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Del Puerto Canyon road ride (Patterson, CA)


It is a bit of a drive to get to but this road is a wonderful experience now while the temps are mild and the scenery is at its annual best. If you've never ridden Del Puerto Canyon Rd. in early April you're in for a treat.

The first couple miles of Del Puerto Canyon Rd. winds among low rolling, grass-covered hills before it changes character and starts to climb ever-so-gently alongside Del Puerto Creek. On the approach to the Minniear Day Use Area one begins to notice patches of wildflowers in the hills and along the roadside. Frank Raines Park (16 miles in) is a convenient place to take a break before heading up to Adobe Springs to refresh water bottles and return to Patterson for lunch.

Distance: 40 miles. The California Aqueduct bike path is an option for additional mileage after lunch

Pace: 13-15 mph if on flat ground--less or more if uphill or downhill


Coming soon?: Cañada Road > Coyote Lake road ride near Gilroy, CA

8 Apr 2018 - 9:30am
15041 Rogers Rd, Patterson, CA

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28 Apr 2018 - 9:00am

City of San José Environmental Services, San José Bike Party, Silicon Valley Bike Coalition are coming together for a fantastic Ride.

28 Apr 2018 - 9:30am

This month we will ride the Guadalupe River Trail between Alviso and San Jose. Meet in the parking lot at the Alviso Educational Center (Santa Clara Valley Water District).

5 May 2018 - 10:30am

Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30 a.m., earlier than usual. Racing begins around noon and ends around 4 pm.

6 May 2018 - 11:00am

I plan to go no matter whether we have a booth this year or not. Perhaps we could meet before the show and squeeze a ride in?