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September, 2022

Saturday
3
Peet's
8:30 AM
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Ride Code: 32/64-C-1

We‘ll meet at Peet‘s, ride down to Redwood City, have a tour of KAV Sports‘ new custom helmet factory (and a bite of lunch), and then ride back up the Peninsula.
Tuesday
6
Philz on Castro Street
7:00 AM
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Ride Code: 10-C-3

Meet at Phil‘s coffee in the Castro at 7 AM. Up Twin Peaks, then maybe to the park as time permits.
Wednesday
7
Jane Warner Plaza
6:20 PM
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Ride Code: 30-A/B-3

Starting in the Castro right after work, we’ll ride over the GG Bridge, and Conzelman Road, catching dirt where we can. From the roundabout we’ll descend the Julian trail, catch Bunker Road up to the Bunker/McCullough intersection. We‘ll cruise down Rodeo Valley Trail before heading up Miwok to Old Springs trail, which takes us to the Tennessee Valley parking lot. We can pause for refreshments (BYO, there’s no water at the parking lot). We’ll return to Rodeo Valley via Marincello and Bobcat, then retrace our path back to the bridge and SF. Bring powerful front lights (I suggest at least 1000 lumens) and a rear light. We will be riding in the dark— hopefully on dirt!
Saturday
10
Peet's Coffee in the Castro (16th and Market Streets)
9:00 AM
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This is the official monthly club ride for all members (guests are always welcome). The ride offers different distance and level options where once a month all DSSF club members can get out, ride and socialize with the club. The ride starts from Peet‘s in the Castro. There are three options so you can go at your own pace and distance so please pick the appropriate option to your level of ability, we want to make sure you enjoy the day. The rides split and regroup in Tiburon where we have lunch together as a group. This ride is usually on the second Saturday of each month.
Saturday
10
Mike's Bikes Sausalito
9:45 AM
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Ride Code: 24-A-3

Join us for a ‘kinder, gentler‘ Tiburon loop! Starting and ending at Mike‘s Bikes at the south end of the Mill Valley-Sausalito Path instead of in SF cuts the mileage of the Jersey Ride in half to just 24 miles. This shortened route keeps the best part--Paradise Drive and Tiburon--and ditches the moshpit on the Golden Gate Bridge and the slog up Alexander, which is always into a headwind. Yes, you can eat dessert first!
Tuesday
13
Philz on Castro Street
7:00 AM
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Ride Code: 5-B-3

Meet at Phil‘s coffee in the Castro at 7 AM. Up Twin Peaks then maybe to the park as time permits. Up Twin Peaks is usually enough for most people before work. But we may add more if anyone wants, like out to Ocean Beach, which would make it 15 miles, and back at 8:30.
Saturday
17
Hibernia Beach
10:00 AM
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Ride Code: 25-A/B-2

After the initial AIDS Bike-A-Thon in 1985, the club added a 25-mile route to encourage more participants. It started in the Castro along with a revised 100-mile route and a new 60-mile route.
Sunday
18
Il Casaro Pizzeria
4:00 PM
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Join us at this very special dinner to honor Different Spokes‘ 40th Anniversary. We‘ll share a great meal together and have a little program to talk about who we are, what we‘ve done, and where we‘ve been.
Wednesday
21
The Conservatory of Flowers
6:30 PM
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Ride Code: 30-A/B-3

Join me on my biweekly after work pilgrimage to the Headlands. Same-ish route as July‘s ride except to Rodeo Beach. It may change a bit (at our pleasure) from listed below, but the general idea is to ride from SF to the Marin Headlands and ride around on all the lovely dirt roads on offer there.

6:20 pm meet, 6:30 pm start.

I’m going to start in GGP in front of the Conservatory of Flowers right after work. We can arrange places to meet on either side of the bridge for those who don’t want to start where I am starting. We’ll ride over the GG Bridge, and Conzelman Road, catching dirt where we can. From the roundabout we’ll descend the Julian trail, catch Bunker Road up to the Bunker/McCullough intersection. We‘ll cruise down Rodeo Valley Trail and on to Rodeo Beach. We can pause for refreshments (There is water at the parking lot). We’ll loop up around Battery Townsley before retracing our route back to the city.

Bring powerful front lights (I suggest at least 1000 lumens) and a rear light.
Saturday
24
Peet's Coffee
8:45 AM
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Ride Code: 60-C-4
This ride is a club favorite! We will do this ride clockwise, so climbing through Mill Valley up to Pan Toll and Rock Springs, then the Seven Sisters, descending to Alpine Dam. After Alpine Dam, we have another smaller climb before reaching Fairfax, where we will stop for lunch, and then return to SF via Sausalito and the GG bridge. The views of Stinson Beach and Bolinas from the ridge make all the climbing worth it.
Sunday
25
Marinwood Community Center
9:30 AM
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Ride Code: 42-B-3

We‘ll meet at Miller Creek Road, and then we‘ll head up Lucas Valley to Point Reyes Station. Lunch at Bovine Bakery (or the place of your choice) before we go back the way we came.