North County Cycling
Information about Cycling Groups in the North County of San Luis Obispo
8:00am Saturday K-Man Ride - Leaves K-Man Cycle and Run in Atascadero. Start times change during seasons
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8:00am Saturday TempAdero Ride  - Leaves Templeton Park or K-Man Shop at 8am. Start times change during seasons
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8am Team Tuesday & Thursday(TTT) AKA The Hoodlums. Meets in AtasacaderoStart times change during seasons.  Team Tuesday Thursday averages 16-19 mph on rides of between 40-50 miles with occasional regrouping. This group usually leaves from the Veterans' Memorial next to the Zoo in Atascadero.
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Riders with Heart on T and Th. Meets Tuesday and Thursday about 8:30 am averages 13-15 mph on rides of between 30-40 miles with occasional regrouping. This group usually leaves from the Veterans' Memorial next to the Zoo in Atascadero. Email TheBick(aka Mike Bickel) at slomcb@me.com and ask to be put on the Riders with Heart Email List. 
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8am - Saturday Morning - Zoo Group - Leaves from the Atascadero Zoo usually at 8am on Saturdays. 
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SLOBC MWF Scramblers: about 35 miles. A leisurely pace. 
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8:00am Saturday Templeton - Saturday, 8:15am(9:15 in winter season) -Riders developing skills welcomed.
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SLOBC MWF Ramblers: about 40 miles. Usually a mid-ride coffee stop. 
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To be added to an email list see the email the ride leaders  in the descriptions below. 
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Tuesday and Thursday Mornings -Team Tuesday Thursday about 8am averages 16-19 mph on rides of between 40-50 miles with occasional regrouping. This group usually leaves from the Veterans' Memorial next to the Zoo in Atascadero. Email Steve Himmelrich at schimmelrich@hotmail.com and ask to be put on the TTT Email List.


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Riders with Heart on T and Th. Meets Tuesday and Thursday about 8:30 am averages 13-15 mph on rides of between 30-40 miles with occasional regrouping. This group usually leaves from the Veterans' Memorial next to the Zoo in Atascadero. Email TheBick(aka Mike Bickel) at slomcb@me.com and ask to be put on the Riders with Heart Email List.

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8:00am Saturday K-Man Ride -

Leaves K-Man Cycle and Run in Atascadero at 8am. Everyone is Welcome, members and non-members of Team Kman . The group goes about 50-80 miles with alternatives to go shorter or longer. The group averages 16 to 18mph -The regroups are relaxed. Join Us. Email Louise Comar at LEComar@pacbell.net and ask to be put on the Team K-Man Ride Email List.Team Kman Website - 
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8:00 am Saturday Zoo Group 
The Saturday Zoo Group leaves from the Zoo Saturday Mornings usually at 8:00 with possible weather and seasonal changes. It is a congenial group averaging 14-16 mph on rides of between 55-65 miles with regrouping. Email Dave Scheel at: scheelpainting@gmail.com and ask to be put on the Zoo Group email list. 
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Saturday 8:00am Templeton/Atascadero TempAdero Express - 

Saturday, 8:00(Start times change during seasons)- 
• TempAdero means rides will alternate start locations, weekly, between Templeton and Atascadero.
• Express means there will be limited stops, typically 2 or 3. Express does not mean fast speeds

Main purpose: provide a steady-state, long-ish ride for cyclists who ride faster/harder during the week.
Ride Details
Speed: 16 to 17.5 mph over hilly terrain. This is what the typical calculated average speed will be at the end of the ride for the main group.
Distance: 60-ish miles. On ocassion a ride may be as short as 55 or as long as 65.
Stops: 2-3 brief stops per ride. A group of riders may depart a stop after 3 minutes, without waiting for other riders/groups to arrive.
Style: Training. Riders are not obligated to wait for other riders/groups at the stops. 
Effort: Steady-state. No sprints, intervals, attacks, riding people off your wheel.
Paceline: Pulls should be under 30s and the speed should be solid, but not fast.
Location: K-Man Atascadero (1st and 3rd Saturdays), Templeton Park (2nd & 4th Saturdays), a 5th Saturday in a  month will be TBA.
Start Times: Meet at 8:30am during cold months and 8:00am during warmer months. Start is 10 minutes after the meet time. Times may change due to extreme weather.
Courtesy: We stop when some gets a flat or a mechanical.

We welcome riders who want to ride at a slower pace, but please know you may end up on your own during the course of the ride. However, the more riders we have the more likely you will have someone with which to ride.

 Email Jonathan Spiros at jonathan.spiros@gmail.com and ask to be put on his ride email list.
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M,W,F 8am - SLOCBC Ramblers:

about 40 miles. All riders in SLO County are encouraged to join SLOBC. There is a mid-ride coffee stop. Visitors / out-of-towners are always welcome. Visit the SLOBC email group page for instructions on joining email groups.
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M,W,F 8am - SLOBC Scramblers:

about 35 miles. Biking mostly at a more leisurely pace. All riders in SLO County are encouraged to join SLOBC. Route sheets/ maps are distributed via email prior to each ride. There is a mid-ride coffee stop. Visitors / out-of-towners are always welcome. See the SLOBC email group page for instructions on joining email groups.
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