Castro Valley to Berkeley + ADD NEW ROUTE
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Take Redwood Rd. exit on I-580 in Castro Valley and head north. Follow Redwood rd. for 10 miles until you reach Pinehurst Rd., take a right on Pinehurst rd and follow Pinehurst for another 7 miles, at which point Pinehurst turns into Skyline Blvd. Ride on Skyline for 2 miles until you reach Grizzly Peak Blvd., make a right onto Grizzly Peak. Ride on Grizzly Peak for about 5 miles until you reach Centennial Drive, where you can park.
O.K. views on the beginning part of route, Redwood Rd. Amazing views at destination, in Berkeley. Trip takes you right above UC Berkeley. San Francisco, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge can all be seen.
Route has lots of turns and twisties, as well as elevation changes. Road surface can be bad in some areas, but OK overall. Gravel/oil rarely seen, but always keep an eye out.
Route not long enough to consider amenities. Do it for the ride and spectacular views.
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