Memorial ride for fallen cyclists

The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, Team Roaring Mouse Cycles and Third Pillar Racing Team are holding a joint memorial ride this Saturday March 15th, to honor the lives of Kristy Gough and Matt Peterson. Friends, family, fellow cyclists and all those whose lives have been touched by Matt and Kristy are invited to the ride, which will include a visit to the site of the crash site for those to share their memories.

I’m still working to rearrange my schedule, but I plan to be there.

When:
Saturday, March 15th. Meet at 2:30 PM, ride start by 3:00 PM.

Where:
Leaving from Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022.

Length:
30-45 minutes to the crash site. Base pace (mellow), no drop.

Route: Start @ Foothill College (Parking Lot #1, near the football stadium)

  • Left on El Monte
  • Right on Foothill Expressway
  • Continue on Steven’s Creek Canyon
  • Return

More info:

Kristianna Gough’s family is planning a life celebration service for her at 2 p.m. Sunday at Five Rings Cycling Center, 297 N. Amphlett Blvd. in San Mateo.

Also Sunday, the annual >Old La Honda Time Trial, a famous 3.7-mile bike climb near Woodside, will be open to the public, with cyclists invited to enjoy a slow, thoughtful ride in honor of Gough and Matt Peterson. For more information, call (650) 367-7889.

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