Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday Ride Report, 23 Sep

PCH to RSF Loop 23 Sep 2012 by Rob Verfurth This was our last chance to really burn up the legs before Tour de Poway.  We had a great Descenders group ride on Saturday so we decided to hit the … Continue reading

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Ride Reports for Sunday rides

HVR, Bandy and Ramona Loop 9 Sep 2012 by Rob Verfurth This is a ride that Bryan Jones has termed the “Descenders Coat-Tail Group” ride.  It starts every Sunday at the bottom of Highland Valley Road at Pomerado. It has … Continue reading

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Mussey and Pamo Group Ride–22 Sep 2012–Ride Report

Mussey and Pamo Ride Report 22 September 2012 by Rob Verfurth The planned ride was a favorite–Mussey and Pamo.  I met Chad on the 56 bike path and we pedaled over to Spring Meadow.  We picked up Proulx, Voris, Jeff … Continue reading

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Ride Report for Sept 22, 2012: Mussey and Pamo

Descenders, today we rode towards Ramona, featuring Mussey and Pamo Roads – descenders classic! I counted at least 13 riders. At the start in Poway we had an amazingly gorgeous cloud cover that soon disappeared. We climbed Scripps Poway together … Continue reading

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Gilbraltar Road and Painted Cave–Santa Barbara Ride Report

Gilbraltar Road and Painted Cave Loop Monday, 17 Sep 2012 Bob Proulx had to drop off his daughter at UC Santa Cruz.  I had a consulting strategy session in Pismo Beach.  We decided to meet in Santa Barbara on our … Continue reading

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Sept. 15: Coastal Ride Report

Today we road coastal (in reverse), a last-minute substitution of Pamo/Mussey ride due to hot weather.    At the start we only had 7 riders: Bob Proulx, Steve, Matt Babb, Dave Voris, Yi-Shiou, Chad, and I – we picked up … Continue reading

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Bob Raibert competes in Fiesta TT, Eddy Merckx would be proud! (Sept. 9, 2012)

Bob Raibert has done Merckx-style Time Trial (no aerobars, aerohelmets or other aero equipment of any kind) at the Fiesta Island. Bob rode 20K (3 laps around Fiesta) in 30 minutes and 28 seconds. Below is a brief report from … Continue reading

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Sept 8th – Oceanside Ride Report

The Oceanside gang enjoyed a nice day along the coast.  We had a small group of 4 riders including Steve, Yi-Shiou, myself and a new rider from Scripps Ranch, John.   No pic’s to prove the ride happened, but we do … Continue reading

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Sept. 8, 2012, ElliptiGO Ride up Palomar (South Grade)

ElliptiGO Worlds.pdf Download this file Writeup for Elliptigo Ride Thanks for the pictures Gary!  A really fun day.   Dave  

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Four Faces of Soledad, Sept. 1, 2012

We had a fantastic ride up Soledad today – we liked it so much we did it four times. 12 Descenders and two cameo appearances (by Roman De Salvo and Herb "Soledad" Johnson, more on that below). Len and I … Continue reading

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