From the monthly archives:

April 2008

82.40m: Tour de North San Diego County

April 30, 2008

Went on a great loop with Mike today. View Larger Map

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2nd Annual Descender’s Monster Climb Road Trip

April 28, 2008

I’m headed to the Eastern Sierra in June with 9 other cycling fanatics for: “Three days of road bike monster climbs along Highway 395 of the south-eastern Sierras between Lone Pine and Big Pine (not really any pines there). The trip is designed for over-the-hill polka dot wanna-bees looking for good company, no cars, and […]

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10th place – The Alpine Challenge

April 27, 2008

The Alpine Challenge is aptly named. Set in the mountains around Alpine, CA, the 72-mile Pine Valley course includes oodles of beautiful mountain roads and the famed Dehesa Grade ascent. By the time I crossed the finish line, I had cycled 72.28 miles and gained/lost 7,684 feet of elevation. Alpine Challenge elevation profile There must […]

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Ride the Alpine Challenge

April 27, 2008

You can read all about the fun I had at this year’s Alpine Challenge here. I wanted to take a moment to say what a wonderful event it is. Aside from the course being fantastic and every bit as challenging as it is advertised, the event itself in wonderfully organized and supported. The start/finish area […]

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Team Climb On! wins the Tour de Cure!

April 19, 2008

Yes, “it’s a ride, not a race”, but the riders at the front of the century group are always competitive. And, no there didn’t seem to be a large field of classified racers, but most of the century group was dropped on the first hill. Mark and I were the first to finish this year’s […]

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