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2020/04/26 Attempted Fremont Older Garrods Farm Loop
π 2020-04-26 01:01 in Exercising
It might have been 11 years since we last did that loop (oops), so I figured we'd go for another on. That wasn't counting on the friendly open space district folks who decided to close the entire area to bikers and horses in order to avoid people having potential accidents and ending up in the hospital. Sigh, that felt heavy handed. On the plus side, the area was re-opened to bikes 6 days later.

Here's the track that shows how close we got to making the normal loop, but the detour we had to take: (click on the garmin recording for more stats and a bigger map)

Here is the navigation track on google maps

we biked by the reservoir which had finally gotten a bit of water
we biked by the reservoir which had finally gotten a bit of water

and then made it to Garrods Farm just to find out that the trail access was closed :(
and then made it to Garrods Farm just to find out that the trail access was closed :(

We ended up biking all the way around Eden Road, losing all the altitude we had just painfully gained, and took another entrace to the park, that was walking only:


at least the view was nice
at least the view was nice


After over an hour going around including a steep way back up we had to walk in parts, we got back to the same point we were had, had e been allowed to cross:


and we resumed the ride to an exit that was totally open to bikers
and we resumed the ride to an exit that was totally open to bikers

I plotted a route to McClellan and Stevens Creek Trail
I plotted a route to McClellan and Stevens Creek Trail



We ended up with a much longer ride than planned, but it was still nice.

2020/04/10 Steven's Creek Trail, Bay Trail around Moffett, to Calabazas Creek, and back via John Christian Greenbelt
π 2020-04-10 01:01 in Exercising
It had been a while since we went for a real bike ride, so we went for a nice 5.5h Bike Ride (click on the garmin recording for more stats and a bigger map)

surface streets to the Steven's Creek Trail entrance
surface streets to the Steven's Creek Trail entrance


we took the scenic route through another trail and a stream crossing :)
we took the scenic route through another trail and a stream crossing :)





nice little chicks
nice little chicks

can I boroow one? :)
can I boroow one? :)

fluffy and cute :)
fluffy and cute :)



the trash pile had a few landmowers :)
the trash pile had a few landmowers :)


more babies
more babies


back through John Christian Greenbelt
back through John Christian Greenbelt




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