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07-29-12, 12:26 AM
Replies: 163
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Posted By ahmose

I just heard about your crash today. I'm very...

I just heard about your crash today. I'm very pleased that you're making this amazing progress. My very best wishes for your full recovery.
07-11-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By ahmose

Summary of ride report (hopefully to be completed...

Summary of ride report (hopefully to be completed soon):
First DR for me, 5 passes done. Great ride, spectacular views, nice support (only wished they had hammer products), huge crowds,
more than...
07-10-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,225
Posted By ahmose

Darn, i was hoping to join next years' ride ! ...

Darn, i was hoping to join next years' ride !

Well done to you guys. A ride to remember for sure.
06-22-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By ahmose

Posted my lengthy ride report in this bikeforums...

Posted my lengthy ride report in this bikeforums thread.
Terrible Two ride report...
06-22-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,856
Posted By ahmose

First, let me apologize for the length of this...

First, let me apologize for the length of this report.

If you don't have time to read it, here's the super short summary:
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Tough...
06-16-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,225
Posted By ahmose

I'll be doing the same thing as Beaker. I'll have...

I'll be doing the same thing as Beaker. I'll have to join next year's version of this ride.
05-31-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,331
Posted By ahmose

I did that ride as well. Tremendous support by...

I did that ride as well. Tremendous support by SRCC. Tons of fun, a great route.
Just wish the weather was more co-operative (rain and wind started from Mountain View Rd till we reached Skaggs)....
05-02-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,727
Posted By ahmose

I had the hotdog at Sunol (Mustard, no chilli)...

I had the hotdog at Sunol (Mustard, no chilli) and it was great. However, the cup-o-noodles at the Pet-The-Goat stop truly hit the spot. I was convinced to give it a try and i'm glad i did.
04-26-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By ahmose

In addition to the great recommendations above....

In addition to the great recommendations above. Check out El Sereno OSP and St Joseph's ROP both are in the Los Gatos area.
04-20-11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,727
Posted By ahmose

Yeah, i was really just kidding with that...

Yeah, i was really just kidding with that comment. Like you said, it's a very personal choice.
04-20-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,727
Posted By ahmose

Thanks for all those great pieces of information....

Thanks for all those great pieces of information. I'm glad i don't have to worry about carrying Endurolytes pills etc..
What about Chamois cream ? Or is that perhaps asking too much ? ;)
I've heard...
04-08-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By ahmose

I hope they're not spinning tomorrow. I think...

I hope they're not spinning tomorrow. I think i've had enough headwinds this week :)
04-08-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By ahmose

Any info on how the water situation is like ?...

Any info on how the water situation is like ? i.e. Are there places to refill on the way ?
This is all new territory for me (other than Diablo).
04-07-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By ahmose

I'm in. Prefer a later start time since have to...

I'm in. Prefer a later start time since have to drive from South Bay.
04-04-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By ahmose

See if you can recognize a couple of BF'ers at...

See if you can recognize a couple of BF'ers at the top of Marin Ave.

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03-24-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,727
Posted By ahmose

Mailed envelope today, what did i just do ! :eek:...

Mailed envelope today, what did i just do ! :eek:
So when is the next DMD training ride ?
03-13-11, 02:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,342
Posted By ahmose

Thanks Lanceoldstrong for organizing such a great...

Thanks Lanceoldstrong for organizing such a great route. Fun ride. I enjoy meeting some new faces.
Sierra was a beast at mile 90, i have no idea how the DMD guys do it at mile 155 :eek:
Wish i...
03-13-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,342
Posted By ahmose

Slight correction :thumb: Hard to keep up with...

Slight correction :thumb: Hard to keep up with all the BF/twitter/real handle
03-11-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,342
Posted By ahmose

I'm thinking of joining you guys. I've never done...

I'm thinking of joining you guys. I've never done Mines Road, so it should be fun. Sierra Rd at almost mile 90 will be a challenge.
01-01-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ahmose

Hope to avoid any injuries or crashes. Finish...

Hope to avoid any injuries or crashes.
Finish the death ride.
Lose 10-20 lbs (i'm sure that will help make the DR much more enjoyable).
Would love to do some of those epic sierra climbs as well.
12-23-10, 11:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,407
Posted By ahmose

Sadly, i'm out as well. Car is still at the...

Sadly, i'm out as well. Car is still at the mechanic and there is no way i can make that Bart in time. Have fun.
12-10-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By ahmose

Definitely, interested in joining you on that...

Definitely, interested in joining you on that ride (not the triple crown though !)
12-07-10, 01:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,407
Posted By ahmose

I'm a maybe as well. Biggest obstacle for me will...

I'm a maybe as well. Biggest obstacle for me will be getting up early enough to make that 9am start.
10-14-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By ahmose

Congrats Ron. Well done. Now, I need to spot...

Congrats Ron. Well done.
Now, I need to spot checking this post before any of this inspiration rubs off on me !
07-23-10, 12:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,945
Posted By ahmose

Congrats !

