Bikepacking talk and Fondo training ride Ride the Ridge and Get Your Fondo On in July!

We all have our favorite nearby off road routes. But, it’s important to step back every once in a while and realize how our amazing local trails fit in the overall picture. Enjoy a detailed presentation at the Marin Museum of Bicycling, then join us on a ride!

On Thursday, July 12, you’ll hear from a local rider who recently bike-packed the entire Bay Area Ridge Trail, and then on Saturday, July 14 join MCBC and others as we  “Ride the Ridge” on a Dirt Fondo training loop.

Brought to you by MCBC, Bay Area Ridge Trail Council and Marin Museum of Bicycling – a week of celebrating bikes and the Ridge Trail!

WHAT: Ride the Ridge – Don Nolan’s 13-day adventure around the Bay!
WHEN: Thursday, July 12 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:15 pm)
WHERE: Marin Museum of Bicycling, 1966 Sir Francis Drake Ave, Fairfax
REGISTER: Now at Eventbrite

Sonoma County food bank chef Don Nolan rode the 370 miles of dedicated Ridge Trail as a way to build awareness of the abundance of “nearby nature” in the Bay Area and to highlight the work still to be done to complete the 550-mile Ridge Trail loop. Learn about his 13-day adventure on the trails above San Francisco Bay, see photos of the amazing views and meet the team that supported him on the trail. Don’t miss this evening – get your tickets now.

WHAT: “Ride the Ridge” Dirt Fondo Training Ride
WHEN: Saturday, July 14 9:00 AM
WHERE: Leaves from Marin Museum of Bicycling in Fairfax
REGISTER: Now at Eventbrite

At 9 AM on Saturday, July 14, we’ll roll out from the Museum parking lot tracing a portion of Don Nolan’s ride on a self-supported 20-mile journey on the Ridge Trail! We will see the recent enhancements to Old Railroad Grade Trail, head up White Hill and Porcupine trails to San Geronimo Ridge and then follow it West to Kent Dam Road. OneTam will host an energizer station at the Leo T Cronin Fish Viewing Area adjacent to Kent Dam Road. From there we will ride Sir Francis Drake Blvd. back to Fairfax for food and beverages. Don’t miss this ride – grab your spot today!

Route details on Strava


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