Should be a break in the weather. This route should keep us free of most of the run-off and road debris.
The ride for Thursday, March 7, will be the O’Donovan Road version of the Creston Loop, then back to Cricket’s for refreshments. Here are the particulars:
Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial of the Atascadero Lake Park. Ride out Amapoa, right on Curbaril, through the intersection with El Camino Real, then left on Santa Ysabel and right on Highway 41. From there we will go left on Templeton and right on South El Pomar, up the Chicago Grade. We will follow South El Pomar to the Pomar Junction, turn right on El Pomar, then left on Cripple Creek and right on Creston Road. Continue all the way to Highway 41, where we will turn right before taking a quick left onto Highway 229 into Creston, for a brief regrouping stop. From there we will ride east on O’Donovan, turn right on Highway 58 and take it all the way to El Camino Real in Santa Margarita. Turn right and head north on El Camino Real to a right on Viejo Camino and right again on ECR and onto Cricket’s for coffee.