Saturday: 7:00 am, Monterey Plaza @ Pino’s Italian Cafe Fast pace south through PG and Pebble beach and back. 38 miles. [map] This is Monterey's classic Saturday Morning Ride (SMR), always a good crowd of at least 20 and upwards of 100 riders on peak days. A challenging and scenic 38 mile hilly ride through Pebble Beach and back to Monterey for coffee at East Village Coffeehouse, formerly Morgan's, (498 Washington St).
Saturday: 7:30 am, a more moderate option to the 7am Heavy Metal ride. More of a B+ ride, compared to the A-riders. Same distance and total climbing as the 7 am ride. The group varies from 6 or 8 up to 20 or 25, depending on weather conditions and individual obligations. Same conclusion: East Village Coffeehouse, formerly Morgan's, in Monterey.
Saturday: 8:00 am, parking lot behind movie theater in Pacific Grove (intersection of Laurel Ave and 15th St) Essentially the same route as the 7:00am SMR. (through Pebble Beach, back for coffee at Goodie's in PG - 518 Lighthouse Ave). Moderate and faster pace; two groups. Tends to be a slightly more mellow ride, but still challenging and hilly and beautifully scenic.
Sunday: 8:00 am, Bay Books (316 Alvarado St)Bay Books.
Moderate pace; distance and destination determined on the spot.
Sunday: 8:00 am, From 7/11 at Toro Park
A good, casual, friendly group with some pace line and double echelons. Most average riders enjoy this one. From 10-20 riders show up.
Sunday: varied starting locations
Mellow Velo. Beginner and slower paced ride. 20-40 miles. Contact ride organizer at
Tuesday: 9:00 am, near the Custom House on Old Fisherman's Wharf
No Real Job Ride. Fisherman’s Wharf. Hilly ride through Former Fort Ord and Barloy Canyon, then to East Village Coffee Lounge, Monterey. 30mi. +/- Everybody welcome. [map] [printable map]
Thursday: 5:00 pm, Casa Verde and Bike path at 5:00 pm, Burger King in Fort Ord at 5:30 pm
Casa Verde and Bike Path. (March, after clocks go forward). This ride meets briefly here and then proceeds to Burger King in Fort Ord for meeting at 5:30 pm. Total ride approximately 25 miles.
Wednesday: 5:30 pm, 8th and Gigling at Fort Ord [parking area]
This ride is from our friends at MORCA - Monterey Off Road Cycling Association.
The ride is usually a moderate pace...depending on who shows. It is no drop with occasional rest breaks. Ride time is about 1.5 - 2 hours. 5-10 people regularly show up. This ride continues until about late September or when it get too dark.
Last edited on Sat Nov 3rd, 2007 03:45 pm by velobella