Featured 57 miles/+4,000' route with multi levels pacing for this Saturday! Various options to trim the ride on your own if you prefer.
9:20 AM/ Wheel Roll at 9:30 AM
Marinwood Community Center
Featured Route BC (15 mph+) , B (13.5-14.9 mph) and AB Pace (12-13.5 mph): Limantour Twist & Shout
Marinwood to Downtown San Rafael, then Fairfax, Whites Hill, Samuel P. Taylor, Olema and then the prized Limantour climb. Pt. Reyes Station for a light bite, water and bathrooms and it's time to head home, Nicasio Reservoir and Lucas Valley Road. **Roll with Earl McCowen if you want your legs to twist and shout a little.
He will be riding at a BC pace (15.0 mph+ overall pace; 24+ mph on the flats); leaderless; a pace line may form; riders are expected to provide their own navigation. **For a social pace version of the same route, ride with Margie Baer at a B pace (13.5-14.9 mph overall average speed.) **For an AB moderate pace (12-13.5 mph overall average speed) ride with Cindy Prosterman
Plenty of options to trim the ride if you prefer. YOU ARE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN NAVIGATION IF YOU DECIDE TO MODIFY THE RIDE
-Cut over at mile 14.4 and head north on Nicasio Valley Road to Lucas Valley Road
-At mile 22.6 take Platform Bridge Road to Pt. Reyes Petaluma Road
-Continue straight on Bear Valley Road at mile 26.4 to omit the Limantour Road climb; you might wait at Pt Reyes Station, Toby's Coffee Bar to wait for the other groups to catch up and drop back into the group or continue the ride at your own pace