Category: Routes

Tierra Bella 100K

This Tierra Bella 100K route sheet includes a 1-mile detour to the ACTC BBQ at Las Animas Park. This is a link to the RideWithGPS route which does NOT include the left on Mantelli four miles from the end of the ride so follow the route sheet when you get to Mantelli.

Permanently 2015

Since I’ll turn 62 on October 25th, I’m gonna ride 62 metric centuries this year. Some of them will be RUSA-sanctioned 100Ks and longer, some ACTC rides I’ll lead and join, a few solo rides, and rides in Asia, Northern Ireland, and Majorca. Each ride needs to be 65 miles or longer to qualify as…

Canada Loop

This ride starts in south San Jose and heads further south to climb Roop Rd and Gilroy Hot Springs then fly down Canada Road before heading back to San Jose.  The turn-by-turn route sheet is at this link based on this RideWithGPS route where you can download a GPX or TCX file for your GPS. …

Legion of Honor Route

My good friend Brian Chun introduced this route to me a few years ago.  His version is much more difficult than mine since his goes up a few extra steep climbs than this one.  I’m leading this ride Saturday, May 16, 2015 rolling at 8:30AM. Photos from the last few times I led this ride…

Santa Cruz to Monterey Route

This is my favorite century route but it is a bit windy on the way home.  From 1973 to 1975 I was in language school in Monterey which is why I like to visit from time to time. Photos from the last few times I led this ride are here, here, here, here, and here.…

ACTC Poppy Carmel Century Route

This is an age-old route for the ACTC club.   Back in the day there was a ride called the Poppy Century that’s no longer held but we re-enact the ride two or three times a year.  Beautiful back country in Carmel Valley.  My buddy Jon Kaplan loves to lead this ride so he’s leading it…