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Cranking up Those Miles in July

Wow, I guess I had a pretty good month in July. Stuck in the middle was Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge, a good 95 mile ass kicker, but I did keep up with good solid rides. It feels good, and I … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge 2018

The 2018 edition of the Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge was this past Saturday.  It’s one of my favorite organized ride … this is the 4th time I’ve done it.  In years past, it used to start from Scotts Valley, and … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

It’s the 4th of July, aka Independence Day … independence of America from the British Empire.  Anyhow, that means a day off, and I figured a climb up to Mt. Umunhum. The sun was out, but it was by no … Continue reading

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Summer is Here and I’m Not Heat Trained

So far, it hasn’t been even a hint of June.  It’s been overcast a lot lately … to the point where I had to wear arm warmers and knee warmers for my morning commute.  I even had to wear arm … Continue reading

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Primavera Century 2018

I was originally going to do Primavera Century in 2017, but from all the rains, there were so many roads blocked, or closed, that they couldn’t do it last year, and it was cancelled.  I used my 2017 registration, and … Continue reading

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Skyline is Finally Open

Yes, Skyline (aka Hwy 35) thru Los Gatos is once again open. Last year, we had heavy rains that was enough to cause a big section of the road to disappear. They had to have a drone take aerial shots … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

I must be getting old, or my priorities are more clear. Yeah, I know, a lot of people want to socialize, party, to celebrate this past year, and ring in the new, but I haven’t felt that need. Instead, I’d … Continue reading

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Farewell 2017 and Looking forward to 2018

Wow, it’s already end of 2017. I didn’t have any real goals for the year. No major events, no double centuries, not even a single century. All that mattered was that I enjoyed the ride. I guess that’s all that … Continue reading

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Living Through Smoke

What a difference one week makes. Last weekend was a picture perfect post card weekend (although I didn’t take advantage of it, due to some bike mechanical issues). As you probably know, California (specifically Wine Country area), has been under … Continue reading

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7 Days in to #30daysofbiking

It is April, and that’s the 30 days of biking month.  Every year, all cyclists, who sign up, pledge to ride every day in the month of April ( So far, doing pretty good … although I did miss one … Continue reading

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