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Slacker ride

  • Arastradero Preserve

    1530 Arastradero Road
    1/4 mile north of Page Mill Road
    Palo Alto, CA (map)

    37.386841 -122.174706

  • Anyone else free during a mid-week day? Come play with me! My wacky schedule is open every Thursday this month so I'm taking advantage of it.

    I ride from home in downtown MV so join me along the way or meet me at the start. At 9:30, I'll swing by the parking lot of the McDonald's at El Monte and El Camino and then at 10:00, the bathrooms at Arastradero.

    Intermediate girl pace.  8? miles in the park, 12 miles pavement.  The park's pretty small so longer rides are possible only if we repeat loops.



    Note from David B., founder of SJMTB meetup:


    INTERMEDIATE RIDE: We're not hammering the climbs or setting downhill records on this ride.  However this is a rather long ride so it is not for beginners.  You should be able to ride at a sustained pace for 2+ hours with minimal breaks.

    TECH 4/10: Arastradero is a pretty mellow.  The terrain is rolling with only a few climbs quick steeper climbs.  You should be pretty warmed up from the ride into the park though so they shouldn't be a challenge for an Intermediate rider.

    PHYS 6/10: Normally I would consider Arastradero easier than a 6 but being that the total ride length is 20 miles (note from ride leader: more than half of the distance is on road) it's going to be a little more challenging than normal.

    8? miles in the park, 12 miles pavement


    Please remember that our rides require a properly maintained mountain bike and helmet. If you have questions regarding gear feel free to shoot me an email and I can make suggestions or point you to an expert in your area.

    See you out there,

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    By joining this event(s), you hereby release and discharge promoters, event organizers, assistant organizers, hosts and participants of the San Jose Mountain Biking and sponsoring organizations from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you currently have, or may have in the future, for losses, injuries, damages of any kind or nature, including death arising in whole or in part out of engaging in the activities, advice or information posted on this meetup, whether caused by the negligence of the organizers’ or otherwise. I acknowledge that this meetup event(s) are a test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carry the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, road conditions, weather, equipment, vehicular traffic, lack of hydration, and actions of other people; including but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, instructors, and/or event organizers and/or assistants.


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  • Barry

    I'm not up for riding in the rain either, np. Seeya next time, Barry

    April 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is cancelled due to rain. Sorry I didn't do this earlier but I over slept.

    April 4, 2013

  • Barry

    Hey Winona, my schedule between work and bike light business has gotten wacky too. Want to meet at El Camino @ Castro, or Peet's, same as last time? Barry

    April 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Rains cancels. Don't want to damage the trails. I'll decide in the morning before the ride.

      April 3, 2013


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