Sun Oct. 25th Test Ride: Out There

TWO Descriptions: 1st is for Standard Route, 2nd if for ADVANCED Route (500+ft climb in ~ 1 mile!)

Start: Capitol Buick GMC (defunct)

Nov Route – Counterclockwise – Oct 25th Test Incl McLoughlin

R onto Capitol Expy
R on Snell Ave (past BlossomHill, 85 & Santa Teresa)
R on Colleen Dr
R on Cahalan Ave (past Foothill Park)
R on Santa Teresa Blvd
Possible Regroup #1  Santa Teresa HS (~ 8.2mi)
R onto Santa Teresa Blvd
L on ___________________ ?? (light rail station)
Possible Regroup #1
Santa Teresa Light Rail (~ 10.3mi)
(if we don’t use it, left on San Ignacio Ave or Bernal??)
R on Via Del Oro
L on Bernal  (or on San Ignacio Ave, then L on Bernal)
Go past Hwys 85 & 101
(becomes Silicon Valley Blvd/Tennant Ave)

  • OPTIONAL:
  • R on Hellyer (turns into Basking Ridge Ave)
  • Go until end, look for locked gate
  • Take “Road N” (bike path)
  • R on Metcalf Rd
  • Explore Metcalf Rd to Hwy 101&Mont Hwy
  • L on “Road O”
  • Figure out if we could have a regroup here!
  • If take this, retrace steps back to Hellyer

L on Hellyer Ave
L on Silver Creek Valley Rd
R immed on Fontanoso Way
R immed into parking lot!
Possible Regroup #2  _____________ (~ 14.5mi)
R on Fontanoso Way
L on Hellyer Ave
Possible Regroup #2  Club One – LEFT (~ 15.1mi)
Continue on Hellyer Ave
Go over Hwy 101,. Curves to the right
Follow Hellyer to the Left
R on Senter Rd
R on Sylvandale Ave (@2nd right) becomes Yerba Buena Rd
L on McLaughlin Ave
L on Shadowfax (Capitol Expy)??? For regroup
Possible Regroup #3 at ___________~ 11.1 mi
(@ Shadowfax)
L onto McLaughlin Ave
Go under Hwy 280 (becomes S. 24th St)
L on Santa Clara
L on 2nd St
L on San Carlos St
END @  SJSU  28.33 mi

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ADVANCED Ride Details (change about 14.5 miles into the ride!)

Sun Oct. 25th Test Ride: Out There – ADVANCED

Start: Capitol Buick GMC (defunct)

Nov Test Ride – CounterClockwise – Advanced!

R onto Capitol Expy
R on Snell Ave (past BlossomHill, 85 & Santa Teresa)
R on Colleen Dr
R on Cahalan Ave (past Foothill Park)
R on Santa Teresa Blvd
Possible Regroup #1  Santa Teresa HS (~ 8.2mi)
R onto Santa Teresa Blvd
L on ___________________ ?? (light rail station)
Possible Regroup #1
Santa Teresa Light Rail (~ 10.3mi)
(if we don’t use it, left on San Ignacio Ave or Bernal??)
R on Via Del Oro
L on Bernal  (or on San Ignacio Ave, then L on Bernal)
Go past Hwys 85 & 101
(becomes Silicon Valley Blvd/Tennant Ave)

  • OPTIONAL:
  • R on Hellyer (turns into Basking Ridge Ave)
  • Go until end, look for locked gate
  • Take “Road N” (bike path)
  • R on Metcalf Rd
  • Explore Metcalf Rd to Hwy 101&Mont Hwy
  • L on “Road O”
  • Figure out if we could have a regroup here!
  • If take this, retrace steps back to Hellyer

L on Hellyer Ave
L on Silver Creek Valley Rd
R immed on Fontanoso Way
R immed into parking lot!
Possible Regroup #2  _____________ (~ 14.5mi)
R on Fontanoso Way
—- Changes Here —-
R on Hellyer Ave
L on Silver Creek Rd

Warning – Gets Steep Immediately
Then Really, really Steep!!
After about 1 mile all downhill!!
Go past Hassler Pkwy
L on Yerba Buena Rd
R on McLaughlin Ave
L on Shadowfax (Capitol Expy)??? For regroup
Possible Regroup #3 at ___________~ 11.1 mi
(@ Shadowfax)
L onto McLaughlin Ave
Go under Hwy 280 (becomes S. 24th St)
L on Santa Clara
L on 2nd St
L on San Carlos St
END @  SJSU  26.80 mi (not 28.33 mi)