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The Most Diverse Bicycle Club in Orange County
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The OCW Spring Metric is Back!!

COME RIDE WITH US

Saturday May 1ST 2021
 

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

We ask that everyone brings a mask to wear at registration and the rest stop.  The rest stop will have  individually wrapped cliff bars.  People serving the pizza will be wearing a mask and gloves and all COVID protocols will be followed.

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

This years routes include:
Short Route

Gravel Route
Metric Century

Course Closes: 4:00 p.m.

The ride starts at Yorba Regional park Shelter #4.

There is a $5.00 Entry Fee for all vehicles entering the Park!

THIS IS A MEMBER ONLY RIDE. YOU MUST BE AN OCW MEMBER TO REGISTER
 
Once you become a member and remit your annual member fee then both the Spring and Fall Metric are Free !
 
Just join OCW first then register

THE OCW PEAK MTB CHALLENGE 2021

 

      

 

Ride some or all of these top ranked OC off-road rides.

Off-Road Climbs/Rides:

Black Star Cyn to KSOX Doppler Tower

(Start at bottom of Black Star, ride up 8 miles to Doppler Tower and back down)

Total 16 miles.

Maple Springs/Main Divide

(Trail Junction of Maple Springs Rd. and Main Divide Rd.)

Start at Maple Springs Visitors Center, ride past large gate to Maple Springs Rd, head up to Main Divide, which is about 8 miles.  Caution, this is 8 miles of climbing on fire road, watch your trail signs. Very scenic in Springtime.

16 miles round trip. 

Bommer Cyn Geo Peak Marker

(Intersection of Missing Link and Fence Line at the top of trail)

Start at Quail Hill Trail Head ride up Shady Cyn Dirt Bike trail to Bommer Cyn. Continue on Bommer Cyn to Morro Ridge Trail and turn right, turn right on Missing Link, ride about 1/8 mile to top and look for Geo Marker on the left. Head down Missing Link/Fence Line back to Bommer Cyn and return to Quail Hill Trail Head. 

15 miles total.

West Ridge & Star Rise (Casper’s Regional Park)

(Start from Plano Trabuco and Dove Cyn behind Dove Cyn Falls)

Sonriente trail to Bell View to West Ridge to the intersection of West Ridge and Star Rise. Approx. 18 miles round trip

Old Camp-Trabuco Cyn

(Start from Rock ‘n Road in Mission Viejo) Ride over to Santiago Cyn Rd, north to Modjeska Grade, right on Modjeska Grade to the top, turn right onto Santiago Truck Trail. Santiago Truck Trail will turn into Joplin Trail and lead down into Old Camp.  From the start of Santiago Truck Trail to Old Camp, is 8 miles dirt of road. 

Total ride from Rock ‘n Road and back is 25 miles.

This is challenging ride.

 

Post your ride on Friends of OCW Facebook and/or Strava. Indicate it is part of the Five Star Peak Challenge and put the appropriate number of stars next to your post title to indicate where you are in the challenge. (e.g. 1 star for 1st one, 2 for 2nd)

 

Be aware of weather conditions, traffic, road closures, and availability of supplies. You climb these at your own risk.

It's WILD out there! The new OCW challenge is to "capture" (photos of) real or installed wildlife for the next month! Enjoy your rides, appreciate the beautiful surroundings and then share the Wildlife discovered in your neighborhood on the OCW Strava page or the the Friends of OCW Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/253156728156693).
Questions? Contact Terry Kessler at tkessler@rocketmail.com
Happy hunting!

Goat Hill MTB & Gravel

Looking for Moutain Bike rides? Use the link below to check out our Goat Hill MTB & Gravel FAQ Page

https://www.ocwheelmen.org/page/show/419728-mountain-bike-rides

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. If you feel ill, have a fever, sore throat, loss of taste or smell or other illnesses, please do not come to our rides until you feel clear of symptoms for 10 days.  If you have come in contact with someone with a positive COVID test, please do not come to an OCW ride for two weeks. If you have been exposed to or been around anyone that exhibiting sickness please keep away from club rides.

Please print out a route sheet or download the GPX files prior to club rides as route slips may not be handed out.

Event Jerseys
Looking for Jersey from past OCW rides? Use the link below to check out our print on demand jersey options with Voler. (these are for past rides rides not current OCW club kits)

https://www.ocwheelmen.org/page/show/5520565-event-jerseys