Team Ride – Sports Basement to Spectrum

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January 28, 2012
8:15 amto1:31 pm

Spectrum Ride Route from Sports Basement.

Total distance 64 miles, average speed for the ride will be between 19 and 21 mph, 2240 feet

Meeting place is the Sports Basement at 1177 Kern Ave., Sunnyvale. We depart Sports Basement at 08:30 ABSOLUTE LATEST. We will ride to miss the official ride start at the Starbucks at Hollenbeck and Homestead in Sunnyvale
1677 Hollenbeck Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087. This is the official ride start, which will depart at 09:00 SHARP

All groups will leave together. This ride is an unregulated ride, so if you are dropped, you will have to navigate on your own.

R    Lawrence Expressway (go 2 ½ miles south)
R    Homestead (stop at Starbucks) Continue to
R    Foothill Expwy
L    Page Mill Road
R    Old Page Mill Road.
R    Page Mill Road
under HW280
R    Arastradero
L    Alpine    (STOP sign – generally obeyed!)
R    Portola Road.
Sprint!    for “Town of Woodside” sign
L    Portola Road
R    HW 84
L    Canada Road – generally eases up for a while to allow a bit of a regroup, but get back on quickly!
Sprint!    Rectangular electronic sign just short of junction with HW 92.
U    Electronic sign (if dropped, turn round when you want – so you can join back in”)
Canada Road going back is usually, but not always easier, – people like to chat
L    HW 84    in Woodside
R    Whiskey Hill Road
L    Sand Hill Road (Oh no – the hill)
Sand Hill Road down the other side caution!    over HW280
sprint!    Sand Hill Road to the top of the hill
R    Junipero Serra
L    Junipero Serra, straight becomes Alpine
Sprint!    just before Page Mill Road?
Straight Foothill Expwy, cruise and disband
L    Homestead road to Starbucks and regroup.
Retrace to Sports Basement via Homestead and Left on Lawrence up to Arqes, where left on then right on Santa Trinita to SB.