Wednesday, December 30, 2015
This ride hugs the shoreline along the SF Bay Trail from Berkeley out to Emeryville Marina, Cesar Chavez Park and to Marina Bay for a stop at the Assemble restaurant.
Begin the ride at the south end of Aquatic Park at the end of Bolivar Dr in Berkeley.
Cross over I-80 on the Bike/Ped Bridge to the SF Bay Trail.
Head south on the SF Bay Trail towards Emeryville.
Ride out along Powell St to its ends at Marina Park/Emeryville Marina.
Enjoy the views!
Reverse route back towards Berkeley.
Turn left on University Ave to Marina Blvd.
Take the Multi-use path off Marina Blvd for a scenic jaunt around Cesar Chavez Park.
Brief stop at the Berkeley Yacht Club facilities.
Continue on the Multi-use path that runs behind the Double Tree by Hilton and take Marina Blvd back to the SF Bay Trail Spur along University Ave.
Head north on the SF Bay Trail to Gilman St and Buchanan St Extension for the climb up to Golden Gate Fields’ (GGF) upper parking lot.
At the bottom of hill, cut through the lower parking lot of GGF onto Buchanan St and continue on the SF Bay Trail towards the Richmond Costco on Central Ave.
The SF Bay Trail continues around the EBMUD Treatment Plant to Pt Isabel Doggie Park.
Stay on the SF Bay Trail through the marshes and wetlands along the Richmond Inner Harbor.
The SF Bay Trail continues along the shoreline of Marina Bay; a residential waterfront community.
Stay on the SF Bay Trail and wind your way along the edge of Marina Bay to the Richmond Marina.
The trail weaves its way around Salute Restaurant to Marina Bay Yacht Harbor and the Craneway Pavillion at Ford Point. Impromptu stop for lunch at The Assemble restaurant adjacent to Rosie the Riveter Museum. Turn around and reverse the route back to Aquatic Park.
This flat scenic route was cut short due to rain. Follow the route below for the compete ride out to Pt Richmond and Pt Potrero.
25.42 Miles with 240′ of elevation gain
Max elevation: 125′
Max grade: 7%
Terrain: Flat with one low hill
Weather: Overcast gray skies with light rain and cool temps ranging from the high 30’s to the low 50’s with SE winds.
Follow this route for today’s ride: