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Old 05-18-08, 10:11 PM   #1
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Davis Double: Finished!

My first Double. Temps over 100. 8000+ climbing. YIKES!
I'm alive, and I finished it.
There's a reason I didn't update the 50+ jersey list this weekend.

For all the gory details, see my blog, or visit the NorCal forum and look at photos and stories from Taxi777 (another 50+er) and others.

Davis double ride report: Day in Hell
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Old 05-18-08, 10:42 PM   #2
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Congrats for finishing; it looks HOT!...and painful. Great job for getting through that...
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Congratulations Curtis. I've ridden many single centuries, some of them were tough, but nothing comes close to what you've just accomplished. Here's to you and your mates.
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Old 05-18-08, 10:54 PM   #4
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Very well done.
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Old 05-19-08, 06:37 AM   #5
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That's one heck of a ride Curtis, congratulations
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Old 05-19-08, 06:49 AM   #6
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Great photos. Thanks for a great show.
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Old 05-19-08, 07:43 AM   #7
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Old 05-19-08, 08:54 AM   #8
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Congratulations on doing the ride, finishing the ride and not dying in the heat. RR and I were running errands in Vacaville Saturday and at 4:00 pm the temperature was 106. Yesterday the temps were much lower in Napa but got up close to 100 coming back over the mountains. Nothing like Saturday though.

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Old 05-19-08, 02:11 PM   #9
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Great job in just finishing this one!!
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Congrats x2! You are the MAN.
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Nicely done. Even the pros in this year's Giro d'Italia might have protested over this one.
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