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Hills R Us

Hills R Us rolls weekly on Wednesdays

Ride leader announces the start location and route (see blog posts below) on the Monday prior. Download the route, and/or print the cue sheet, ride leaders do not provide printouts.

  • HRU logistics have been updated for COVID restrictions
  • Riders sign in* and start at any time during a 15 minute time window
  • Please keep riding groups at fewer than 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

Hills R Us rolls within a 15 minute time window. This is a social-paced D ride with regroups; faster riders are welcome to form a D+/E group.

April - November:  Meet and Roll between 8:45 am and 9:00 am 
December - March:  Meet and Roll between 9:45 am and 10:00 am

A selection of routes can be found in the WW Ride with GPS Route Catalog > use tag "HRU".

* Sign in – Email the Ride Leader in advance, or meet at the start and let the Ride Leader know you’re here! If you join mid-ride, and don’t see the ride leader, send them a text / email - we are required to have attendance information for all riders.


Last update:
31-Jan-2021 CBS; 11-Feb-2021 CBS; 15-Feb-2021 CBS; 19-Feb-CBS
29-Nov-2020 CBS; 13-Nov-2020 CBS; 
10-Oct-2020 CBS; 23-Sep-2020 CBS

  • Mon, November 11, 2019 6:47 PM | Anonymous member

    Let's keep doing longer rides until we get another hour taken away from us in December.

    RidewithGPS Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31452758

    Distance: 56 miles

    Elevation: 6100 feet

    Lunch: San Gregorio State Beach if weather allows, otherwise La Honda

    • Turn right toward University Ave

      0.0 mi

    • Turn left onto University Ave

      0.1 mi

    • Turn right onto Main St

      0.2 mi

    • Turn left onto Foothill Expy

      0.2 mi

    • Continue onto Junipero Serra Blvd

      3.2 mi

    • Turn right onto Santa Cruz Ave

      5.7 mi

    • Turn left onto Sand Hill Rd

      5.8 mi

    • Turn right onto Whiskey Hill Rd

      8.7 mi

    • Turn left onto Woodside Rd

      10.1 mi

    • Turn right onto Albion Ave

      10.6 mi

    • Continue onto Manuella Ave

      11.1 mi

    • Turn right onto Kings Mountain Rd

      11.5 mi

    • Turn right onto Greer Rd

      12.0 mi

    • Turn left

      12.5 mi

    • Turn right

      12.6 mi

    • Turn left

      12.6 mi

    • Turn right onto Huddart Park Rd

      12.7 mi

    • Water, Bathrooms

      13.1 mi

    • Turn left to stay on Huddart Park Rd

      13.3 mi

    • Slight right to stay on Huddart Park Rd

      13.3 mi

    • Turn right onto Kings Mountain Rd

      13.6 mi

    • Continue onto Tunitas Creek Rd

      16.5 mi

    • Turn right to stay on Tunitas Creek Rd

      17.8 mi

    • Turn left to stay on Tunitas Creek Rd

      23.9 mi

    • Water, Possible Lunch

      24.9 mi

    • Turn left onto CA-1 S

      25.9 mi

    • Possible Lunch

      28.7 mi

    • Turn left onto CA-84 E/​La Honda Rd/​San Gregorio Rd (signs for Redwood City)

      28.7 mi

    • Sharp left to stay on CA-84 E

      33.4 mi

    • Turn right onto Pescadero Creek Rd

      36.9 mi

    • Turn right to stay on Pescadero Creek Rd

      37.0 mi

    • Continue straight onto Alpine Rd

      38.1 mi

    • Turn left to stay on Alpine Rd

      40.8 mi

    • Continue onto Page Mill Rd

      45.6 mi

    • Turn right onto Altamont Rd

      52.0 mi

    • Turn left onto Taaffe Rd

      53.1 mi

    • Turn left to stay on Taaffe Rd

      53.4 mi

    • Turn right onto Elena Rd

      54.0 mi

    • Turn left onto Robleda Rd

      54.2 mi

    • Slight right onto Chapin Rd

      55.0 mi

    • Turn left onto Burke Rd

      55.2 mi


  • Wed, November 06, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

    HRU this week is Big Basin + China Grade. 
    Remember that we are still starting at 9 am for Nov this year, 10 am rides start in Dec.
    Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/1504447
    Leader: Paul Melville
    Distance: 65 miles
    Elevation: 7,200 ft
    Lunch: Big Basin Park HQ, very small store so bring food

