This is the *FINAL* Thursday night bike ride and picnic for 2011! Due to
loss of daylight, we're ending the picnic rides tomorrow. C'mon out and
join us before it's over! If you can't make the bike ride, at least come
for the picnic.
Thursday, *September 29th*, 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 the curb.)
*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 are
*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 bottles, etc.
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 discernible hills.
If you wish to be removed from this e-mail list (unless you're getting the
notice from CVC), please let me know. Also, feel free to pass the
information on to friends, family and S.O's. Everyone is welcome.