CVC Club Ride Recap for Week of 3-29-2013 through 4-4-2013
Here’s this upcoming week’s club ride recap summarizing the rides and identifying the club ride leaders. Please refer to the individual ride captain’s ride announcement emails for specific ride details.
Very Important: As members and/or visitors of CVC we are all expected to abide by the following club safety policy while partaking in sanction rides.
Sanction Rides Safety Requirements: * Helmets must be worn * Obey all traffic laws * Where provided, ride in the bike lane * Ride to the right, Pass on the left * Point-out hazards & approaching situations to riders behind you * Ride 2 abreast only where it is safe to do so; Single file where it is not. * Never ride more than 2 abreast * Avoid passing other riders on down-hills. * Indicate your intentions verbally For safe cycling, CVC recommends the following: * Ear buds and headphones are not permitted * Ride predictably; Avoid rapid changes in movement * Be vigilant for doors opening on parked cars * Use a mirror Local Rides: Saturday, 3-30-13: 8:30 AM rides are as followes:
Red: Juan Bautista Park- Mulholland-Rock Store- Encinal Canyons PCH-Leo Carrillo with : Return choices: Mulholland Hwy or Yerba Buena
Orange: Cornell to Mulhollan, Seven Minute Hill to Topanga returning on Old Topanga and through Calabasas.
Gold: Topanga via Calabasas; Old Topanga; Back via Calabasas. Route:http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2072020
Away Ride, Red Orange:
Sunday: 9:00am start at Citibank/Sprouts parking lot.
Purple Westlake to Avenida, Erbs, La Grenada, Encino Vista, Hillcrest and around the Lake finish. Route:http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2056391
Social Ride: Old Agoura and back by way of Agoura Road heading around the lake and on our way thru Hidden Valley to Dos Vientos. Return via Lynn Rd. Surgical Ctr. Hillcrest and Old Conejo Rd.
New Route: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2279689
Daylight Saving Time Rides have returned:
Starting on Tuesdays, we are offering THREE Tues. PM rides - from the same Sprouts/Citibank parking lot start location: ( NE Corner of Westlake Blvd. & Hampshire/Agoura Rd.'s in Westlake)
1) 5:15pm Orange Ride : Dale Smith Leader Rock Store adding Upper Encinal Canyon ( when daylight permits)
2) 5:30pm Red Ride : Jim Doane Leader Rock Store adding Upper Encinal Canyon ( when daylight permits) - or Upper Encinal can be ridden immediately depending on the quality of your headlight
Then.... a NEW ride for this year......
3) 5:30 pm Racer Training Ride : Jonathan Woodbury Leader Along with the CVC Race Team, Club Member "Stravaites" & Guest riders Guest riders ( non members) are always welcome but will be required to sign the Club Liability waiver. Jonathan has proposed various start locations for his Tues. Racer rides each month:
* First Tuesday: Rock Store. * Second Tuesday: Up Decker to Coast and back (e.g., Up Decker, down and back up Mulholland followed by a couple lake laps (if time permits) w/sprints & speed work for the non-climbers.
* Third Tuesday Start earlier and do Piuma or Stunt, Meet at Saddle Peak, and head back as a pack. (Or park at Mulholland and Las V and meet group there.)
* Fourth Tuesday: Rock Store. * Fifth Tuesday: Rock Store.
Thursday evening daylight saving time (DST) at 5:30pm from Westlake Commencing on - Thursday, 3-14-13 Around the Lake, up Westlake to Little Sycamore and back 28 miles and 2,000 + climbing
Next Week: Tuesday and Thursday PM Race, Red, and Orange rides from Citibank Parking, Time. Orange/Gold starts at 5:15 PM. Race and Red starts at 5:30 PM. Tuesday Morning at 8:30 Start from Citibank Parking Lot Tuesday PM Mountain Bike Rides-Novice and Advanced Start Time 6:00 PM. Lights are required and necessary It is getting dark earlier. With Kent K Wednesday afternoon Landing Ride! This ride meets at 3:45 at the Landing Parking lot at end of Lindero (same place as shops). we will be at end closest to the street. We try to ride as far as we can, but it's usually about 25 miles due to daylight.
Inclement Weather Policy: In the interest of safety, whenever it is either actively raining or the ride route is wet it is our club’s policy to cancel scheduled club ride. Should club members choose to meet and ride in inclement conditions the ride will not be considered an official club ride.
Conejo Valley Cyclists Classic Bicycle Ride, April 21th, 2013
Join us on Sunday April 21th, 2013 for a ride with your classic lightweight road/race bicycle. Many have, collect, and enjoy the “old” bikes and there are not too many opportunities for group rides dedicated to them so we at CVC have created our own quarterly Classic Bicycle Ride. We plan on a relaxed pace ride through Hidden Valley, past the estates of the rich and famous, and back of 20 miles. After the ride we invite you to bring a stand and display your classic and socialize with other bicycle enthusiasts at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and the Natural Café. If you do not have a classic but you’d like to ride with us you are welcome to participate.
When: April 21th, 9:00 AM Where: Meeting at Citibank Parking Lot - Westlake Village -- Westlake Blvd. & Agoura Road (North East Corner) 974 South Westlake Boulevard, Westlake Village, CA 91361
What to bring: a helmet (mandatory to participate)
Contact information: Bob Muzio 818 635 3919 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cruisin' the Conejo, Sponsored by you the Members of Conejo Valley Cyclists, will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013. This year there will be new routes for all to enjoy. The century will ride to the coast for the first time and the challenging metric will traverse the scenic mountains and the coast. Start telling your facebook friends to mark the date.
CVC FUN RIDE -- Sunday, April 21th, 3:00 PM Meet at TRIUNFO PARK parking lot. Corner of Triunfo Canyon Road & Tamarack St. It’s time for another Fun Ride!!! Leave the clips & spandex at home, bring the T-shirts & Kids. Dust off those banana seat bikes and shine up the cruisers. Join us as we cruise around the lake and through the local neighborhoods.
FUN RIDE Route: Triunfo Park to The Trails. A Casual 5.9 miles & an easy 143 feet of elevation.
For a detailed map and route slip, go to: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1817306
Contact Information, Henry Montalvo Fun Ride Leader 310-753-1265 email@example.com
Upcoming Away Rides April 13th Glendora Mountain Road May 11th Cruising the Conejo CVC Sponsor Event
June 8th Santa Barbara July 13th Flat Century from Leo Cabrillo August 10th Zuma to Latigo September 14th Ventura Santa Paula Loop October 12th Buellton to Los Alamos Route November 9th Rose Valley – Pine Mountain December 14th Gibraltar Road
Upcoming Holiday Rides
Memorial Day Ride Independence Day Ride Labor Day Ride Thanksgiving Day Ride Christmas Day Ride