Congrats !
07-20-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By ahmose

Here's some info...

Here's some info http://www.grizzlycentury.org/page5/page5.html
07-17-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,160
Posted By ahmose

Curtis, Very sorry for your loss.

Curtis,
Very sorry for your loss.
07-07-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By ahmose

Forgot to mention that i got mine on sale from...

Forgot to mention that i got mine on sale from Velowear UV protectors (http://www.velowear.com/products/1240182WHTSML.aspx)
I got the idea for UV arm warmers initially from Beaker at the WWC.
So I...
07-06-10, 11:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By ahmose

We ended up getting the fillo combination dish...

We ended up getting the fillo combination dish from La Mediterranee (/http://www.lamediterranee.net/pages/lamedberkeley.html) in Berkeley. The desert one is stuffed with dates and nuts.
07-06-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By ahmose

Thanks Richard for organizing such a great ride. ...

Thanks Richard for organizing such a great ride.
I had serious doubts at first that i was going to wake up in time to make that 56 mile trek from home in South Bay to Orinda, but i'm glad i did....
07-05-10, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,150
Posted By ahmose

I hope you can make it.

I hope you can make it.
07-04-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,150
Posted By ahmose

Actually, family decided to ride in the car with...

Actually, family decided to ride in the car with me and spend the day in Berkeley. I plan to take the Bart and meet up with them after the ride. I hear that La Mediterranee...
07-04-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,150
Posted By ahmose

I'm planning to join you guys. I hope i can wake...

I'm planning to join you guys. I hope i can wake up in time to drive to the East bay. It's 56 miles :eek:
07-02-10, 10:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,826
Posted By ahmose

Thanks Curtis for all your efforts with this...

Thanks Curtis for all your efforts with this order. Keeping my fingers crossed for this 4th of July weekend.
06-28-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,331
Posted By ahmose

Saturday: 102.5 miles/11,408ft ride in the Santa...

Saturday: 102.5 miles/11,408ft ride in the Santa Cruz mountains with silentben, ygduf and Bostic. Very scenic route with a lot of shade and minimal traffic.
Garmin 705 was acting up all day and got...
06-26-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ahmose

BTW, lost 9 lbs :eek:

BTW, lost 9 lbs :eek:
06-26-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ahmose

Duplicate post

Duplicate post
06-26-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ahmose

It was a fun ride, thanks for waiting for me on...

It was a fun ride, thanks for waiting for me on many occasions. I'm definitely in a different league from you guys.
I was so close to the century mark so i decided to turn the ride into a century....
06-25-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ahmose

Maybe join us for part of the ride ?

Maybe join us for part of the ride ?
06-25-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By ahmose

At the risk of lowering the pace, i'll join you...

At the risk of lowering the pace, i'll join you guys for this ride. Surprised you didn't round it up to 10K feet of climbing !
06-10-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By ahmose

I'm tempted to join you guys but i don't want to...

I'm tempted to join you guys but i don't want to miss the USA-England Wordcup game this Saturday.
I'll probably just do end up doing something closer/shorter this Saturday.
Have fun, should be...
06-07-10, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,331
Posted By ahmose

I have neglecting updating this thread for the...

I have neglecting updating this thread for the last few weeks.
Saturday, i rode to Half Moon Bay and back, a little over 117miles/10.9k feet climbing.
Highlights include: Redwood...
05-20-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,937
Posted By ahmose

Those are some amazing professional looking pics...

Those are some amazing professional looking pics you guys posted. Puts mine to absolute shame.
The following is a combination ride report (i apologize if it doesn't belong here) and ToC Stage 4...
05-17-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,299
Posted By ahmose

My current plan is to take Tuesday off (may...

My current plan is to take Tuesday off (may change pending weather conditions tomorrow morning).
I was considering watching it from top of Bonny Doon.
My planned route was to take Hwy9 to Hwy 236...
05-03-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,331
Posted By ahmose

Curtis, it looks like it was a beautiful day. How...

Curtis, it looks like it was a beautiful day. How is the new bike ?
05-03-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,118
Posted By ahmose

Was hoping to meet up with you during the ride....

Was hoping to meet up with you during the ride. Hopefully on a future BF Norcal ride.
05-03-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,118
Posted By ahmose

Tremendous and throughly enjoyable day on the...

Tremendous and throughly enjoyable day on the bike.
This was my very first organized ride and i have been looking forward to it for many weeks, anxiously checking the weather forecast and hoping...
04-29-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,442
Posted By ahmose

I'm really considering this. The pictures are...

I'm really considering this. The pictures are spectacular.
04-28-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By ahmose

Wish i can make it, I have the Wine Country...

Wish i can make it, I have the Wine Country Century on Saturday.
And will spend the rest of the weekend in the wine country with family.
Enjoy the new bike.
04-26-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By ahmose

I have never ridden any of these, so i can't...

I have never ridden any of these, so i can't vote. But Marin looks really ridiculous, i have no idea how a 30+% grade would be like.
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