    Route:
    Big Basin + China Grade
    Depart University Ave
    L El Monte Ave
    R Foothill Expy
    S Stevens Canyon
    R Stevens Canyon
    REGROUP restrooms on Mt. Eden fork
    C Stevens Canyon
    L Redwood Gulch
    R Hwy 9 (Big Basin Hwy)
    REGROUP Saratoga Gap @ Skyline
    - Water at CDF fire station if needed
    S Hwy 9
    REGROUP Hwy 9 @ Hwy 236
    S Hwy 236
    REGROUP Big Basin Park HQ (Lunch)
    S Hwy 236
    L China Grade
    R Hwy 236
    REGROUP Hwy 236 @ Hwy 9 STOP sign
    S Hwy 9
    L Skyline
    REGROUP CDF fire station
    R Page Mill Rd
    R Altamont Rd
    L Taaffe Rd
    R Elena Rd
    L Robleda Rd
    S Chapin Rd
    L Burke Rd
    R University Ave
    A Shoup Park


  • Sun, October 27, 2019 1:49 PM | Anonymous member

    Shoup to Shoup via OLH, Alpine, Skyline, Hwy9 and Home


    54mi 6100 ft. Bring Food to Eat at Top of Alpine.
    Bad air or fires cancels
    Steve Chapel picked route suggested by Cathy S.

    Route on RideWithGPS

    Turns Miles
    Shoup Park 0
    L University Ave 0.1
    L Burke Rd 0.23
    R Old Altos Rd 0.31
    R Fremont Rd 0.41
    L Concepcion Rd 1.49
    R Purissima Rd 2.35
    L Arastradero Rd 3.73
    L Page Mill Rd 4.41
    R Arastradero Rd 4.66
    L Alpine Rd 6.66
    R Portola Rd 7.8
    L Old La Honda Rd 10.69
    L CA-35 14.11
    R Old La Honda Rd 14.12
    L CA-84 W 16.7
    L Pescadero Creek Rd 20.64
    Cont. Alpine Rd 21.78
    R CA-35 29.29
    L CA-9 N 35.68
    L Pierce Rd 41.22
    L Mt Eden Rd 42.25
    Cont. Stevens Canyon Rd 44.56
    Cont. S Foothill Blvd 47.72
    L S El Monte Ave 52.63
    R University Ave 52.79
    Left into Shoup 53.4
    End of route 53.48
  • Wed, October 23, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    One of our classic routes.  Up Old La Honda, check out the repairs on West Old La Honda (thank you San Mateo County Public Works!), 84 to Stage to Tunitas.

    Distance: 57 mi
    Climb: 5,300 ft
    Lunch: at the Bike Hut, bring food and cash for sodas/donations
    Leader: Cathy Switzer

    Download the route from RWGPS >

    Download the cue sheet from RWGPS >

    Rain Cancels

  • Wed, October 16, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

    Due to popular demand HillsRUs will finally do Zayante again.  The weather forecast is excellent for this type of ride.

