Oakland Yellowjackets 2022 Ride Calendar

A 1-page calendar, suitable for your bulletin board or refrigerator door, can be downloaded here. Rides and routes can change up until the ride start, so check the OYJ home page to confirm ahead of the ride. See Cycling Safety Guidelines, under FAQ in About OYJ tab.

April 16: Oakland Yellowjackets 2022 Season Kickoff Ride RAINED OUT
Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 9:00 AM
Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
All Riders: 20 miles, flat | Map and Cue Sheet

April 23: Point Pinole

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot

Light: 27.6 miles, 740 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet
Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 46.4 miles, 1,448 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet

April 30: Lake Chabot

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
Light: 30.4 miles, 380 feet of climbing |  Map | Cue Sheet

Humane: 33.5 miles, 2,035 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet
Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 40.3 miles, 2,722 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

May 7: Tunnel and Grizzly

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot

Light: 23.9 miles, 975 feet of climbing| Map | Cue Sheet
Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 43.8 miles, 2,767 feet of climbing
 | Map | Cue Sheet

May 14: Dumbarton/Alpine

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM 

Start: Union City BART

Light: 39.1 miles, 542 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Light: 23.8 miles, 415 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Humane/Intermediate/Advanced: 57.2 miles, 1,480 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

May 21: Arlington Loop

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM
Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot 
Light: 24 miles, 1,061 feet of climbing  | Map | Cue Sheet
Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 41.1 miles, 2,938 feet of climbing Map | Cue Sheet

May 28: Morgan Territory

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Concord BART Station
Light: 30.8 miles, 1,393 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 48.3 miles, 3,520 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

May 30 (Memorial Day): Decide and Ride

June 4: Dublin Grade

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
Light: 28.9 miles, 1,122 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane: 47.3 miles, 1,906 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 65.9 miles, 3,211 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

June 11: Richmond-San Rafael

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Richmond BART West Entrance (Nevin Plaza)

Light: 36.8 miles, 1000 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Humane: 53.3 miles, 2,400 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Advanced Intermediate: 58.4 miles, 4,000 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

June 18: Mines Road

Light: 32 miles, 700 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Dublin/Pleasanton BART

Light: 26.8 miles, 800 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM
Start: Ernie Rodrigues Sports Fields, Livermore

Humane: 58.0 miles, 4,378 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM

Start: Ernie Rodrigues Sports Fields, Livermore

Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 78.6 miles, 4,839 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet
Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Dublin/Pleasanton BART

June 25: Sonoma Picnic Ride

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM

Start: Forestville Regional River Access Parking Lot, Forestville

Light: 19 miles, 1000 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Humane: 32 miles, 2000 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 45 miles, 3,600 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Potluck Picnic and River Swimming After

July 2: Three Bears and Some Redwoods

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
Light: 20.9 miles, 2,170 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane: 48.4 miles, 4,005 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map
Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 56.2 miles, 5,158 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map

July 9: Tiburon

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: San Francisco Ferry Building North Plaza (near Embarcadero BART)

Light: 18.6 miles, 878 feet of climbing |  Route Sheet | Map

Humane: 40.7 miles, 1,522 feet of climbing |  Route Sheet | MAP

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 53.2 miles, 3,397 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

July 16: Lucas Valley

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM

(Note: Lights gather at Nicasio at 9:00 AM and roll at 9:15 AM)

Light: 19.7 miles, 900 feet of climbing  Route Sheet | Map
Start: Rancho Nicasio, Nicasio Road and Old Rancheria Road

Humane: 39.8 miles, 2,000 feet of climbing Route Sheet | Map
Start: Marinwood Park, Miller Creek Road, San Rafael
Park on Miller Creek Road

Advanced Intermediate and Advanced: 60.8 miles, 3,700 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Start: Marinwood Park, Miller Creek Road, San Rafael
Park on Miller Creek Road

July 23: Benicia/Two Bridges

Light: 40.8 miles, 2,270 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Pleasant Hill BART Station

Humane, Advanced Intermediate, Advanced: 67.1 miles, 4,500 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot

July 30: Marin Picnic Ride

Staggered Start Times:

Advanced and Advanced Intermediate Riders Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM
Light and Humane Riders Gather: 9:00 AM | Depart: 9:20 AM
All Riders Start: Stafford Lake Park, Novato
Light: 35.4 miles, 1,952 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map 
Humane: 46.2 miles, 3,041 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map
Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 73.0 miles, 4,530 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map
 

