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SANTIAGO CREEK TRAIL

  • Mar 9, 2013 · 8:30 AM
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This ride will be around 20 miles. The ride is designed for advance beginners riders and above. For those riders wanting lunch, we will go across the street to Pepito's for some very fine Mexican Food.

We will start at the Big Office Bldg. AKA "BOB".

Map of Ride: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1794718

Leaving the parking lot we will turn left on W Life Dr./W Memory Lane, crossing Bristol (with the traffic light) to Flower and turning right. Turn left onto Riverside Dr. and right onto Park Blvd. Continue on Park to Bonnie Brae then to Broadway and turn left to Main Place Dr. Ride over the FWY and at the bottom of the overpass, immediately turn right onto the Santiago Creek Trail. We will regroup at this point to make sure everyone made the turn. We will ride the Santiago River Trail to Villa Park but if this is your first time riding this trail, Please STAY BEHIND the leader, as there are many branches onto and off of the bike trail. We will keep the pace slow and easy so everyone should be able to keep in sight of the riders ahead of them. 10-12 mph. There will be stops occasionally to ensure no one gets dropped. At the end of the bike trail we will turn left onto Villa Park Rd. and go up a moderate hill to Lemon St where we turn right to Taft Ave.

We will take a short rest stop at this point.

We will then ride TAFT, a long downhill, to go under the 55 FWY turning left at the traffic light and then right at the next traffic light. We will continue on Taft down to the SART. Turn right (upstream) on the Santa Ana River and go to Lincoln going under Linsoln and then right and turn right to ride thru the Anaheim Coves Trail to Lincoln. Here we turn right go back to the SART and head down to the starting point. 20 miles

Make sure your bike and you are ready to go as we will start right at 8:30 am. and you will be left behind if you are not ready.

Bring Water, your extra tube and HELMET. You may be left behind if you show up with tires needing pumping.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I liked it. It was interesting. We rode thru a tree lined neighborhood of beautiful old homes in Orange. Then, I believe it was the Santiago Trail?, a bike path going thru an old park. Everything looked different from other rides. Historial buildings. The river trail had tons of rocks...just old and different. Some street riding, of course, but nothing anxiety producing. I liked it and would be happy to do it again.

    March 12, 2013

  • Christina C

    If roads are dry, I'm there.

    March 8, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sorry we missed you Christina!

      1 · March 9, 2013

    • Christina C

      I missed you, too. Next time!

      March 9, 2013

  • Gina G

    Sorry! It's my military weekend. See you on the next one...Enjoy! :D

    March 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Next time.

      March 9, 2013

  • Mike W.

    The small group made it easy to stay together ... until the last 3-4 miles on the SART! Nice ride, everything sparkling clean from the rains, cool with some clouds. Good time.

    March 9, 2013

  • Dave

    I texted Cesar, saying I could not quite make 8:30. He said he didn't go either, due to a cold.

    March 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looks beautiful outside!!!

    March 9, 2013

  • Mike W.

    Anna's iffy, fighting a cold, and it might be a little wet from overnight showers, but should be good to go. Temp predicted to feel several degrees warmer than actual! AccuWeather forcast: http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/orange-ca/92866/hourly-weather-forecast/331970?hour=25

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looks nice!

    March 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll catch up with everyone on the next ride. Have fun everyone!

    March 6, 2013

  • omer

    I will try , if there is no work .

    March 4, 2013

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  • Ed W.
    Wyoming Cowboy, Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Mike W. +1
    Organizer
  • Dean T.
    DRAFTER, Assistant Organizer
  • A former member
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