Monthly Archives: June 2009

Scattante CFR Elite – one year later

Never regret something that once made you smile….at the time its what you wanted I was pondering this story now for a while and made notes here and there because I do want this to be a fair, but critical … Continue reading

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Little riding – lots of everything else

This week was really odd; it felt like driving an old car which needed a jump every time you stopped. There was no flow or rhythm to be found anytime. It started off with with my Garmin Edge 705 losing … Continue reading

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Mt. Baldy

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. A little ride report about my first ride up and down Mt. Baldy. Without doubt, this ride is and will stay on my favorite list. Route map including elevation data can be … Continue reading

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Little victories

We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and you must win. I had a really enjoyable ride today in preparation for Saturday’s Mt. Baldy ride which is roughly 60 miles and about 5500 feet of climbing. … Continue reading

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More flats and other woes

The day started well enough with the morning spent responding to two very interesting job opportunities. Beautiful blue sky’s and a slight ocean breeze to take the sting out of the sun made for inviting cycling weather. Around 10 am … Continue reading

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Gerhard's cycling bucket list

BUCKET LIST ITEM DONE? WHEN? Mt. Haleakala from the Sea to the Crater – Maui, HI 2010? Eastern Sierra Fall Century – Mammoth, CA Sept. 2009 Complete a century X Sept. 6, 2008 Complete a double century – Solvang, CA March … Continue reading

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Gerhard’s cycling bucket list

BUCKET LIST ITEM DONE? WHEN? Mt. Haleakala from the Sea to the Crater – Maui, HI 2010? Eastern Sierra Fall Century – Mammoth, CA Sept. 2009 Complete a century X Sept. 6, 2008 Complete a double century – Solvang, CA March … Continue reading

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