Mild Warning: I am familiar with this area, having ridden through it once, but this is partly an exploratory ride. I have not been on all of the trails I intend to ride on but have mapped them out. As far as I know, the dirt part is hard packed. Over 3/4 of the ride is paved.
Cross-posted with: http://www.meetup.com/berkeleycyclists/events/128588802/
Check out this map on MapMyRide: 21.78 mi Insp. Pt.- Nimitz-Ohlone Greenway
Distance: 21.78 mi
Meeting time: 9:30 AM. We will depart a few minutes after. If you are running a little late, text me at 510-421-1377. This is a no drop ride, but during the ride I do not check my phone and there may be no service.
Route: Up Spruce to Grizzly, Shasta, Wildcat, Beautiful easy paved Nimitz from Inspiration Point until it ends, dirt trails down to El Cerrito, Ohlone Greenway Bike Path to start point. (Part of Ohlone may be under construction and we'll ride roads around it.)
Stats: ~22 miles, 1535 feet elevation gain. Water and bathroom stops along the way.
Bring: 2 bottles of water/lytes, snacks, helmet, spare tube, and TIRES that work for YOU! I'm going to ride my flat-bar hybrid which has 25mm tires instead of 23mm.
Uh Oh...hope that's not me!