CURRENT PLAN OF ACTION (05/08/19)

John has been busy with the planning; see the below overview.

Any errors please advise ASAP.

2019-USA-Tour-Plan v6 (excel sheet – please check)

Rooming List (excel sheet – please check)

Route Planning and Description Version 2  

2019-USA-Tour-Plan v7 – Perkins leg

Arrivals: Inbound airport transfers:

Arriving: Best option is to take the “Marin AirPorter” to the Manzanita Mill Valley stop. Pick up is right outside baggage claim – look for the sign “Airporter ”. It’s a 45-minute trip and has plenty of room for your bike and bags. The cost is 23 USD.
JB will collect you from the Manzanita stop that is a five-minute drive to the Travel Lodge Hotel.
https://marinairporter.com/

Arrival Accommodation:
https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/travelodge/mill-valley-california/travelodge-mill-valley-sausalito/overview?CID=LC:TL::GGL:RIO:National:09550&iata=00093796

707 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA

Day -2: Thur 5th

Arrivals: Rick, Ali, Jobby, Pat

Day -1: Fri 6th

We’ll go for a nice warm-up ride from Mill Valley.(this means Rick, Pat & Jobbie get their legs ripped off by Ali …)

Arrivals: Helen, Mark, Sparky, Hamish, Chris & Rob

Day 0: Sat 7th

We’ll go for a nice warm-up ride from Mill Valley.

Day 1 : Sun 8th (loop ride)

https://www.strava.com/routes/19942087

Accommodation:

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/travelodge/mill-valley-california/travelodge-mill-valley-sausalito/overview?CID=LC:TL::GGL:RIO:National:09550&iata=00093796

707 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA

Day 2 : Mon 9th

https://www.strava.com/routes/19942244

Accommodation:

http://www.hotelsolares.com/
600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA

 

Day 3: Tue 10th

Early transfer to ride start …
https://www.strava.com/routes/19945285

Accommodation:
https://www.travelyosemite.com/lodging/curry-village
9010 Curry Village Dr, Yosemite Valley, CA 95389, USA

Day 4: Wed 11th

https://www.strava.com/routes/19203742

Accommodation:
https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/32161713?location=Groveland%2C%20CA%2C%20United%20States&adults=12&source_impression_id=p3_1565716513_fqPBcA4wwF%2FMDgKo&s=QqX8J3IK

Pine Mountain Drive, Groveland, CA 95321, United States

Day 5: Thur 12th

Early morning transfer to ride start

https://www.strava.com/routes/19945044

Accommodation: TBA

Day 6: Fri 13th

https://www.strava.com/routes/19945193

Accommodation:
https://www.vrbo.com/1112348

65 Fairway Dr., San Rafael 94901

Sat 14th

Depart / move on … farewells …

Confirmed Riders (12)

– John B (USA)
– John (USA)
– Pat (USA)
– Sparky (flight booked)
– Hamish (flight booked)
– Rick (flight booked)
– Chris (flight booked)
– Rob (flight booked)
– Helen (flight booked)
– Mark (flight booked)
– Steve (flight booked)
– Ali (flight booked)

12 riders so we are all good for room shares … no odd numbers.

 

FLIGHTS BOOKED SO FAR: See details in spreadsheet above for finals

Jobby & Ali … BA

OUT Sep 5th @ 11:20 from LHR
BACK Sep 14th @ 19:35 from SFO

Rick
OUT Sep 5th @ 11:20 from LHR
BACK Sep 22th @ 19:35 from SFO

Helen & Mark.
Virgin:
6 Sep VS19 LHR/SFO @11:15
15 Sep VS20 SFO/LHR @ 1800

Chris & Rob: BA
OUT 6th @ 14:05 from LHR
RET 14th @ 19:35 from SFO

Hamish & Sparky are with British Airways ;
OUT 6th @ 11:20
RTN 14th @ 19:35

Sarah
OUT Sep 13th @ 11:20 from LHR
BACK Sep 22th @ 19:35 from SFO