Category Archives: Races and Gran Fondo Rides

Ride to Palm Springs…almost and Tour de Palm Springs Ride Report

Ride to Palm Springs…almost and Tour de Palm Springs Ride Report 8 and 9 Feb 2013 by Rob Verfurth I should have listened to the sage wisdom of Len or at least read the weather report headline in the Friday … Continue reading

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Tour de Poway Ride Report

Tour de Poway Ride Report 30 September 2012 by Rob Verfurth The Tour de Poway was a great success for the Descenders.  We had 14 riders out for the Nick Venuto Century while Dave Voris rode the 100 km ride … 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. 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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Scripps Old Pro Ride Report and Descenders Ride, Sat-7 July

Hi Guys, I hope everyone had an enjoyable 4th of July holiday.  Guys were out riding, running and some even roller skating, according to Strava. The Scripps Old Pro provided a nice 50 mile ride to earn a few BBQ … Continue reading

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Tour de Poway 62 mile ride report

Hi Guys, Congratulations to all the studs who rode the 100+ mile Tour de Poway.  We had a great turnout of about 15 or so guys all lined up at the front for the start.  Nick Venuto Sr had a … Continue reading

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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

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