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HomeCalendar***Rain Cancellation***3 Bridges & A Ferry Special Bday Edition 74mi/55 mi/AB/2 (Frank) -- CANCELED

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***Rain Cancellation***3 Bridges & A Ferry Special Bday Edition 74mi/55 mi/AB/2 (Frank) -- CANCELED

Long and short version available for this ride.  TWO DIFFERENT MEET TIMES AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS. Please read the ride details carefully.

Come celebrate Frank Valentini's birthday and let's do the Long Version from Frank's house.  ***Meet location will be furnished upon receipt of your registration confirmation, or you can email Frank at   For the Long version, Frank put together a 74 mile route that departs from his house.  We will meet there at 8:00AM.  Please arrive on time and be ready to roll at 8:15AM sharp.  We will ride together to Rustic Bakery at Larkspur Landing Circle to meet those doing the standard 55 mile route.  At the end of the ride after we return to Marin, those of us who want to ride back to Frank's house will go together; beverage and refreshments await us.  Others may choose to visit the optional final regroup point at Peet's Coffee, Bon Air Center in Greenbrae and ride on.

Long Version 74 miles

For the Standard Version, we will meet as usual at 8:45AM/ wheels roll at 9:00AM
location: Rustic Bakery 2017 Larkspur Landing Circle,  Larkspur CA 94939

Standard Version 55 miles

Wait, wait...there's more.  We have a guest speaker before the ride, Warren Wells,  Marin County Bicycle Coalition's Policy & Planning Director.  Warren will give a short presentation on the work past, present and future of MCBC, and will explain how interested riders can get involved with MCBC to advocate for safe streets in Marin.  An east coast native, Warren has been riding in Marin for the 4 years he's been in the bay area and has served in his current position with MCBC since July 2021.  He'll join us for a bit of the ride as well.

All riders must register in advance, members and non-members.  Please register for the route you are planning to ride so we can get a headcount for the post ride party.

Please purchase your ferry ticket in advance if possible.

***Frank's home address will be furnished to you upon receipt of your registration confirmation.  His house is not visible from the property frontage.  There is street parking available.  The house shares a driveway with another property.  Go down the shared driveway; walk 200', first house on the right.   

Regroups and Stops
-Between 9:30 and 9:45 am, to pick up East Bay riders on Railroad Ave, behind Little Louies
-Between 10:45 and 11:00 am to pick up additional East Bay riders at Albany Beach

-Regroup at the ferry terminal on Treasure Island ($5.00 cash or credit card, clipper card not accepted)
-Advance ticket purchase:   Treasure Island Ferry Online Ticket
-Stop at Fort Point for bathroom, water and pictures
-Optional final regroup at Peet's Coffee & Tea at 276 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae, CA

We will try for either the 12:00 pm ferry or the 12:45 pm ferry. With careful placement we have had up to 21 bikes on board. If we can't get everyone on board, we will need to split into two groups and then meet up again in S.F

Saturday, January 14, 2023, 8:00 AM
Rustic Bakery Meet 8:45AM/***Long version Meet 8:00AM at Frank's house
2017 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA  94939
Additional Info:
Frank Valentini
Ride Leader
415 902 6840 (p)
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
*Rain cancels the ride
*All riders must register, members and non-members
*Please ride safely and predictably
*Please communicate, turns, hazards, and if slowing or stopping
*Please make sure you have the fitness to ride either distance
*We will all stay together as there are a lot of turns for this route
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Long version 74 miles Meet 8:00AM at Frank's House
Standard version 55 miles Meet 8:45AM at Rustic Bakery