Club Calendar

Club meetings are held at the Union Mercantile Bldg, 125 Union Street behind Jack's Resaurant in Old Orcutt on the second Tuesday in December, January, then every other 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. First Tuesday - LOS ALAMOS - Clark, 101 Freeway to Los Alamos Rt. 135 to Orcutt. 32.4 mi. - 1358 ft. elevation Second Tuesday - CASMALIA - Graciosa, Rt 1, San Antonio West, Casmalia, Rt. 1 to Orcutt. 23.5 mi. - 1559 ft. elevation Third Tuesday - PALMER - Clark, Dominion, Palmer, 101, Clark, Orcutt 22.6 mi. - 1790 ft. elevation Fourth Tuesday - VANDENBERG GATE - Graciosa, Rt.1, Vandenberg Gate, return 24.1 mi. - 2178 ft. elevation

Thursday rides begin in the parking lot adjacent to Nite Creamery just north of Betteravia at the corner of Miller Street and Daniel Drive. GUADALUPE - Miller, McCoy, “A” St., W. Betteravia, Simas Rd, Guadalupe (Charlie’s Restaurant)  16 mi. – level. Riders may choose to return by the same route or ride various longer routes to be determined at the restaurant.

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.

2018 Events

Jan 6 - Show & Go

Jan 13 - Santa Maria Mesa - Panera/Bettaravia/Foxen/Mesa/Tepesquet Bridge/Foxen Canyon/Palmer. At Sisquoc, will choose return via Betteravia, Gary Dip or Dominion/Clark.

Jan 20 - VAFB

Jan 27 - Dump Run

Feb 3 - Willow - Hwy 1/Division/Orchard. Return route via Hwy 1.

Feb 10 - 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 to Philbric, Stowell, and College back to Panera.

Feb 17 - Sisquoc

Feb 24 - Huasna- Meet at Gazebo in the park in old AG at 9 am. ~30-35 miles. Lunch at deli when we return.

Mar 3 - Pismo

Mar 10 - Solvang Century - Show-N-Go for those who are not doing the Solvang Century

Mar 17 - Willow - via Hwy 1/Division/Orchard

Mar 24 - Baywood - Meet at Dinosaur Park in Shell Beach at 9 AM

Mar 31 - Tepesquet -Panera/Bettaravia/Mesa/Tepesquet/and back

Apr 7 - Wildflower Century- Show-N-Go for those who are not doing the Wildflower Ride

Apr 14 - VAFB Gate

Apr 21 - New Bitterwater Ride – Starting at Shandon Park in Shandon, CA at 9 AM, this ride offers two out and back rides. The main ride climbs to the high point on Bitterwater Road, stops for lunch and reverses back to Shandon Park for a total of about 60 miles.

The Alternate Ride is shorter and flatter. It also leaves from Shandon Park at 9 AM and goes south down Shell Creek Valley to Highway 58 and reverses back to Shandon Park for lunch. A total of about 30 miles.

SAG is available to carry food water jackets and riders. The club will provide lunch. Please RSVP to ride leader Tom McCullough at or 805-934-0340 so we can order enough food.

Here is the old Bitterwater Ride for comparison.

Apr 28 - Jim Hamlin Memorial Ride - Start time at 8:00 am. at ALBERTSONS IN ORCUTT. Same route out Graciosa, over Hwy 1 by Jim’s Roadside Memorial and then Alison’s Loop. Cut out early or add on where you like. This is a GROUP RIDE at gentle pace. Please help keep the pace down. And of course BBQ afterwards at ORCUTT COMMUNITY PARK, Area A. Bring a side dish and a beverage. THE BBQ is compliments of CUTTERS!! No donations!! Please forward your side dish to Bea K. And be sure to extend the invite to ALL LOCAL CYCLISTS and their families. Please RSVP for BBQ with who you’re bringing by Tuesday, April 24. The sooner the better. RSVP to Rob Goodenough at

May 5 - Trilogy

May 12 - Santa Maria Mesa- Panera/Bettaravia/Foxen/Mesa/Tepesquet Bridge/Foxen Canyon/Palmer. At Sisquoc, will choose return via Betteravia, Gary Dip or Dominion/Clark.

May 19 - Nipomo Hills

May 26 - Show N Go

June 2 - Fat Cats Cafe - Bull Cnyn/Thompson/Hwy 1 to Avila for break. Return Hwy 1/Division/Orchard/166. ~ 76 miles.

June 9 - Ocean Beach - Lompoc

June 16 - 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 23 - Willow with Sheehee Hills

June 30 - Morro Bay to Cambria - Meet at Taco Temple, 2680 Main St, in Morro Bay, at 9 AM. About 50 miles.

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

July 14 - Village Cafe - Lompoc

July 21 - Telephone Road/Palmer- Bettaravia to Telephone Rd/Clark/Dominion/Palmer/101/Panera

July 28 - Windmill Metric - 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.

Aug 4 - Dominion Round Up - Telephone to Clark to Dominion to Palmer. Left on Palmer to Foxen to Gary Dip to Dominion to Clark to Telephone to Panera.

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

Aug 18 - Division

Aug 25 - Los Alamos County Park- Club Ride/BBQ

Sept 1 - Tour & Taste of the Valley - Show N Go if not riding the event

Sept 8 - Mattie's Tavern Ride - Ride leaves 9 am from Mattie's Tavern parking lot.

Sept 15 - Pismo

Sept 22 - Lighthouse Century - Show N Go if not riding event.

Sept 29 - Central Coast Classique - AG - Show N Go if not riding event

Oct 6 - Wine N Roses - Show N Go if not riding event.

Oct 13 - Santa Maria Mesa- Panera/Bettaravia/Foxen/Mesa/Tepesquet Bridge/Foxen Canyon/Palmer. At Sisquoc, will choose return via Betteravia, Gary Dip or Dominion/Clark.

Oct 20 - Willow

Oct 27 - 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 3 - Shell Beach - Bull Canyon or Bridge to Thompson to Hwy 1 through Pismo to Shell Beach. Stop at Steaming Bean for Coffee

Nov 10 - Holiday Halves Turkey Drive - Meet at Food Maxx to pick up Turkeys. Each rider will carry as many as possible on their bikes to be taken to Food Bank on Foster for delivery. Afterwards we can meet at Pioneer Park for lunch

Nov 17 - Sisquoc

Nov 24 - Show N Go

Dec 1 - A Perfect Blend

Dec 8 - No Bull Ride

Dec 15 - Mystery Ride

Dec 22 - Show N Go

Dec 30 - Show N Go

Other 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