Local Rides | Out of Town Rides

Ride Name  Description Meeting Information Type/Rating/Pace Approx.Dist.(Miles)  Est. Elevation Gain (Ft.)  Est. Ride Hours 
Club Breakfast RideRide to Danville for coffee and pastries or breakfast. Return a long way, or a short way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM. Bring $$$ for breakfast.A/F/M20??
Tour of East CountyStart in Antioch. Through Brentwood then through the agriculture fields of Brentwood--the Paris Roubaix of Conta Costa. Ride into Los Vaquaros Dam area, an 8 mile out and back with an optional 1/4 mile climb up the dam next to the visitors center.Leave Starbucks Slatten Ranch just east of Highway 4 on Lone Tree Way at 9:00AM.A/F/M20 ? ?
Thanksgiving Day Ride to the Summit of Mt. DiabloGive thanks that we have Mount Diablo in the neighborhood and that we can bike to the summit. Northgate and Summit Rd. to the top, return same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M3038494
Blackhawk and RoundhillDown to Blackhawk via Danville Blvd and Camino Tassajara. Return via Diablo Rd and Roundhill.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/R/M3010002
Two Bears and Happy ValleyRide out Bear Creek Road to Happy Valley Road, over Happy Valley to Lafayette, back on Mt. Diablo Blvd and OlympicLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M3020002
New Years Day Ride to the Summit of Mt. DiabloThis is an annual ritual of bay area cyclists. Northgate and Summit Rd. to the top, return same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M3538494
Crockett LoopUp Franklin Canyon and Cummings Skyway, then down into Crockett. Return along Carquinez Scenic and Alhambra.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3515003
Skyline LoopOut Olympic and St. Mary's (or Lafayette/Moraga Trail) to Moraga Commons. Then Canyon, right on Pinehurst, Skyline, Redwood, Pinehurst and Canyon. Return same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3520003.5
Moraga and Glorietta LoopOut to Moraga, then over Moraga Way and Glorietta. Return through Lafayette.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3515003
Pig Farm, the Three Bears and GloriettaOut Reliez / Alhambra Valley, Bear Creek, Camino Pablo / Moraga Way to Orinda. Return down Glorietta, Mt. Diablo Blvd. and Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3520003.5
Tour de LamorindaOlympic to Moraga Commons, Moraga Road, Moraga Way, Right onto Bear Creek Road, Right onto Happy Valley, Deer Hill to Pleasant Hill, back to Olympic. Two fun climbs at the end.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3515002.5
That Dam RideReliez Valley, Deer Hill, and Rancho Nido into Orinda. Return Camino Pablo, San Pablo Dam, Castro Ranch, Alhambra Valley (Pig Farm), and Reliez Valley.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M3517503.5
Crockett and McEwenUp Franklin Canyon and Cummings Skyway, then down into Crockett. Return up McEwen.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M3520003
Blackhawk and DoughertyTassahara to Blackhawk, Crow Canyon, Dougherty, Bollinger Canyon and back.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/R/M355002.5
Blackhawk and SouthgateDanville Blvd, Camino Tassajara to Blackhawk. Return over Mt. Diablo, Junction or Summit.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M35 or 4521604
The Refinery RideUp Franklin Canyon and Cummings Skyway, then down into Crockett, Rodeo, Hercules, and Pinole. Return Pinole/Alhambra Valley, that pesky Pig Farm, and Reliez Valley.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4015004
Bollinger CanyonDown Danville Hwy to Deerwood and up Bollinger Canyon. Return same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4010003
Carquinez Scenic RideUp Franklin Canyon and Cummings Skyway to Crockett. Return Carquinez Scenic Drive and AlhambraLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4015004
Crockett WaterfrontFranklin Canyon, down McEwen, Carquinez Scenic, Winslow, through the Crockett waterfront, return on Cummings Skyway, Franklin Canyon, Allhambra.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4020003
