Saturday, September 27, 2014
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This urban ride heads south on the Contra Costa Canal Trail and Iron Horse Trail into Walnut Creek for a flat run along Danville Blvd to Alamo and Danville. It continues on San Ramon Valley Rd for a stop at Windmill Farms Produce.
City streets from Martinez to Taylor Blvd in Pleasant Hill.
Contra Costa Canal Trail and Iron Horse Trail to S Broadway in Walnut Creek.
Flat 4.6 miles stretch along Danville Blvd through the towns of Alamo and Danville.
Railroad Ave to the rolling climbs on San Ramon Valley Rd.
Stop at Windmill Farms Produce.
Reverse route back on San Ramon Valley Rd to Hartz Ave.
Slight detour and stop to visit the Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue dogs on School St.
Return on Danville Blvd to S Broadway.
Take Iron Horse Trail and Contra Costa Canal Trail back to Martinez.
Feeling a bit lazy? Take this leisurely spin out through San Ramon Valley to San Ramon; there’s plenty of opportunity and places to stop for coffee, tea or snacks!
39.29 Miles with 1270′ of elevation gain
Max elevation: 427′
Max grade: 7%
Terrain: Flat to rolling
Weather: Sunny and warm with temps ranging from the mid 60’s to the high 70’s. NW winds with 64% humidity
Click here to view the interactive route map & elevation profile
Follow this route for today’s ride: