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Alto Velo "B" ride

Route posted

usual ride attendance is 15-30 rider


WHAT, WHERE, WHEN: At 9 a.m. every Saturday, the Alto Velo "B" Ride

meets at Peet's in Los Altos. Ride leaves at 9:10!

RIDE ETIQUETTE: NEW RIDERS WELCOME! Be sociable with new folks. If

you're at the front early on, KNOW THE ROUTE and please look back to

see that the group is together (three souls gasping for air is not

considered a group). Paceline when possible, wait at tops of longer

climbs. Rolling regroups after difficult sections. Help people with

mechanicals if you're in their vicinity. If someone has a mechanical

at the rear, relay the message forward.

Try to stay together. Let someone know if you are going to drop off

BEFORE THE RIDE or continue to the regroup area.


REGROUPS:
Top of Pierce Rd. (Mountain Winery)
Skyline at CDF (water stop)
Skyline at Page Mill (quick)
Skylonda
Portola at Sand Hill (the notorious 6 foot stop sign)

Caution: There is no "free" right turn at Portola and Sand Hill

SYNOPSIS: Hwy 9/84E/Portola Valley
WHAT, WHERE, WHEN: At 9 a.m. every Saturday, the Alto Velo "B" Ride
meets at Peet's in Los Altos. Ride leaves at 9:10!
RIDE ETIQUETTE: NEW RIDERS WELCOME! Be sociable with new folks. If
you're at the front early on, KNOW THE ROUTE and please look back to
see that the group is together (three souls gasping for air is not
considered a group). Paceline when possible, wait at tops of longer
climbs. Rolling regroups after difficult sections. Help people with
mechanicals if you're in their vicinity. Try to stay together.
Let someone know if you are going to drop off
BEFORE THE RIDE or continue to the regroup area.

Riders should always wear a helmet.   Riders are encouraged to wear a helmet on AV rides and riders are discouraged from riding with AV groups if they don’t wear a helmet. 

ROUTE: R. 1st, L. Edith, L. Foothill, S. Stevens Canyon, S. Mt. Eden,
R. Pierce, R. Hwy 9, R. Skyline, R. 84E, R. Portola, L. Alpine, R. Arastradero,
L. Page Mill, R. Arastradero, R. Purissima, L. Robleda, R. Chapin, L. Burke,
Peets.

DISTANCE: About 45 miles.

ROUTE, AS ALWAYS, SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER
OR DISCRETION OF RIDE LEADER! :)
"B" SIGNIFICANT CLIMBS: Hwy 9
REGROUPS: Top of Pierce, Skyline@CDF Station, Skyline@Page Mill,
Skylonda, Portola Rd.

PLEASE, keep a manageable pace after the regroups and difficult
sections. DO NOT race back to Peet's, let's use the last few miles to
recover from the ride, and take the chance and exchange few words with
the person riding by your side!


Riders should always wear a helmet.   Riders are encouraged to wear a helmet on AV rides and riders are discouraged from riding with AV groups if they don’t wear a helmet. 

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