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Red Whale Gravel Meet Up 35mi/+1,400' & extra bonus China Camp (Charles D)

Meet 9:45AM/Roll 10:00AM.  Join Charles Dilworth for a chill-lax gravel outing; some single tracks in the latter Rush Creek Preserve Section then the ride returns to the start via Atherton and Olive and so forth.  Before the curtain falls...stay for an extra bonus romp to China Camp for a 19 miles/+1,200' Bay View Trail* that circles the park grounds.   *$3 (per day/per user) Trail Only fee is required to bike on the trails inside China Camp State Park.  China Camp Trail Pass Info  (at the bottom of page 2.)

Gravel bike or mountain bike with 38mm-45mm tires are highly recommended for improved traction and handling.
2 gravel portions in the base gravel Route.  *Some of the sections may be technical; road tires ARE NOT GOING CUT IT.

Base gravel route 35 miles/+1,400'

Extra bonus China Camp Bay View Trail loop 14 miles/+1,400'

***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)

All riders welcome; members and non members please register in advance.  Please make sure you receive a registration confirmation before you log off.

Sunday, September 3, 2023, 9:45 AM
Red Whale Coffee
169 Paul Drive
San Rafael, CA  94903

Event Contact(s):
Charles D Dilworth
Red Whale Gravel Leader
4159996333 (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 AB pace for 25-35 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