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Old 11-04-12, 11:35 PM
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"Safe" to ride Mt. Tam area on my own?

Hi everyone,

I want to ride Mt. Tam via Hwy 1; Bolinas-Fairfax Rd; Ridgecrest Blvd; Pan Toll; Panoramic Hwy. The last time I rode was with my boyfriend, but he won't be available this time and I really, really want to ride!!

Any thoughts on riding these roads alone? I think they're pretty well-visited by cyclists on their own and in groups, so if I run into a problem someone might pass by?

Thanks!
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You will be fine. Careful on descent towards Fairfax it can be a bit sketchy in the winter with pine needles and leafs on the ground.
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Bring your flat kit, pump, etc. Bring your ID, cash and CC. Bring your cell phone.

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Plenty of riders on the weekend, some on the weekdays you'll be fine.
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Old 11-05-12, 11:52 PM
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Here you go perfect bicycle accessory for the timid.

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Old 11-06-12, 04:12 PM
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You'll most likely end up finding someone riding at your pace, so just link up with them. I've met some strange folks on bicycles while out riding, but never a dangerous kind of strange.
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Old 11-09-12, 11:35 PM
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I had no issues on my own. My only close call was with a midday deer.
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Awesome, thanks everyone! Umney, that bike is hilarious!
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