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Forum: Northern California 07-09-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By spingineer
Good for you ... that's an accomplishment, no...

Good for you ... that's an accomplishment, no matter how fit or light you are. When I did Le Tape d'California, it went up the "Plunge" from downtown Livermore. The part I didn't like was the...
Forum: Northern California 03-18-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,023
Posted By spingineer
I am so with you on that. When I have to...

I am so with you on that. When I have to schedule meetings with India, EU nations, etc ... it's always a challenge, because do we add an hour, subtract? Did they do the time change?
Forum: Northern California 06-26-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By spingineer
From the California Triple Crown site on...

From the California Triple Crown site on Facebook, Alta Alpina Challenge has been cancelled, due to the fire.

Alta Alpina Challenge (http://www.altaalpina.org/challenge/)
Forum: Northern California 06-26-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By spingineer
It looks like Alta Alpine Challenge is being...

It looks like Alta Alpine Challenge is being cancelled because of the fire. Hope it doesn't affect the Death Ride
Forum: Northern California 01-12-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By spingineer
After failing DMD, the jury is still out on...

After failing DMD, the jury is still out on whether or not I do it this year. I'll aim for Solvang in March (maybe Camino Real, but not sure).
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-09-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,337
Posted By spingineer
Awesome report. Now you know what we have to...

Awesome report. Now you know what we have to deal with as far as climbing. Sierra in daylight is much nicer. For me, bailing at almost half way up Sierra was more due to leg strength, rather than...
Forum: Northern California 12-17-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,311
Posted By spingineer
Damn, just found out I'm on call that weekend. ...

Damn, just found out I'm on call that weekend.

:(
Forum: Northern California 12-05-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,554
Posted By spingineer
I've pretty much been on Google+, and active on...

I've pretty much been on Google+, and active on various Commuting communities. I'm also on Twitter and Facebook. I've been also spending quite a bit of time with the Peninsula and South Bay Meetup...
Forum: Northern California 12-03-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,311
Posted By spingineer
In in in in in

In in in in in
Forum: Northern California 07-07-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By spingineer
Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge is first week of...

Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge is first week of August. I guess that would qualify as summer. They call it the Santa Cruz Death Ride ... and if you choose to do all spurs, you'd get in about 130...
Forum: Northern California 07-07-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,112
Posted By spingineer
I'd say Diablo Repeats too ... However, doing...

I'd say Diablo Repeats too ... However, doing Hamilton, both sides, and starting with Quimby wouldn't be bad either. Santa Cruz Mountains have some good options too ... Redwood Gulch, Hwy 9, Jamison...
Forum: Northern California 05-19-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,465
Posted By spingineer
I was just outside of the 3 km mark, just after...

I was just outside of the 3 km mark, just after Camp Juniper, with uspspro and ruthness. We scoped out our spot Friday afternoon, and we were able to ride up to the summit. But on race day, we...
Forum: Northern California 04-13-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 909
Views: 141,372
Posted By spingineer
I went for it ... splurged and got a Volagi...

I went for it ... splurged and got a Volagi Liscio ... it's a sweet ride.

http://spingineer.smugmug.com/Cycling/Volagi-Liscio/i-2p22trK/0/M/20130410_165632-M.jpg
Forum: Northern California 04-01-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
I've started doing rides that I've dubbed "Holy...

I've started doing rides that I've dubbed "Holy Sh*t" climbs. Several weeks ago, it was Sierra Road, followed by Welch Creek. This past Saturday, it was Bohlman/On Orbit, followed by Hicks. I can...
Forum: Northern California 03-31-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By spingineer
If you actually did separate North, Central,...

If you actually did separate North, Central, South, this is how I would break it down:

North: Oregon border to Gilroy
Central: Monterey to Buelton/Solvang
South: Solvang down to Mexican border
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-31-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By spingineer
Very timely thread ... I'm in the Bay Area, and...

Very timely thread ... I'm in the Bay Area, and just did Bohlman, On Orbit, and Hicks. Plenty of 20+% grades. I'll give today a rest. http://app.strava.com/activities/46543599#805738040
Forum: Northern California 03-05-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
Yeah, it was a great plan ... my friend Karen was...

Yeah, it was a great plan ... my friend Karen was up visiting from Thousand Oaks, and she climbs really good. Got part of the old BF gang together, and that would have been great, if i didn't have...
Forum: Northern California 02-18-13, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By spingineer
Very sad indeed. :(

Very sad indeed. :(
Forum: Northern California 02-06-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By spingineer
I too haven't had issues desending Hwy 84. In...

I too haven't had issues desending Hwy 84. In fact, many times, I would descend, without anyone behind me (usually before 1 pm). One of my favorite loops is Hwy 9 > L Skyine to Bear Creek, then R...
Forum: Northern California 12-30-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By spingineer
I'm toying with randonneuring ... and will...

I'm toying with randonneuring ... and will probably still do Solvang and Grand Tour. Mt. Tam??? Don't know.
Forum: Northern California 12-26-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By spingineer
I wrote a couple blogs on my adventures up Welch...

I wrote a couple blogs on my adventures up Welch Creek ... not for the weary, that's for sure

http://sevencyclist.wordpress.com/2010/11/06/welch-creek-lkhc-brutal-as-advertised/
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Forum: Northern California 12-16-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
Headed out to SF, and met Pete (taxi777) at...

Headed out to SF, and met Pete (taxi777) at Sports Basement at Crissy Fields. Rode through Marin Headlands, before the rain, then did Tiburon loop. Did not beat the rain, but at least it wasn't...
Forum: Northern California 12-10-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
Same here, except I started from Walnut Creek...

Same here, except I started from Walnut Creek side. 54 mph? So that's what 54 mph gusts feel like.
Forum: Northern California 12-08-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
Rode with WW today on an Impromptu ride up Mt....

Rode with WW today on an Impromptu ride up Mt. Eden, then over to Hicks. Great ride, tough climbs. Large group for an Impromptu Ride ... ~ 25 people. Nice showing.
Forum: Northern California 12-08-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,670
Posted By spingineer
Rode with WW today on an Impromptu ride up Mt....

Rode with WW today on an Impromptu ride up Mt. Eden, then over to Hicks. Great ride, tough climbs. Large group for an Impromptu Ride ... ~ 25 people. Nice showing.
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