Tomorrow’s ride is Mines Road. The forecast for Livermore is for mostly sun and 58 degrees at 8 AM, rising to the upper 80s by early afternoon. Winds will be calm in the morning and pick up in the afternoon at 10-15 mph.
NOTE: The Advanced/Advanced Intermediate start for this ride has been changed from previous years. (It is no longer at Las Positas College).
Light Riders, Advanced Intermediate Riders, and Advanced Riders gather at Dublin/Pleasanton BART at 8:00 AM. Roll time is 8:20. The route is a mostly flat 12 miles out to a regroup at Murietta’s Well just ¼ mile up Mines Road. From here, Light Riders may return to BART or venture a ways up Mines Road before returning. Advanced Intermediate and Advanced Riders will continue to the Junction Café and return.
Humane Riders will gather at the Robertson Park (formerly Ernie Rodrigues) Sports Fields on South Livermore Avenue in Livermore (same location as in previous years) at 8:00 AM and roll at 8:20.
Download the Mines Road Route sheets.
If you are a less-experienced rider or have not done this ride before: Temperatures will be warm. It is a very long climb to the Junction Café. There is no water on Mines Road along the way, and no shade. Hydrate fully before starting. Bring at least two full water bottles and electrolytes. Take it easy, and turn around if you need to.
Those wishing to ride locally may gather at the Lake Merritt Children’s Fairyland Parking Lot at 8:00AM for an 8:20 departure. The selected local ride is Dublin Grade. Please note there are no ride leaders for local rides when the Club ride is BART or AWAY.