Tag Archives: Hicks

Mt. Umunhum to the Top

Finally, Mt. Umunhum is open to the public … no longer do I have to do this partial hill climb … no more “No Trespassing” signs … and we can climb all the way to the top. The road was … Continue reading

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Tearing Myself Inside and Out up Mt. Umunhum to the White Line of Death

I’ve done Mt. Umunhum many times before, so this LKHC shouldn’t be anything out of the ordinary. When I read the LKHC web site, it was claiming that this is the highest rated climb of any of the LKHC. Now … Continue reading

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No I’m Not Driving at 2 am for 2 Hours then Ride a Double

I signed up for Davis Double, but I didn’t reserve the day off like I normally do.  Things happened all of a sudden, and with my worries with my Debit Card, I didn’t think about taking a PTO day and … Continue reading

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Getting the Double Century Bug

This Saturday was the first double century of the year Camino Real Double, and I had a number of my friends doing it.  I saw so many Facebook postings from it, that it really has inspired my double century training.  … Continue reading

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Every Now and Then, You Need a Break … Even From Cycling

Although I haven’t been on the rigorous double century schedule, I have to say that the body is starting to wear down.  After the demanding SCMC, and climbing Crystal Lake on a heavy 20 year old bike, I may need … Continue reading

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Don’t You Dare Turn Back – HTFU

The day started out a little slow.  I felt a little twinge in my back, which was kind of limiting how much power I can output on the bike.  Plus, it was a little overcast, and it felt a little … Continue reading

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Enjoying The New Ride on My Volagi

This was the first weekend I had to give the Volagi a good test, so I decided to ride up Hicks and Mt. Umunhum on Saturday, and OLH and the chipsealed Skyline on Sunday. I was actually quite worried about … Continue reading

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With a Name Like On Orbit, it’s Gotta Be Tough

This weekend, my friend Karen came up for another Bay Area visit.  Ramon tweeted me earlier in the week, “Bohlman/On Orbit, Hicks” … oh boy!  You know what that means … climbfest!  NorCal style.  This will be a doozy. We … Continue reading

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You Mean You Don’t Have Monday 1/3/11 Off???

I was fortunate to get the Monday after New Year’s off.  I guess they figured 2 days to give us an extra day to round out the number of holidays, and I thought everyone had that day off too … … Continue reading

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80 Degrees in California … Great Weekend for a Bike Ride

Last time I checked the calendar, it is November … Christmas is one month away … and it was in the mid-70’s, low 80’s.  This is why we live in California … why we pay so much to live here. … Continue reading

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