Our CVC Charity Event
Register Now!!! Register Now!!! Register Now!!! Because this is a "members only" event, we need you to sign up as soon as possible, so we can create the best ride and celebration for each CVC Member! We are less than 4 Weeks away from the 2nd Edition of our annual fundraiser, the CVC's Picnic Ride & Benefit, And, you need to... REGISTER NOW
CVC's inaugural event SO successful, WE are going to do it again, and continue to support our community. Because of your participation in the 2017 event, CVC and its members made donations to 2 local organizations; Conejo Open Space Foundation and The Mike Nosco Foundation. This year CVC and its members will be making a donation to the Sapwi Bike Park project. The Sapwi Bike Park will be free to the public, featuring jumps, drops, pump tracks, trails, and as much stoke factor as you can have on a bike. Imagine a free community bike park in Thousand Oaks.
You can help make a bigger impact on the cycling community this year by embracing our new motto, "GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE". It's easy--register now, ride with your CVC friends, have fun on the roads we love, and enjoy the picnic and silent auction. And, feel good about giving back to the Conejo Valley and the sport we love. Be sure to read below to find out more about the event. SEE YOU THERE!!!
EVENT REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.bikereg.com/cvc-benefit-picnic-ride PLEASE USE EVENT PASSWORD: Benefit (case sensitive)
Weekend Ride Route Summary SATURDAY 8:30am at The Landing All rides meet & depart from "The Landing" parking lot at the South End of Westlake Lake. Please park in the middle lanes away from the homes on the East side of the lot.
Red Ride, Leader: Alfonso Canella Stunt, Fernwood and Old Topanga: Lindero/Agoura/Cornell/Mulholland/Stunt/Saddle Peak/Tuna Canyon/Fernwood/Topanga/Old Topanga/Mulholland/7-Minute Hill/Mulholland/Cornell/Agoura/Lindero Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27215205 Note: This weekend is the Mulholland Challenge! For those riding with our group, Taylor will be rolling out with the group at 6:30am from the Hampton Inn in Agoura HIlls. Enjoy and be safe.
Orange Ride, Leaders: Paul Sterngold and Lance Soloway Hidden Valley, Dos Vientos and Oak Park: Triunfo/Westlake/Potrero/Lake Sherwood/Hidden Valley/Rieno/Lynn/Dos Vientos/Borchard/Michael/Newbury Road/Green Meadow/Moorpark/Rolling Oaks/Ventu Park/Hillcrest/Westlake/Kanan/TO/Driver/Chesboro/Agoura/Lindero Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27200228
CARPINTERIA AND SANTA BARBARA AWAY RIDE OPTION Come ride the coast and some of the best rolling routes in the Santa Barbara Bay. Route can be done at Orange or Gold pace. We will have cruisin stops along the way and lunch stops available after the ride. 8:30am start time at the parking lot at Rincon Beach and Bates Road in Carpinteria. Orange/Gold Away Ride, Leaders: Sharon Campise and Lisa Gutman Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27201974
SUNDAY 9:00am at The Landing.
G.O. Ride, Leader: David Stumpf Potrero to the Beach and Encinal Return (with shortened option to Dos Vientos Out-n-Back): Triunfo/Westlake/Lake Sherwood/Hidden Valley/Rieno/Lynn/CSU/Hueneme/Las Posas/PCH/Encinal Canyon/Mulholland/Westlake/Triunfo Route Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17359516
Social Ride, Leader: Kay Fields Carlisle Canyon and Lake Sherwood: Triunfo/Westlake/Carlisle Out-N-Back/Potrero/Lake Sherwood/Westlake/Agoura/Lakeview Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19912700
WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT Hey CVC, It looks like we will have a perfect weekend for riding. A little wind here and there, but tuck in and ride safe and we'll all stay safe. Not a rain cloud in the sky...
On Saturday, we have only three rides scheduled, including an Away Ride option from Carpinteria's Rincon Beach. The Red Ride will rolling over Mulholland, climbing Stunt, down Fernwood and back up Old Topanga, then home over Mulholland. The Orange ride will doing a nice loop out through Hidden Valley, around Dos Vientos, then back and up over Westlake and Kanan to Chesboro. And we've got an Away Ride option leaving from Carpinteria Beach and riding around the Santa Barbara Bay. This will be a G.O. ride pace (combining Gold and Orange). This weekend is our local Mulholland Challenge so good luck to all members out there representing!
