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    Millcreek Summit

    Hey everyone, thinking about going to watch the ToC at Millcreek this year but bringing the wife and daughter means that riding is out of the question. Does anyone have any advice on where the best place to park is and the best route to take up there? Also how early do they close the roads?

    Thanks everyone.

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    Last year I drove up Big Tujunga and was turned back by CHP at the intersection of Angeles Forest. They closed the road there at 12 noon. 1 1/2 hours before the race came through. I inagine they close AF from the other side about the same time. I'm thinking the only places to park will be along the road however there is a small parking lot on a road that heads East? right at Mill Creek. The sign says Mt. Pacifico and the paved road ends a short way up in the parking lot. If you are coming from LA take either Big Tujunga, enter at Oro Vista from Foothill [Jack in Box on Corner] to Angeles Forest and go left. Or go up Angeles Crest to Angeles Forest at Clearcreek. You could continue on AC past Red Box to Upper Big T and take that over to AF. I'm guessing it's open although I heard it was closed last week due to snow.
    Last edited by vertical bob; 02-20-09 at 04:23 PM.

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    It was great up there today.
    Lots of fun. Fantastic atmosphere

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    Quote Originally Posted by big john View Post
    That's where I wanted to be!
    "Well, I guess you can cut the arts as much as you want... Sooner or later, these kids aren't going to have anything to read or write about." (Richard Dreyfus as Glenn Holland)

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    I was a couple hundred meters up from that picture. Took some crappy pictures and video.
    Me and the dogs had fun.
    It's a long wait for a very short event, even on a KOM.

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    A friend was downhill at Aliso Canyon and got some nice shots.

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    Here is a shot of the leaders coming up.

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    ^^^^ great pic man. can i borrow it ?

    later.

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    Too crowded up there. I went instead to the Rose Bowl. Crowded, but not too, and plenty of good services.
    dc

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    Quote Originally Posted by aham23 View Post
    ^^^^ great pic man. can i borrow it ?

    later.
    Sure you can.

    later.

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    Here's a couple of shots

    Three guys on a couch about 1 k below summit



    View of the KOM crowd about an hour and half before race arrival; VIP riders just arrived at center to ride down



    Popo? leading the peloton


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