Diablo Cyclists on Alhambra Valley Road in Martinez. Photo credit: Stephen Herrick.
Located 30 miles east of San Francisco in Walnut Creek, California, the Diablo Cyclists is a recreational road, touring and off road bicycle club. We are focused on providing cyclists of all levels an opportunity to ride, train and socialize with other bicycle enthusiasts. Our emphasis is more on the fitness, skill building, and social aspects of bicycling and less on racing. Please come out on one of our rides and get to know the friendly members of the Diablo Cyclists.
Dave DeRose and his wife will host this years Holiday Party at 6PM on 12/19/15 in We will have a potluck dinner so please contact Dave for directions and to let him know what item you will bring (main course, side dish, drinks, etc.).
There will be the usual White Elephant gift exchange on gifts up to $20. Please bring a wrapped gift to participate.
In addition to all of this fun there will be a door prize for the most embarrassing Lance Armstrong memorabilia you might have.
We look forward to a good time
2015 was a big year for several Diablo Cyclists. Congratulations are in order to four members for completing the 2015 Paris-Brest-Paris 1200 kilometer Randonee. Long time club members Kitty Goursolle and Don Cartwright, along with new members Matt Pendleton and Kris Jones completed this ride.
On the domestic front club member Rebecca Eckland won the 2015 Women’s Division of the California Triple Crown series. The Triple Crown involves the completion of 3 tough double century rides.
Congrats to all
With Daylight Saving Time we will resume the Wednesday evening Mount Diablo rides. We ride up Northgate Road to the junction ranger station. We usually smooze for a while at the junction and then ride back down Northgate, or go down Southgate and back on Danville Boulevard. Sometimes a few will go to the summit. There are two starting points: Heather Farms park, or the Mormon church on Northgate, one block from Castle Rock. The Heather Farms riders start first and swing by the church 15 minutes later.
The rides resume on March 11. The starting time depends on how much daylight we have. The schedule is as follows:
|Months||Heather Farm||Mormon Church|
|March & April||4:30||4:45|
|May through August||5:15||5:30|