Valley Spokesmen Bicycle Club


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Tour Of the Sacramento River Delta (TOSRD)
October 8-9, 2016


This delightful 2 day ride is open to the public, not just VS members, but be sure you can do the distance back-to-back!  

Registration is limited to 200 riders.

Registration closes on September 6 without exception and no room changes, cancellations or pleads for 'I forgot to register' will be accepted after that time because of a change in management at the hotel.  

Questions on registration go to Bonnie at 925-828-5299.    

General questions go to Francie at 925-719-2256.  

We look forward to seeing you and your friends on the ride or pre-rides.


New members, join us!


The Valley Spokesmen are a welcoming group of cyclists thatencourage riders of all levels to join our group rides. There are avariety of rides for different levels of riding. Some of our rides aremarked on the ride calendar as Beginner Friendly, while others aremarked Advanced; choose a ride at a level that you feelcomfortable with. 

     
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Mount Diablo Challenge

 East Bay's "Best Uphill Bike      Ride"

Sunday, September 25th, 2016


The “Mount Diablo Challenge” is a family-friendly 11.2 mile timed bike ride, starting at Athenian School in Danville and climbing up Southgate Road 3,249 feet to the summit of Mount Diablo. Cycling enthusiasts compete and prizes are awarded for several categories in a ceremony at the Expo Area with food and beverages for all. All proceeds benefit Save Mount Diablo’s land conservation efforts to create a national park-sized wilderness in your backyard for you, wildlife and future generations to enjoy.


General Club Information

The Valley Spokesmen are a San Francisco Bay Area bicycle club based in Dublin California, approximately 15 miles southeast of Oakland. The club schedules both local and non-local rides. Emphasis is on road cycling, but mountain bike rides are also on the calendar. We provide a wide variety of club rides, ranging from short neighborhood tours suitable for families with children, to strenuous century-length epics. We encourage non-members to attend our club meetings and join us on any of our outings. We typically schedule several 'Newbie Rides' and rides of shorter duration each month. View our ride calendar and find a ride that is right for you!

The Valley Spokesmen Bicycle Touring Club was founded in August, 1971. Membership has grown from 81 active members in 1972 to over 650 card-carrying members presently. Most of the group are young to middle-aged adults, both married and unmarried, but member ages range from infant family members to active riders in their 80's.

We are affiliated with these organizations:

Valley Spokesmen Feather Pedals Group


Feather Pedals is a no-cost, volunteer cycling group within Valley Spokesmen that organizes conditioning rides for women preparing for Cinderella and social monthly rides. Both women and men are welcome to join all rides.


Valley Spokesmen Racing Team
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