Bike Rides & Clinics

LET'S RIDE!

Check this page often for bike rides and clinics! You can also join our ridewithgps or Strava club for rides!  

*Please check morning of ride for weather-related ride cancellations.

All riders must sign an annual waiver before joining our rides! CLICK HERE TO SAVE TIME AND SIGN ONLINE

Upcoming Events

Date Event Name Location Description Phone

Aug 20, 2019

Dam Chili Ride!

Blossom Trail Cafe 5:30p

Dam Chili is back in the evenings for the rest of summer and early fall! Meet at the Blossom Trail Cafe and join us for a fast and gorgeous ride up to Pine Flat Dam and back! Ride details: -31 miles -Rolling hills -C+/D pace (17-20+) with no regrouping or sweep (route is an OAB) -Fully charged front and rear lights mandatory -Meet at Blossom Trail Cafe at 5:30 pm to sign in, gear up and be ready to ride at 5:40! -Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30134698

559-255-7433

Aug 24, 2019

Larry's Loma Vista Loop!

Sunnyside Bicycles 6:30am

Join us for a fun road ride Saturday, August 24! Ride details: -42 miles -Flat (except the bumps!) -B+/C pace (14-18) -Meet at Sunnyside Bicycles at 6:30 am to sign in, gear up and be ready to roll at 6:40 -Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30715465

559-255-7433

Aug 27, 2019

Dam Chili Ride!

Blossom Trail Cafe 5:30p

Dam Chili is back in the evenings for the rest of summer and early fall! Meet at the Blossom Trail Cafe and join us for a fast and gorgeous ride up to Pine Flat Dam and back! Ride details: -31 miles -Rolling hills -C+/D pace (17-20+) with no regrouping or sweep (route is an OAB) -Fully charged front and rear lights mandatory -Meet at Blossom Trail Cafe at 5:30 pm to sign in, gear up and be ready to ride at 5:40! -Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30134698

559-255-7433

Aug 31, 2019

Corrals

Sunnyside Bicycles 6:30am

Join us for an awesome ride out to the corrals to kick off the weekend! Ride details: -43 miles -Rolling hills: 963' climbing -B+/C pace -Meet at Sunnyside Bicycles at 6:30 am to sign in, gear up and be ready to roll at 6:40!* -Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25751425 *If the forecast is a bazillion degrees, we will move start time to 6am. Check sunnysidebicycles.com for any last-minute time change!

559-255-7433

Ride Rules

Please read and respect our group ride rules, as this ride is hosted at no cost, but with mandatory requirements. :) 
Group Ride Rules
*Helmets are mandatory on all our rides. (If you’re inviting someone on the ride, please make sure they bring a helmet, too!)
*No earphones allowed. We need to be able to communicate with each other in a group situation! Thanks for understanding!
*Riders should always carry a Flat Repair Kit with them: spare tube, inflator or pump, lever 
*Carry some form of ID in case of emergency.
*Bring water and food sufficient for the ride distance and pace.
*Please make sure your bike is in proper working order before you arrive! Ride leaders aren’t expected to be bike mechanics. :) 
*Calling “Clear!” is prohibited. All riders are responsible for verifying that it’s clear.
*Stop at all stop signs. Do not overlap wheels. Communicate hazards to other riders. 
*Each riders assumes his or her own risks on all rides.
*Those who ride ahead of the group are on their own ride.
*Always notify the ride leader when leaving the ride.

**Please check here or facebook.com/SunnysideBicycles morning of for ride cancellations.

***Text BIKE to 313131 to get last-minute ride update and special discount texts! 

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What does the A-B-C-D mean?

A: Typically 10-12mph. Social, beginner-friendly pace. No drop; nobody gets left behind.

B: Typically 13-15mph. Fitness, steady pace. Group may split up but will regroup often or have a sweeper.

C: Typically 16-18mph. Fast, fit pace. Regroups only occasionally; riders should be self-sufficient.

D: Typically 18-20+mph. Strong, fast pace. Experienced in pacelines, no obligation to wait.

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Additional Rules of the Road from the League of American Bicyclists (http://bikeleague.org/content/rules-road-0)

FOLLOW THE LAW
Your safety and image of bicyclists depend on you. You have the same rights and duties as drivers. Obey traffic signals and stop signs. Ride with traffic; use the rightmost lane headed in the direction you are going.

BE PREDICTABLE
Make your intentions clear to everyone on the road. Ride in a straight line and don’t swerve between parked cars. Signal turns, and check behind you well before turning or changing lanes.

BE CONSPICUOUS
Ride where people can see you and wear bright clothing. Use a front white light, red rear light and reflectors when visibility is poor. Make eye contact with others and don’t ride on sidewalks.

THINK AHEAD
Anticipate what drivers, pedestrians, and other people on bikes will do next. Watch for turning vehicles and ride outside the door zone of parked cars. Look out for debris, potholes, and other road hazards. Cross railroad tracks at right angles.

RIDE READY
Check that your tires have sufficient air, brakes are working, chain runs smoothly, and quick release levers are closed. Carry tools and supplies that are appropriate for your ride. Wear a helmet