Ride 10 to 20 miles at speeds of 12 to 15 mph which would likely be moderate intensity exercise.
Meet at the parking lot east of / next to the dog park near Contra Costa Canal Trail at Heather Farm.
Route will be decided by those who RSVP and are at the start point. Likely rides will be on the Iron Horse, Contra Coast Canal and Ygnacio Canal Trails. An example of a recent route is at this link: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/284431237. This is a no drop ride - no rider is left behind and you can count on an experienced rider to stay with you.
Wearing a helmet is required. Please have pump, small set of tools, tire irons, one or two spare tubes. Remember to use hand/arm signals and call out for turns, slowing and hazards; ride single file on narrower sections .
How is your fitness for this ride? Ride, Skill, Fitness Rating System (RSFRS) rating for this ride is 2/LT/15/30+&3+. Riders who may be most comfortable on this ride are those already doing moderate intensity cardiovascular / aerobic exercise for 30 or more minutes on 3 or more days per week. Description of the rating system is at this link: http://files.meetup.com/1281785/Ride%20Skill%20Fitness%20Rating%20System%20%28RSFRS%29.htm