Tours & Zodiacs

Upcoming events

    • 29 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 05 Aug 2017
    • Oregon, Near Ashland

     

    Ride:      400        Hilly        Flexible

    Leader:   Tim Koch, 488-8218,mailto:mtkoch44@aol.com  


    Description:     This is a 7-days of bicycling tour July 29 to Aug 5 (July 29th & August 5th are commute days).   (email Tim Koch for a full description)  Briefly we will start and end at Howard Prairie Park Resort about 20 miles east of Ashland.  First day's ride is 24 miles to Ashland with an alternative longer ride up to Mt. Ashland.  2nd day 36 miles to Valley of the Rouge River St. Park CG.  3rd day 42 miles to Stewart St. Park CG.  4th day and 5th layover day at Mazama CG in Crater Lake Fed. Park.  6th day is 69 miles returning to Howard Prairie CG.
    • 28 Aug 2017
    • 18 Sep 2017
    • Munich Germany

     

    This is a three week tour of Austria and southern Germany, departing Aug 28 and returning Sept 18.  Contact Sandy Yarrow for details.
    • 25 Sep 2017
    • 28 Sep 2017
    • Truckee

     

    Ride:     100        Moderate/Hilly        Flexible

    Leader:
          Steve Forsberg, 782-4209, rosevillesteve@gmail.com

    Description:   
     Join us for a fall Zodiac in the Truckee and surrounding areas from Monday Sept 25 to Thursday Sept 28.  We will be staying in a dormitory style facility with large kitchen, great room and deck. • The lodge fee is $10/night/person plus a refundable $10/per person cleaning fee. Bring sleeping bag, pillow, towel and personal items. Cleanup Required. Food and beverage costs to be shared.  For those who may prefer to not sleep in larger dorm style rooms, there are hotels nearby.  Day trippers also welcome.              Day 1, Monday, Sept. 25                Ride begins at 1:00 in Truckee. 17 miles, 1225’climbing through Tahoe Donner with a 14 miles 1,000’ extendo up old Donner Summit. Cocktails and dinner on the deck.
    Day 2, Tuesday, Sept. 26                Ride begins at 9:00 in Truckee. 43 miles, 2000’ climbing over Brockway Summit with a 20 mile, 2800’ extendo up Mt. Rose. Cocktails and dinner on the deck. Note: A relatively flat, 35 mile option riding out and back along the Truckee River is available.
    Day 3, Wed,       Sept. 27                Ride begins at 9:00 in Sierraville. 55 mile, 4300’ climbing over Yuba Pass and Gold Lake Rd with a 17 mile extendo around the Sierra Valley (total elevation 300’ less). Note, a 40 mile    relatively flat ride around the Sierra Valley is a third option. Dinner out in Truckee.
    Day 4, Thurs,     Sept. 28                 Mt. Bike ride/hike option beginning at 10:00. Both the mountain bike ride and the hike would begin at the intersection of the Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) and Brockway Summit (SR 267). The hike goes east, 10 miles round trip, 1660 ‘ elevation. Destination is the Martis Peak fire lookout (great views). The mountain bike ride goes SW to Watson Lake (six miles) and then NW to Truckee via the old fire road. Total ride 23 miles, 1,660’ elevation gain. Shuttle back from Truckee to Brockway Summit to pick up vehicles. Cleanup lodge and go home.
    • 02 Oct 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 05 Oct 2017
    • Paso Robles, Adelaide Inn

     

    Save the date.  The Zodiac will be Monday Oct 2 - Thursday Oct 5.  Details to follow.
    • 30 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 03 May 2018
    • Guerneville, Fern Grove Cottages, 16650 Hwy 116
     
              

    The 2018 Guerneville Zodiac will be held April 30 - May 3. Home base will again be the Fern Grove Cottages. More details to follow.

    • 10 Sep 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 24 Sep 2018
    • Gabicce Mare on the Adriatic Coast

     Ride:   TBD       Rolling/Hilly        Flexible

    Leader:     Sandy Yarrow, 791-3426, skybike2@gmail.com

    Description:    The dates are Sept 10-Sept 24, with a optional extension tour to Oct 1. The trip package (not including airfare) is 2 weeks at the Hotel Alexander, breakfast, lunch and dinner, bike rental, 2 excursions on the days off. On ride days, you can select between groups based on speed and distance, and a guide will be with each group. The hotel is located in the town of Gabicce Mare on the Adriatic Coast, so it is easy to walk around town or to the beach. The hotel provides some activities for non-riders. This is also a perfect time to extend your trip to see more of Italy! Contact the leader if you wish to be put on the list.

