The Team KMan Bike Ride for Saturday, October 19, goes to Shandon by way of the Chicago Grade and Highway 41. From Shandon, riders can decide for themselves whether to turn around and head back to Atascadero in an out-and-back route, or to loop around and return by way of Shell Creek Road and Highway 58.
The most direct out-and-back route covers 55.2 miles and includes 3267 feet of elevation gain. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28937641
The loop route is 71 miles long, with 3644 feet of elevation gain. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28937643
The riders will meet at KMan Cycle and Run in Atascadero at 8:30 a.m., and depart at 8:38. There will be a break in the park in Shandon for refreshments, which you can either carry with you or buy at the store in town. For those doing the loop route, water and other refreshments can be obtained in Santa Margarita.
Team KMan has been encouraging and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, while having fun, since 2003. For Information on Team KMan and how to join please visit us at http://www.teamkman.org/