Tag Archives: Montebello

This is Why I Am a Morning Person

Recently, I had one of those nights where I woke up in the middle of the night (1 am) and could not go back to sleep. I went to sleep, only to wake up again at 3:30. I did the … Continue reading

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Yes, I Still Ride my Triple

You don’t find many LBS carrying triple chainrings, with the thought that a compact double has the gearing enough for any rides. Well, for the Bay Area, that may be fine for fit racers, but for us average weekend riders, … Continue reading

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Montebello LKHC 2013 and My CX Excursion Across Montebello Trail

Montebello is the beginning of the LKHC season.  This is a series of hill climbs that begin in October, and goes on for 2 months on successive Saturdays.  It’s a great series, and is completely volunteer driven.  This is the … Continue reading

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Sneaked Out a Ride during On Call Weekend

Someone had to work the holiday weekend, so this time it was me.  One benefit about this weekend is that since it’s a pretty big holiday in the U.S., a lot of people are enjoying it, and not too many … Continue reading

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Hill Climbing and Fast Rolling Hills Makes for a Tough Weekend

Saturday, I decided to do some hill repeats of Montebello, my local mountainous hill.  It’s a 5.2 mile, 2,000 foot climb.  I did this with the Meetup group, who were training for the Death Ride.  Their goal was to do … Continue reading

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Last Ride of the Year … Quest to reach 7000

As the year comes to a close, I went and looked at my Strava stats.  I looked at the training page, and it said I had 7 more miles to go for 7000 (6993).  I then looked at my personal … Continue reading

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Montebello LKHC 2012

It’s October, and that means it’s Low Key Hill Climb season.  The first one of the year, as with every year, is Montebello Road, which is right in my backyard. I got to the staging area in what I thought … Continue reading

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Low Key Hill Climb Motivates Personal Best Time

This is the third year I’ve done the Low Key Hill Climb series.  First one was the Thanksgiving Day climb up Mt. Hamilton, which was a blast. Last year I did OLH, and that was exhilarating.  I got my personal best … Continue reading

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Montebello Road Busier Today Than Usual #30daysofbiking

Couldn’t decide where to ride today, so I decided to do the local hill, Montebello.  Depending on who you talk to, it’s 5.2 miles, and roughly 2000 feet climbing. It was busy out there today.  Maybe because it was Sunday, … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

Two weeks after the fall, I feel like I’m ready to go riding again.  Left shoulder doesn’t seem to be bothering me too much, and there is absolutely no tenderness or pain on my left hip, so onto the ride. … Continue reading

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