Past events

12 Jun 2017 Mt. Shasta Zodiac
01 May 2017 Guerneville Zodiac
13 Mar 2017 Santa Cruz Zodiac
05 Feb 2017 Borrego Springs Zodiac
10 Jan 2017 Napa Zodiac
28 Oct 2016 San Francisco Zodiac
26 Sep 2016 Wheelmen Italy Tour 2016 (Groupo 2)
12 Sep 2016 Wheelmen Italy Tour 2016 (Groupo 1)
06 Aug 2016 Ride Idaho
31 Jul 2016 2016 Southwest Oregon Club Tour
24 Jul 2016 RAGBRAI XLIV
14 Jun 2016 Mt. Shasta Zodiac
02 May 2016 Guerneville Zodiac
14 Mar 2016 Santa Cruz Zodiac
07 Feb 2016 Death Valley Tour
12 Jan 2016 Napa Zodiac
18 Oct 2015 San Francisco Zodiac
05 Oct 2015 Paso Robles Zodiac
07 Sep 2015 Markleeville Zodiac
26 Jul 2015 Three Sisters Oregon Club Tour
07 Jun 2015 Mammoth Lakes Zodiac
04 May 2015 Guerneville Zodiac
09 Mar 2015 Santa Cruz Zodiac
08 Feb 2015 Death Valley Days
13 Jan 2015 Napa Zodiac
10 Jan 2015 Vietnam Grand Tour
04 Nov 2014 Jackson Zodiac
17 Oct 2014 Blue Moon Zodiac
06 Oct 2014 Paso Robles Zodiac Take 2
25 Sep 2014 Oceanside Ride
27 Aug 2014 Tour of Italy
02 Aug 2014 Oregon Club Tour 2014, "Glide Down the Drain"
20 Jul 2014 RAGBRAI XLII
07 Jul 2014 Tour de Sur
17 Jun 2014 Mt. Shasta Zodiac
05 May 2014 Guerneville Zodiac
10 Mar 2014 Santa Cruz Zodiac
10 Feb 2014 Borrego Springs Zodiac
14 Jan 2014 Napa Zodiac
12 Nov 2013 Tour de Venetian
05 Nov 2013 Jackson Zodiac
11 Oct 2013 San Francisco Zodiac
01 Oct 2013 Occidental Heavy Bike Tour
08 Sep 2013 San Juan Islands Tour
05 Aug 2013 Pt. Reyes (Oregon Tour Replacement Ride)
24 Jun 2013 Mammoth Lakes Zodiac
10 Jun 2013 DooDah
13 May 2013 Guerneville Zodiac
13 May 2013 Continental Divide
09 May 2013 Self Contained 101
27 Apr 2013 Barcelona-Andorra Tour
12 Apr 2013 Mallorca, Spain
11 Mar 2013 Santa Cruz Zodiac
11 Feb 2013 Borrego Springs Zodiac
15 Jan 2013 Napa Zodiac
12 Jan 2013 Hawaii
06 Nov 2012 Jackson Zodiac
22 Oct 2012 Ride To Capitola
08 Oct 2012 Paso Robles Zodiac
05 Oct 2012 Ride to Paso
30 Aug 2012 Wheelmen France Tour
04 Aug 2012 Oregon Club Tour
22 Jul 2012 RAGBRAI 2012
09 Jul 2012 Tour of Central California Coast aka Big Sur
25 Jun 2012 Mt. Shasta Zodiac
23 Jun 2012 Cycle the Sierra
07 May 2012 Guerneville Zodiac
16 Apr 2012 Occidental Zodiac
12 Mar 2012 Santa Cruz Zodiac
13 Feb 2012 Borrego Springs Zodiac
16 Jan 2012 Napa Zodiac
08 Nov 2011 Jackson Zodiac
11 Oct 2011 Heavy Bike Tour
03 Oct 2011 Paso Robles Zodiac
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