Ride Spot is a free mapping and ride sharing resource for smartphones and web browsers. Installed on your iPhone or Android device, Ride Spot will give you detailed directions and tell you turn-by-turn instructions using your phone's speaker. Sweet!
(click on title for trip information. Click on the 'SAVE' button there to download a PDF file to print with a map and turn instructions. But best to just install the app on your smartphone!)
Geyserville to Planks Coffee in Cloverdale, loop - Great tour of vineyards in Alexander and Dry Creek valleys. Great coffee spot in the cute little town of Cloverdale.
Howarth Park to Glen Ellen - Ride through scenic Sonoma Valley to the small community of Glen Ellen, home to the author Jack London.
Laguna de Santa Rosa Loop - Beautiful 18 mile loop along Santa Rosa Creek, out to Sebastopol, and back along the Joe Rodota Trail.
Ragle Ranch County Park in Sebastopol to The Farmhand Deli near Guerneville - Fun meandering trip along the West County Trail, dropping down to the Russian River. Portion of this ride is on River Road, so recommended for experienced riders with some nerve.
Santa Rosa to Forestville Out and Back - 15-mile one-way ride along the Joe Rodota Trail and the West County Trails, passing through several iconic small west-county towns.
Santa Rosa to Sebastopol via Joe Rodota Trail - Super popular ride to the cute little Sebastopol town to the west. It's a former railroad bed -- a rail trail!
Sonoma Valley Scenic Out and Back - Here's a route through Howarth City Park, Spring Lake County Park, Annadel State Park (redwoods), Oakmont (old people 55+), Kenwood (after a short mile or so on busy Sonoma Hiway, with a market and pub at the turn-around point. Beautiful views of Mt. Hood and Sugarloaf. Ledson Winery is across from Oakmont, on Sonoma Hiway.
Launched in early 2019 by the national bicycle advocacy organization People for Bikes, Ride Spot is a great way to get out there and enjoy your bike with like-minded friends!
I am pedaling as fast as I can to bring you more spectacular 'classic' rides! - Geoffrey