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Old 10-01-10, 12:28 PM   #1
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Santa Clarita Century

Anybody ever do the Santa Clarita Century? The next one is scheduled for April 2, 2011 and I have set a goal to ride it. They describe it as fairly difficult with a fair amount of climbing. Sounds like fun to me!
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Sure, I've ridden it. What questions do you have?
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Nothing specific. Just wondering how many peeps here ride it.
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Actually, I don't think very many BFers do it. I've noticed a SoCal distinctive over the years I've been on BF: some (many?) have a problem paying to ride on roads they could do anytime for free. And I totally understand this. Very rough guess on my part: maybe a dozen BFers? But then, I haven't asked anyone if they're on BF when I see them on the ride.

First year, there were about 250--300 riders total in the event. Last year (2nd year), there were 5--600 riders total. So, hopefully, it'll keep growing.
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Well, I know of two that are planning that have never ridden it.
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Count me in next year!
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Excellent! Stop by & say hi! I'll be working at the start/finish.
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some (many?) have a problem paying to ride on roads they could do anytime for free. And I totally understand this.
Yes, this is my thinking as well, although I sometimes enter for the support and/or the right charity cause.

Joe, I might try to do it next year, although I would do it unsupported. I'd be happy to at least start with you, though.
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Yes, this is my thinking as well, although I sometimes enter for the support and/or the right charity cause.

Joe, I might try to do it next year, although I would do it unsupported. I'd be happy to at least start with you, though.
Great. Would enjoy that. Then, by the end of the parking lot, I'll be waiving good-bye as you drop me!
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Great. Would enjoy that. Then, by the end of the parking lot, I'll be waiving good-bye as you drop me!
Not with the way my training is going lately.
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Not with the way my training is going lately.
"Training"! Crap!? I knew I forgot something!
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