Friday, March 27, 2009

Sat 3/28 Marin ride

Hey all.

So at least five of us (including Jess and Gary) will be meeting in Nicasio for a Marin ride. Exact route TBD, but most likely a 45-55 mile loop over the Marshall Wall, then either going north to Tomales, or looping back south through Pt. Reyes Station. Lunch afterward at the great Rancho NIcasio bar/grill for those who want it.
Meet 9:15 for a 9:30 start.
Questions, call Jenn: 510-861-6654

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Well wishes for a speedy recovery to Chris and Nathan!

Last weekend, two Touchstone racers (Men Cat 5) went down meters from the finish line at the Land Park Criterium in Sacramento last Saturday (3/21/09). Chris is recovering from a fractured clavicle and scapula; Nathan emerged in better condition with some stiffness and road crash but no broken bones.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Sat 3/28 ride!

Weather looks great this weekend. I'd love to do about 50 miles, either east bay or Marin (Bo-Fax loop, Tomales, or Coleman Valley...?). If folks have an interest, post/email back and we'll pick a route. Jenn (

Friday, March 20, 2009

Diablo?? Saturday East Bay Ride - 3/20/09

Small group of us leaving from Peet's on Domingo (near Claremont Hotel) at 9:30am and heading towards Mt. Diablo. Ride up to the saddle and back down to Walnut Creek Bart station. Saddle time is roughly 4 hours (about 55 miles).

Friday, March 13, 2009

Saturday Afternoon Mt. Diablo - 3/14

Sleep late, eat donuts, then come burn off donuts on a leisurely afternoon ride around Morgan Territory and up the Diablo saddle. Departure time is 12:00 noon from the Safeway parking lot at Ygnacio Valley road and Oak Grove road in Walnut Creek.
Total miles will be around 55, unless you want to go to the top where they have more donuts.
Note: if you have not ridden these roads do not be fooled by my use of the term leisurely, as I am merely referring to the uphill nature of our pace.
Call 408-836-7613 if you're in the vicinity and can not locate me. I'm not familiar with this starting location and am just going on info I found on google maps. I'll be parked in the lot closest to the sidewalk on Ygnacio Valley in a silver VW Van.
-Gary B

Saturday East Bay Ride - 3/14/09

A couple of us will be doing a 2.5-hour ride leaving Peet's on Domingo (across the Claremont Hotel) at 9:30am. We're unsure of the route but we do know we're at least going up Tunnel Road! Come ride for all or part of our route.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

This weekend Ride anyone???

I see on the Touchstone bike schedule that there is a Stinson/Marin ride. Is anyone going? How about level 3's ? I'm looking for a few level 3's that wanna do that ride on Sunday morning, if so email me We'll organize something