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06-23-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By LouD-Reno

Smoke has been blowing ENE.... Tahoe has been...

Smoke has been blowing ENE.... Tahoe has been clear... from what I've looked at, even ebbetts, from the Silver Creek Bridge to the Summit look clear... not that you could get there from...
06-23-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By LouD-Reno

Markleeville fire....

https://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v4/renogazette.mhege0gj/page.html?access_token=pk.eyJ1IjoicmVub2dhemV0dGUiLCJhIjoiWEl5anRqcyJ9.Tttu7gZJbhpUX_pgAjczCQ#12/38.6505/-119.6895
09-25-14, 09:59 AM
06-30-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By LouD-Reno

Start in Fairfax.... should be easy parking on a...

Start in Fairfax.... should be easy parking on a Thursday... ride Fairfax-Bolinas road to ridgecrest.... ridgecrest to the top.... on the way back down turn left towards Pan Toll then right to...
05-09-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By LouD-Reno

YES !!! and yes..... :thumb:

YES !!! and yes..... :thumb:
05-06-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,885
Posted By LouD-Reno

another variation (always was my favorite) is to...

another variation (always was my favorite) is to turn right in Stinson Beach... go north on Hwy 1 a couple of miles and then turn right on Fairfax-Bolinas road, climbing back up to ridgecrest and...
06-26-12, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,109
Posted By LouD-Reno

One word... SALT !!! you'll be fine....:thumb:

One word... SALT !!! you'll be fine....:thumb:
05-03-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By LouD-Reno

That's certainly my impression (having been in...

That's certainly my impression (having been in Truckee for a long, long, long, long long time :) )..... Markleeville comes to mind..... Donner Summit, Gold Lakes, and others..... Frankly, the...
05-01-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By LouD-Reno

Nacimiento-Fergusson.... !!!!! ...

Nacimiento-Fergusson.... !!!!!
http://www.toughascent.com/blog/?p=102
11-15-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,462
Posted By LouD-Reno

Rode up Monitor Pass on Sunday.... Road was gated...

Rode up Monitor Pass on Sunday.... Road was gated off at the bottom, but dry all the way to the top.... saw one other cyclist, one pick-up truck over the course of a couple hours..... The pass was...
10-25-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,008
Posted By LouD-Reno

And one to grow on !!!!

http://contour.com/stories/fastest-for-2011 :rolleyes:
10-25-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By LouD-Reno

The Fastest ????

http://contour.com/stories/fastest-for-2011 :rolleyes:
10-19-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By LouD-Reno

Just redone.... finished a couple of weeks ago....

Just redone.... finished a couple of weeks ago....
10-19-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By LouD-Reno

Actually, more often than not it is..... I...

Actually, more often than not it is..... I normally ride up there in the late afternoons and feel relieved to see other humans..... Ebbetts Pass is much more wooded.... with bears.... :twitchy:
10-19-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By LouD-Reno

Just found out about it today...... I left...

Just found out about it today...... I left Chicago right after the Bears won the Superbowl......
10-19-11, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By LouD-Reno

You could try the old toboggan hill out in...

You could try the old toboggan hill out in Palos..... bet you could crack 50 there (among other things) :speedy:
10-19-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By LouD-Reno

It's all about the conditions..... smooth...

It's all about the conditions..... smooth pavement & no crosswinds... no big deal ;)
10-17-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By LouD-Reno

RRRRipppin' down Monitor !!!

YEEEOWWW !!!!!
http://contour.com/stories/fifty-two-at-fifty-two
:D
10-17-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By LouD-Reno

Road My Age (and it's not what you think !!!)

YEEOWWW !!!!
http://contour.com/stories/fifty-two-at-fifty-two
:D
10-12-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By LouD-Reno

One more from "the road" ...

One more from "the road"
http://vimeo.com/30459419
10-11-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By LouD-Reno

Yeah... we got some snow.....

http://contour.com/stories/blue-lakes-begin--2

http://contour.com/stories/blue-lakes-rd-flyin-down

:D
09-14-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By LouD-Reno

Thanks..... My current goal is "riding my...

Thanks..... My current goal is "riding my age"..... fwiw... I'm 52...... almost there...... but got another spot picked out.... stay tuned... :rolleyes:
09-12-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By LouD-Reno

Pretty (Stampede) Dam Fast !!!

http://contour.com/stories/pretty-stampede-dam-faster

50.8..... :twitchy:
09-12-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By LouD-Reno

Here's the second half of the descent.... ...

Here's the second half of the descent....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUwvGwbc87A
09-09-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By LouD-Reno

A little Markleeville stoke !!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atC8TetqvFU :D
08-22-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By LouD-Reno

This is what it looks like.... going down !!! ...

This is what it looks like.... going down !!!

http://contour.com/stories/a-decent-descent
08-17-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By LouD-Reno

Well, I turned 52 a couple of weeks ago.... so I...

Well, I turned 52 a couple of weeks ago.... so I set a goal to climb up Donner Summit 52 times...... I'm up to 40 as of last night..... that's 50k' and 480 miles so far..... 12 more laps to go !!!!
07-12-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By LouD-Reno

Too soon after the ride..... wait a week or...

