LGBRC Programs & Rides

Organized Rides

  • Saturday Training Ride: LGBRC members and guests/prospective members welcome! Will von Kaenel is the Saturday Ride Coordinator. Email Will: wvonkaenel@gmail.com Information about the Saturday Ride is posted on the Facebook Page.  'Like' the FB to be updated.  The ride is posted as an Event usually Wednesday or Thursday

    The Saturday Training Ride is a club training ride which can accommodate riders of all levels and training goals.  Interested in the club or the ride?  Just drop in on the ride start!

    The ride starts at Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company (101 W. Main Street, LG). Roll-out is at 7:30 AM, and returns generally about 12-1.  Parking immediately around LGCRC is limited to 2 hours, but  0.2 miles down the street around Summit Bicycles (111 E. Main Street), parking is available all day.

    The ride takes varied routes based on participant consensus and interest, to reflect the wide variety of routes available from LG.

    • The Default Ride  a well-honed 57 mile loop along McKean Road to Watsonville Road and Uvas Reservoir in Morgan Hill, featuring rollers, scenery and very few traffic stops.  

    • Variations on the Default Ride may include: climbing to Sveadal,
    the Stevens Canyon loop, which may include a climb of Montebello, A trip to the beach to Capitola.   Sometimes we ride up the Los Gatos Creek Trail to Lexington. Another variation: Climb Highway 9, the return via the LG Creek Trail



  • Sunday AM Ride: Prospective Members Welcome.
    Assembles at approximately 8:30, leaves at approximately 8:45 a.m. If you are interested in joining LGBRC, we welcome you to try us out by joining us for our Sunday Ride. This ride leaves from Starbucks in Los Altos in the Los Altos El Rancho shopping center at the corner of Foothill Expressway and Springer, near Andronico's market. Route is determined by group consensus prior to departure. (If driving, park near gas station.)
    View Google Map of Springer at Foothill Expwy, Los Altos

  • .Junior Racer Benefits and Responsibilities
    Includes Youth (ages 10-14), Juniors (ages 15-18), U23 (ages 19-23)

    Proceeds from the Cat's Hill benefit junior racers and pay for the benefits they receive. Junior racers and their parents are expected to help with both of these races.

    Membership Fees: Membership Fees for active racing Juniors and U23 (ages 19 - 23) are waived in LGBRC. We value our junior membership, as they represent the future of bicycle racing.

    Clothing: Actively racing Juniors pay 50% of clothing costs; the balance, including sales tax, is covered by the club.

    Race Rewards: Juniors will receive reimbursement for participating in races. It is up to each junior to enter his/her race results through the year. Race rewards are compiled in December and distributed in February of the following year.

    Special Event Reimbursement Fund: Juniors and members under age 23 are elegible for SERF reimbursement.

    Youth Development Program (ages 10 to 14) is provided at the Hellyer Park Velodrome. See www.ridethetrack.com for details.




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