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Women's Social Sunday


Helen Kwong will lead and Lorraine Trautwein will sweep for this No-Drop Ride that takes us through a counterclockwise Paradise Loop “with a side of Strawberries and extra toppings.”  We will take the first climb on Chapman Drive, then take Seminary Drive to cross under the highway to Strawberry Point; at Belvedere Island we scale a short bump on Beach Rd to take in some panoramic water views; then onto downtown Tiburon, from there we take a brief Mar West Drive detour before hopping back onto to Paradise Dr and a final jog through a few bike paths to return to the start. 

This is a SOCIAL GROUP ride; a steady pace of 12-14 mph average will be maintained during the entire ride.  The intent is to ride together as a group, have fun and get to know each other. 

After the ride please feel free to bring your bike with you and join us at Cafe Verde for lunch.

Women only ride.  Please invite your friends who might be up for a ride of this distance and climbing.  We’d love for them to become new members of The Marin Cyclists.  All riders, including non-members, must register online in advance.


Regroups and stops:

  • Start location restrooms Corte Madera Town Park, Pixley Avenue side

  • Chapman Dr. top of the climb (mi 1.4)

  • 1st bathroom stop Belvedere Community Center (mi 10.7)

  • Point Tiburon Photo Op (mi 14.0)

  • San Clemente Park short regroup (mi 22.6)

  • Post ride nosh at Cafe Verde (no-host lunch)

502 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera CA 94925



Sunday, August 14, 2022, 9:15 AM until 12:00 PM
Corte Madera Town Park
28 Pixley Ave
Corte Madera, CA  94925

Additional Info:
Margie Baer
Cat Herder
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Helen Kwong
Ride Leader
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Lorraine Trautwein
Ride Sweep
415.609.4649 (p)
415.609.4649 (c)
Women's Ride
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Ground Rules:
Please make sure you have the fitness to ride at least 25 miles distance at 12-14 mph average speed
We will ride together as a group; please respect the pace; do not drive the pace to go faster or way slower than the leader’s set pace
We will all stop at regroup points and bathroom stops
Everyone will get to the end a lot faster + more safely if we stay together and stick to the established pace and route
Ride predictably, easy on the brakes, no sudden movements
Do not overlap wheels; protect your front wheel!
Pass verbal directions to the back and up the line to the front
Signal obstacles and intentions
Ride single file
Obey traffic laws

Please make sure your bike is in good maintenance prior to the ride.
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, August 12, 2022 at 12:00 PM
Available Slots:
Members pay for their own charges