The ride for Thursday, January 10 will be Linne-Geneseo, clockwise, returning to JoeBella’s coffee shop in Atascadero for refreshments. Here are the route details:
We will meet at the Veteran’s Memorial at Atascadero Lake Park at 8:30 am. We’ll cross Hwy 41 and take Portola up the hill to a right on Ardilla, left on San Anselmo and a left on Monterey. Stay on Monterey to a right on Del Rio, left on San Ramon to ECR. Then it’s onto Hwy 101 north to Vineyard, right turn onto El Pomar, followed by a left turn on Neal Springs, and another left on River Road. Follow River Road to a right turn on Charolais, left on Creston and a right on Meadowlark. A left turn on Airport Road will take us to Linne, where we turn right. We will continue straight through where the name of the road changes from Linne to Geneseo, climb up the short, steep hill, and then turn right on Creston Road. We will continue on Creston until we turn left on Cripple Creek, a right on El Pomar, left on South El Pomar and descend the Chicago Grade, before turning left at Homestead. From there it will be right at Highway 41, right on Mercedes, down the hill and straight through the intersection with Capistrano onto Via. From there we ride over the little bridge, to Traffic Way where we turn right. After a mile or so, we turn left at Chico, then a right turn at Del Rio, left turn at San Benito, and over the last hill to El Camino Real, where we turn left, to get to JoeBella’s for refreshments.