Miner Rd and the BearsOlympic, to Lafayette, Mt Diablo, El Nido Ranch, Charles Hill, Honey Hill, Miner, San Pablo Dam, return on Bear Creek, Allambra Valley, Reliez ValleyLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M4025003
Find Old DoughertyTassahara to Blackhawk, Crow Canyon, Dougherty, left on Bollinger Canyon, right on Wedgewood, right on Stoneleaf to old Dougherty, Old Ranch Rd and back on Alcosta, Crow Canyon, El Capitan, Greenbrook, Sycamore.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/R/M405002.5
Calaveras ReservoirLeave Dublin on Foothill Blvd. and head south on Calaveras to the end of the reservoir. Return same way. Starts in Pleasanton at 9:00AM or in Walnut Creek at 7:30AM for an additional 40 miles.Leave Pleasanton Marriott, corner of Dublin Canyon and Foothill, at 9:00 AM, or leave Heather Farms at 7:30 AM.R/MH/M40/8015004
McEwen and the Two BridgesHead out Alhambra to Franklin Canyon, and climb over McEwen down to the Crockett waterfront. Cross the Carquinez Bridge, head south through Vallejo and the Benecia State Park to downtown Benecia. Cross back over the new Benecia Bridge bike path, and return to start via Martinez, Alhambra Valley, Reliez Valley, etc.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/R/M4317003
Deer ValleyOut Ygnacio Valley to Clayton. Along Marsh Creek to Deer Valley and over to Antioch. James Dolan to Pittsburg. Return Kirker Pass / Ygnacio Valley.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4515004.5
Eric's Deli RideDown Danville Blvd and up Tassajara, through Blackhawk to Pleasanton. Return San Ramon/Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM. Bring $$$ for a snack at Eric's Deli.R/F/M457504
The Eucalyptus TreesDown to the Eucalyptus Trees via Danville Blvd, Tassajara, and Highland. Across Manning, Carneal and Collier Canyon. Return Highland, Tassajara, Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M4512004
Pedal the PigsOut to Pig Farm Hill, the Three Bears, San Pablo Dam Rd, Castro Ranch, back over Pig Farm again, then Reliez Valley to Pleasant Hill Rd, and Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M4530004
Three Bears and MoragaOut to Pig Farm Hill and Bear Creek. Return Moraga Way, St. Mary's, Glenside, Reliez to Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M4520004
Livermore loopDanville Hwy, Sycamore, Tassajara, Highland, North Livermore. Return Collier Canyon to Highland, Tassajara, Sycamore, Danville Hwy.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M5010004
Pinehurst and Peet's CoffeeOut to Moraga Commons, up Pinehurst, along Skyline and down Claremont to Peet's. Return via Old Tunnel Road and back down (and up) Pinehurst, then the way you came.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM. Bring $$$ for a snack or beverage at Peet's.R/H/M5040005
Redwood RoadDown Danville Blvd. and over Norris Canyon to Castro Valley. Out Redwood Road, Pinehurst and Canyon to Moraga. Return St. Mary's and Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M5025004
Redwood RoadDown Danville Blvd. to Dublin Blvd and Schaeffer Ranch to Dublin Canyon to Castro Valley. Return Redwood Road, Pinehurst and Canyon to Moraga. Return St. Mary's and Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M5025004
Castro Valley LoopOut through Moraga, Pinehurst, Redwood to Castro Valley. Return Dublin Grade, San Ramon/Danville Blvds.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M5025005
Lake MerrittOver to Oakland via Pinehurst and Shepherd Canyon. Return via Snake and Pinehurst.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM. Bring $$$ for a snack or beverage at Starbucks at Lake Merritt.R/H/M5025005
East Bay HillsOlympic out to Moraga Commons, left on Pinehurst, right on Redwood, right on Skyline, along the ridge of the East Bay hills with gorgeous views of San Francisco and the bay, over Grizzly Peak, through Tilden Park, down Wildcat, and back the flat way through Orinda, St. Stephens Bike Trail, and Lafayette.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M5040003.5
