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Primavera Century

April 23, 2023 •. Mission San Jose High School 41717 Palm Avenue, Fremont, CA, 94539

The Primavera Century covers some of the East Bay’s most scenic roads.  The longer-distance routes ride past the historic Mission San Jose to the scenic Calaveras Reservoir (part of past Amgen Tour of California Routes and home to bald eagles), along beautiful tree lined lanes, through vineyards and scenic canyons. The 25-mile Fun Ride goes through Coyote Hills Park with abundant wildlife.  Register at www.ffbc.org/primavera.

Century: 100 miles, 6100′ ascent

Travel through Fremont past historic Mission San Jose along the foothills up Calaveras Road and “the Wall”. Then enjoy sweeping views of Calaveras Reservoir along roads used for the Amgen Tour of California. If you are lucky, you will see Bald Eagles. Then it is to Sunol, Pleasanton, and down into Livermore along more Tour of California roads for lunch at Rios Lovell Winery. Then it’s back to Fremont for a hearty meal.  Includes an option for a 90 mile ride.

The Perfect Metric: 100k, 63 miles, 4450′ ascent

Perhaps the best natural metric on the planet. Follow the full century route around Calaveras Reservoir without the loop through Livermore.

The Fun Ride: 25 miles, mostly flat, 450′ ascent

Travel through Coyote Hills Regional Park, and use a portion of the Alameda Creek Trail on this mostly flat, fun, and educational ride. This ride is suitable for newer riders or those just returning to bicycling. Medals for kids!

Continuing for 2023

Besides the wonderful exercise, camaraderie, quiet roads, and great scenery, the ride for 2023 features: goodie bags, clothes drops at three rest stops, and medals for kids completing the 25 mile Fun Ride.

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About the Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club

The Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club (FFBC) is a non-profit club organized for the purpose of promoting all facets of bicycling including leisure, recreational, touring and racing, always with an emphasis on bicycle safety and education.

Formed in 1972, FFBC is a member of numerous local, state and national bicycle organizations that promote and protect the rights and welfare of all cyclists. These organizations include the Bike East Bay (formerly East Bay Bicycle Coalition)(BEB), Bay Area Bike Coalition (BABC), Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC), California Association of Bicycle Organizations (CABO), and the United States Cycling Federation (USCF).

For over 40 years, FFBC has been the proud sponsor of the popular Primavera Century. The Primavera is a club supported bicycle tour of the local area with four different distances: 100 miles (Century), 85 miles, 100 km, and 25 miles. The Primavera is held in April every year, usually on the second or third Sunday.

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