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How Franz Was My Valley

Please read the Different Spokes SF Health and Safety Plan 2-21 before registering for this ride.
Note: this ride is in Napa County, which is currently in the Orange tier.

Distance: 41 mi.
Pace: B (moderate, occasional stops)
Terrain: 3 (moderate hills with some challenges)
Elev. gain: 2,200 ft. per RWGPS

Get ready for the virtual Cinderella later this month with this 41-mile lasso through the Napa Valley taking in isolated and picturesque Franz Valley. We start at the Clif Bar Winery in St. Helena, where you can park your car gratis, and head out the Silverado Trail to Calistoga, then taking Highway 128 west before turning onto Franz Valley and eventually Franz Valley School Road. We return the same way through Calistoga and the Silverado Trail. The route is full of moderate and small rollers but is mostly flattish.

Bring snacks and plenty of water. Check the weather report and dress accordingly.

The Clif Bar Winery has a restroom open to cyclists and next door is the Azteca Market for last minute snack purchases.
There is no lunch stop planned during the ride although we’ll stop to snack and drink. After the ride we’ll probably head over to Gott's to guzzle some grub before heading home! (Gott's has socially-distanced outdoor picnic tables; if it's crowded, we'll do take-out.)

Meet at 9 am
Departure at 9:30 am
Start location: Clif Bar Winery, 709 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574

You can download a cue sheet and map as well as a GPS track here.

Limit of 8 participants.

Sunday, May 02, 2021, 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM
Clif Bar Winery
709 Main Street
St. Helena, CA  94574
Additional Info:
Anthony Moy
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