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Old 08-08-07, 07:00 PM   #1
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Peninsula Velo Satuday rides

I was thinking of trying a ride with them this Saturday. Their Saturday rides sound slightly mellower than their Sunday ones.

Anybody got with experience with PenVelo? Do they welcome guests on their rides?
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I'd be surprised if they didn't welcome guests. But if they don't, you're welcome to join the Alto Velo Saturday B-Ride. I haven't decided where we are going yet, though.

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Hey Alan,
I've been meaning to trying that ride out too but I just haven't had the opportunity.
If you make it, report back how it was.
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I'd be surprised if they didn't welcome guests. But if they do, you're welcome to join the Alto Velo Saturday B-Ride. I haven't decided where we are going yet, though.
Thanks much for the invitation, Steve. I'm sure I'll be joining you guys very soon for a guest ride also!
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Hey Alan,
I've been meaning to trying that ride out too but I just haven't had the opportunity.
If you make it, report back how it was.
I'll write up something - if I live to tell about it ...

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I'd be surprised if they didn't welcome guests. But if they do, you're welcome to join the Alto Velo Saturday B-Ride. I haven't decided where we are going yet, though.
I'm just too damn slow to ride with you guys ... probably from all that weight I gained
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I've been meaning to try that ride (since it starts near my home).


I guess I have to heal first though. damn...
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You're welcome to join the Alto Velo Saturday B-Ride.
I am planning to try the Alto Velo B-Ride on Saturday. Guests are welcome, eh?
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I am planning to try the Alto Velo B-Ride on Saturday. Guests are welcome, eh?
Yes. And if you're nice, we'll even talk to you.

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We'll see ... I might come out and do the flat portion, and once there is a slight elevation, you could see me drifting into the distance
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Okay then, I'll try to be nice. I'll be the guy on a Team Red BMC Pro Machine.
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A/V B-Ride will be Foothill/Stevens Canyon, Mt. Eden, Pierce, Hwy 9, Skyline to Skylonda, back to Los Altos via Portola Valley. 45-ish miles.
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Okay then, I'll try to be nice. I'll be the guy on a Team Red BMC Pro Machine.
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Hi - my wife and I want to join a local ride, but don't know where to even begin...
She just got a new Look, and we've been wanting to start off on a 40-45 mile ride.
Where do you guys meet? Any kind of website for more information on when/where/how hard/etc.?
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Hi - my wife and I want to join a local ride, but don't know where to even begin...
She just got a new Look, and we've been wanting to start off on a 40-45 mile ride.
Where do you guys meet? Any kind of website for more information on when/where/how hard/etc.?
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Well BF posters sometimes get together on various rides. Just look for threads.

As for regular group rides see the following:

http://www.altovelo.org/ride_calendar/index.php
http://www.peninsulavelo.org/secondary/rides.html
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Fantastic, thanks

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Yes...everyone is welcome to join the PV Saturday ride (...or Sunday for that matter). You can view an overview and expectations of the rides at http://peninsulavelo.org/secondary/rides.html. Also, if anyone is looking for a group ride a little mellower than these around the same area contact Cyclepath bike shop of San Mateo (www.cyclepath.com); they have group rides as well on the weekends that start off from the shop.

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You're welcome to join the Alto Velo Saturday B-Ride.
Went on the Alto Velo B ride. Very nice ride and group. I did okay up Highway 9, but then couldn't keep up with the main group. Great training. Uploaded the ride from the Garmin here:

http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/e...kValue=3629260
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I didn't make the PenVelo ride this Saturday. Got an invitation to play tennis with some friends on Saturday morning. I'll do the ride next week.
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Hey SteveE,

What kind of pace does the A/V BRide keep? Any hints on the group composition on any avg Saturday?

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I'd guess the average speed lately is 17.0 mph +/- 0.5 mph. Last week's ride: Los Altos-Foothill-Mt. Eden-Pierce-Hwy 9-Skyline-Skylonda-Hwy 84 E-Portola Valley was about 45 miles and 17.0 mph. Higher speed if you're always at the front. Slower if we're always waiting for you.
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