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Old 06-20-14, 02:45 PM
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Went up to the summit this morning before work today.
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A test using my iPhone. I plan to reshoot this using a better camera and in more interesting light.
But still, this kind of works.


Tricia x11 iPhone test
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A test using my iPhone. I plan to reshoot this using a better camera and in more interesting light. But still, this kind of works.
Nice! For your next one you should have it staged like a peloton!
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Trying to mask the overlapping spokes would be a recipe for going insane. This was hard enough, and taxed my poor computer enough.
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a test using my iphone. I plan to reshoot this using a better camera and in more interesting light.
But still, this kind of works.


tricia x11 iphone test
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Old 06-20-14, 11:51 PM
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like!
+1... Très cool!
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My friend and I ascending Diablo last weekend. First time even though I've been cycling in the East Bay for 4-5 years now. Had a good time!
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My friend and I ascending Diablo last weekend. First time even though I've been cycling in the East Bay for 4-5 years now. Had a good time!
Glad you guys had a good time on Diablo. Even with my semi-regular trips to the summit, I still curse going up S.Park Dr. Don't even get me started on Hiller Dr.

Yesterday's Three Bears Loop.



Today was Mitchell Canyon.

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Just another day on Spruce Street, Berkeley, on the way to Tilden Park and Wildcat Canyon Road.

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That is really fun!
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Old 06-25-14, 11:26 PM
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That is really fun!
Puts a on my face every time I go past that house.
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Friday morning ride to the summit before work. One of my colleagues said to me the other week, "Only you would ride up to the summit before a full day at the office."

Gotta get your rides in where you can!



Saturday morning North Bay loop. Non-eventuful ride over both the Carquinez and Benicia/Martinez bridge via Franklin Canyon.



Sunday morning Berkeley/Oakland loop. Packed two slices of cake and headed out the door.

Yes, I'm wearing the same kit all three days, don't worry I wash them after every use. The Castelli bibs tend to ride up more than my other bibs which messes up my tan line. So I figure, if I wear the Castelli exclusively, eventually I'll tan out the other portion of my thigh.

You can sorta see how much it rides up on the last photo.
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Wednesday morning summit ride was pretty quiet.



Thursday morning up Franklin Canyon and over to Vallejo/Benicia.



July 4th early morning Berkeley/Oakland loop.



Sunday Briones Crest loop



And the non stretchy bicycle clothes and no garmin because I'm heading to the office on the MUP day.
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nokia8860 ,hose are a swell bunch o' photos!
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From today's "all roads" ride

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Stayed local this week so just rides up the summit.



Thursday morning



Friday Morning



This morning was the best though as I got to meet DiabloScott as I was making my way down. Did a quick foot down turn and hustled back up so I could chat with the man that owns the mountain!

I'll do my best to make it to the Wednesday evening rides to the summit.
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Wednesday morning ride to the summit.



Went out to Diablo again later that day and got to ride with Mr. Diablo himself to the junction! Scott is such a cool person and hopefully I didn't embarrass myself too much that he will let me ride with him again in the future.





Today was a ride up to the summit then Morgan Territory. First time out that way, I did clockwise based on advise from one of Scott's riding buddies and I'm glad I took it, as the road going up was a mess! The road going down on the other hand… zoom zoom!
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I see these guys on Alhambra Valley out towards Briones.
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Old 07-26-14, 11:05 AM
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Inspired by DiabloScott I put a GoPro on my bike to record my descent down Mt. Diablo this morning. It was only till I got home did I realize I didn't have it on video mode and all I got was a photo of me turning the camera off.



Serves me right for hauling it down the mountain.
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Went to the summit yesterday morning. Weather was already warming up as I made my way up. I also remembered to press record on the video camera!

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Did the Marin Century today.

Overall a nice ride but it did feel like a solo ride since 3 out of the 4 rest stops were closed as I rolled by and I only saw the SAG near the shorter routes.

Picked up 2 unannounced wheel suckers that didn't offer to take their pull.
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Today I rode to the local car dealership off the Iron Horse Trail. I asked if I could park my bicycle inside the showroom while I browsed around a bit. They were pretty cool with that and commented that even my bike had GPS. They weren't that impressed with my dropper seat post. Oh well, can't please them all.



After a few test drives and some civilized discussion, I bought a car and packed my bike in the back and drove home.
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Descending Mt. Rainer Washington Cascades 2014_0429
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I did a two week ride through the Washington Cascades and made too many photos.

I'm trying to do a blog entry on every day and have two so far. It may be boring, but I'm happy with teh photos.

Curtis Corlew in Bicycle Land: Washington Cascades bike tour, prologue

Curtis Corlew in Bicycle Land: Washington Cascades bike tour, Day 1
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