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Meet at the Bridge Yard Pavilion, 210 Burma St. Oakland

Time: 8:30 A.M.

Total distance: 12 miles out and back from Bridge Yard.

We will cycle out on the bridge and have few minute stop  at the top of the incline. From there the ride will continue onto the island for socialization at Aracely Cafe for coffee/breakfast.

The ride wiil let you  enjoy the fabulous views of the East Bay and the City depending on fog, of course. 

On the return you will get a bit of exercise  cycling over the hill.  The return to Bridge Yard is a smooth cruise, downhill and with the wind!

Parking is available at the Bridge Yard, or park at either Toys R Us or Target. and cycle to the start of the Bay Bridge path across from IKEA, then out to Bridge Yard Pavilion (about 10-15 min).

Note, cycling out on the bridge will be into the wind, and up a grade of a 2-4%.  It can be a bit chilly, so dress accordingly.


12 mile Ride Option: 23 mile 30 miles

The wine harvest is on, please join the High Adventure committee for a bike ride through the Livermore Wine country.  The ride leader will be Steve Blair

Several distance options are available.

12 mile flat ride -   This route includes a 4 mile section of bike

path through vineyards on the South edge of Livermore

23  mile route - ride the 12 mile route, then extend the ride with a climb up through the pastoral hills on Tesla Rd.

30 mile route - add a few more miles of vineyards and pastures by taking Cross Rd loop after descending Tesla Rd.

Finish the ride with lunch and a glass of wine at Garre.

All routes start and end at Garre Winery.

Wheels roll at 9am.

Here is a link to the route

Please let Steve Blair ( or Mark Rosen ( know that you are planning to Ride.

There is no cost associated with this event