TempAdero Ride, Sat, November 28 @ 9:00am – Pozo OB

Date: Saturday, November 28
Time: 9:00am, roll at 9:05am
Location: Atascadero Zoo
Route: Pozo O&B  https://www.strava.com/routes/2757756219068387088
Distance: 55.6 miles, 2700 feet elevation gain

We head east on 41 to a right on El Camino, detour through Garden Farms, head through Santa Margarita, go left on Wilhelmina, left on I St to 58 (stop 1 – 11.2 miles). We then take 58 to Pozo Rd south to the top of Rinconada grade (stop 2 – 22.2 miles). We then proceed onto Pozo to the Fire Station (stop 3 – 28.5 miles). We then come back on Pozo to the top of the climb (stop 4 – 34.9 miles). We continue on Pozo Rd straight on to 58 to El Camino (stop 5 – 45.9 miles). We then take El Camino to a right on Sandoval, continue on Santa Barbara, and keep going as the name changes to Atascadero Ave, then go left on San Gabriel, and right on 41 back to the start.

Groups

  • Endurance Group: Avg. speed 15-16 mph on hilly courses (over 3000ft of climbing). Avg. speed of 17-17.5 mph on flatter courses. Lead by Jonathan.
  • Tempo Group: Avg. speed 17-18 mph on hilly courses (over 3000ft of climbing). Avg. speed of 18.5+ mph on flatter courses. Lead by those who show.

The Tempo group will depart first. If one starts with the Tempo group and finds it to be too fast, they can always drop back and ride with the Endurance group. The groups should seek to ride together, as a contiguous group, taking short pulls, and working together as much as possible. Let’s leave egos behind, and simply enjoy our time out on the bike.

Covid-19 Guidelines

• Upon arriving at the meeting point maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet between yourself and other riders.

• Ride in small gruppettos. Riders should form small groups of no more than 5 riders. So if 6 show, split into groups of 3 and 3 or 4 and 2 depending on desired pace. If a rider(s) joins mid-route and it brings the gruppetto total above 5, please separate into two gruppettos.

• Gruppetos will depart 2-3 minutes apart in descending order of speed.

• Maintain social distancing at stops along the route.

As always, participants ride at their own risk, but please utilize extra care and be socially responsible.

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