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Welcome To Team Ventura
We are a family of friends dedicated to cycling together and turning new riders into old friends. For 19 years we've been helping eager, trepidacious riders prepare for the AIDSLifeCycle, a 540 mile, 7 day ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The AIDSLifeCycle raises millions of dollars to treat and prevent HIV and AIDS. 
If you want to do the AIDS/LifeCycle or just want some fresh air and fresh friends, come ride with us!  
 
TEAM VENTURA RIDES AGAIN!!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Orange Blossom Special
When: Saturday, October 20
Meet: 8:30  Ride out: 9:00
Where: Starbucks in Fillmore.
650 Ventura St, Fillmore, CA 93015  MAP
Distance: 22 miles.
Speed: This is a beginners ride. Go at any speed you like. NO RIDER IS EVER LEFT BEHIND
Terrain: A few rolling hills. Nothing too difficult. .
The Plan: Join Team Ventura, the team that LOVES beginners, for a relaxing jaunt through the orange groves of the Santa Clara River Valley. We'll start out in fabulous Fillmore - the city that never wakes up - and pedal along South Mountain Road to the city of Santa Paula, where we'll stop for a coffee or some fabulous baked goods at Rabalais Bistro. Then it's back to Fillmore. Try to make some time to have lunch with your training ride leaders, who will be happy to tell you all about the ALC and answer your questions. 

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ANOTHER RIDE YOU MAY ENJOY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
Our friends at Different Spokes are doing a wonderful ride from Ventura to Ojai by way of Santa Paula on Saturday, September 19. Some of your Team Ventura friends will be along. 
They'll meet in Mission Park in Ventura at 8:30. To RSVP, click here.  
For more information, go to the Different Spokes web site
ATTENTION: If you're a beginner or haven't done any real climbing for a while, this one may be too tough for you. 
 
 

Going Coastal 
When: Saturday, November 10
Meet: 8:30  Ride out: 9:00
Where: Ventura Mission Parking Lot: 89 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura  93001 
 MAP
Distance: 33-37 miles.
Speed: 10-12 m/h. NO RIDER IS EVER LEFT BEHIND
Terrain: Some rolling hills and one short climb. PLUS an optional longer climb 
The Plan: Join Team Ventura, the team that LOVES beginners, for a thrilling outing up the coast from Ventura - the town named for adVenture to Carpinteria, voted #1 fun coastal town by the California Association of Undertakers. This ride has everything... coastal views, a coffee stop, an optional climb up Gobernador Canyon and great people. Please join us. 

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