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Old 06-15-10, 12:40 AM   #1
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Mt. Diablo is mine, Now





It was hot today first off. I parked in Blackhawk to get a few miles on my legs before the climb. I was pretty nervous about the climb since I am a dedicated flat-lander. It went well, the south gate entrance is pretty relentless climbing, however it was shaded in parts. I love Mt. Diablo!

I dropped into my triple about 50 meters from the summit. Doh! I can't wait till next time!
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Old 06-15-10, 07:11 AM   #2
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Old 06-15-10, 07:48 AM   #3
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Mt. Diablo is mine, Now

Erhmmmm.... You're welcome anytime; but It's MY mountain.

You can have it when you pry my bike off of my cold dead butt.

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Old 06-15-10, 08:21 AM   #4
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You never forget your first time.
Congratulations on your accomplishment.

Now for part two: climb up North Gate Rd next time.
Post it on the Forum and I'll join you if I can. That side of the mountain is my backyard.
Yes, it is DiabloScott's mountain, it just happens to be in my backyard.
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Old 06-15-10, 03:35 PM   #5
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Dude - nothing wrong with running the triple in granny gear as long as you're still working out there.

Even when riding with competitive roadies, anything over 12% for me warrants granny gear - when it's that steep, you can pass people who are hammering with it.

Good job!
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Old 06-15-10, 09:06 PM   #6
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Congrats on the conquest. I enjoyed my first time too, I want to do a double summit next time, go up south gate to the top then down north gate and back to the summit.

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Old 06-15-10, 10:28 PM   #7
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Sounds like you got a case of the Diablo Fever. Were the winged earwigs out in force today?
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Old 06-15-10, 11:41 PM   #8
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Gah, I hope the earwigs are gone by now (or at least have lost their wings) - I'm planning to head up there either Saturday or Sunday.
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Erhmmmm.... You're welcome anytime; but It's MY mountain.
Yeah - and I own Bollinger Canyon from Crow Canyon to Las Trampas. Mine!! ALL MINE!!!
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Yeah - and I own Bollinger Canyon from Crow Canyon to Las Trampas. Mine!! ALL MINE!!!
BollingerCanyonfromCrowCanyontoLasTrampasJohn wouldn't work as a BF name though
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Awesome accomplishment! Much braver than me... maybe someday. Right now I'm working on my fear of wind.

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Excellent!
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