On Sunday, we've got two rides. The G.O. Ride will be heading up out through Hidden Valley and dropping to the beach over Potrero down past CSU and the beach, then back up Encinal Canyon. This ride can also be turned into a Dos Vientos Out-n-Back if you are pressed for time. The Social Ride is going to cruise up and enjoy Carlisle Canyon before looping around and enjoying Lake Sherwood as well before finishing with a lake lap.
We've also got midweek rides Tuesday and Thursday mornings, the Wednesday afternoon ride with Sheri, and the Tuesday Night Rock Store Race Ride (with less racy options).
Always be more aware and anticipate dangers when riding with your groups. You are the eyes of everyone behind you and the voice to point out obstacles, vehicles and other hazards - even when you are tucked into the peloton. Keep your spacing generous and focus your efforts on the climbs.
Let me know if I can help with anything bike or ride-related. I usually have extra gear, supplies and my toolkit, pump, etc. And let's ride!
Bart Ziegler Ride Director Conejo Valley Cyclists
REGULAR MID-WEEK CLUB RIDES
Tuesday Morning Ride - Leader: David Stumpf Rollout is 9:00am SHARP at The Landing parking lot. Piuma and Stunt (with shortened option to 7-Minute Hill) Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13966865
Evening Ride - Leader: Jonathan Woodbury The fast paced Rock Store ride has returned! And for those who would like to get out and ride these routes at more of an orange pace, a group leaves at 5:15 PM. The faster group usually catches up at the regroup point at the Mullholland/Encinal Split on top. Both rides leave from the Landing's parking lot. Shorter Route with Mulholland return: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18374660 Longer Route with Upper Encinal: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/289498
Wednesday Afternoon Ride - Leader: Sheri Leiken Rollout is 3:30pm at The Landing parking lot. Routes change for each week. Please look for the separate announcement. Rides usually gold pace, 15-22 miles.
Thursday Morning Ride - Leader: David Stumpf Rollout is 9:00am SHARP at The Landing parking lot. Rock Store, Encinal and Mulholland (with shortened option over Rock Store and upper Mulholland) Route link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26558908
UPCOMING EVENTS Cinco de Mayo marks the date of our club's Annual Picnic and Benefit Ride. Don't miss this spectacular day! Sign up now! Food truck, coffee truck, 3 spectacular routes, fully stocked rest stops, auctions and much more!!!!
SAFETY REMINDERS If there is a marked bike lane, cyclists may ride shoulder to shoulder. Single file otherwise. There is no three or four abreast at any time while moving.If you are wearing a CVC kit, you represent the club, so please be sure to follow the rules of the road.
When riding with CVC, you agree to: * Wear a helmet and ensure my bike is in good working order. * Ride to the right, pass on the left. * Ride in the bike lane (where available) and signal when moving into another lane. * Ride no more than two abreast in the bike lane, single file on narrow roads, and avoid "Swarming" (bunching up and multiplying the chance of accidents) * Call out and point if I see a traffic hazard * Respect ALL traffic laws and the rights of all autos, bicycles, and pedestrians * Ride predictably and remind other to be safe * Be a bicycling ambassador
PARKING Please remember when parking at The Landing for any weekend morning rides to park and congregate towards the far end of the lot away from the street and use the middle row. Do not park next to the homes.
ADDITIONAL NOTES The Purple ride is considered a no drop. Having said that, please note that if you are falling behind or slower than the average pace, you may be dropped. All rides not asterisked are considered a "drop ride" so please understand the route before you start (and how to get back). If you get to a regrouping spot and no one is there, consider yourself dropped. As always, we will try to stick together and have a fun, safe ride. We will regroup regularly to allow everyone a chance to ride together.
If for any reason you leave a group ride, please pass along the information to the ride leader.
Inclement weather policy: In the interest of safety, whenever it is either actively raining or the ride route has wet roads, it is our club policy to cancel a club ride. Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions; however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride.
Let's ride, Bart Ziegler CVC Ride Director email@example.com