Too soon after the ride..... wait a week or two.... the pain fades.... the highlights remain..... ;)
07-12-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,602
Posted By LouD-Reno

210348 ...

210348

http://www.squaw.com/tahoe-sierra-century-bike-ride-2

Been riding with my boys for several years now.... first on a tandem w/Burley trailer, then tandem w/Piccolo, ultimately a 90's...
07-08-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By LouD-Reno

Deathride entry available .....

Last minute issue's gonna prevent me from riding..... best offer.... can meet in Tahoe/Reno/Markleeville

lou_durano@hotmail.com
07-08-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By LouD-Reno

I got one.... sent you a PM... Lou ...

I got one.... sent you a PM...

Lou
lou_durano@hotmail.com
06-01-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By LouD-Reno

I'd start with Bicycle Odyssey on Bridgeway in...

I'd start with Bicycle Odyssey on Bridgeway in Sausalito..... I'd be shocked if they didn't take care of you well...... in terms of a Fun... Only in Marin Rally.....
...
04-12-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By LouD-Reno

Uhhhhh..... not..... uuummmm......not quite...... ummmmm..... yet......

Grover Hot Springs..... Sunday April 11, 2010...... think I'll go skiing......
http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/cpg1410/albums/userpics/59144/April_12_2010_005.jpg
12-16-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,854
Posted By LouD-Reno

Two more (or should I say three ???), courtesy of...

Two more (or should I say three ???), courtesy of Bigbossman.... Thanks again !!!!

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t267/jd6572/2009%20Rides/Misc%20ride%20pics/LouD-1.jpg...
12-14-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,854
Posted By LouD-Reno

And in April.....

And in April.....
11-12-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By LouD-Reno

One of the most scenic climbs in the state..... ...

One of the most scenic climbs in the state..... 2009 had me there twice.... January and again in March (my normal time there, on the way to Solvang.....) There's a very scenic campground (Kirk...
10-28-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,722
Posted By LouD-Reno

This was my 3rd time.... did the double last...

This was my 3rd time.... did the double last fall..... tough ride.... started cramping on the way up to Scotty's ~ Mile 70...... Finished WAAAYYY after dark...... did the spring 100 on the...
10-22-09, 05:36 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,684
Posted By LouD-Reno

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t267/jd6572/200...

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t267/jd6572/2009%20Rides/Misc%20ride%20pics/LouD-1.jpg

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t267/jd6572/2009%20Rides/Misc%20ride%20pics/LouD.jpg


Foxy's.......
10-19-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,134
Posted By LouD-Reno

Thanks for the picture !!! The boys got a kick...

Thanks for the picture !!! The boys got a kick out of chatting with you there....

We'll be in Death valley this weekend as well.... albeit on a tandem.... the big guy gets the climb to...
10-13-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,462
Posted By LouD-Reno

A specialized Allez Jr...... 24" wheels.....

A specialized Allez Jr...... 24" wheels.....
10-01-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,684
Posted By LouD-Reno

That's his "Lance" look...... intimidating isn't...

That's his "Lance" look...... intimidating isn't it..... I normally get it right before he drops me...... hence, the triplet :lol:
...
10-01-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By LouD-Reno

How about Father's Day 2008...... ummmm........

How about Father's Day 2008...... ummmm..... training ????

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10-01-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By LouD-Reno

That's Lou Gianni's "Lance" look..... I usually...

That's Lou Gianni's "Lance" look..... I usually get it right before he drops me...... hence, the triplet :lol:

http://i927.photobucket.com/albums/ad119/lougianni/GiannionAllez.jpg
10-01-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,695
Posted By LouD-Reno

You are not alone......

You are not alone......
10-01-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,462
Posted By LouD-Reno

That's Lou Gianni's "Lance" look........

That's Lou Gianni's "Lance" look..... intimidating isn't it...... I usually get it right before he drops me...... hence, the triplet :lol:
...
09-30-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By LouD-Reno

Tahoe Sierra Century 9/26/2009

Top of Donner Pass....

http://i927.photobucket.com/albums/ad119/lougianni/TahoeSierraCentury2009.jpg
09-30-09, 05:19 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,684
Posted By LouD-Reno

Tahoe Sierra Century...9/26/2009 ...

Tahoe Sierra Century...9/26/2009

http://i927.photobucket.com/albums/ad119/lougianni/TahoeSierraCentury2009.jpg
09-30-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,462
Posted By LouD-Reno

Tahoe Sierra Century (Metric) Lou Gianni...

Tahoe Sierra Century (Metric)

Lou Gianni aged 9... Andy Aged 6..... Me... 50+ club.... (that's years and pounds)

http://i927.photobucket.com/albums/ad119/lougianni/TahoeSierraCentury2009.jpg...
09-18-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,996
Posted By LouD-Reno

hehehe..... my 4th grader had a classmate that...

hehehe..... my 4th grader had a classmate that was moving there.... he and his other classmates all got alot of chuckles by saying he was moving to Misery........
09-09-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,695
Posted By LouD-Reno

Looks like we're in..... P.S. This will be...

Looks like we're in.....

P.S. This will be century #8 for the boys.....
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