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Winter/Spring Series #2 - Lake Merced Loop and Butterlap

Distance: 30 miles
Pace: B (Moderate, occasional stops)
Terrain: 3 (Moderate hills with some challenges)
Elevation gain: 1,206 ft.

** Delaying the start time to see if the weather forecast improves. The ride leaders will contact everyone who has registered. **

Join us for a another sweet little loop around the city. Golden Gate Park, Great Highway, Lake Merced, back up Great Highway, El Camino del Mar, the Presidio, the Wharf, the Embarcadero,  and back through SOMA. We'll stop somewhere TBD for lunch.

You can find a map for the route here. Please load the route to your GPS if you have one. If you don't, please print the cue sheet, which is available at this link.

We'll check the weather in the morning and if there's a 30% chance of rain, will cancel (or postpone the ride a day if the forecast for Sunday is good) and let those who are registered know. So please preregister.

This is the second ride in a 2024 winter/spring series to help people gear up for late spring and summer riding, including the Wine Country Century, AIDS/LifeCycle, or your first metric or century of the year or ever! We'll have longer and more difficult rides as the series progresses. We'll ride routes all over the Bay Area. Most routes will be without a whole lot of stop signs and lights. We'll try not to ride in the rain, and there won't be a safety speech.

Don't have a car but want to come? Post a message to the Spokers forum on and see if another member can help you out.


Sweeps? No

Is this a "no rider left behind" ride? No, but we will have a few regroups. We will keep an eye out for each other but if you are a new rider please either know the route or bring a map in case you get dropped from the group.

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Saturday, February 03, 2024, 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM
Peet's Coffee
2257 Market Street
San Francisco, CA   94114
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Scott Steffens
David Goldsmith
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee