Weekly Ride Schedule
Scofflaw Biking Survey (a study about bicyclist behavior)
Ride Smart (bike safety): bike_safety.pdf
California Vehicle Code: http://catsip.berkeley.edu/california-vehicle-code
Articles of interest to cyclists: RoadBikeRider.com
League of American Bicyclists: State Bike Laws
California BikeSafe Bicycle Crash Reporting App
SATURDAY rides are posted on the Google site: https://sites.google.com/site/foothillcycleclub1/
Ride start locations with map are on the route slips.
The Saturday Morning Moderate Ride is for those looking for a faster paced ride (18-20 mph on the flats). The rides are drawn from the club’s archive of over 200 rides. Depending on the ride, the distance will vary. Some as short as 30 some as long as 60 with occasionally 100 miles once or twice a year. The start time is 8:00 AM. Snack breaks are usually included at the halfway point. Based on destination, the ride start location will vary. Contact Brian Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The Sunday Morning Easy Ride is for those who want a more leisurely ride. No route slips. The start location is at the corner of Hill and San Pasqual in Pasadena. Start time is 8:30 am. We go to breakfast at a different destination every week. It is usually a 20 mile ride that ends back at the starting point before 11:30 am. Contact Randy Smith email@example.com to receive the weekly e-mails announcing the Sunday breakfast destination.
Sunday Morning Moderate Ride is for those looking for a faster paced ride (18-20 mph on the flats) than The Sunday Morning Easy Ride. The last Sunday of each month will be a somewhat longer ride in the 50-60 mile range visiting some weird landmarks in LA. Meet at Victory Park (North side of Paloma between Altadena Dr and Sierra Madre Blvd in Pasadena). 40 miles. Start time is 8:00 am. There will be a snack/coffee stop during the ride. RAIN CANCELS. Contact Stan Schwarz firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
TUESDAY MORNING RIDE
Start: So. Pasadena at Diamond & El Centro at Kaldi coffee shop (across from the library). Coffee break at Beantown in Sierra Madre.
WEDNESDAY MORNING RIDES
Start: Huntington & Rosemead Blvds, SE corner, in the parking lot near Trader Joe's. Rides are with some pace.
DIRECTIONS TO RIDE STARTS:
Arcadia Park: From I-210, exit and south on Santa Anita Av for 0.6 miles,
Covina Park: From I-210, exit and south on Citrus Av, R-Badillo St, R- 4th Av to Covina Park.
Live Oak Park, Temple City: From I-210, exit and south on Baldwin Av for 3.4 miles, L Daines Dr to Live Oak Park.
Pasadena Elks Lodge Pasadena: From SR134, exit and south-Orange Grove Blvd, L-Green St to Elks Lodge.
Victory Park, Pasadena: From I-210, exit and north on Altadena Dr, R-Paloma St to Victory Park.
Wilderness Park, Downey: From San Gabriel Valley, south on I-605, exit Florence Av (follow Florence Av exit sign on the I-5 South connector ramp), cross Florence Av, R-Little Lake Road to Wilderness Park.
For a complete list of century rides in California click here.
YEAR ROUND CENTURY RIDES: These bike clubs offer free centuries that welcome non-members, and run at least once a month. Check the web pages for the schedules.
Los Angeles Wheelmen: http://www.LAWheelmen.org
San Fernando Valley Bike Club: http://www.sfvbc.org
Orange County Wheelmen: http://www.caltriplecrown.com/centuries/
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Club policy requires that all participants wear an ANSI approved cycling helmet on all rides. The Club promotes safe cycling and requires all participants to obey the California Vehicle Code (CVC) and all local traffic laws and controls. Lights and reflectors are required for riding 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset as per CVC. Riders should carry small tools for simple repairs, spare tubes, patch kits, tire tools and a tire pump. Security lock, food money, and a map of the area will also come in handy. All mileages are round trip.