Our last ride before the C19 was Mount Hamilton, so fittingly, we'll start more "official" ride with Mt. Ham again.
Weather is looking dry but windy at top on Saturday. Bring a windbreaker and warm clothing's for the downhill cold.
There will be a mix of Vaxed and non-vaxed riders. For non-vax riders, please stay 6 ft away from others and put on mask when in group chat settings. Vaxed riders can now follow CDC guidelines and be more "free".
Ride start: Linda Vista Elementary School. arrive by 8:45am, roll at 9:00am sharp (Led by Vincent)
Address: 100 Kirk Ave, San Jose, CA 95127
B/C+ Ride Mt Hamilton 39 miles, 5000 ft
SPEED: 16+ mph on moderate terrain and distance, >1w/lb power effort
SKILL LEVEL: Experienced and training focused
This is not a NO_DROP ride. Pack will wait a reasonable time at re-group point, but each rider must be able to maintain 16 mph equivalent effort to keep up with the pack.
BE PREPARED: Bring cue sheet (above), water (2 bottles), gels, bars, spare tubes (with the correct stem length for carbon wheels), pump/CO2 cartridges, tools, sunblock lotion, and additional clothing for any weather changes.
These rides are member led rides. Route/distance are published ahead of time but are subject to change due to weather conditions and/or member participation. i.e, if no one wants to climb that day, we don’t climb!
Non-members are allowed one free workout and rides at one's own risk. All riders must adhere to the standard safety rules stated below and follow all traffic laws.
New and non-members please identify yourself to the ride lead early at the start meeting location so that we can go over more detailed safety and legal briefing before ride start.
These rides are geared for triathlon specific, endurance-based cycling, to prepare for Ironman, half Ironman (70.3) and Olympic distance races.
All Riders must be self-sufficient on the road and be able to take care of one-self during mechanical issues, blown tires, or minor accidents.