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Oleg’s Hamburg Ride Report (June 2014)

A lot of descenders spending time in Europe (Proulx and Hodges are there now, I think) – I ust returned from a trip to Hamburg, Germany this past June. I watched Germany play Brazil in World Cup, while in Hamburg, … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz coastal ride and Portola Valley Ride Report by Oleg (June 2014)

I spent a few days in Palo Alto, and did two rides on Ritchey Breakaway. The first ride started in Saratoga – easy quick drive from San Jose airport. I wanted to do Marin Headlands but forgot that my flight … Continue reading

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Oleg’s How I Spent My Summer Vacation, Massachusetts Edition

How I spent My Summer Vacation, Part 1: Cycling in Boston by Oleg. Despite traveling to Boston at least 2-3 times a year for the past 8 years now, this is the first time I bring Ritchey Breakaway with me. … Continue reading

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Riding in Bavarian Countryside

Next on my itinerary was Germany, namely Hohenkammer, a small village about 20 miles north of Munich. I had some free time and went out for a ride on my Ritchey. It was raining the day before and would rain … Continue reading

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The REAL Alpine Ride (climbing the Alps of Innsbruck, Austria) by Oleg

I was going to Austria and Germany (for conferences) and decided to bring my Ritchey, naturally. United Airlines normally charges $200 for regular bike as a luggage fee for an international flight – one way. So the entire trip with … Continue reading

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Oleg’s Bay Area Ride Report: Mt. Tam and Other Greatest Hits of Marin County

Today I rode Mt. Tam (Tamalpais) from Mill Valley. First I got a bit lost in redwoods near Mill Valley trying to find Panoramic Highway, but instead discovered an awesome narrow, twisty-turny residential road surrounded with redwoods that was rolling … Continue reading

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Oleg’s Berkeley, CA ride: Tunnel, Skyline, Pinehurst Loop, Grizzly Peak

I brought my Ritchey Breakaway travel bike on a trip to Berkeley, CA. (My savings in luggage airline fees alone over the past 6 months are now exceeding $1,000.) I started the ride right after 6AM, just before the sunset … Continue reading

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