Diablo Cyclists on Alhambra Valley Road

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.

Spring is coming! 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
September 4:45 5:00
October 4:30 4:45

Ride Schedule

See the ride schedule page for more details. All rides leave at 9:00AM from Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek unless otherwise noted. Meet at the north end of the park near the restrooms at the baseball field parking area.

Saturday, Feb. 28
Moraga, Redwood, and Dublin Canyon

55mi. rating:R/MH/M

Saturday, Feb. 28
Pedaling Paths to Independence

25 0r 65mi. rating:

Sunday, Mar. 1
Club Coffee & Pastry Ride

20mi. rating:A/F/M

Saturday, Mar. 7
Livermore Loop

50mi. rating:R/MH/M

Saturday, Mar. 7
Davis 200K Brevet

200Kmi. rating:

Sunday, Mar. 8
The Eucalyptus Trees

45mi. rating:R/F/M

Saturday, Mar. 14
Morgan Territory

55mi. rating:R/H/M

Sunday, Mar. 15
Club Coffee & Pastry Ride

20mi. rating:A/F/M

Saturday, Mar. 21
Mines Road to San Antonio Junction

60 or 120mi. rating:R/H/M

Sunday, Mar. 22
Crockett Waterfront

40mi. rating:R/MH/M

Saturday, Mar. 28
Castro Valley Loop

50mi. rating:R/H/M

Saturday, Mar. 28
Davis 300K Brevet

200Kmi. rating:

Sunday, Mar. 29
Bollinger Canyon

40mi. rating:R/MH/M

Friday, Apr. 3
Good Friday Show and Go

?mi. rating:?/?/?

Saturday, Apr. 4
Peet's Coffee in Berkeley via Wildcat

50/35mi. rating:R/H/M

Sunday, Apr. 5
Club Coffee & Pastry Ride

20mi. rating:A/F/M

Saturday, Apr. 11
Tierra Bella Century

35-122mi. rating: