CC Cycling Rides and Times

The page will feature our most common group ride schedule. Special events and ride will be emailed to our members and non-members who sign up on our mailing list (e-mail list).

Speeds:
A riders: 20-35 MPH with varying ‘sprints’ (18-20 mph avg)
B riders: 16-22 MPH with varying ‘sprints’ (15-16 mph avg)
C riders: 14 MPH
D riders: 12 MPH
Please sign up for our quickrelease email announcements for new rides and any changes in the existing ride list. Also, you can go to our facebook page for new ride announcements.

If you are interested in group rides, feel free to join us at the following times and locations:

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
A
M
Santa Fe Ride
17 Miles
6:00 AM
Lamar Park Ride
33-45 Miles
7:30 AM
Lamar Park Ride
40-60 Miles
7:30 AM
South Side Ride
30-50 Miles
7:30 AM
South Side Ride
30-50 Miles
7:30 AM
CVS Ride
24, 40, 55, 70 – 100 Miles
7:30 AM
South Side Iquacks Ride
25 Miles
7:30 AM
P
M
Stripes Recovery Ride
20-25 Miles
6:00 PM
South Side Ride
18-20 Miles
6:00 PM
Hammerfest Ride
30 Miles
6:00 PM
South Side Ride
18-20 Miles
6:00 PM
Island National Seashore Ride
20 Miles
6:00 PM
North Loop Circuit Ride
10-20 Miles
6:00 PM
Group Fun Mountain Bike Ride
17-20 Miles
6:00 PM
Island National Seashore Ride
20 Miles
6:00 PM
Calallen Ride
16-21 Miles
6:10 PM
Hazel Bazmore Park Ride
16-21 Miles
6:10 PM

REGULAR RIDE DETAILS:

Monday Stripes Recovery Ride (Spring/Summer)

imageDeparture time: 6:00 p.m.
Distance: 20-25 miles
Location: Stripes gas station parking lot at Everhart and Yorktown
Contact: Contact Al at “the quick release” for more information.
Details: All riders are welcome to participate. (A,B,C,D). This is an easy ‘recovery’ ride with speeds not exceeding 18 MPH. If wind is strong on return, will slow to very easy effort. Ride leader will base speed on power efforts not to exceed 200 watts. No one is left behind.

Tuesday Southside Ride (AM)
Departure Time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 30-50 miles
Location: CVS Everhart/Saratoga
Details: People should call me the night before to get the exact start time and location since both vary frequently. Contact: Mark Dragoo at (361)224-0713.

Tuesday Southside Ride (Spring/Summer – PM)
Departure Time: 6:00 p.m.
Distance: 18-20 miles
Location: Janet’s House (Contact Janet for more information)
Details: This ride starts and ends at 4609 Champions Drive Corpus Christi 78413 and goes through neighborhoods on the southside out and down Wooldridge Rd. All A with B, C and D riders are welcome. Small sprints and openers for some. No one left behind.

Tuesday North Loop (Circuit) (Spring/Summer – PM)
imageDeparture Time: 6:15 p.m.
Location: North Loop
Details: The Tuesday night north side (Hillcrest) circuit ride is underway. Over the next few months we will be working with cyclist to continue to refine and grow this ride. Your support is encouraged. The city of Corpus Christi will continue to improve this loop if they see lots of cyclist using it! The route is as follows; Port heading east to West Broadway heading southeast to Burns St. heading northwest to Nueces St. and back to port 1.25 miles. The ride currently is slated to start at 6:15 pm at the loop itself (Nueces St.), or if you prefer, 6 PM from Brewster’s street lot.

Tuesday Calallen Ride
Departure Time: 6:10 pm
Distance: 16 to 21 miles
Location: Meet at West Guth Park swimming pool
Contact: Steve Cupp (361) 946-0655 or (361) 242-2291
Details: We leave at 6:10 PM and ride the I-37 acess road to Labonte Park ( the Nueces River) and back . there is an option to loop back to the river at Callicoate for an extra 5 miles. rides are 16 miles or 21 miles

MTB Group Fun Rides ((This is an Oso creek cruise)
When: Every Wednesday (Fall and Spring) and Thursday evening.
Where: Meet at the Cinema 16 parking lot, southwest corner, closest to Williams Dr. Departure Time: 5:30 PM
Host/Contact: Jason Comstock
Additional Comments: Lights recommended. This is a relaxed group ride on MTB’s.

Wednesday Night Hammerfest (Spring/Summer)
Departure time: 6:00 p.m.
Distance: 30 miles
Location: Lamar Park Shopping Center at Doddridge and Alameda
Details: All riders welcome. A riders will hammer hills down Hwy 37 through refinery. Dropped A riders can drop back to B or C groups. B, C riders can turn early after refineries or hook up with B riders. Ride according to speed and strength. This is a drop ride.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings Santa Fe
Departure time: 6:00 a.m.
Distance: 17 miles Location: Santa Fe and Dodderidge
Contact: Alissa: alissain@gmail.com
Details: Bring a bright headlight and tailight.

Thursday Southside Ride (AM)
Departure Time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 30-50 miles
Location: Old HEB/CVS Saratoga
Details: People should call me the night before to get the exact start time and location since both vary frequently. Contact: Mark Dragoo at (361)224-0713.

Thursday Southside Ride (Spring/Summer – PM)
Departure Time: 6:00 p.m.
Distance: 18-20 miles
Location: Janet’s House (Contact Janet for more information)
Details: This ride starts and ends at 4609 Champions Drive Corpus Christi 78413 and goes through neighborhoods on the southside out and down Wooldridge Rd. All A with B, C and D riders are welcome. Small sprints and openers for some. No one left behind.

