LOCATION:

Kaiser Permanente, Irvine Campus.
6640 Alton Parkway | Irvine, CA 92618

OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS

 

DIRECTIONS:

COMING SOUTH ON THE 405 FREEWAY
Exit at the Sand Canyon/Shady Canyon off-ramp
Turn left on to Sand Canyon Road, cross back over the 405 freeway, turn right onto Alton Parkway.
Kaiser is on your right.  Turn right into Kaiser Permanente Way.

COMING NORTH ON THE 405 FREEWAY
Exit at the Sand Canyon/Shady Canyon off-ramp
Turn right onto Sand Canyon.  At the stoplight turn right onto Alton Parkway
Kaiser is on your right.  Turn right into Kaiser Permanente Way.

COMING SOUTH ON THE 5 FREEWAY
Take the Sand Canyon off-ramp.  Turn right onto Sand Canyon.
Go to Alton Parkway, turn left.
Go to Kaiser Permanente Way, turn right.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Bicycle in good working order
  • Helmet (REQUIRED)
  • Identification
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Energy Bars/food -will also be available along the route
  • Sunglasses and bike gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Any needed medication and insurance card
  • Cell phone for emergencies
  • Flat repair kit and extra tubes.

BIKE MECHANICS:

There will be a bike mechanic in the parking lot of Kaiser before and after the ride courtesy of The Cyclist. Tubes, water bottles and other essentials are available to purchase. There will NOT be any mechanic along the routes.

PACKET PICKUP: JUNE 5, 2020

Packet Pick up will be at the Kaiser Permanente parking lot from 3-6 p.m.  If you cannot make the Packet Pickup you may pick up your packet on the morning of June 6, 2020.  PLEASE GET THERE ONE HOUR BEFORE THE RIDE.

START TIMES FOR RIDES:

Metric Century (62 miles) will be at 7 a.m. on June 6
32-mile ride will begin at 8 a.m. on June 6
12-mile ride will begin at 8:30 a.m. on June 6
3K and 5K walk/run will begin at 9 a.m on June 6

BIKE MAINTENANCE TIPS:

Have sufficient air in tires
Make sure your brakes are in good working order
Make sure your chain is running smoothly

SAFETY TIPS:  IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY CALL 911

  • Keep eyes and head up; be aware of your surroundings
  • Always pass on the left and call out “on your left”
  • Do not cross double yellow lines
  • No headphones
  • If you have to stop, move off the road
  • Make eye contact with others
  • Be predictable to other traffic.  Use verbal and hand signals to communicate with other riders and cars.
  • Stay on the marked route
  • Stay alert to avoid road hazards-look out for debris, potholes, and other road hazards
  • Verbally call out road hazards to other riders
  • Ride where people can see you
  • Avoid the ‘door zone’ when riding past parked cars
  • Keep an eye out for bus stops, driveways, crosswalks, and other special traffic zones
  • Try to anticipate with drivers, pedestrians and other riders are going to do.  Ride defensively
  • If you can’t see a bus, truck or car mirrors, then they can’t see you
  • Use a front white light and rear red light when visibility is poor
  • Be careful of motorists passing on the right around left-turning vehicles