The ride for Tuesday, April 9, will take us up the climb on Park Hill Road and down the descent on Las Pilitas. Here are the details:
We will meet at 8:30 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. After a detour through Garden Farms, we will take El Camino to Highway 58, where we turn left.
We will ride out 58 to Park Hill Road, where we will turn right and do the climb. After we get to the top, we will continue along the rim until we reach Las Pilitas Road, where we will stop to regroup before turning right and descending down to Pozo Road. We will turn right there and follow Pozo back into Highway 58, which we will take back to El Camino Real, where we will turn right and go north on El Camino Real. We will turn right on Sandoval, then turn left on Santa Clara, turn right on Carmel into Santa Barbara, followed by another right turn on Viejo Camino. Follow Viejo Camino to Halcon and onto Rocky Canyon. At Hwy 41 turn left and we’ll make our way to SloDoCo Donuts (former Go For It store) for refreshments.