    RidewithGPS Link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31302730

    Distance: 72 miles

    Elevation 7200 feet

    Lunch: Bring or buy lunch in Boulder Creek to eat at the park on Mill St. in Ben Lomond

    • Turn right toward University Ave

      0.0 mi

    • Turn right onto University Ave

      0.1 mi

    • Turn left onto S El Monte Ave

      0.8 mi

    • Turn right onto Foothill Expy

      0.9 mi

    • Continue onto Foothill Blvd

      4.4 mi

    • Continue onto Stevens Canyon Rd

      5.8 mi

    • Turn right to stay on Stevens Canyon Rd

      8.9 mi

    • Turn left onto Redwood Gulch Rd

      10.6 mi

    • Sharp right onto CA-9 S

      12.0 mi

    • Regroup

      15.1 mi

    • Turn left to stay on CA-9 S

      21.2 mi

    • Turn right onto Mill St

      32.3 mi

    • Lunch, Water at Ben Lomond Park

      32.4 mi

    • Continue onto Glen Arbor Rd

      32.6 mi

    • Turn left onto Larita Dr

      33.6 mi

    • Turn left onto Quail Hollow Rd

      33.6 mi

    • Turn left onto E Zayante Rd

      35.7 mi

    • Regroup at Zayante Store

      36.7 mi

    • Turn right to stay on E Zayante Rd

      37.1 mi

    • Continue onto Upper Zayante Rd

      41.1 mi

    • Turn right to stay on Upper Zayante Rd

      42.0 mi

    • Regroup

      44.6 mi

    • Turn left onto CA-35

      44.7 mi

    • Turn left to stay on CA-35

      44.9 mi

    • Turn right to stay on CA-35

      45.6 mi

    • Regroup at Fire Station

      56.5 mi

    • Sharp right onto Page Mill Rd

      62.3 mi

    • Turn right onto Altamont Rd

      68.7 mi

    • Turn left onto Taaffe Rd

      69.8 mi

    • Turn left to stay on Taaffe Rd

      70.1 mi

    • Turn right onto Elena Rd

      70.7 mi

    • Turn left onto Robleda Rd

      70.9 mi

    • Slight right onto Chapin Rd

      71.7 mi

    • Turn left onto Burke Rd

      71.9 mi

    • Turn right onto University Ave


  • Wed, October 09, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

    The Hills-R-Us route:  Pescadero Counter Clockwise

    West OLH is currently closed so we will take 84 down to stage road.
    Route link:   https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30626072

     

    Leader: Paul Melville
    Distance:  65 miles
    Elevation:  6500 ft 
    Lunch: Bring or buy lunch in Pescadero

     

    Route:

    Shoup Park

    0.0

    L University Ave

    0.1

    L Burke Rd

    0.2

    R Old Altos Rd

    0.3

    R Fremont Rd

    0.4

    L Concepcion Rd

    1.5

    R Purissima Rd

    2.3

    L Arastradero Rd

    3.7

    L Page Mill Rd

    4.4

    R Arastradero Rd

    4.6

    L Alpine Rd

    6.6

    R Portola Rd

    7.8

    L Old La Honda Rd

    10.7

    R CA-35

    14.1

     

     

     

    L CA-84 W

    16.7

    L Stage Rd

    28.1

    L Pescadero Creek Rd

    35.4

    R Alpine Rd

    47.2

    Cont. Page Mill Rd

    54.7

    R Altamont Rd

    61.1

    L Taaffe Rd

    62.2

    R Elena Rd

    63.1

    L Robleda Rd

    63.3

    R Chapin Rd

    64.1

    L Burke Rd

    64.3

    R University Ave

    64.8

    Turn right

    64.9

    Shoup Park

    65.0


  • Mon, September 30, 2019 4:01 PM | Anonymous member

    Page Mill, West Alpine, Portola St. Park, Old La Honda (OLH),

    48 miles 5900 ft Lunch at Skylonda. Rain cancels. If OLH is closed we will continue up 84. Steve Chapel ride leader

