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|distance||7 miles (11.3 km)|
|climbing||2000 ft (609 meters)|
|when?||12 Nov 2016|
|what time||check-in 9:00 to 10:00|
climb starts @ 10:10
|how much?||$10 (free for juniors|
and those with volunteer credit)
|why?||Ask not why; just do!|
Bay area winds
|Roads to Ride South profile|
|route map (look here!)|
Sorry, folks! Our insurance requires all riders wear helmets during the climb, and we follow the USA Cycling rule against ear buds or other head phones. Rock to tunes before the climb, perhaps, but we need riders to pay attention to what's happening during the climb...
We'll meet at Bike Hut on Tunitas Creek Road, a red hut around a mile from the intersection of Tunitas Creek Road and Highway 1. After holding registration there, we're ride as a group to the base of the climb, at the intersection of Tunitas Creek Road and Lobitas Creek Cut-off. Then we'll regroup and start the climb!
There are many parking options for riders. For those living on the Peninsula east of the ridge, a good one is to park on Skylonda and ride down to the start: you'll get a solid warm-up then be close to your car at the finish. Another option is to park in San Gregorio, then ride Stage Road to Highway 1 to Tunitas Creek. Finally, there may be some parking along Tunitas Creek Road.
Bike Hut has snacks and water for a small fee if you want a bit of fueling before the climb. As always, we'll have food and drink at the finish.
Volunteers make Low-Key tick! Without them, we no longer function. Please sign up for any week in the series using our volunteer form! Thanks!!!
Low-Key is all about a group of friends riding up a hill together. It's like any other informal group ride, except we time you to the top and report the results on our web site. But we have no road closures, no lead vehicle, no follow vehicle. We are traffic, sharing the roads with other traffic, following the laws and courtesy which applies to traffic. This includes riding to the right of the road when practicable, and not crossing double yellows to pass riders or to get through corners faster. We're each responsible for our own actions out there, on and off the bike, both as users of the road as as courteous visitors to the neighborhoods we pass through. "Ceci n'est pas un race".