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12-30-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,816
Posted By rumbutter

Sorry I forgot about this :( Looks like you had...

Sorry I forgot about this :( Looks like you had a lot of fun.
Replies: 1,032
Views: 628,465
Posted By rumbutter

My new Century - Double Century machine. A bit...

My new Century - Double Century machine. A bit heavy at 21.7 pounds as pictured with CX rubber but buttery smooth.
http://www.zensurweb.com/bikes/volagi_gravel4.jpg
12-03-13, 09:44 PM
10-04-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,029
Posted By rumbutter

I think it has been a couple of years since I...

I think it has been a couple of years since I last visited this forum. This place was a real thriving community in the past and we had some awesome group rides. I seem to keep intouch via Strava...
10-16-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By rumbutter

It has been a long time since we had a steel is...

It has been a long time since we had a steel is real ride.
05-01-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

I still feel totally trashed. I was planning to...

I still feel totally trashed. I was planning to ride the terrible two but I havent had enought time to forget the suffering of DMD yet and actually send my entry in :)

The Terrible Two is a...
04-30-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

Great video. I remember you coming past on Mines...

Great video. I remember you coming past on Mines Road (around 8 minutes). You also reminded me about the Vultures on Dagnino and the Jogger on Mines Road :)
04-29-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

Congratulations to everyone who finished. That...

Congratulations to everyone who finished. That was really hard on three wheels !
04-23-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

In the winter I have known it to get as deep as...

In the winter I have known it to get as deep as 3-4" :)
04-23-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

As long as it isnt freezing in the morning and...

As long as it isnt freezing in the morning and roasting in the afternoon I will be happy. Anyone know how deep the river crossings are ?

I suppose Morgan Territories might be a bit dirty after the...
03-28-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,702
Posted By rumbutter

http://www.zensurweb.com/bikes/team_catrike001.jpg...

http://www.zensurweb.com/bikes/team_catrike001.jpg

I have signed up. Plan to attempt it on my recumbent trike because I have gone insane :+)
03-24-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,358
Posted By rumbutter

WOW ! Thanks for that link. Both of those...

WOW !
Thanks for that link. Both of those climbs are on my must do list for this summer.
03-23-12, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,358
Posted By rumbutter

Morgan Territories from the Livermore side is a...

Morgan Territories from the Livermore side is a brute. Even in winter is seems to be hot. That one section about half way up near the farm is nasty steep. I dont do this climb as often as I should.
03-07-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,422
Posted By rumbutter

I have done the top section from Bethany almost...

I have done the top section from Bethany almost down to Patterson. I plan to do the whole thing one day. It does get really windy and there are quite a few sections where you have to get off the bike...
02-15-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,365
Posted By rumbutter

Oh for a ride like this round here :-) ...

Oh for a ride like this round here :-)

http://coloradodirtroads.blogspot.com/p/gold-belt-century.html
01-10-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By rumbutter

Sounds like a good plan. Meet up around...

Sounds like a good plan. Meet up around registration on Friday night ? I will be riding my new recumbent on it's first double
01-06-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By rumbutter

I was planning on doing stage race this year but...

I was planning on doing stage race this year but that's too much travel for me in months where I have a lot of business travel. I am signed up for Death Valley Spring and plan on doing DMD and...
12-22-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,639
Posted By rumbutter

What time do you expect to summit ? I was...

What time do you expect to summit ? I was thinking of riding from Livermore up the South Gate to meet you at the top on my new toy.
11-25-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 280,433
Posted By rumbutter

http://youtu.be/kPWfpEIOIC8 Did the...

http://youtu.be/kPWfpEIOIC8

Did the Danville turkey ride in the rain. Heres a video I made of the start

Audio Swap didnt seem to work so put a record on :)
10-18-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,529
Posted By rumbutter

Very very sad :(

Very very sad :(
10-16-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By rumbutter

If the pattern continues 2012 might well be a...

If the pattern continues 2012 might well be a Mulholland, Central Coast and Terrible Two year just like 2008 and 2004. There again it might not :)

2011 DMD, TT, MT
2010 Mul, DMD, TT
2009 DMD,...
08-20-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,365
Posted By rumbutter

I am trying to figure out a suitable forest....

I am trying to figure out a suitable forest. Stanislaus...
08-18-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,365
Posted By rumbutter

Norcal Dirt Road Century

I have been toying with the idea of doing a 100m off road ride for a while. I am not thinking of some epic single track monster but rather a dirt road ride where cross bikes could be happy.

Any...
08-16-11, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By rumbutter

I am in too. Meet up at the start ?

I am in too. Meet up at the start ?
07-12-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By rumbutter

Great ride report. Much nicer to read about than...

Great ride report. Much nicer to read about than to ride :-)
07-11-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By rumbutter

The riders behavior was unnaceptable but I have...

