Okay, I know I'm supposed to be focusing on the night ride date - but in the meantime, I thought I'd throw something out. All the various rides on the BF calendar at this time of the year should be whiping our butts into major shape (I'm really only referring to myself, so please don't be offended if you are alreadly in shape). Therefore, I think it is possible that in the month of January (either before or after Stagecoach), we should line up a Crystal Lake ride. It's meaner and badder than Baldy! You climbing goats (umm...I mean...boys and girls) will love it! The rest of us will suffer. BUT, I will say, the ride is purported to be Lance's old training ride (yes, THAT Lance). And in the winter, I can only imagine it is quite stunning and doable (I did it in 95 degree weather - I was so dehydrated that I had nothing to puke to the left - ).
So, with that endorsement - anyone up for CL in January? If so, we could get this on the ride calendar. I'm happy to lead the ride - but there will be so many of you faster up that mountain, it's kind of a weak suggestion. Luckily it's clear cut - up HWY 39 to the top. How much easier can it be?