Club Calendar


Club meetings are held at Edwards Community Center, 909 E. Panther Drive near Pioneer High School, Santa Maria, California on the second Tuesday of every month. The meetings start at 6:30 pm.

Unless indicated otherwise, all rides leave at 8:30am. Arrive 15 minutes early if you want to socialize.

Weekday rides are usually between 25-30 miles at an average speed of 12-16 mph. Tuesday rides begin at Trattoria Uliveto in old town Orcutt. Thursday rides begin in the parking lot behind Master's Donuts at the NW corner of Betteravia and Miller. Saturday rides leave from Panera Bread.

Out of town rides: Make sure the ride leader has your contact info in order to receive any last minute schedule changes/cancellations.


2017 Events

Jan 7 - Show & Go

Jan 14 - Dump Run

Jan 21 - Santa Maria Mesa

Jan 28 - Reverse Casmalia

Feb 4 - Show & Go

Feb 11- Loopy Half Century - Head to Telephone Rd, Clark to Bradley Dip,135 to Los Alamos, Alisos Cyn, Foxen Cyn, Tepesquet Bridge to SM Mesa, Betteravia back to Panera.

Feb 18 - Huasna- Meet at Gazebo in the park in old AG at 9 am. ~30-35 miles. Lunch at deli when we return.

Feb 25 - Willow with Hwy 1/Division/Orchard

Mar 4 - Show & Go

Mar 11 - Pismo

March 18 - Village Cafe

Mar 25 - Los Alamos - via Foxen

Apr 1 - Tepesquet -Panera/Bettaravia/Mesa/Tepesquet/and back

Apr 8 - Shell Beach - This ride is the same as the Pismo Ride except we stop in Shell Beach at the Steaming Bean for coffee

Apr 15 - Bitterwater - About 75 miles. Ride starts at Shandon Park at 9am. SAG is available to carry food and jackets and riders. The club will provide lunch. Please RSVP to ride leader Tom McCullough at gtmccullough@comcast.net or 805-934-0340 so we can order enough food.

Apr 15 - Show-N-Go for those who are not doing the Bitterwater ride

Apr 22 - VAFB

Apr 29 - 6th Annual Cutter Jim Hamlin Memorial ride - Leave from 415 Soares Ave in Old Orcutt across from the senior citizen’s center at 8AM.
Route: Graciosa, over Hwy 1, gentle single file cruise by Jim's Memorial, regroup at San Antonio West. Cross Hwy 1 and head out San Antonio East. Some will return home and some will complete the Alisos/Foxen Loop. Ride is open to all riders. It is sponsored by the Orcutt Cutters Bicycle Club. See the Cutters Facebook page for more information.

May 6 - Morro Bay to Cambria - Meet at Taco Temple, 2680 Main St, in Morro Bay, at 9 AM. About 50 miles.

May 13 - Pt Sal and back to Panera

May 20 - Baywood - Meet at Dinosaur Park in Shell Beach at 9 AM

May 27 - Arroyo Grande- Those wishing to ride short can meet in Nipomo at Hart Velo around 9:30 ish

June 3 - Windmill Pre-Ride - Ride all or part of the Metric Century route (60 miles). Leave Pioneer Park at 8:00 am. Hwy 1 up to West San Antonio Rest Stop, East San Antonio to Hwy 1 to Los Alamos, Alisos Canyon, Dominion , Clark and back to park. (See Metric Route). Shorter versions available by heading back on 135 after E San Antonio or after Los Alamos.

June 10 - Goleta to Santa Claus Lane (Carpinteria) Tom McCullough “RecumbenTom” (934-0340 home) (862-9879 cell) will be leading the ride. Leaves from the Goleta Costco back parking lot on Santa Felicia Dr. across from Girsh Park at 9 am. We will have lunch at the Padaro Beach Grill on Santa Claus Lane in Carpinteria and return to Costco (50 mile ride total). Those wanting a shorter ride (20 miles total) can join up at the dolphin fountain statues at the entrance to Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara at about 10:30 AM.

June 17 - Dominion Round Up

June 24 - Trilogy - Hwy 1 to Division to Orchard to Panera

July 1 - Willow with Sheehee Hills

July 8 - Lompoc Airport -watch Piper Cub Fly-In Airshow - Leave Panera at 8:30, arrive Lompoc Airport at 11:00, lunch and airshow until 12noon, return same route, arrive Panera about 2:30. For a shorter route meet at Graciosa Road at about 9am. Total about 50 miles. Ride leader Tom McCullough (Recumbent Tom). This year is the 80-year anniversary of the Piper Cub.

July 15 - Windmill Century - Contact Dave Vosburg to volunteer.

