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Los Altos to San Francisco - March 8, 2014

 
What: Road Biking Trip (35 or 50-miler)
When: Saturday March 8, 2014
Where: Los Altos United Methodist Church to San Francisco
Who: Troop 33 Scouts with previous cycling experience
Cost: $40 incl. dinner, snacks and Caltrain fare
SIC: Alex Barnes
Activity Coordinator: Tanya Raschke

Details

Shake-down

All participants should plan on doing both rides.  Please fill in a separate AC-form for the shake-down ride.

What: shake-down ride, 30 to 40 miles
When: Sunday February 23, 2014
Where: LAUMC
Who: all scouts signed up for 35 or 50 miler. Exceptions only with SMIC agreement.
Sign up: Not needed, just show up
Costs: $0
Leave: 9am
Return: app 14:00pm
Bring: Water and snacks


Ride

We will be cycling from LAUMC up to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.  We will eat dinner in San Francisco and then return home.
Available route lengths are 35 miles and 50 miles,

  • Limit of 20 scouts
  • Prerequisites:
    • Previous Troop 33 cycling experience (min 25 miles) required (e.g. Coyote Creek Cycling Classic)
    • The Montebello downhill bike ride does NOT count!
    • OR
    • Approval from the Scoutmaster
    • Participation in the shake-down ride on Sunday, February 23
  • Required gear
    • Helmet
    • Road Bike or Hybrid with 24" wheels or larger (Mountain Bikes are NOT recommended)
  • Mandatory Bike Checks
    • Tuesday, February 25, 7:30 pm OR
    • Tuesday, March 4, 7:30 pm
  • Parents - We need
    • Experienced adult cyclists to ride with the boys
    • Drivers for support vehicles and transportation home, including a Uhaul for bicycles
    • People at break points providing a rest break, snacks and drinks
  • Rain cancels - heavy rain on the day of the trip will cancel


Agenda - Note Revisions for Dinner and Caltrain

Saturday, March 8, 2014
  • 7:30 am - Meet at LAUMC
  • 8:00 am - Depart LAUMC
  • 9:30 to 10:00 am - Break Point at Pulgas Water Temple (20 miles)
  • 11:30 am to 12:00 pm - Break Point at Skyline Blvd & Sneath Lane (35 miles)
  • 1:30 pm - Arrive at Golden Gate Park, Crissy Fields (53 miles)
  • 3:00 pm - Dinner at Fuzio Italian Restaurant in Embarcadero 1 (57 miles)
  • 4:15 pm [5:15 pm] - Caltrain #438 [#440] departs SF 
  • 5:25 pm [6:25 pm] - Arrive at San Antonio Station OR
  • 5:29 pm [6:29 pm] - Arrive at Mountain View Station

Map of the planned route (subject to updates): mapmyride and google maps

Pack List

  • Bike Helmet (no helmet, no ride)
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • Windbreaker/jacket - the coast can be foggy and cool

Roster


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Feb 25, 2014, 10:56 PM
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Judy Bergwerk,
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