The BCCC Annual Meeting is scheduled to take place at
Rock & Brews on Sunday 18th July from 4pm to 7pm.
The results of the board election and installation of the newly elected officers will take place as part of the short formal meeting which will be immediately followed by social gathering. More details to follow.
Please take note of the start time change for this Saturday's L4 ride.
L4 starts at 8:30am
The start location is, as usual, the Plaza adjacent to Capt'n Kidd's
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Safety Cycle, located at 23112 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance is the place to go for your new bike purchase, tune-up, or old bike repair. The friendly staff is headed by Kyle with assistance from his staff & top mechanic Miguel. While their main focus is Specialized and Cannondale bicycles, they have other manufacturers too, including electric bikes should you be so inclined. Safety Cycle is a great supporter of BCCC, they offer a generous 20% discount to members for purchases, the discount does not apply to labor.
Ride the segments and see how you stack up along with other members, ride multiple times to see if you can improve! The challenge is set up as event within Ride with GPS, it starts on June 1st and ends on June 30th. In order to participate 5 actions are required:
Ride any route that includes one, or both of the segments.
Upload your ride(s) to Ride with GPS.
The June segments are:
Paseo Del Mar - 0.9 miles, +29 feet. Starts southbound on Paseo Del Mar just after the intersection with Cloyden Road, turns right onto Rocky Point road and finishes just before the Yarmouth Road stop sign at Paseo Del Mar.
Douglas Cut - 1.0 miles, + 133 feet. Starts on northbound PV Dr West just past the intersection of Via Boronada, finishes at the top of the climb up Via Lazo.
Just for fun, equivalent segments have been created on Strava named:- PDM Rocky Point and Douglas cut.
Please note that the BCCC League of American Bicyclists (LAB) Insurance coverage is only in effect when a segment is ridden as part of a club ride.
BCCClub Strava Statistics for the week
The Week in Photos...
Tuesday riders take the scenic route to Pinwheel Cafe.
While visiting friends in Denver, Trish Botsko saw a Golden opportunity to ride her bike.
Twenty one Thursday riders line up at the pergola on the Ballona Creek bike path. Sim wants you to know it was a warm day.
TOC, with game face on, and the Niteriderz successfully went after the June BCCC Segment Challenge.
L4 riders take the helm during a ride through Marina Del Rey, the Venice canals and Burton Chace park.
A fleet of L3 riders steered a course through the LA Harbor, a ride Capt'n Mike dubbed Fish & Ships!
L2 riders polish their swings during a stop at Pico Rivera golf course during the Three Rivers ride.
O.M. & Bobski celebrated Juneteenth with Major Taylor San Diego Club. A 48 mile ride that included a ferry ride from Coronado to Broadway Pier.
Sunday at Pt. Vicente.
Saturday, June 26th Rides
Access route sheets and the club calendar by going here.
Helmets are required on all Club Rides.
Front and rear lights are recommended.
L1-Mandeville, Amalfi, Will Rogers Park
55 miles, 2700 feet elevation gain
Level One led by Robert Pacifici
L2-Mandeville, Amalfi, Will Rogers Park
55 miles, 2700 feet elevation gain
Level Two led by Larry Beale
L3-Temescal Gateway Park
41 miles, 1000 feet elevation gain
Level Three led by Peter Richardson
23 miles, 1600 feet elevation gain
(L4 start time 8:30am)
Level Four led by Jacki Friedman
When it is either actively raining or the ride route has wet roads, or otherwise unsafe riding conditions, it is club policy to cancel a club ride. Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions; however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride.
Avocado Toast Tuesday
Ride with The Unemployables. Being retired or unemployed not required, although highly recommended. Routes vary from week to week, usually 40 to 50 miles.
This ride does not yet have a ride leader. Members are welcome to ride the route, but without a BCCC ride leader it will not be considered an official club ride
41 miles, 830 feet.
Meet up time: 9AM at Capt'n Kidds
The Wednesday Hilly Ride
This is a great training ride, short sharp climbs and descents on the west side of PV with plenty of ocean views, 24 miles with 1800 feet of elevation. Mostly L2, L3+ pace with many regroup points, nobody gets left behind.