Thursday Hazel Bazmore Park Ride
Departure Time: 6:10 pm
Distance: 16-21 miles
Location: Hazel Bazmore Park
Details: This group meets at Hazel Bazemore at the top of the hill at the Park. West Guth Park leaving at 6:10 PM ride is 16 to 21 miles. No Drop

Padre Island Ride (Mondays and Fridays)
Island MapHost- Maher Masri
When: Mondays and Fridays
Time: 6:00 pm
Distance: 20 miles
Were: Island Presbyterian Church Parking Lot
These rides will be a no-drop fun rides to the National Sea Shore and back. Roughly 20 miles. Meet just before 6:00 PM at the Island Presbyterian Church parking lot (Gypsy St and Port Of call). Please make sure to wear your helmet and to bring enough liquids for a 1.5-2 hrs ride. Depending on number of riders and abilities, we will ultimately break up into pace groups to accommodate riders with different goals.

Saturday Morning Lamar Park Ride (Spring/Summer/Winter)
imageDeparture time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 33 to 45 miles
Location: Lamar Park Shopping Center at Doddridge and Alameda.
Details: All riders welcome. No one left behind ride. Faster A and B riders will sprint varying sections of Hwy 37 at ‘river’. New ride course takes us along Ocean Drive to Port Ave. and out to River.

Saturday Morning CVS at Everhart and Saratoga Blvd. (Spring/Summer/Winter)
imageDeparture time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: Varying distances, 25, 40, 55, 70 up to 90-100 miles.
Location: Park next to the CVS Pharmacy at Saratoga and Everhart
Details: This is the biggest ride for the week. Most riders will break in to A, B, C and D groups and go varying distances and routes. IQUACK group will go to the Naval Air Station Gate. This is about 25 miles at a slow pace (12-14 MPH).  The A and B riders will usually do the longer rides of 65 miles in the summer and longer rides in the winter. The A&B group rides are drop rides, meaning to please ride according to your ability. The 65 mile loop has an early 40 mile loop for riders who would like to go a little faster, but just not as long.  The longer 65 miles group will go to the river and have some varying sprints, but will regroup.  The pace for the 65 mile group will be between 18-20 MPH depending on wind conditions.  The 65 mile group and 40 mile group will start together heading out of town to 1604.  There is a split for the 40 mile group at HWY 44 off 1604. This will be a re-group point for the 40 mile group at HWY 44 and 1604 near Robstown. The 40 mile group is a no drop ride back to Corpus and CVS on HWY 44 to HWY 37 side roads to Holly Road.  Just meet up and choose your ride!

Sunday Morning Lamar Park Ride (Spring/Summer/Winter)
imageDeparture time: 7:30 a.m.
Distance: 40-60 miles
Location: Lamar Park Shopping Center at Doddridge and Alameda
Details: No one left behind ride. Faster A and B riders will sprint varying sections of Hwy 37 at ‘river’. Similar course to Wednesday night’s hammerfest ride. However, riders will regroup at Stripes and ride a relaxed ride back to Lamar. New ride course takes us along Ocean Drive to Port Ave. and out to River.

Sunday Southside Ride
Departure time: 7:30 a.m. (C-D Riders-IQuacks!)
Distance: 25 miles
Location: Janet’s House (Contact Janet for more information)
Details: Nice relaxed ride to the Naval base gates. Meet at Whataburger, Saratoga past Long Meadow after the ride.


SPECIAL RIDES (TBA)

Summer Time Trial Series (TBA)
imageThis is a 8.8 mile point to point course on standard TT bike. The club will put on this event usually in May or June before the State Time Trial Championships (TXBRA). Both TT bike and Eddy Merckx Style riding with your road bike is accepted. This is an insured event by the CC Cycle Club. This is a great opportunity to see how well you can time trial, prepare for an upcoming time trial such as the Texas State Time Trial or just have fun. Prizes will be awarded to ‘best predicted times’. There is a warm-up course along Farm to Market Rd. 43. The TT will begin at 6pm at the 4 way stop at the corner of FM to Market Rd. 43 and 665. The course will take you west on 665 through an S-curve to County Rd. 69. Take a right off FM to Market Rd. 43 for 1 mile on 69 then another right onto County Rd. 24. The last turn is exactly 1 mile from the finish. Timers will be placed at the start and finish to record times. You may then cool-down back to London School. The course measures 8.77 miles. Team Life Cyclers Rides (TLC)-TBA Please refer to our quickrelease emails for TLC group rides. The rides change from week to week and varying locations. Rides are organized by Geraldo Gomez and Jennifer Collins. Ride groups are broken down into ‘color coded’ groups such as group Red referring to A riders, group orange referring to B riders, etc. These rides are no drop rides and SAG supported.
Mathis Around the

Lake Ride (TBA)
imageDeparture: TBA (through quickrelease)
Distance: 60-90 miles
Location: Walmart in Callalen
Contact: Contact Al and Peter at “the quick release” for more information.
Details: All riders are welcome to participate. (A,B,C,D). No one is left behind. Stops at every 20 -25 miles. This is one of the clubs “monthly” rides TBA. This is a SAG supported ride.

Around the Bay Ride (TBA)
Around the BayDeparture: TBA
Distance: 65-100 miles
Location: Lamar Park
Contact: Contact Al or Peter at “the quick release” for more information.
Details: All riders are welcome to participate. (A,B,C,D). No one is left behind. This is one of the clubs “monthly” ride TBA. This ride is a SAG supported ride.

2 thoughts on “CC Cycling Rides and Times

  1. Brian Addison says:

    Hello, I am new to cycling and am interested in joining some group rides to help further my knowledge of the sport. Can you please shoot me the info, if any, of who I need to contact to get involved with your club. Thanks and look forward to hearing from you.
    Brian addison

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