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Old 04-06-13, 05:43 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by qcpmsame View Post
All of you are having totally too much fun and are completely disgusting, and I am jealous of each and every ride and picture. Vic, your pics are great, so are all the others here. It is great to see other 50+ members on rides with so much beautiful places being used. Some day.......................
<--- Bill on bike crashing, but having fun!!

Yes, but they will all fall into the ocean someday... that will show them. Also... there are bears.
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Old 04-07-13, 09:42 AM   #52
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O.K., Rick, you would have been proud of me. I went all the way to the ski lifts without stopping! First time I was able to do that.
Congratulations big john, That is a major climbing milestone (or, 4.6 milestones!). As long as you keep going, you're fine, even if (like me) you aren't going very fast most of the time; it's just so steep!

Plus, it's a wonderful feeling of accomplishment when you look down from the upper parking lot and see the switchbacks below.

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Upper-most switchbacks on Ski-Lift climb. Photo of Levi and Chris Horner, Tour of CA.
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