    Route on RideWithGPS

    Turns Miles
    L University Ave 0.1
    L Burke Rd 0.2
    R Chapin Rd 0.7
    Cont. Robleda Rd 0.9
    R Elena Rd 1.7
    L Taaffe Rd 1.9
    R Altamont Rd 2.8
    L Page Mill Rd 3.9
    Regroup - top Page 10.3
    Cont. Alpine Rd 10.3
    Cont. Portola State Park Rd 13.8
    Regroup Portola St Park 17.3
    L Alpine Rd 20.9
    Cont. Pescadero Rd 24.9
    Cont. CA-84 E 26
    R Old La Honda Rd 29.9
    L Skyline Blvd 32.5
    Lunch Skylonda 34
    Continue on 84 E 34
    R Portola Rd 37.5
     L Sand Hill Rd 38.3
    R Santa Cruz Ave 42.1
    L G5/Junipero Serra Blvd 42.2
    Cont. Foothill Expy 44.6
    R Main St 47.7
    L University Ave 47.7
    R Shoup Park
  • Wed, September 25, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

    Kings Mt is closed weekdays. We'll try this combination of local hills, OLH, back '84, Joaquin and then Zotts for burgers. aka Alpine Inn

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31187170

    https://www.alpineinnpv.com/


  • Wed, September 18, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Circuitous route to Montebello, an out 'n back on Stevens Canyon looking for bike fences & gates, back north to Alpine and Arastradero and another circuitous route to Shoup.

    Distance: 63 miles
    Elevation: 6,310 feet
    Lunch: Location TBD - perhaps Stevens Canyon Park after the Canyon. Bring food.

    Download the Route from RWGPS >

    Download the Cue Sheet from RWGPS >

    (Thank you, Barry Mann, for the route! Club Members - check out the WW Premium Club Account info)

    Rain Cancels

  • Wed, September 11, 2019 9:00 AM | Anonymous member

    The Hills-R-Us ride for 9/11/19 will be: Clockwise Around Lexington
    Note:  This ride will go up the dirt Los Gatos Creek Trail to Lexington
    Ride with GPS: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2583594

     

    Leader: Paul Melville
    Distance: 59 miles
    Elevation: 5,500 ft
    Lunch: Redwood Estates Park on Summit Rd, bring food!

    Route:

    Depart University Ave

    L  El Monte Ave

    R  Foothill Expy

    L  Homestead Rd

    R  Mary Bike Bridge

    L  Stevens Creek Blvd

    R  N Stelling Rd

    C  Prospect Rd

    R  Via Roncole

    S Arroyo De Arguello

    L  Comer Dr

    R  Pierce Rd

    L  Surrey Ln

    R  Saraview Dr

    L  Sarahills Dr

    L  Verde Vista Ln

    R  Tamworth Ave

    R  Seaton Ave

    L  Malcom Ave

    L  Trinity Ave

    R  Pontiac Ave

    L  Saratoga Hills Rd

    R  Reid Ln

    L  Canyon View Dr

    R  Elva Ave

    L  4th St

    R  Big Basin Way

    L  6th St

    L  Oak St

    R  Lomita Ave

    L  Vickery Ave

    R  Saratoga Los Gatos Rd

    R  Montalvo Rd

    Regroup Montalvo Ticket Center

    C  Piedmont Rd

    R  Peach Hill Rd

    L  Glen Una Dr

    R  Glen Una Dr

    R  Hwy 9

    R  N Santa Cruz Ave

    L  W Main

    Regroup LG Town Park

    R  Los Gatos Creek Trail

    L  Alma Bridge Rd

    R  Aldercroft Heights Rd

    L  Old Santa Cruz Highway

    R  Mountain Charlie Rd

    R  Summit Rd

    L  Bear Creek Rd

    R  Skyline Blvd

    Regroup at Skyline

    R  Page Mill Rd

    R  Altamont Rd

    L  Taaffe Rd

    R  Elena Rd

    L  Robleda Rd

    S  Chapin Rd

    L  Burke Rd

    R  University Ave

    A  Shoup Park


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