August 6: Norris Canyon/San Ramon

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot 

Light: 20.8 miles, 1700 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 65.5 miles, 3,000 feet of climbing  | Route Sheet | Map

August 13: Petaluma

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM
Start: Walnut Park, 4th and D Streets, Petaluma
Light: 39.1 miles, 1,900 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane: 76.6 miles, 3,400 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 84.4 miles, 5,366 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

August 20: Mt. Diablo

Light: TBD  Start either at Lafayette BART or Lake Merritt

Humane: 30.8 miles, 2,404 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lafayette BART

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 57.6 miles, 5,872 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot

August 27: Bolinas-Fairfax

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM
Start: Yolanda Station, Redwood Road and Center Blvd., San Anselmo
Light: 20.0 miles, 1000 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 48.3 miles, 3,915 feet of climbing  | Route Sheet Map

September 3: Bay Bridge & Bay Trail

Light and Humane Riders

Gather 8:00 AM | Depart 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
25 miles, 400 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

Note: Humane Riders may extend the route north to Point Richmond adding approximately 15 miles.

Advanced/Advanced Intermediate Riders will ride the Tiburon Route

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: San Francisco Ferry Building North Plaza (near Embarcadero BART)

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 53.2 miles, 3,397 feet of climbing | Map | Cue Sheet

September 10: Peninsula

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM
All Riders Start: Canada Road at Highway 92
Light: 39.1 miles, 1,700 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Humane: 33.8 miles, 3,000 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Advanced Intermediate: 52.8 miles, 5,000 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Advanced: 77.0 miles, 7,400 feet of climbing |
Route Sheet | Map

September 17: Zoo and Redwoods

Gather 8:00 AM | Depart 8:20 AM

Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
Light: 25 miles, 1,100 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet
Humane: 35.6 miles, 3,137 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map
Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 44.5 miles, 4,200 feet of climbing |
 Route Sheet | Map

September 24: Kings Ridge

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM
Start: Duncans Mills
Light (Coastal Alternative): 36.8 miles, 2,300 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map
Light (Inland Alternative): 36.7 miles, 1,900 feet of climbing | 
Route Sheet | Map
Humane: 49.3 miles, 4,900 feet of climbing |  Route Sheet  | Map
Advanced Intermediate/Advanced (Willow Ck. Option) 67.1 miles, 6,500 feet of climbing |  Route Sheet  | Map
Advanced Intermediate/Advanced (Coleman Vly. Option) 71.7 miles, 7,000 feet of climbing |  Route Sheet  | Map

October 1: Fog City

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

Start: San Francisco Ferry Building North Plaza

Light and Humane: 35.3 miles, 1,755 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 37.7 miles, 3,175 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

October 8: Calaveras

Gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM
Start: Lake Merritt Fairyland Parking Lot
Light: To be determined by Ride Leader
Humane: 59.5 miles, 3,600 feet of climbing |
  Map and Cue Sheet

Advanced/Advanced Intermediate: 58 miles, 4,500 feet of climbing |  Map and Cue Sheet

October 15: End of Season Ride

All Riders gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM

PICNIC AT HEATHER FARM, WALNUT CREEK

October 22: Fairfax

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM

Start: Yolanda Station, Redwood Road and San Anselmo Avenue, San Anselmo

Light: 24.2 miles, 1,300 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Humane/Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 55.8 miles, 3,000 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

October 29: Mt. Hamilton

All Riders gather: 8:00 AM | Depart: 8:20 AM
Start: Berryessa BART

Light: 24.6 miles, 2200 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet

Humane: 45.8 miles, 5,200 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet

Advanced Intermediate/Advanced: 46.8 miles, 5,355 feet of climbing | Map and Cue Sheet

November 5: Cosumnes

Gather: 8:30 AM | Depart: 8:45 AM

Start: Rio Vista Fishing Access, Front Street at Highway 12 Bridge, Rio Vista
All Riders: 50.9 miles, 34 feet of climbing | Route Sheet | Map

Alternate if Ferries are not running:

Start:  Rio Vista Fishing Access, Front Street at Highway 12 Bridge, Rio Vista

All Riders: 50.9 miles, 34 feet of climbing | Map


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