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Old 12-03-08, 07:01 PM   #1
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Is it too early to start planning the official NorCal New Year's Day Ride???

Let's start 2009 off right! I've always wanted to ride from Oakland to the top of Mt. Diablo (brrrr), but it seems like there have been lots of Diablo rides lately. Maybe a nice century from Berkeley to Davis (http://www.grizzlypeakcyclists.org/cue_sheets/#bbbd) and then a train ride back? Or we could do Alpine Dam? Maybe a ride on the Peninsula? Or a BikeFo overnight trip in Sonoma County (great riding and wine, what's not to love)? Who is interested?

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Old 12-03-08, 07:07 PM   #2
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I've been up Diablo on New Year's Day. Suffice it to say, you won't be lonely.

Lots of cars, lots of bikes, lots of motorcycles, lots of people. Not unsafe, but busy. It's not exactly a singularly unique idea.
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Old 12-03-08, 07:12 PM   #3
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Been there. done that for Mt. Diablo. Well, 45 years ago and in a car. If you want to go up and down hit the Pine Flat road up here in Sonoma County. Eleven miles and 3,000 feet with, just maybe, 2 cars. Newish pavement.
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Funny! I did Diablo on Christmas Eve last year with the BikeFo crew and crowds were very light. It was a great ride!
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Hey how about you guys come up and cheer the Racers representing the NorCal group on Mt San bruno!? There will be many this year!
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Not sure of my new years plans just yet, but let me be the first to say AWESOME AVATAR, JUSTIN!

Hope one of these is on your Christmas list...

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[QUOTE=Beaker;7960099]Not sure of my new years plans just yet, but let me be the first to say AWESOME AVATAR, JUSTIN!

maybe I'm a numbnuts but what is Justins avatar??
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it's the magic eyewear portal!
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O.M.G................!!!!! I'm soooooo Stoopid!
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Heh heh heh. Guilty. It is carbon fiber, though...

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Is it laterally stiff yet vertically compliant?
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