Nine bike routes in the Santa Clara area are listed below. Six 2-mile routes, two 5-mile routes and one 10-mile route.
The 2-mile rides
These are intended to be 10 to 15 minute rides that stay off of high traffic, high speed streets like River Road, Irving, Irvington and Wilkes. All but one pass a city park.
2 Mile routes on the west side of River Road.
- West Santa Clara – 2 mile ride – North
- West Santa Clara – 2 mile ride – Mid
- West Santa Clara – 2 mile ride – South
2 Mile routes on the east side of River Road
- East Santa Clara – 2 mile ride – North
- East Santa Clara – 2 mile ride – Mid
- East Santa Clara – 2 mile ride -South
The 5-mile rides
The two 5-mile rides are intended to be 25 to 40 minute rides that do not cross or use River Road. Both 5-mile routes take you by several city parks.
The 10-mile ride
The 10-mile route is a 45 minute to an hour and 15 minute ride. The route crosses River Road at two points. One is a controlled light and one is at a stop sign. The route passes the farms and pastures along Beacon and River Loop 1 as well as passing Arrowhead Park on the west side.
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