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*RAIN CANCELLATION* North Bay Frolic. Multi Levels 39mi/ 60mi/ 72mi (Joe, Jan, Helen) -- CANCELED
Date: Saturday 11/18
Time: Meet 9:15AM/Roll 9:30AM
Location: Skategarden Park 6785 Laguna Park Way, Sebastopol CA 95472 Map
**suggested parking at Sebastopol Community Cultural Center 390 Morris Street, Sebastopol CA 95472 Map
Please mind the parking restrictions posted. Almost all streets have a 3 hr parking restriction or are reserved for Sebastopol residents.
Please arrive 15-20 minutes before the meet time to set up your bike. ALL rides will roll out ON TIME!
20% or greater chance of rain WILL CANCEL the ride. We have a rain date set up for this ride. It will reschedule to Sunday, 11/19 in the event the ride is cancelled by rain on Saturday. Same meet location and same Meet & Roll Time.
Multi Levels Format: A/Leisurely Pace, AB/Social Pace, B/Moderate Pace and Brisk. **B/Moderate and Brisk pace will be leaderless rides; please BE SURE TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN NAVIGATION by uploading the route to your phone, bike computer or print out a cue sheet. You may wish to ride in small groupings or with someone who has the route downloaded.
***Ride with GPS Route download instructional video and directions on how to enable mobile app turn-by-turn navigation (premium or basic Ride With GPS subscription required for mobile navigation.)
Come on a beautiful and scenic November ride in Sonoma County. The route is especially designed by an experienced Marin Cyclists member who knows the area well, Jan Lau. We begin in Sebastopol and will meander our way with a few short climbs to the first regroup point at the Sonoma Water, Water Education Center. All groups will roll out neutral at 9:30AM.
**A/Leisurely Pace (10-12.4 mph; 12-15 mph on the flats) will be led by Joe Mulligan. 39 miles, +1,600' climbs. Map Most of the climbing are short 100-200' ascents in the beginning of the ride.
**AB/Social Pace (12.5-13.9 mph; 15-18 mph on the flats) will be led by Jan Lau and Helen Kwong as the ride sweeper. 60 miles, +2,300' climbs. Map The ride speed is for the entire route and includes all climbing. Please gauge your cycling endurance conservatively. You should be able to ride comfortably for 60-65 miles with 2,300' of climbs at about 13 mph.
**B/Moderate Pace and Brisk Pace (14.0-16.0 mph+) will be leaderless. 72 miles and +4,000'. Map
The AB/Social Pace group will take a midpoint lunch at Geyserville Market & Deli and a photo op at the Geyserville Sculpture Trail. We'll return on the 101 side passing through the town of Simi, Healdsburg and a dozen of world famous vineyards along the way.
The B/Moderate and Brisk Pace groups will add an out and back on Sweetwater Springs at mile 15 of the route. 72 miles, 4000 feet of climbing with some super steep pitches. Sweetwater This route will be leaderless style. After Sweetwater, the route is exactly the same as the AB/ Social Pace 60 miles route.
-Skategarden Park at the start
-Mile 4.7 W. County Rodata Trails x Irving Ave porta Potty
-Mile 11.4 after Wohler Bridge at the Sonoma Water, Water Education Center
-Midpoint lunch stop Geyerville Market & Deli Map
Saturday, November 18, 2023, 9:15 AM
Skategarden Park (*park at Sebastopol Community Cultural Center 390 Morris St then bike over)
6785 Laguna Park Way
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Registration is not Required
***PLEASE MIND THE STREET PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN SEBASTOPOL. CHECK THE SIGNAGE.
Suggested parking at Sebastopol Community Center on Morris Street
*20% or greater chance of rain will cancel the ride
*Rain date is set up for this ride to occur on Sunday 11/19, same meet location, start & roll time in the event of a rain cancellation on Saturday
*Please upload the route to your bike computer or print out a route sheet
*There are many turns on this route; if you are not familiar with the route please stay with the Ride Leader
*Please respect the riding pace of the groups; if your ride much FASTER or SLOWER than the pace set by the ride leader you will NOT be riding with the group; you will likely be riding by yourself
*Please gauge your riding endurance conservatively and ride well within your abilities
*Please bring at least 2 bottles of water with you
*Please have adequate onboard food/snacks/electrolytes supplements
*Please be self sufficient and pack spare tubes or tire plugs for tubeless tires and know how to fix a flat
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A/ Leisurely Pace 39miles with Joe Mulligan
AB/ Social Pace 60 miles with Jan and Helen
B Moderate & Brisk Pace 72 miles. Leaderless style