The ride for Thursday, December 24, will be the Union Loop, taking us to Paso Robles via Hwy 41, Creston, Geneseo and Union Roads, then back by way of River Road. Here are the details:
Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial of the Atascadero Lake Park. We will go east on Amapoa to Curbaril, right on Curbaril, through the El Camino Real intersection and continue onto Sycamore, Capistrano, Mercedes and a left on Highway 41. At Cripple Creek we will turn left and proceed to Creston, where we will turn right. We will then turn left on Geneseo for a few miles, and bear right where it branches off from Linne. We will stay on Geneseo through the climb, all the way to its intersection with Union, where we will turn left. We will then follow Union to the intersection with River Road, where we will turn left, continuing up and over the rolling hills to Neal Springs, where we turn left. Follow Neal Springs to Hollyhock, and then turn right on El Pomar. A quick left turn onto Lupine Lane will take us to Templeton Road, where we turn left, and continue to Highway 41, where we turn right. After going over the bridge, we turn right on Mercedes, down the hill and onto Malibu Brew for refreshments.