Saturday, May 18 Stirling City to Butte Meadows 33 miles, 3400' climbing 8:45 am – depart Chico via vehicle (carpool if you can) 9:45 am – Retson Road (gravel parking lot) / Stirling City 10:00 am – bikes roll (with or without the long course group)
Ride to Butte Meadows on snow cleared roads with crisp mountain air for a snack and beverage at the Mercantile in BM, and return. Climb at your own pace, regroup at BM. Come prepared with water, fuel and flat-fixings. Be self-sufficient and ride with a buddy.
Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29965675 Enjoyment level: high Epicness: up there! Ride leader: Becky W.
Saturday, May 18 Butte Meadows Loop from Chico 83 miles, 7300' climbing 7:00 am – One Mile 10:00 am – meet up with Stirling City riders
Use your Wildflower fitness and get this ride in for a heck of a workout. Once up and over to BM, we'll grab a quick snack and beverage at the Mercantile before climbing to 32 and Forest Ranch, and home. Climb at your own pace, regroup at Stirling City and Butte Meadows. Come prepared with water, fuel and flat-fixings. Be self-sufficient and ride with a buddy.
Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29965612 Enjoyment level: depends on how sick in the head you are :-) Epicness: annual bucket-list ride! Ride leader: John W.