Monthly Archives: May 2012

Descender Solo Ride to Palm Springs-Ride Report

Hi Guys, We planned a family trip to Palm Springs over Memorial Day weekend.  A group of four families rented a large casita filled compound surrounding a pool, just north of downtown Palm Springs.  A golf outing, the water park, … Continue reading

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Venuto memorial ride

All, today we had a ride in honor of Nick Venuto, who tragically lost his life a year ago in car-bike collision. We had more than 25 descenders and friends of the club meet at Nick Venuto memorial site at … Continue reading

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Memorial Day (5/28) Ride tomorrow and June Rides

Descenders,  Tomorrow, May 28th (Memorial Day) we will remember club member Nick Venuto, who we tragically lost one year ago in a bike/auto accident (https://descenders.org/Memorial.html). Bring your red memorial bracelets on the ride. Extras will be available at the start of … Continue reading

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Descenders Monster Climbs VI details/brochure

monster climb ’12.pdf Download this file Descenders,   The TOC was a success – well done Oleg, Ernst, and the CCSD team.  You raised the bar!   Next up is our annual Monster Climb trip June 22-24. It’s all new … Continue reading

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Descenders Tour Of California Stage 7 Trip: Mt. Baldy-Ride Report

Hi All, Stage 7 of the Tour of California finished in dramatic fashion with Robert Gesink attacking on the final climb up Mt Baldy.  Two riders, Chris Horner and the Columbian rider, Atapuma, were the race leaders for much of … Continue reading

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Descenders Ride Report for Alpine and El Capitan-Sat, 12 May

Hi All, It was a beautiful day to be out on the roads yesterday.  We had another large group turn out for the Descenders ride to Alpine and El Capitan.  The group start photo included a new rider–Frankie.  He has … Continue reading

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Alpine Challenge Ride Report

Hi All, Descenders were riding all over the county and southern CA yesterday.  We had a good turnout for the Alpine Challenge with a dozen riders wearing Descenders jerseys.  This is the 7th year we have had a group out … Continue reading

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