From Lucky's we going South, up to Steven Creek Reservoir, thru Mt. Eden road and right onto and up Piece Road, merge onto Route 9 and starting climbing ~5.5 miles to top. Regroup at top, then make right and head up 2-3 miles, stop at the CalFire station on the left. This is our water and food stop. Continue rolling hills on Skyline and eventually down to Alice 84 crossing. There is a bathroom there. We'll go down 84, and make our way back to Lucky's in a number of ways. 48 miles, 4600 ft. ~4 hrs
SPEED: 16+ mph on moderate terrain and distance, >1w/lb sustained 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.