encounter l october 21st
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Imagine stretching your tired legs after a glorious day of riding with a glass of Barolo while the sun sets dramatically over the expansive Pacific Ocean.  Horses may wander by, new friends may be made over warm plates topped with shaved black truffles.  It's golden hour in the golden month in the Golden State. 

Tickets include a 5-course dinner.  Complimentary wine and beer provided throughout the entire meal.

Also included:

  • Guided road ride (with a little dirt thrown in - it's an adventure after all)
  • Gourmet riding snacks (we LOVE Thunderbird Bars!)
  • Changing accommodations (we know you want to get pretty, and more importantly warm after the ride)
  • Gratuities

the logistics

Arrival time for this autumn expirence will be 11:30 am on Saturday, October 21st at a location approximately 1.5 hours south San Francisco, with road bike wheels spinning at 12 pm sharp.  Guests will return to the starting location to enjoy a multi-course dinner, surrounded by wild horses and sweeping Pacific views. 

Detailed information, including the menu, and your ticket confirmation will be sent 48 hours in advance of the event. Guests are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event.

the ride

Guests should be prepared for an exhilarating 50 mile ride with approximately 3,500 ft in elevation (a shorter 35 mile option will be avialable as well). The last three miles will be a on a well-packed dirt road.  

Bike and bike equipment not provided.  Quaility road bike rentals are available from Sports Basement in San Francisco and Bike Works in Half Moon Bay (say hello to Chris for us).

lodging

Should you wish to make a weekend out of it, we recommend the following accommodations which will be within a few mile drive of our dinner location.

Camping is also available onsite for an extra $15 per person for anyone who wants to bring their own tent and sleeping bag. Granola and coffee will be provided in the morning.

important information

    We can accommodate certain dietary restrictions, but accommodation of strict needs such as vegan diets and severe allergies may not be possible. Please include all special requests and dietary restrictions in the notes section when checking out and we'll circle back with you by email!

    Due to the nature of our event, all tickets are non-refundable but may be transfered to someone else if you cannot attend.

    Location photos credit of Juliana Linder and Montrese Etienne.

    your team

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    Nic is our master cycling guide.  Also known as "Thunder" for his tree trunk-like quads made for charging up climbs, Nic is a master of humor, tire changes, and most importantly, appreciating what everyone brings to the table. From time to time, he plays at being corporate attorney. When he's not on a bike, he's likely planning a bike (or ski) adventure.

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    An avid cyclist herself, Cassidy is your soigneur extraordinaire (aka. the chef).  A self-taught chef, accredited sommelier and certified yoga teacher, Cassidy's quest is to create experiences worthy of a really, really deep breath. She is perpetually studying something new - there is just so much inspiring in this world of ours to add to the curriculum!

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    If there are two things Jeremy is good at, its bikes and exploring.  In addition to racing cyclecross for many years, he put his engineering skills to work teaching a bike-building class at Stanford.  Ok, he's also really good at fixing things and yes, he did build the bike he'll be on.  He's traveled around the world eeking out the world's best beer and brings a sense of discovery to every adventure - near or far.