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Los Gatos/Capitola Bike Ride
Jul 13 - South Bay

Join the MITCNC for a bike ride unique to California -- riding over the Santa Cruz mountains to beautiful Capitola.

This 44.2 mile ride goes from the Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos to the Esplanade in Capitola, where we will eat lunch and relax at the beach before riding back.

This is an intermediate level ride -- not beginner. Participants must have road biking equipment and be prepared for significant hill climbing. That having been said, the individual hill sections are not steep, though they can be long. The ride itself is spectacular and well worth the effort.

Particulars:
- Advance registration is mandatory.
- Everyone *must* wear a helmet.
- Everyone must read and sign a liability waiver (see below). A copy for everyone to sign will be provided the day of the ride.
- Show up ready to ride after a hearty breakfast.
- There is a "no drop" policy on this ride; one of the organizers will make sure all riders are accounted for. If someone decides not to return with the group (see below), please notify one of the organizers.
- Rain cancels. In the event of rain, all pre-registered individuals will be notified.
- There are a few locations for bathroom breaks along the ride which will be taken as needed, but ideally we will keep moving.

Bring: 2 liters of water, snacks, sunscreen, bike lock, money for lunch

Recommended: flashing bike lights (front/back), spare inner tube, patch kit, bike tools
Optional: flipflops, swimsuit and lightweight camping towel for jumping in the ocean in Capitola
Start Location: the parking lot at Douglas B. Miller Memorial Point on the east side of Lexington Reservoir:
http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM776Q_Douglas_B_Miller_Memorial_Point_Los_Gatos_California which is approximately 37.1929587 degrees North, -121.9850845 degrees West:
https://goo.gl/maps/UtXnbLdXEUu
Destination Location: the Esplanade in Capitola.The route takes Old Santa Cruz Highway to Soquel San Jose Road: https://goo.gl/maps/Sbgz7hFR2xz

(*Note: there is an option to take the Amtrak Highway 17 Express bus back from Santa Cruz: https://www.scmtd.com/en/routes/system-map/systemschedule/17/20161?dir=1&schedule=6

This option is not encouraged, since it returns to San Jose Diridon Station, which is not the start point of the ride. However, anyone who can arrange to travel between Diridon and the start point of the ride, and to ride from Capitola to Santa Cruz to pick up the bus, is welcome to take this return option and do a one-way, 22.1 mile, ride.

Taking an Uber back is also an option -- but please note that some Uber drivers do not allow bicycles in the back of their cars.)

Disclaimers: Joining any bike ride is entirely voluntary and participants assume any and all risks associated with the activities.  By registering or attending this event, participants agree to the conditions posted at:    http://northerncalifornia.alumclub.mit.edu/s/1314/images/gid25/editor_documents/event_documents/liability_waiver.pdf

Organizers:
Edward Tau
Daniel Young
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Date and Time

Saturday, July 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT

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Location

Douglas B. Miller Memorial Point
10000 Alma Bridge Rd.
Los Gatos, CA, 95033

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