Sun Feb 5 | A Pace | West Cotati | 25 mi

  • Saturday, February 04, 2023 6:02 PM
    Reply # 13085238 on 13072785

    We got poured on 4 hours earlier than the weather forecast on today’s Freestone ride, so I no longer trust weather forecasts.  If it rains on us it will be miserably cold and windy, so I’m cancelling the ride and will organize again at a future, non-rain threatened date. 

  • Wednesday, February 01, 2023 6:14 PM
    Reply # 13081779 on 13072785
    This morning the forecast had Sunday as clear but cool.  The forecast at 6 pm today now shows 60% chance of rain on Sunday Feb 5.  I will post here Saturday afternoon if the ride needs to be cancelled due to rain. That said, temps have been mid-40s to mid-50s so dress for cool weather with layers - something windproof (gloves, feet, legs, and upper body) really helps when riding downhill at 20 mph+.  If you only have summer gloves and socks, a hack would be to use a vapor barrier, such as latex gloves, under your regular gloves, and plastic bags over your socks.
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 10:50 AM
    Reply # 13079716 on 13072785

    This ride is joint posted with the Santa Rosa Cycling Club, so advance sign up is required to distinguish if you will be riding as an SRCC member or SRCC guest.  PWCC and SRCC club accident insurance will not cover the other club's members, and vice versa. PWCC and SRCC have some joint members, so in case of an accident, it needs to be clear which club’s insurance will apply.

    If you are a PWCC member only, please sign up with me, indicating Sun Feb 5 A Pace ride (vs. Sat Feb 4 B Pace ride), by sending an email to me at or call/text me at (415) 307-4871 and I will list you as a PWCC participant.

    If you are a joint PWCC/SRCC member, please sign up with meindicating Sun Feb 5 A Pace ride (vs. Sat Feb 4 B Pace ride), by sending an email to me at or call/text me at (415) 307-4871 and let me know if you are riding as a PWCC or SRCC participant.  If you are riding as an SRCC member, you must pre-register by going to the SRCC ride event page. If you are riding as a PWCC member, see the paragraph above.

    If you are not a member of either club:

    • If you'd like to ride as a PWCC guest,  we kindly ask that fill out the PWCC Liability Waiver and provide the completed form to me at the beginning of the ride   After your initial "try-us-out-ride" we ask that you join PWCC. 
    • If you'd like to ride as an SRCC guest, follow the pre-registration instructions above and also print the attached liability waiver form and provide the completed form to me at the beginning of the ride. After your initial SRCC guest ride, we ask that you join SRCC.

    Thanks! (keep your fingers crossed that it doesn't rain on Sunday!)

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  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023 12:16 PM
    Message # 13072785

    Sunday, February 5, 2023  

    • A pace (10 mph avg)
    • Rolling Hills (1,000 ft total elev, short-ish 6% grades or less)
    • No drop, regrouping at top and bottom of hills and stop signs as needed
    • 24.6 miles, ~2h30m riding time 
    • Please arrive ready to roll by 9:55 am at River Front Cafe / B St & 2nd. We will leave PROMPTLY at 10:00 am (a later start time for warmer temps)

    Route Map (see attached Cue Sheet with Route Map)

    DescriptionA nice loop for beginner or intermediate cyclists, taking country back roads to Western Cotati.

    E-mail me for any questions or to RSVP (please specify Sun Feb 5 A Pace ride vs Sat Feb 4 B Pace ride) - Mike Sarmiento

    First time riding with PWCC? If you're not a member we kindly ask that fill out the PWCC Liability Waiver.  After your initial "try-us-out-ride" we ask that you join the club.

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    Last modified: Wednesday, July 19, 2023 9:10 PM | Anonymous member


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