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The Desert Bicycle Club promotes bicycling as a lifetime activity that encourages good health, wellness, friendship, and personal accomplishment. The club offers the opportunity to bring together like-minded athletes who wish to share the sport of cycling with others. With an emphasis on fitness riding, club members believe in nurturing and respecting one another’s abilities, and work together to improve cycling skills for safe riding in a group. The Desert Bicycle Club serves the cities of the Coachella Valley including Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, Indio, Cathedral City and Palm Springs in Southern California.

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Road Bike Ride

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Flat and Fast: Tuesday ride, Coffee Bean thru La Quinta to Trilogy and Back. Appr 32 miles Note: LEAVES PROMPTLY AT 6AM

Tuesday AM Hill Circuit Ride

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Meet at Palm Desert Civic Park, San Pablo Ave to Magnesia Falls, right turn to Portola Ave. Left on Portola to Frank Sinatra (right), Right on Cook to Fairway, then right on Fairway to Portola, several loops on Mesa View, Alamo, Haystack, then Mesa View to CA-74. Right on CA-74, Left on El Paseo to CA-111 finishing at the driveway to Bagel Bistro! http://www.cycleclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2013.01.29-Tuesday_Hill_Circuit_Route.pdf

Road Bike Ride

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Road Bike Ride from Coffee Bean to Miles Avenue, Warner Trail to Cook st to Frank Sinatra and Ritz Carlton climb, and back to Coffee Bean

Thursday “Fastest Hour” Ride

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Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced Speed: 20+ MPH Length: 20+ Miles Meets at Palm Desert Civic Park, leaves proceeding North on San Pablo, (right) turn on Magnesia Falls, (left) North on Portola, (right) East on Frank Sinatra, then.... OPTION 1 — left on Cook, cross freeway, then right on Varner, left on 38th (look for fast traffic both directions), right on Washington past Sun City, cross freeway, right on Country Club, right on Tamarisk Row (becomes Frank Sinatra), right on Gerald Ford, left on Portola, right on Magnesia Falls, left on San Pablo, right on Fred Waring Dr., left on Town Center Way, Bagel Bistro is in the shopping center on right. (finishes there by ~ 8am) http://www.cycleclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2013.01.29-Thursday_Flat_Fast_Route_-_Option_1.pdf OPTION 2 — left on Country Club Dr. Cross Washington and continue to end and turn right on Jeffeson. Right on Miles. Cross Washington and continue to end and turn right on Hwy 111. Continue west on Hwy 111 all the way to the Bagel Bistro (finish there by ~ 8am). NOTE: For those who want to get in one climb, turn left off Hwy 111 at El Dorado, then right on Fairway to Portola. Climb up to Mesa View, turn right the proceed up to Hwy 74, then descend north on Hwy 74 to El Paseo. Turn left on El Paseo (at light) and then turn left onto Hwy 111 for a short distance to turn into the Bagel Bistro parking lot on the right. http://www.cycleclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/2013.01.29-Thursday_Flat_Fast_Route_-_Option_2.pdf NOTE: “Show ‘N Go” Ride — There is sometimes a moderate paced 30-40 mile ride continuation of our weekday rides starting out from Bagel Bistro (corner of Hwy 111 and Town Center Way, Palm Desert) ROUTE varies. Usually leaves ~ 8:30 am. Understand that many club riders go to work after early morning ride.

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