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 of the vacant Bank at the NW corner of Betteravia and Miller (south of Master's Donuts). 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - Show-N-Go
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 - Windmill Pre-Ride - Ride all or part of the Metric Century route (62 miles). Leave Pioneer Park at 8:00 am. Black Rd, reverse Casmalia 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 3 - Goleta to Santa Claus Lane (Carpinteria) Tom McCullough “RecumbenTom” (934-0340 home) (264-3705 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 10:30 AM.
June 10 - Arroyo Grande- Those wishing to ride short can meet in Nipomo at Hart Velo around 9:30 ish
June 17 - Dominion Round Up
June 24 - Trilogy - Hwy 1 to Division to Orchard to Panera
July 1 - Fat Cats Cafe - Bull Cnyn/Thompson/Hwy 1 to Avila for break. Return Hwy 1/Division/Orchard/166. ~ 76 miles.
July 8 - Willow with Sheehee Hills
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 - Lompoc Village - College to Graciosa to Hwy 1 to Constellation stopping at restaurant for snack, then retrace route back to Panera
Aug 5- Arroyo Grande
Aug 12 - Show-N-Go
Aug 19 - Shell Beach
Aug 26 - Nipomo Hills
Sept 2 - Reverse Casmalia - over the top and either up Hwy 1 to Graciosa or San Antonio West to 135 to Graciosa…and back to Panera
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 - Santa Rosa Road
Oct 7 - Los Alamos Ramble
Oct 14 - Avila - Panera to Nipomo to Pismo to Avila - about 77 miles
Oct 21 - Show-N-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 … Holiday Halves Ride and Potluck and BBQ- See the route. Starts at 8:30 am at Edwards Community Center, 809 Panther Drive (near Pioneer High School), Santa Maria.
After the ride, the club will provide BBQ beef. Bring your favorite pot luck dishes (Food starts at ~12 -12:30pm).
Riders are asked to bring a pot luck dish as follows:
A thru G……salad
H thru P……main dish
Q thru Z……dessert
Cold dishes may be stored in the Center’s kitchen fridge. The club will supply plates, silverware, napkins and drinks (water/sodas). Even if you do not want to ride, come enjoy the potluck and social time with your fellow club members. Bring your spouses. Past club members also invited.
Good time to renew your membership.
Nov 18 - Mattie's Tavern Ride
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 - Recumbent Tom’s Birthday Ride - Start at Panera Bread at 8:30. East on Betteravia to Philbric, around by the dump, past Pioneer High School, up Bull Canyon, down 166, up Thompson, left on Teft to Nipomo McDonalds. Coffee stop. Birthday cake provided by Recumbent Tom. Return route to be decided. No gifts or cards please.
Dec 30 - Show N Go