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Dirty Red Whale, Social Pace Gravel Meet Up (Margie)

Roll 9:45AM Sharp.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of the ride to dial in your set-up.

Dirty Red Whale Ride.  Light gravel.  No super technical climbs or descents.  Cyclocross, gravel or mountain bike tires that are at least 38cc are highly recommended.   23-25cc Road tires are not going to cut it.   About 60% paved/ 40% unpaved.

The ride Leader will decide on the route.  Typical destinations are Hamilton Wetlands, Pacheco Pond, Rush Creek and Bahia Trail.  Social pace ride, no drop.  This is not your blow all the doors off ride or a training course for the next gravel grinder race.   It's a relaxed ride where you can have a conversation.    The base route includes 2 gravel sections.   Bring your mountain/gravel/cyclocross bike. 

Sample Gravel Base Route 42mi/+1,800'

Please be familiar with the Marin County EBike policy.  ***Please note that eBikes of all classes are EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED on all unpaved roads, fire roads or trails in almost all CA state parks and ALL Marin County Open Space Preserves which multiple sections of this gravel route travel on (Rush Creek Preserve and the Hamilton Wetlands Preserve)
Registration is required.  Members and non-members please register in advance.

Sunday, June 04, 2023, 9:45 AM
Red Whale Coffee
169 Paul Drive
San Rafael, CA  94903

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Margie Baer
Gravel Guide
4153789371 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Helmets required
All Riders, members and non members must register to ride
Daytime running lights are advised
No Earbuds
Follow all rules of the road
Please make sure your bike is in good maintenance
Please make sure you can comfortably ride at an A pace for 30-40 miles
***For the Gravel ride, either a gravel or mountain bike with 38-45mm tires are highly recommended
Have fun
20% or higher chance of rain cancels the ride
Cancellation Policy:
Please cancel your registration by calling or texting by 6:00 am
No Fee
No Fee