Peet's Coffee in Berkeley via WildcatPig Farm, Bear Creek, Wildcat Canyon, Grizzly Peak, and down Claremont to Peet's for a cup of your favorite brew. Return Old Tunnel, Skyline, Pinehurst, Canyon, St. Mary's, Reliez Station & Olympic. Short option: turn left on San Pablo Dam Road, return on the St. Stephens bike trail.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M50/3545004
Morgan TerritoryOut Ygnacio Valley to Clayton. Along Marsh Creek to Morgan Territory Road. Return Highland, Tassajara, Sycamore, and Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M5530004
Moraga, Redwood, and Dublin CanyonOut to Moraga Commons and up Canyon, Pinehurst, Redwood Rd. to Castro Valley. Return Dublin Canyon and San Ramon/Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M5520004
Sunol and BackDown to Sunol via Danville/San Ramon Blvd, and Foothill. Return Pleasanton-Sunol Rd, Sunol Blvd, Santa Rita Rd, Dublin Blvd, San Ramon/Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F-R/M557505
To Byron and BackOut Ygnacio Valley, Pine Hollow, Clayton and Marsh Creek to Byron. Return Byron Hwy, Camino Diablo, Marsh CreekLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M5520004.5
Pescadero and Tunitas CreekAlong Mtn. Home Rd., Portola Rd., and up Old La Honda. Down La Honda Rd. through La Honda, left on Pescadero Rd., and then along Pescadero Creek to Pescadero. North along Stage Rd. and Cabrillo Hwy. Up Tunitas Creek Rd. and then down Kings Mtn. back to Woodside.Leave Woodside town hall at 9:00 AM. The town hall is behind the Pioneer Hotel at Highway 84 & Whiskey Hill Rd. Bring $$$ for lunch in Pescadero.R/H+/M5555005
Grizzly Peak/Skyline LoopBear Creek to Wildcat, left on Grizzly Peak, Skyline, to Redwood. Return Redwood, Pinehurst, Canyon to Moraga, St. Mary's, Glenside, Reliez Station and Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M5540004
The Hard Side of Morgan TerritoryThe Boulevard, Tassajara, Highland, and Manning to Morgan Territory. Up Morgan to the open space preserve. Return the same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M5530004
Livermore LoopOut to Livermore via Tassajara, Highland, Manning, and North Livermore. Return on Portola, Collier Canyon, Highland, Tassajara, and Roundhill.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/M/M6030005
Altamont and Patterson PassOut Camino Tassajara, Highland, Manning, May School, Northfront to Tracy. Return Patterson Pass to North Livermore and back to Blackhawk.Leave Starbucks, corner of Crow Canyon and Camino Tassajara in Blackhawk, at 9:00 AM or Nob Hill Foods in Livermore at 7:45 AMR/MH/M6030005.5
Brian's Two Bridge RideFranklin Canyon and Cummings Skyway to Crockett. Cross the bridge to Vallejo, then north to Columbus Parkway and east to I80. Then head east on the bike trail to Cordelia and then south to Benicia. Then down either Pacheco Blvd to the bike trail or through downtown Martinez and over Alhambra to Pleasant Hill.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/M/M6025004
Lake Chabot LoopHead out to Moraga. Rt on Pinehurst through Canyon to Skyline. South on Skyline to the Oakland Zoo. Follow Estudillo up to Lake Chabot, Seven Hills Rd, and back over Redwood to Pinehurst. Return via Moraga Way, Glorietta, and Lafayette. Add on the Bears and Pig if you want.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M6045004
Mines Road to San Antonio JunctionRoll through the Livermore flats before the climb up Mines Road to San Antonio Junction for a snack/lunch. Return the same way. RAIN AND/OR SNOW CANCELS.Leave Livermore City Hall at 9:00 AM - OR - Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 7:00 AM.R/H/M60 or 12030005
Three Bears and Reverse Refinery RideBear Creek to San Pablo Dam Road, Castro Ranch Road, Pinole Valley Road to Pinole. San Pablo Road through Rodeo. Return Cummings Skyway or McEwen (depending on your mood) to Franklin Canyon and Allhambra. Short options: left on Dam Road and return through Lamorinda, or right on Alhambra Valley Road at the end of Castro Ranch.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M60/4530004
