From the monthly archives:

May 2008

65m: Riding with Team Climb On

May 31, 2008

I rode with the Team Climb On! boys today. I haven’t ridden with that group for awhile and it was good to see Andy, Firger and Chris again. After my bonk coming home from Julian, I was ready for some easier miles and these guys were happy to oblige. We headed up the coast from […]

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Oh, the places we’ll ride

May 30, 2008

I love Jill’s Up in Alaska blog for both the great writing and excellent pictures. Today she hit it out of the park with Oh, the places we’ll ride. I gotta get to Alaska.

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87m: A Big Hard Sun

May 29, 2008

After last weekend’s duo of short and sporty rides, I was ready to go long and get some elevation. I headed to Julian under clear skies and warm weather (finally!). I honestly felt really good and thought I might even add some bonus elevation on the way back (HVR!). When I stopped to take that […]

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59m: Going for ciclamino

May 26, 2008

Some backgroung info: The points leader in the Giro d’Italia wears the Maglia Ciclamino (mauve jersey). You get to be the points leader by out-sprinting the other fast men of the peloton for stage wins and intermediate points. The plan was for the Descenders to have a pootle on Monday after having hit it pretty […]

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66m: The rain stayed away

May 25, 2008

A month farther into summer and for some reason the weather forecast is calling for cold, wind and rain. Luckily, I’ve had a birthday since I last attempted to buy cold-weather gear so now I’m fully equipped thanks to my generous friends and family. The plan was for the Descenders to ride Mt. Palomar three […]

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