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LDT RIDE: MT. HAMILTON BC/4(5200’)/47; D/5(7200’)/59; E/5(9200’)/69

  • Mon, May 31, 2021
  • Cataldi Park, San Jose

LDT logistics have been changed for 2021 to adapt to COVID restrictions!

  • Riders can sign in and start at any time during a 30 minute time window. 
  • We have suggested start times for each ride level, but all riders are welcome to start at any time during the window.
  • Riding groups should not exceed 15-20 riders.
  • All riders must be WWBC Members.
  • As with all WWBC rides, face masks are mandatory for everyone at ride start and at regroups (see details below).
  • PRINT ROUTE SHEETS AT HOME – no paper route sheets will be distributed!
  • Make sure you “SIGN IN”– we are required to have attendance information for all riders! ("Sign in" will be done verbally at check in table. (Alternately you can text Guy at 650-704-0895. Be sure to include your full name and which route you are doing.) 



BC/4(5200’)/47; D/5(7200’)/59; E/5(9200’)/69

Join us for this wonderful Memorial Day finish to the LDT ride series. Mt Hamilton is a long, but not steep, climb with wonderful panoramic views and great spring wildflowers. All routes start with a loop through Alum Rock Park, then climb directly to the summit. B riders have separate riding group, but same route and start time/location as C riders. Only the E’s cross over the summit and enjoy the exciting descent to the Isabel Creek Bridge on the back side of Mt. Hamilton, then return to the summit. All groups have lunch at the summit observatory, then descend back to the start. On the return trip D’s and E’s add a beautiful “out-and-back” spur on traffic free Kincaid Road. PACK YOUR LUNCH – NO FOOD AVAILABLE. (Candy/cold soft drinks are available in vending machines.) Be prepared for warm temperatures on the way up and cold temperatures on the way down. Rain cancels. Online route sheets/maps/gps.

INFO: Guy Shuman (shumansteiner@gmail.com or 650-704-0895).


Sign in 9:00 am – 9:30 am. Riders can start riding at any time.

Suggested staggered ride start times for those who want to ride in a group:

      C+/D/E Riders:     9:15 departure

      B/C-    Riders:     9:30 departure

MEETING LOCATION:  Meet at NE corner of Cataldi Park (2979 Cataldi Drive, San Jose, CA). Directions: Hwy 237 east, I-880 south, Montague Expressway east, right on Morrill Ave., right on Cataldi Dr.

NOTE: To manage group sizes, club rides are currently open to Western Wheelers members only. Learn about becoming a member 

Do not join club rides if you are sick (cough, sore throat, fever, loss of smell).  Riders must maintain a safe distance (minimum six feet) from each other.  No drafting, pace lines, spitting or blowing noses into the air during rides.  All riders must have a face covering (eg. mask, bandana, neck gaiter/buff or other without vents) to be worn at the start of each ride and whenever you are not able to maintain six feet of distance from anyone outside your household(eg. during regroups).

There is risk in all gatherings, since people without symptoms can transmit COVID-19. Participation in club rides is voluntary.  Members assume the full and complete risk that is associated with exposure to and infection by COVID-19 during such participation.  Please note that in the event Western Wheelers is asked by the department of public health for a list of riders participating in any club ride for purposes of COVID-19 exposure tracing, Western Wheelers will comply with such requests.

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