Monthly Archives: September 2011

Everest Challenge Ride Report Sept. 24-25, 2011

Brutal…sign me up for next year!!!   Softened us up with a nice registration dinner Friday night attended by 500 people with tremendous volunteer support by the groups who are supported by the proceeds and were wonderful for the whole … Continue reading

Posted in Races and Gran Fondo Rides

Descenders Ride Report-Sunday, 18 Sep

We had a small group meet up for a ride this morning.  Fresh legs from Guido and Bob P added to the pace for the day.  Joining us were John and Cresap.  The five of us cruised toward the coast … Continue reading

Posted in Local Ride Reports

Descenders Ride Report-Sat, 17 Sep

Hi Guys, We had a large group out on the road today.  A total of 14 guys met at Pomerado and RB for the climb up Highland Valley Road.  Bryan, Keith and I started in PQ and met up with … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Los Angeles, Fargo Street, 33% (by Oleg Shpyrko)

    A few months ago I went to Los Angeles on business and on the way back decided to stop by the Fargo Street in Echo park – which at 33% gradient is the 2nd steepest paved road in … Continue reading

Posted in Road Trip Ride Report

Descenders Ride Report-Monday, 5 Sep

Hi Guys, We had another large group ride this morning.  Guido and I cruised over to meet Voris and Hodges before heading to the corner of Pomerado and RB.  We had about a dozen guys in total.  We met up … Continue reading

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Descenders Ride-Sat, 3 Sep–Ride Report

Hi Guys, Great to get back out for a group ride again.  Thanks for letting me get out ahead for the climbs and for cutting the descents short as I struggled to find my legs again.  I only made it … Continue reading

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