When it is either actively raining or the ride route has wet roads, or otherwise unsafe riding conditions, it is club policy to cancel a club ride.  Club members may still choose to meet and ride in these conditions; however, the ride will not be considered an official club ride

Upcoming events

    • 17 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Captain Kidd's, Redondo Beach

    Come explore this new BCCC destination including Angel's Point scenic overlook.

    Ride Leader: Bob Kellogg

    Elysian Park 55 miles, 1553 ft elevation gain

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Expect a Level 2 pace, no drop.

    • 19 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 19 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 20 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Start at the parking lot opposite Captain Kidd's, where some members will be meeting for a casual ride (13 - 15 mph) in search of an idyllic Cafe/Bakery to enjoy a cup of coffee, a fine pastry and chat about important, or unimportant events. The group has discovered several charming cafes, and plenty more are yet to be discovered, so the route varies, round trip is usually about 35 miles.

    • 21 Dec 2019
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L1 - 50 miles, 1700 feet elevation gain - Amalfi, Temescal, Palisades Overlook  Cue Sheet 1    Cue Sheet 2

    L2 - 50 miles, 1700 feet elevation gain - Amalfi, Temescal, Palisades Overlook  Cue Sheet 1    Cue Sheet 2

    L3 - 40 miles, 2600 feet elevation gain - Palos Verdes Loop  Cue Sheet 1   Cue Sheet 2

    L4 - 20 miles, 1000 feet elevation gain - Tour de Torrance  Cue Sheet 1   Cue Sheet 2

    • 22 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 24 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Philz Belmont Shore  44 miles, 1138 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Mario Obejas

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Expect a Level 2, maybe a Level 3 pace, no drop.

    • 26 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 26 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 27 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Start at the parking lot opposite Captain Kidd's, where some members will be meeting for a casual ride (13 - 15 mph) in search of an idyllic Cafe/Bakery to enjoy a cup of coffee, a fine pastry and chat about important, or unimportant events. The group has discovered several charming cafes, and plenty more are yet to be discovered, so the route varies, round trip is usually about 35 miles.

    • 28 Dec 2019
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L1 - 64 miles, 1860 feet elevation gain - SteelCraft   Cue Sheet 1    Cue Sheet 2

    L2 - 64 miles, 1860 feet elevation gain - SteelCraft   Cue Sheet 1    Cue Sheet 2

    L3 - 48 miles, 700 feet elevation gain - Long Beach Jetty  Cue Sheet 1   Cue Sheet 2

    L4 - 23 miles, 650 feet elevation gain - Carson-Torrance Bakery  Cue Sheet 1   Cue Sheet 2

    • 29 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 31 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Brentwood Golf Course and Sidecar Donuts 40 miles, 785 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Dale Mooney

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Expect a Level 2, maybe a Level 3 pace, no drop.

    • 2 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 2 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 4 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • 6598 E Marina Dr, Long Beach, CA 90803

    L1 - 70 miles, 4300 feet elevation gain - Joe's Crab Shack Turtle Rock Variation 

    L2 - 70 miles, 4300 feet elevation gain - Joe's Crab Shack Turtle Rock Variation 

    • 4 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L3 - 52 miles, 1400 feet elevation gain - West LA Loop

    L4 - 36 miles, 646 feet elevation gain - Long Beach Short

    • 5 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Seven Cees 41 miles, 3235 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Bob Kellogg

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Probably best for level 1 and 2 riders, no drop.

    • 8 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Start - Captain Kidd's, Redondo Beach
    • 9 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 9 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 11 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L1 - 59 miles, 2550 feet elevation gain - West LA/Roscomare/Franklin

    L2 - 59 miles, 2550 feet elevation gain - West LA/Roscomare/Franklin

    L3 - 47 miles, 1500 feet elevation gain - Bundy Canyon

    L4 - 31 miles, 460 feet elevation gain - Tongva Park

    • 12 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 14 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    A familiar route with a brand new destination!

    Blue Bistro Cafe at Catalina Express Terminal 35 miles, 865 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Gary Parsons

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Expect a Level 2, maybe a Level 3 pace, no drop.

    • 15 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Start - Captain Kidd's, Redondo Beach
    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 18 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L1 - 71 miles, 4200 feet elevation gain - Piuma-Tuna Canyon

    L2 - 67 miles, 3000 feet elevation gain - Topanga, Mulhooland, Old Topanga

    L3 - 41 miles, 1000 feet elevation gain - Temescal Gateway Park

    L4 - 28 miles, 420 feet elevation gain - Broken Spoke

    • 19 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 21 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Palisades Drive 49 miles, 2232 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Mario Obejas

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Probably best for Level 1&2 riders, no drop.

    • 22 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Start - Captain Kidd's, Redondo Beach
    • 23 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 23 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.
    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    L1 -64 miles,1883 feet elevation gain - PV-Seal Beach/Bogart's

    L2 - 64 miles,1883 feet elevation gain - PV-Seal Beach/Bogart's

    L3 - 47 miles, 1000 feet elevation gain - San Gabriel River Trail

    L4 - 21 miles, 900 feet elevation gain - Reverse Sunday

    • 26 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Level 2 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the west side of PV until you reach the Whale Watch (Interpretive Center). After a short break, you head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    Level 3 & 4 - You start out at the parking lot near Captain Kidd's in Redondo Beach. . You move more to the east through Torrance reaching the edge of Lomita. You head back towards Torrance Hospital. In the Telo Industrial Park you take a short break and learn about upcoming Club activities and a few safety reminders. You mount up and ride past the hospital and past the west side of the Torrance Airport. You just skirt the north side of PV as you head back towards the beach. From Torrance Beach you head south and round the PV Golf Course then head back to the starting point with perhaps a sojourn at one of our sponsor coffee shops. Here is the route.

    • 28 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Captain Kidd's, 209N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Reconning a detour around the notorious tunnel

    Whittier Dam & Portos - Avoid Tunnel 61 miles, 1126 ft elevation gain

    Ride Leader: Gary Parsons

    Simple cue sheet    Custom cue sheet

    Expect a Level 2, maybe a Level 3 pace, no drop.

    • 29 Jan 2020
    • 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Start - Captain Kidd's, Redondo Beach
    • 30 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM (PST)
    • Start - Manhattan Beach Pier

    You meet on the Manhattan Beach Pier just adjacent to the bike path for the Thursday Ride.
    Head north on the bike path into Marina del Rey and up Ballona Creek. After a brief regroup at the bridge, this first segment ends at Centinela (some riders will sprint somewhere on the path to Centinela). Riders turn around and stop at the nearby wooden trellis deck for a brief respite/regroup. On the next segment riders head back over the bridge and up Pershing to Westchester Parkway. Some riders will log extra mileage by riding a fast lap around Westchester Parkway, looping back just before the Manchester intersection. Others will simply continue back toward Hermosa Beach.

    This route is ~30 miles out-n-back. Expect a Level 2 or a Level 3 pace, with Level 1 sprints (24-30mph) by some, multiple regroups and always no-drop.
     The ride typically ends with coffee/cake/ commiseration at Bonaparte's Cafe at the Hermosa Pier, or Roman Aroma on Catalina Ave.

    Here is video of a typical ride, produced in May 2017.

    • 30 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (PST)
    • Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates
    Join Ironman Tim O'Crowley, starting at Malaga Cove Plaza at 6PM, routing around the peninsula. Lights required, both front and rear.

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