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Redwood Gulch and Saratoga Gap

Seems like either nothing going on, or everyone is doing the Santa Cruz Challenge (which I am not doing, so don't ask). I'm thinking of doing a ride from Los Altos, through Stevens Canyon, up Redwood Gulch, climbing Hwy 9 through Saratoga Gap, over Skyline, all the way to Woodside, then back. According to Bikely, it's about 48 miles. Anyone interested?

I'm thinking of doing this Saturday, and I'll start from the Peet's Coffee at Homestead and Foothill Expy around 9 am.

http://www.bikely.com/cuesheet/route...yline-Woodside
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Are you talking Saturday or Sunday? I'll go with you if it's Saturday, but no can do for Sunday as I'll be doing the Laid Back ride in Yolo/Solano counties. Let us know.
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Are you talking Saturday or Sunday? I'll go with you if it's Saturday, but no can do for Sunday as I'll be doing the Laid Back ride in Yolo/Solano counties. Let us know.
Oops ... forgot about that detail. I'm planning on Saturday.
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Ron, is there a Bikely link for this route? This sounds pretty interesting. Thanks.
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Here's a bikely route of this:

http://www.bikely.com/cuesheet/route...yline-Woodside
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Sounds interesting, but I'll be at the santa cruz garage sale on Sat.
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You forgot the short hill that leads up to King's Mountain. A more technical descent than 84.
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After Redwood Gulch, the rest of the route is very easy. Skyline is very scenic when there aren't lots of motorcycles around.
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You forgot the short hill that leads up to King's Mountain. A more technical descent than 84.
No I didn't ...
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Sounds interesting, but I'll be at the santa cruz garage sale on Sat.
Do tell. I'll be in Felton, then in Santa Cruz for my wife's Wharf to Wharf. Is this a bicycle garage sale?
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Ron, I will join you. See you at Peet's Coffee. I'll PM you separately.
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Ron, I will join you. See you at Peet's Coffee. I'll PM you separately.
Got it. See you then.
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Definitely interested. Let me think about it a tiny bit.
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Reid, if you even have to think about it, the answer is a yes. Come on out and dust off all that post-Death Ride funk!
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Definitely interested. Let me think about it a tiny bit.
Hey, what do you have to think about? It'll be fun. Just look at my avatar ... that should be enough to convince you to do it ...
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it's early man
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I did extended version of this one last Sunday, except I turned left on La Honda and went down to the ocean and up Tunitas before riding down King Mtn to Woodside and went through Sand Hill and Junipero Serra to Foothill.
~75 miles 4.5 hrs
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=e...64716&t=h&z=15
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it's early man
9 am ... early???
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Hey Rachel girl, will we see you in Davis on Sunday?
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Hey Rachel girl, will we see you in Davis on Sunday?
Hey Monica, If I'm not partying out too late on Saturday, perhaps. I'll probably decide on Saturday night.
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Dude, I didn't get to work today 'till 11am.. so yes, 9 is early! Gotta leave home by 8 to make it on time, and at 8 this morning I was dead asleep.

Okay, okay, I'm in. See you guys there. Planning on riding to the meet, but if i fall behind ... well, it'll still take 5 minutes to put the rack on the car.

I'll be there somehow. Starting to get my **** in order before i start partying tonight...
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1am. A bottle of wine and other chemicals coursing thru my blood. It'll be amazing if I'm asleep by 2. A miracle if I'm not hungover when the alarm hits at 6:30ish. We'll see.
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WAKE UP !!!!
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