The riders behavior was unnaceptable but I have experienced the pang of frustration when personal "Support" vehicles were blocking the road on Morgan territories during the DMD. I gave the drivers a...
07-10-11, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 280,433
Posted By rumbutter

I did 74 miles on that course today but I had an...

I did 74 miles on that course today but I had an engine :) It was scary following the Team Specialized guys in the high 50's MPH on the way out. Wind was pretty nasty out there.
07-09-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,648
Posted By rumbutter

Respect !

Respect !
06-29-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,602
Posted By rumbutter

Jameson Creek is pretty tough but Welch Creek...

Jameson Creek is pretty tough but Welch Creek gets my monster of the Bay Area vote.

http://lowkey.djconnel.com/2010/week6/

unless you bring off road into the equations then there are some...
06-28-11, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By rumbutter

I am not a fan of raw carbon either. I like a...

I am not a fan of raw carbon either. I like a classic shiny paint job that I can wax and admire.
06-25-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By rumbutter

A bike designed for the triple crown ?

I had read a lot about the new Volagi Liscio and how it could be the perfect bike for double centuries. It has a carbon frame designed to smooth out road imperfections and disk brakes. I finally got...
06-23-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By rumbutter

I havent seen a rattler for about 10 years....

I havent seen a rattler for about 10 years. Plenty of other snakes but no rattlers. I rode over a basking rattler in Big Basin once.
06-19-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By rumbutter

Actually Kudos to anyone who finishes the TT at...

Actually Kudos to anyone who finishes the TT at all. Its a proper challenge.
06-19-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By rumbutter

That was really tough in the climbing department...

That was really tough in the climbing department with some really long constant steep grades. I could have done with having lower gearing as some of the climbs turned into a real grind. There were...
06-17-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By rumbutter

http://www.zensurweb.com/bikes/chosen_steed.jpgGoi...

http://www.zensurweb.com/bikes/chosen_steed.jpgGoing for 34x25 bottom gear. Never ridden it before and just looking to take things steady and enjoy the scenery.
05-21-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By rumbutter

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/2011-amgen-tour-cal...

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/2011-amgen-tour-california/id434452921?mt=8
05-19-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By rumbutter

The tracker works on Ipad but you have to pay for...

The tracker works on Ipad but you have to pay for an AP :(
04-30-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,232
Posted By rumbutter

Living in Livermore I would never ride if I...

Living in Livermore I would never ride if I avoided strong winds. I have only ever been blown off my bike once and that was a huge gust at the top of Patterson Pass. If possible I like to adjust my...
04-11-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By rumbutter

We need a bike forums MTB ride.

We need a bike forums MTB ride.
02-21-11, 01:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,124
Posted By rumbutter

Great idea.

Great idea.
12-14-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,428
Posted By rumbutter

Good luck with your attempt. You can do it if...

Good luck with your attempt. You can do it if you pace yourself right but there is no doubt that it is a different League to those other doubles you have done.
I am having a year off the Double...
12-08-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,688
Posted By rumbutter

Yes but it the weather is really bad you may find...

Yes but it the weather is really bad you may find that nobody shows up.
12-05-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By rumbutter

Legal or not that section of the Altamont is...

Legal or not that section of the Altamont is scary enough in a car. He was riding on the shoulder.
12-04-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By rumbutter

Did I really Just see that ????

This afternoon we were cycling up the Altamont pass and we glanced across to the 580 and to our amazement saw someone cycling Westbound on it. He made no attempt to exit at Greenville and was going...
11-13-10, 03:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,647
Posted By rumbutter

Oh no Pete. Those Filthy rotten scumbags

Oh no Pete. Those Filthy rotten scumbags
11-03-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By rumbutter

Great photos and ride report! I finished in...

Great photos and ride report!

I finished in just under 12 hours on my recumbent which was my goal. It was a funny old event characterized by an unusually wet start then more usual sunshine and...
10-11-10, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,055
Posted By rumbutter

I knew you could do it Ron. Great job. 2010...

I knew you could do it Ron. Great job.

2010 for me:

Death Valley Spring Double (recumbent)
Mullholland Double
Devil Mountain Double
Bass Lake Powerhouse Double (recumbent)

Still to do
10-10-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,396
Posted By rumbutter

I really wasn't expecting anything like miles 70...

I really wasn't expecting anything like miles 70 to 130. It was really tough on the recumbent and fairly blew out my legs. I saw a few of you out on course but unfortunately not off piste. Great...
10-03-10, 11:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,069
Posted By rumbutter

It was great racing today. Weather was just about...

It was great racing today. Weather was just about perfect. Things were a bit hectic for the first mile or so but I enjoyed myself once things thinned out a bit.
09-29-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By rumbutter

I am in for the Bass Lake. Should be good...

I am in for the Bass Lake. Should be good training for Death valley Double at the end of the month.
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