Archive for the ‘Ride Recap’ Category

Ride Recap – HCC Saturday Ride – 04/08/2017 – Hawk Hill Ride

Ride recap by Joey The day started early for all of us as we slowly filtered into Sport’s Basement parking lot in the Presidio. The clouds started to convene from the west, slowly engulfing the Golden Gate Bridge in a curtain of bone chilling rain. But the 7 of us had formed our resolve to […]

Photo Highlights – Oct. 1st-2nd – GDB & MTB at Rockville

What’s up HCC! HCC members were doing all kinds of rides this past weekend.  We had the riders representing at the Giro D’ Barkada 2016 in Stockton, Levi Grand Fondo, Clif Bar Epiphany Ride, and riding down the dirt trails in Rockville.  Wherever we were, we were flying the HCC colors! We are glad to see and […]

Ride Recap: 09/03/2016 – Mama-Happy Valley-Reliez-Cummings Loop

Hey HCC! We had a nice climbing day to start out the month of September.  It was a short 40 mile ride with just over 3k feet of climbing.  We did the usual morning huddle exchanging pleasantries as we waited for people running behind schedule. The sun was out and the wind was cool as […]

Ride Recap: HCC Dynamite A/B Ride 08/20/2016

DyNoMite! HCC!! We had a great dynamite ride this past Saturday with some explosive performance from some of our guys in segments that make it fun and exciting for all us! We have Bradley joining on the ride today, proudly wearing his new HCC jersey.  Great to have you on the ride Bradley and we […]

Ride Recap – HCC B2B Ride 08/13/2016

  What’s up HCC! It was a nice relaxing ride this past Saturday.  The morning started out overcast and cool as 7 riders trickled in the parking lot of Refugio Valley Park.  We had one new rider joining us, John, welcome to HCC!  John heard about our club through a group ride with The Pedler. […]

Ride Recap: Marin Century 2016

What’s up HCC! We had a fantastic time riding in the Marin Century this past Saturday.  There was about a dozen of us HCC members doing either the metric century, traditional, or the double.  It was still dark outside as riders trickled into the parking lot of the Marin Fairgrounds at 10 Avenue of the […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 07/16/2016 – Gran Fondo Marshall Loop

What’s up HCC! We had an epic grand fondo this past Saturday climbing up the “Marshall Wall”, Highway 1 to Stinson and up Panoramic that totaled 80 miles and 5800 ft of climbing.  Thanks again to Andy for adding this route to get our members prepared to take on the Marin Century coming up on […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 07/09/2016 – Franklin Canyon Rd – Alhambra Ave – Orinda – Redwood Rd – GP – Dam Rd

What’s up HCC! We had an epic 68 mile ride with 5000 ft of climbing touring the hills of the east bay! Thanks again to our Ride Coordinator, Andy for an awesome and challenging route to get the club ready for the upcoming century ride in August! The morning started out nice and sunny with […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 05/14/2016 – Danville Out & Back

Ride Recap by Arnold T. I was IN on this ride; I need the miles for Marin on August.

The sky was gray for the most part; cool on the skin and the light perfect for selfies. Jonah took a group snap and I took one of him. We were 8 @ Starbucks. I buddied up […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 04/30/2016 – Dynamite A / B Group Ride

Last Saturday was our monthly Dynamite A/B ride. On a typical dynamite ride, the B group sticks together and regroups periodically, while the A group hammers it out and stops for no one. Although no formal groups were made and everyone stopped for regroups, a clear A group emerged throughout the ride. The morning started […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 04/23/2016 – Sunol and Collier Canyon Loop, AKA Bakery Ride

Ride Recap by Joey “Bakery Ride, what’s that?” I asked James as all of us rolled out of Peet’s in Danville ahead of the HOP ride. James explained, its an established route that starts out here at Peet’s and passes a number of bakeries. I’m thinking, pain au chocolate, jésuite or maybe a bichon au […]

Ride Recap: HCC Saturday Ride – 04/02/2016

Ride recap by Brian Hurley Photos by Jonah Last Saturday was scheduled to be a ride out to Danville and back. However, we had a small group, and several folks had time constraints, so we opted to instead improvise a route that would allow people to peel off as needed. The morning started at Hercules […]