90K Skyline Ridge Loop.
Distance: 55.5 mi Total elevation change: 5078 ft
This is one of the Bay Area’s most spectacular loops. The route starts with a gradual climb through Steven’s Canyon, past Mountain Winery, then a 5.5 mile steady ascent to Saratoga Gap at 2600 ft. From here riders are treated to a glorious 14 mile descent along Skyline Ridge to Sky Londa at 1500 feet, passing stunning panoramic vistas of the Bay Area, coastal mountains and Pacific coastline. From Sky Londa riders have a fast descent down Woodside Rd into Woodside where they join the ever popular Alpine Loop via Whiskey Hill Rd. returning to Cupertino via the beautiful backroads of Los Altos Hills. This route is intended for advanced cyclists.
60K Los Altos Hills – Portola Valley Loop
Distance: 40.7 mi Total elevation change: 2689 ft
This loop includes some of the Peninsula’s most popular scenic ride routes combining level cycling with short, gradual climbs and descents through the countryside of Cupertino, Los Altos Hills and Portola Valley. Pastoral countryside, woodlands, open preserves, vineyards, equestrian estates, this route has it all. The loop is well suited for intermediate through advanced cyclists.
18K Stevens Creek Trail.
Distance: 11.1 mi Total elevation change: 348 ft
This fun and scenic route is level and suited for riders of all ages and capabilities. It follows the 2.1 mile creek side paved bike path of Stevens Creek Trail through woodlands from Heatherstone to Creekside Park (rest stop) in Mt. View. The path includes several dedicated freeway and railroad overcrossings that add to the adventure. Riders cross the iconic Cupertino Pedestrian Bridge over Hwy 280 along Mary Ave. to reach the start of Stevens Creek Trail. This is an out and back route allowing riders to self-define the length of their ride.
Distance: 3.5 mi Total elevation change: 121 ft
The Bunny Route is an easy 3.5 mile loop designed for young riders. You will start your journey leaving the staging area at DeAnza College following the bike route along Stelling Road. The bike lane then continues along Rainbow to Bubb Road. As you leisurely bike downhill from Bubb Road you will pass by four neighborhood schools and finish on McClellan Road. The big finish is at the Rose Blossom Drive entrance to DeAnza College where you can join in the festivities.
7K McClellan Ranch Walk
Distance 4.2 mi Total elevation change: +- 180 ft
This loop near De Anza College includes one of Cupertino’s favorite and most beautiful walking paths. It follows the creek side woodlands at the southern end of Stevens Creek Trail from McClellan Ranch Nature Preserve through Blackberry Farm Recreational Park. It’s paved, predominantly level and passes a 4H farm, community gardens, picnic and swimming area, golf course and through an orange grove to add to the fun. This part of Stevens Creek Trail is appropriate also for individual and family cyclists seeking a shorter ride.
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