Labor Day Pie Ride to Gizdich Ranch

Join us Monday, Sept. 2nd for a Labor Day Pie Ride from Monterey (or Castroville) to Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville. There’s just a few short hills, some wind, and pie in the middle! Start at Monterey Wharf at 8 AM, or Pezzini Farms near Castroville at 9.



  • What – Pie Ride to Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville.
  • When – Monday, Sept. 2. 8am start at Monterey Wharf on the bike path near the Custom House for the 72 mile ride (same start as Tuesday NRJ Ride);
    or “Pie Lite” – 9am to join the longer route riders at Pezzini Farms on Nashua Rd. outside Castroville for the 42 mile route.
  • Route – Through Elkhorn Slough, with options to come back via Trafton, or shortcut up Salinas Rd, or back through Elkhorn (your choice).
  • Bring – Water, ride snacks and some money for pie. There are also sandwiches, drinks and even ice cream available at Gizdich.

Route Map for the longer (72 mile) Pie Ride starting at Monterey Wharf at 8am: Gizdich Ranch Pie Ride Route

Route Map for “Pie-Lite” (42 miles) starting at Pezzini Farms (460 Nashua Road) at 9am: Gizdich Ranch Pie Ride (from Pezzini’s)

Welcome in the fall riding season with a Velo Club Pie Ride!

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