Category Archives: Century

June Lake Loop Hiking

I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.  ~John Muir, 1913, in L.M. Wolfe, ed., John Muir, John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of … Continue reading

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High Sierra Fall Century

The highlight for me for this trip was the fact that I would ride the Eastern Sierra Fall Century, something that was greatly in doubt when I had my heart attack in June. For me this Century ride was very special, sort of a personal celebration of life ride. Continue reading

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Riding Mt. Baldy when the legs stay at home

I knew going into this ride that it would test me as it throws 6400′ feet of climbing at you on about 35 miles of up (the entire loop is 62 miles). I have not ridden a serious climbing challenge in several months, and my expectation was that I would hurt and be slow, but, I would finish the ride. Continue reading

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The hills are calling

The hills are calling – I’ve got to get this body back in shape. Continue reading

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Century rides are awesome

The last several weeks just flew by me. I am still getting used to my new schedule and am not quiet in control of my own time yet with my new job, but, that will come in time. For the … Continue reading

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Century ride without a plan

Last Sunday was a beautiful day, a rare crystal clear day following Saturday’s rain storm. The air was brisk, but the kind of brisk which makes riding even more enjoyable – think of it as nature’s air cooling system, offsetting … Continue reading

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a century ride for many reasons

There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will. – Unknown For those pressed for time and only interested in the ride stats: go here Images in high resolution: … Continue reading

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