We had a GREAT ride last Thursday and even better picnic! Tomorrow
should be great weather-wise and it's the easiest ride in and out of
Thursday, July 28th, 5:30 p.m. (Around-the-lakers can start at any time
- picnic @ ~7:00)
Westlake Village Start (directions below)
Route: Hidden Valley - Triunfo to Westlake to Potrero, Lake Sherwood
Drive, Potrero, Hidden Valley Road and same way back, and around
Westlake lake on return...approximately 20 miles.
For CVC'rs, longer ride is between a "gold" and "orange" level. No
drops. I wait for the slowest rider.
RIDE START: Triunfo Road just west of the Dam (tennis) Club and little
yacht club building in Westlake Village. (From the 101 Fwy, take Lindero
Cyn. south until it ends at Triunfo. Go right on Triunfo a couple
hundred yards...where there's grass, sidewalk, the lake...and park along
TIME: Those wishing to get in ~20 miles, 5:30, ready to ride. Those just
going around the lake can show up at any time.
PICNIC: After riding - picnic starts around 7:00 p.m. (where the cars
WHAT TO BRING: HELMET AND BIKE! For picnic, bring something to share
(cheese, crackers, fruit, olives, pretzels, cookies, whatever...), a
beverage (and something to drink it in if you don't want to drink out of
the bottle), something to SIT on and a warm jacket. Also bring any
friends, neighbors, relatives, S.O.'s and anyone else who might like to
join us (preferably with bikes). Don't forget spare tubes, water
ROUTES: Longer ride: Routes will include Hidden Valley, Lake Malibou,
North Ranch, and wherever. Around the lake: cruise around the lake in
wide bike lanes...no left turns...~5 miles each loop...all flat, no
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