The ride for Tuesday, July 31, will be out to the Rinconada summit and back, with refreshments at Bru. Here are the details:
We will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial at Atascadero Lake Park. We will go out to Santa Rosa, turn left and follow it to West Front. We’ll turn right and proceed for a few blocks to San Rafael, where we will turn right and then turn left onto Colorado. Then it is down the hill, right turn on San Diego and a left turn onto Atascadero Avenue. We will take Atascadero Avenue into Santa Barbara to San Antonio, where we will turn right and go to Carmel. There we turn right, then turn left on Morningside, and turn left again on Santa Margarita Road, followed by a right turn onto El Camino Real. We will make a diversion off of El Camino through Garden Farms, then return to El Camino and take it to Highway 58, where we turn left. At the intersection of 58 and Pozo Road, we will bear right. We will then ride out Pozo Road for several miles, with a regrouping stop at the turnoff for Santa Margarita Lake. We will then proceed on Pozo Road to the top of the Rinconada climb, where we will regroup for the return trip back to Santa Margarita on Pozo Road. At El Camino Real turn right, followed by another right on Viejo Camino and a right turn again on Halcon. At Rocky Canyon we will turn left and follow it to Hwy 41 and then onto Bru for refreshments.