CVC Club Ride Recap for Week of 3-29-2013 through 4-4-2013


Hi CVC'rs,  


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:

For safe cycling, CVC recommends the following:

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.



Purple: Hidden Valley




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.



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: 


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:

          (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. 

             Meet at Saddle Peak, and head back as a pack. 
              (Or park at Mulholland and Las V and meet group there.)

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.


Upcoming Events:



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                               


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:


Contact Information,

Henry Montalvo

Fun Ride Leader




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