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Pre-registration for this event is optional, but strongly encouraged.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 4/T/54
Century Prep Ride #7 - Morgan Territory
Leader: Abigail Cotton     (949) 929-3714
Leader: John Alexander     (510) 965-8381
Leader: Steve Tracy     (510) 881-6042
Meet at 9:30 am for a 9:45 am start
GPC Route: Morgan Territory from Pleasant Hill BART w/ Round Hill return
Start Location: Pleasant Hill BART

Canal Trail, Turtle Creek Park to Clayton. Morgan Territory, Return via Blackhawk and Round Hill. This route isn't part of the century, but Morgan Territory is an excellent training climb. Members and nonmembers can all pre-register using the link above to save us time at the start. For more details see our Century Prep Series webpage.

UPDATE:

The ride is ON! No rain is forecast for Sunday - yay! Temps predicted to be in the mid to high 50’s, which is perfect for climbing!

BUT - you are strongly advised to bring at least a windbreaker, and consider long pants and possibly layers/jacket/long fingered gloves etc. for the 30-40 or so mins of descent - which faces the windy plains of Livermore, and can be quite chilly!

See you there!

***Bring a sandwich or snack to enjoy at the top of the Morgan Territory climb, where we’ll stop to relish our accomplishment if the weather is nice! We’ll also make a stop at Draeger’s Market in Danville, on the way back to the start (about mile 38).

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