am09:00

    Saturday Ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SAT06)

    Food stop: Corner Bakery - Irvine, Main & Harvard

    Short: 14 miles

    Medium: 24 miles, 700’ Climb - Harvard, Shady Canyon

    Long: 37 miles, 1300’ Climb – Laguna Cyn, Muirlands, Irvine Center Dr 

    Jan
    17
    9:30 pm21:30

    Lake Forest

    The official start is at 9:30, but riders do a 'trickle start' between 9:15 & 9:30.
    Each ride has a coffee stop regroup.
    Many enjoy lunch together after the ride at the nearby center at Culver & Michelson.

    26.7 miles to Einstein Bro's @ RSM Pkwy & Los Alisos

    Route TUES 10
    Map / Profile
     

    Jan
    15
    9:00 am09:00

    Sunday ride

    Ride Start: Deerfield Park

    (Route Slip – SUN11)

    Food stop: Starbucks/French’s Bakery - Mission Viejo, Jeronimo & Alicia

    Medium: 31 miles, hilly – Ridgeline, Shady Cyn, Laguna Cyn, El Toro

    Long: 41 miles, 2400’ Climb - Irvine Bl, Portola, Antonio, Irvine Center