July 22 - Telephone Road/Palmer- Bettaravia to Telephone Rd/Clark/Dominion/Palmer/101/Panera

July 29 - Fat Cats Cafe - Bull Cnyn/Thompson/Hwy 1 to Avila for break. Return Hwy 1/Division/Orchard/166. ~ 76 miles.

Aug 5- Arroyo Grande

Aug 12 - Morro Bay (Taco Temple) to Cambria and back for lunch at Taco Temple (39 miles). Meet at Taco Temple at 9 AM. Ride leader is Recumbent Tom 934-0340 (home) 862-9879 (cell). Show and Go at Panera Bread 8:30AM for riders wanting a different option.

Aug 19 - Shell Beach

Aug 26 - Nipomo Hills

Sept 2 - Tour & Taste of the Valley

Sept 9 - Tepesquet- Panera/Bettaravia/Mesa/Tepesquet/and back

Sept 16 - San Luis Obispo - 78 miles. Pizza at Me N Ed's after ride.

Sept 23 - Santa Maria Mesa- Panera/Bettaravia/Foxen/Mesa/Tepesquet Bridge/Foxen Canyon/Palmer. At Sisquoc, will choose return via Betteravia, Gary Dip or Dominion/Clark.

Sept 30 - Show N Go - Leave Panera at 8:30 am. Santa Rosa Rd ride rescheduled due to Lompoc fire.

Oct 7 - Los Alamos Rambler- Panera to Los Alamos via Foxen Cyn to Palmer - about 43 miles

Oct 14 - Avila - Panera to Nipomo to Pismo to Avila - about 77 miles

Oct 21 - Goleta to Santa Claus Lane (Carpinteria) Tom McCullough “RecumbenTom” (934-0340 home) (862-9879 cell) will be leading the ride. Leaves at 9 am from the Goleta Costco back parking lot on Santa Felicia Dr. across from Girsh Park. We will have lunch at the Padaro Beach Grill on Santa Claus Lane in Carpinteria at about noon and return to Costco (50 mile ride total). Those wanting a shorter ride (20 miles total) can join up at the dolphin fountain statues at the entrance to Stearns Wharf in Santa Barbara at about 10:30 AM. Those who do not want to travel out of town for the ride can meet at Panera Bread at 8:30 for Show and Go.

Oct 28 - Halloween Ride (~33 miles)- Meet at Loading Dock. Loop around Santa Maria and return to Loading Dock for pumpkin pie at Jack's or ice cream at Doc Burnstein's.

Nov 4 - Tepesquet

Nov 11 - Santa Rosa Road - Ride leaves 9 am from Pea Soup Andersen's parking lot. Santa Rosa Rd and return via 246.

Nov 18 - Mattie's Tavern Ride - Ride leaves 9 am from Mattie's Tavern parking lot.

Nov 25 - Show N Go

Dec 2 - No Bull Ride

Dec 9 - Arroyo Grande

Dec 16 - Santa Maria Mesa - Bettaravia to SM Mesa to Foxen to Bettaravia to Panera

Dec 23 - 80 Miles for 80 Years – Recumbent Tom’s 80th Birthday Ride and Party - STARTS AT 7:30 AM (to finish before nightfall)

The first half of the ride will leave from the new Costco parking lot at 7:30AM (note the new time) and ride north to Arroyo Grande and reverse the route back to Costco food court for lunch and birthday cake at about noon (about 40 miles). https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24943963

The second half of the ride, after the party, will go south to Los Alamos and return to Costco (about 40 miles). https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24880132

If it is raining, we will not ride, and the party will start at Costco food court at about noon. Anyone wanting to ride a different ride, or part of this ride, can just show up for the party. Tom’s actual birthday is December 24th. No gifts or cards please.

Dec 30 - Show N Go




Our Popular Ride Routes

Cowgirl Ride...35 mi

Suey Creek Rd...28 mi

Julie's Ride (SM Mesa)...30 mi

Los Alamos Rambler...34 mi

Ocean Beach Park...53 mi

Baywood Maya Restaurant...45 mi

Huasna Ride...36 mi

Jalama Beach...38 mi

Extended Katherin Loop...29 mi

Fat Cat & Back...68 mi

Mattie Tavern Ride...24 mi

Tour de Nipomo...43 mi

Morro Bay to Cambria...24 mi

First Half Windmill Ride...49 mi

Edwards to Palmer...47 mi

Vandenberg Village via Casmalia...39 mi

Pea Soup Andersen's to Nojoqui Falls...21 mi

Creston Wildflower Ride...45 mi

Bitterwater Ride...72 mi

Goleta Costco to Santa Claus Lane (Carpinteria)...50 mi