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LOCAL RIDES

Disclaimer: Bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. The weekly rides are open to the public and Velo Club Monterey does not organize, sponsor, nor assume any liability for your participation in these rides. The VCM web site acts as a go between for the benefit of all riders who like to ride with others and want to share their rides.  This web site posts a variety of regular on-going rides established by local riders.

Also, if you are new to group riding please take a few minutes to read these Group Riding Tips or our Basics of Friendly and Safe Group Riding page.


SATURDAY MORNINGS

A & B Rides 7:15 & 7:30 am,  Starting at Custom House Plaza this is a challenging and scenic and hilly ride through Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and back to Monterey. This is a fast-paced A & B level ride with only a few regroups and typically 15-30 riders.  35+ miles and 1900 ft. of climbing, average speed 16-20 mph. Finish at East Village Coffeehouse in Monterey (498 Washington St). View Saturday 7:30 route here.


C Ride 8:30 am,  Meet behind Pacific Theater in the Grove(former Lighthouse Cinema) in Pacific Grove. The ride follows the coast along PG, through Pebble Beach and back for coffee at Pacific Grove Golf Course (77 Asilomar Ave), and includes multiple re-groups. A more mellow ride than the A or B, but still not a beginner's ride. You need to be able to ride in a group and tackle the challenging, hilly and beautifully scenic route. 31+ miles, 1,900 ft. climbing, average speed 12-14 mph. View Saturday 8:30 route here.


TUESDAYS

NRJ Ride 9:00 am, Starting in the parking lot of Dennis-the-Menace Park, the No Real Job Ride is a hilly ride that starts out along the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail, heads through Former Fort Ord and Barloy Canyon and ends with a coffee spot to-be-determined. 30mi. +/- Everyone is welcome.
View Tuesday No Real Job route here.


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