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Welcome to the Orange County Wheelmen

The Oldest Bicycle Club in Orange County
Come ride with us!

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Welcome to the third annual Winter Metric

COME RIDE WITH US

Saturday February 24th

2024
 

REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Route Slips of your choice,  Food/Rest Stop, Roving Sag Support. END OF THE RIDE PIZZA,  with Drinks available.

Bring a chair!

The ride starts at The Brew House Tap Room and Bottle Shop in San Juan Capistrano.

Check-In Opens: 8:00 a.m.
Start Time: 8:30 am

THERE IS NO MASS START

You can begin your ride anytime after registration

Be sure to check out the routes here
There are several routes to choose from.

  • A 23 mile short route with 1400 feet of elevation gain.
  • A 40 Mile long ride with 2100 feet of elevation gain.
  • Metric with 3600 feet of elevation gain.

Course Closes: 4:00 p.m.

This ride is now open to non members. a $15 day of ride cash payment will be required at Registration
 
Once you become a member and remit your annual member fee then the quarterly metrics are Free !
 
Just join OCW first then register

OCW Cycling Bags Now Available...


Classic, Pro, XL and Giant Sizes Available...Starting at $84.99

Choose the size bag that fits your particular needs. Saddle bags and towels also available at
https://pedalindustries.com/collections/ocw-orange-county-wheelmen-store

Sponsors

    


Remote rides

Luberon et Vin en Provence Sept. 4- 15

 

In southeastern France…

between Mt. Blanc and Marseilles lies the fabled land of Provence.
And in its midst roll the Prealpine foothills of Luberon.
Running west toward the Rhone valley, its hilltops crowned with medieval villages, its slopes cloaked in oak and beech, valleys draped in vineyards, Luberon is a cyclist’s dream.

More info and sign up: https://wandervogelbicycletouring.com/luberon-et-vin-en-provence/

 

Most club rides have a downloadable  GPX file.

DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; bike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.


John Acuna - Memorial Services, Scholarship, and Celebration of Life

John was our “”go to SAG driver “ and often came with home made chocolates as a treat.

He also organized SOS, a bicycle assembly project to provide assembled bikes for kids.

The celebration of life will be in March, probably March 9th, in Lake Forest.  More details to follow.