Distance: 55 Mile Ride
Difficulty: Moderate, 5233 ft. elevation gain
Highlights: Lake Merritt, Oakland Hills, SF Bay Views
Stops: 4 Full and 1 Water/Hydration
Start Time: 7am
Fondo Guide: Click here
The 55 mile Mezzo Fondo route offers a bit more of a challenge for riders at that moderate level. Encompassing a great ride through downtown Oakland with views of Lake Merritt, Oakland Hills, Castro Valley and parts of Hayward. This is a beautiful ride along skyline, Redwood, and Pinehurst roads. There will be over 5000 ft of climbing on this route and 4 full stops with great snacks, treats, and beverages that will make the ride enjoyable with friends, colleagues, and family. There will be 1 Water/Hydration stop for those that need it. All stops will be fully supported for your enjoyment. This route will be timed using Strava and will include Strava segment challenges.
**Changes to route based on Redwood Road closure: We have not changed the distance or the elevation gain, just the direction that the route travels.
To print the quesheet for the Mezzo Fondo: Click Here
All routes will be fully supported with escorts and police personnel that will make your ride safe and enjoyable. We have rolling closures through downtown Oakland and motor escorts that will assist on the remainder of each route assisting with traffic control/awareness.
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Online Route: Click Here
Total Gain: 5233 ft