Sunday Ride: 9:00am
Where to meet: Aptos Station by the old Bayview Hotel
About: The riders that did not get enough on Saturdays ride can punish themselves on this one. Medium to FAST paced South county ride. 40-50 miles.
Tuesday Lunch Ride (Giro Ride): 11:45am
Where to Meet: Bus Stop at the intersection of Grandview St and Mission.
About:The fastest ride in Santa Cruz, with a organized pace line into the headwind on Hwy 1 until a right on Bonny Doon Rd. It’s a sprint to the top of Bonny Doon until Smith Grade where riders turn around and begin the descent back to Hwy 1. Turn around with the leaders or you wont make the short regrouping at the bottom. The rest of the ride is full gas until the sprint for the Santa Cruz city limit sign.
Wednesday Morning Ride: 9am
Where to Meet: End of 41st Ave. @ the Hook @ 9:00
About: A Medium to Fast Ride up Eureka Canyon and down Old San Jose Rd. Coming down Old SJ is one of the best descents in the county!
Wednesday Evening Hill Repeats -Spokesman Intervals: 4:30pm
Where to Meet: Intersection of Glenn Coolidge Dr and Hagar Dr.
About: Six hill repeats ending at Merrill Rd. There is a turn around at the top followed by a short recovery on the way down. Try to pace yourself on the first few or you will be feeling it by the end.
Saturday ride( Saturday World Championships) at 8:00am:
Where to Meet:At the end of 7th Ave at the “Crow’s Nest”.
About: Fast group, sprints and different loops depending on your desired mileage. The best riders in Santa Cruz join this ride- including some local pros. Watch out, they’ll call your bluff.
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