Monthly Archives: August 2012

Greater Western aka “Donkey Ride” aka “Going South”

this is a little delayed ride report for Greater Western Ride, aka “Donkey Ride” aka “This Deal is Going South, Fast” we did back on Aug. 18, 2012.  This was a new route for Descenders – going through gorgeous roads … Continue reading

Posted in Local Ride Reports, Road Trip Ride Report

Mount Hamilton (ride report by Oleg)

Today I rode up Mt. Hamilton – the West side of Mt. Hamilton is an 18 mile climb  (from East Foothills) with a few short descents thrown in the middle – so even though Mt. Hamilton sits at 4,200ft elevation, … Continue reading

Posted in NorCal Ride Reports

NorCal Descenders Ride: Dave Voris, Keith and Oleg

(written by Oleg) Since I was visiting Berkeley I wanted to get in a Descenders ride with recent NorCal transplants – Keith and Dave Voris. We met at Castro Valley and soon were climbing up Redwood Road, which offers some … Continue reading

Posted in NorCal Ride Reports

Tunitas Creek, Old La Honda and Stanford

This is the 4th time my Ritchey Breakaway goes to Bay Area.  Originally my plan was to ride Mt. Hamilton but I decided to change it last-minute and go to Tunitas Creek. It was a great day, with the weather … Continue reading

Posted in NorCal Ride Reports

Elfin Forest in REVERSE (08/25/12 ride)

Descenders, we had an outstanding ride yesterday.  I rode from home and half way into the ride it started drizzling. It was foggy at the top of the Black Mountain Road. I met up with Matt Davis, RIck, Voris, Ernst, … Continue reading

Posted in Local Ride Reports

Banff Ride (Alberta, Canada) by Geoff Barrall.

PDF report: Ride_Report_Banff_2012.pdf Download this file   Banff 2012 See the full gallery on Posterous Following a meeting with one of my collaborators at the University of Calgary, I had a chance to head up to Banff for a long … Continue reading

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Monster Climbs 2012 Videos

Below is some video footage of Monster Climbs 2012. (Full report here). Day 1, Climb from Azusa to Crystal Lake: Day 1, Descent from Crystal Lake: Day 2, Shirley Meadows East: Day 2, ride to Glennville/Woody and back: Day 3, … Continue reading

Posted in Local Ride Reports