Ride Calendar

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PLEASE NOTE: Ride schedule and data subject to change during the season. Please check this page regularly for the most up-to-date ride information.

All times listed indicate departure ride location start (e.g. Lake Merritt, BART Station or away location specified).

For more information on ride classfications, visit the About Us page.


Off-Season Rides

April 4 – LAKE

START: Children’s Fairyland Parking Lot, Lake Merritt
Riders will gather, organize into groups according to pace, and depart on agreed-upon routes.
Meet: 9:00 AM
Ride Departs: 9:20 AM

April 11 – LAKE
2015 Season Kick-Off Ride

LHIA: 19.9 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Children’s Fairyland, Oakland
Sign in: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 9:00 AM

Celebrate the start of the Oakland Yellowjackets riding season with a leisurely ride from Lake Merritt to Bay Farm Island on Alameda and back. Bike tech inspections, rest stop facilities, SAG wagon and potluck picnic following the ride sponsored by Yellowjackets members. Registration opens at 8:00 AM and the ride begins at 9:00 AM.

April 18- LAKE
Point Pinole

Light: 27.7 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
HIA: 44.7 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Children’s Fairyland, Oakland
Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

Ride through residential neighborhoods of North Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Albany and Richmond, then regroup in El Sobrante. Light riders may retrace the route to Lake Merritt, while others continue to Point Pinole pier. The return from the pier travels along the Point Richmond Marina and the Bay Trail to the Berkeley bike-ped bridge.

April 25 – LAKE
Lake Chabot

Light: 28.2 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
Humane: 33.5 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
Intermediate/Advanced: 38.0 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Children’s Fairyland, Oakland
Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

A counter-clockwise loop around Oakland and San Leandro starts outbound with a flatish cruise to Bay Farm and south along Doolittle Rd by the Oakland Airport to the first rest stop at the Union gas station on E 14th. Light riders return to the lake via East 14th and Bancroft Ave. For every one, it’s a modest climb up Fairmont Rd in San Leandro. Humanes descend the south side of Lake Chabot and return via Mountain Blvd. Advanced and Intermediate riders complete the loop via Redwood Rd and Joaquin Miller Ave.

May 2 – LAKE
Arlington Loop

Light: 23.6 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
HIA: 41.2 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Children’s Fairyland, Oakland
Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

Travel through residential Kensington, El Cerrito and Richmond along Arlington, a scenic alternative to Key Route to get to El Sobrante. The ride returns to the lake via San Pablo Dam Rd, Moraga and Pinehurst.

May 9 – BART

Light: 38.9 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
HIA: 57.2 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Union City BART

Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

Discover a bike-friendly path across the bay via the Dumbarton Bridge bikeway. Once across the bridge, the short loop for Lights and Humane Intermediates roams around Palo Alto before returning to the Dumbarton bridge eastbound back to Union City. The longer loop continues on to Sand Hill Road, then loops around Portola Valley and Los Altos before rejoining the return path of the short loop.

RIDE-AND-DECIDE OPTION: Those who prefer to ride locally may meet at Children’s Fairyland and depart on a decided route at 9:00 AM.

May 16 – LAKE
Dublin Grade

Light: 31.6 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
Humane: 48.3 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
Intermediate/Advanced: 66.6 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map

START: Children’s Fairyland, Oakland
Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

This ride warms up on Doolittle Rd by the Oakland Airport into San Leandro, crosses over Castro Valley via Fairmont and Lake Chabot, then traverses the Dublin Grade (Dublin Canyon Rd). Light riders end in Pleasanton and return via BART. Option riders continue north through San Ramon, Lafayette and Moraga, then ride back over the ridge via Pinehurst.

May 23 – BART
Morgan Territory

Light: 29.7 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map
HIA: 48.2 miles | Route Sheet | Interactive Map


Meet: 8:00 AM
Ride Departs: 8:20 AM

A ride circling the foothills of Mount Diablo. Ride through Clayton and the ranch country surrounding Marsh Creek Springs, then tackle a challenging but shaded and picturesque climb. Hard work pays off with “the Plunge” on the eastern side of the Black Hills towards Livermore. The ride continues on a counter-clockwise path through Danville and ends at the Walnut Creek BART station. A shorter, less strenuous ride options for Light group begins at Concord BART, rambles through the bike trails of Contra Costa County and ends at Orinda BART.

RIDE-AND-DECIDE OPTION: Those who prefer to ride locally may meet at Children’s Fairyland and depart on a decided route at 9:00 AM.

5/25 Decide-and-Ride

5/30 Tunnel and Grizzly

6/6 Mines Road

6/13 Zoo and Redwoods

6/20 Tiburon

6/27 Livermore/Altamont

7/4 3 Bears and Some Redwoods

7/11 Sonoma Picnic Ride

7/18 Lucas Valley

7/25 Wildwood-Moraga

8/1 Mt. Hamilton

8/8 Palomares

8/15 Marin Picnic Ride

8/22 Crockett Loop

8/29 Petaluma

9/5 Mt. Diablo

9/7 Decide and Ride

9/12 Calaveras

9/19 Fog City

9/26 Pacifica-Monterey

10/3 Happy Valley

10/10 Fairfax

10/17 Peninsula

10/24 Mt. Tam

10/31 Cosumnes