Cull CanyonDown Danville Blvd. to Dublin Blvd and Schaeffer Ranch to Dublin Canyon to Castro Valley. Out Cull Canyon to the end. Turn around and return on Redwood Road, Pinehurst and Canyon to Moraga. Return St. Mary's and Olympic. Short option: skip Cull Canyon.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M60/5030005
Palomares CanyonDown to Sunol via Danville/San Ramon Blvd and Foothill. Down Niles Canyon, up Palomares Canyon, and over Dublin Grade. Return San Ramon/Danville Blvd. Short option: return directly from Sunol.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M60/5020005.5
Tourning of the LeavesEnd-of-Season ride through the Sonoma vineyards as the leaves are turning fall colors. Climb Chalk Hill, north of Healdsburg, south on Dry Creek, along the Russian River to Guerneville, and back to Windsor along some of the Wine Country Century Roads. Group picture in front of the Haunted House on the Hill. See http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Tourning-of-the-LeavesLeave from the south end of Windsor Civic Center Park on Joe Rodota Way, near Old Redwood Hwy at 9am. Car pooling encouraged.R/MH/M6535005
Palomares and Norris CanyonsDown to Sunol via Danville/San Ramon Blvd and Foothill. Down Niles Canyon, up Palomares Canyon, and over to Castro Valley. Return Crow Canyon, Norris Canyon, San Ramon/Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/H/M6535006
Livermore and VineyardOut via Danville Blvd, Camino Tassajara, Highland, North Livermore, Concannon, (L) Isabel, and Vineyard. Return via Bernal, Valley, Hopyard, Dougherty, Amador Valley, Stagecoach, Alcosta, Crow Canyon, and San Ramon/Danville Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/R/MB6515005.5
Fixed Gear FriendlySunol, Pleasanton, Livermore via Vineyard, return North LivermoreLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M6515005
Livermore Loop With GreenvilleDown to Livermore via the Eucalyptus Trees, May School, Raymond, Broadmoor, Scenic, and Herman to Northfront. Then over Greenville to Tesla. Return on Concannon, Vineyard, Valley, and Dougherty into Blackhawk.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M6515005
Livermore & SunolTassajara, Highland, and Collier Canyon to Livermore, Kitty Hawk, Isabel, Vineyard, Sunol-Pleasanton Road to Sunol. Return on the Boulevard.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M6515005
Sunol and Collier CanyonDanville/San Ramon/Foothil Blvd to Sunol. Return Sunol Pleasanton Rd, Happy Valley, Vineyard, Isabel, Collier Canyon, Highland and Tassajara. Short option: return from Sunol on the Blvd.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/F/M65/5515004
Palomares and RedwoodDown to Sunol via Danville/San Ramon Blvd and Foothill. Down Niles Canyon, up Palomares Canyon, into Castro Valley, return Redwood to Moraga, St. Mary's, Glenside, Reliez Station to Olympic.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M7030005.5
AltamontOut Camino Tassajara, Highland, Manning, May School, Northfront, Altamont Pass, Carroll, N. Flynn, (R) Patterson Pass, Cross Rd, return on Tesla, Livermore and back to Blackhawk.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/M/M7525005.5
Calaveras ReservoirOut and back on Danville Blvd and Foothill Blvd. to Sunol, south on Calaveras. Turn around at the end of the reservoir or earlier to shorten the ride. Return same way.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.R/MH/M80 or less20006
Up and Down until you Can't(Death Ride Training Ride) Up Mt. Diablo via the North side to the top, then down the South side. Return up the South side to the top and then down the North side. Repeat until you can't.Leave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 7:00 AM.R/H+/S-M?3849 per ?
Show and GoLeave Heather Farm Park, near the restrooms at the baseball diamond, at 9:00 AM.?/?/????