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Stevens Creek & SF Bay Trail Mid Week Evening Cool Down Recumbent Ride

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Easy, beautiful, Tuesday evening ride beginning at the Stevens Creek Trailhead at Heatherstone and Dale Avenue on the Mountain View / Sunnyvale border in the South Bay, joining the SF Bay Trail near Google, then out to Shoreline Park. Out and back (12 miles) with possibly 2-3 more miles riding around the lake and along the SF Bay, depending upon the group's interest.

An evening ride is great for cooling down and de-stressing. Trike friendly.

This is a good beginner ride, and we are happy to slow down for new recumbent riders. Faster riders can pass and wait at the bottom of pedestrian bridges and overpasses. Slower riders can move at a gentler pace. Expect a rolling pace of 8-10mph. We will accommodate slower riders by slowing or regrouping.

The ride is planned so it starts a couple of hours before sunset, so bring sunglasses, as it is bright on the way down to Shoreline.  The light is beautiful for photography this time of day. 

GPS Coordinates for Starting Place are[masked], [masked]  (Trailhead of Stevens Creek Trail at Heatherstone Way & Dale Avenue in Mountain View)

We'll meet just under the HWY 85 bike/pedestrian Bridge on Dale Avenue at 6:30 pm and leave between 6:35 and 6:45. There is on street parking both on Heatherstone and Dale Avenue.  Here is the basic route: 

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13242481

18 Jul 2017 - 6:30pm
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Upcoming

23 Jul 2017 - 8:15am

Meetup: 8:15am
Rollout: 8:30am

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25 Jul 2017 - 5:15pm

Meetup: 5:15pm, rollout 5:30 pm.

Ride Summary:

Terrain: Multi-Use trail. Mild hills @ 5% grade with a few short sections @ 7%.

Rider Level: Beginner/intermediate hill climbers.

Pace: 12-22 mph on the flat; whatever it takes to get up the hills.

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29 Jul 2017 - 9:30am

This month were are going to ride the Bay Trail along the western shore of the SF Bay. This is a flat ride on bike paths with nice views of the bay and cooler temps than an inland route. 

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3 Aug 2017 - 5:45pm

If you are a member of the group and have been lurking for a while, but haven't ridden, we encourage you to join us.  Feel free to bring friends, spouses, and significant others.  This will be a great ride to socialize and meet other members of the group. 

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