This is a loop ride starting at Castro Valley BART, ascending Palomares Rd. to Niles Canyon Rd., stopping in the western town of Old Sunol, complete with telegraph poles along a railroad line still in operation, and swinging back through San Ramon to Norris Canyon, one of the most scenic rural areas sandwiched between two urban areas. A long descent takes us back to Castro Valley BART.
Details: 41 miles 2000 ft climb 12-14 MPH We will regroup at the tops of hills and intersections for 10 min. Planned stops include Sunol and San Ramon and others as needed.
Meet: 9:15 AM, ready to roll at 9:30 AM
Bring: Bottle water, bottle lytes, snacks, tube, helmet, sunscreen!