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Old 04-06-07, 10:03 PM   #1
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Check out my new commute home!

So I do the whole caltrain/bike thing, but now I want to start riding all the way home (train+bike in the AM, and 100% bike in the PM)

I work in Mountain View (San Antonio near the bay shore), and home is in San Mateo (24th ave between Alameda and El Camino)

So today I tried the bayshore/bay trail/misc follow the 101 and the shoreline route, and it sucked! Tons of crappy roads, DIRT roads (I'm a roady), I had to cross a rocky dirt field in my bike shoes...

So I decided I wanted to make a new route. I don't mind using a little bit of a longer of a route, since this is for commuting and for fun.

So here's what I came up with. What do you all think?

http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path...w-to-San-Mateo

It is 25 miles, and there is 1071 ft of climbing. I think it is a good every day route.

I will try it on Monday

I have ridden on 95% of the road segments included, but it's been a while for some of the stuff south of Woodside.

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Old 04-06-07, 10:34 PM   #2
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Hi Marco,
Yea, that is the route I would have taken in the first place. Foothill Expy is one of the best stretches to go on, and Canada is pretty good too. Have fun on the commute.
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Old 04-07-07, 12:12 AM   #3
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You got it Marco! Any chance to ride Canada is worth it.
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Old 04-07-07, 09:34 AM   #4
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Looks like fun. Nice area to bike. You will strong as a bull after a few weeks. Stay dry.
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