Tag Archives: Brentwood aka BW

Not bad for an old man

It is time for me to get back into better climbing shape, and since I have a good little hill nearby I don’t have an excuse not to get out and ride. I am referring to Sepulveda Blvd. Here is … Continue reading

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More hills and a nice surprise

The early morning was filled with honey-do’s I had to get out of the way, and once done I had enough time to get a ride in. I decided to repeat the Fernwood Canyon ride (here is the Garmin Data) … Continue reading

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Great climbing route near Los Angeles Westside

My ride distance from Brentwood was 36 miles with 3133 feet of climbing and the ride took me 2 hours and 33 minutes. A ride I intend to repeat many times in the future because of the challenge and the beauty along the way. Continue reading

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A new route and a bee

It was during the climb up Old Topanga, when a bee found its way inside my wide open zipped jersey and proceeded to sting me right into the arm pit. Now that part wasn’t really fun, but what can you do? HTFU – and ride on. Speaking of bees – if you have not read the story of ‘BikingInLA’, another prolific blogger and very community oriented cyclist, about his encounter with a swarm of thousands of bees, you no longer have an excuse – here is the link! Frightening, is all I can say. So, no, I am not complaining about my bee sting, no Sir! Continue reading

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Not a typical day (in a good way)

If you like cycling, hiking and dogs – you will like this post. It is mostly a visual journey of a magical morning ‘mountain’ walk, with Shep. By mountain I refer to the fire road which starts at the end … Continue reading

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definetly worth the ride…

Garmin data: view the stats and map or download to your GPS Ride photos (22): Malibu Cyn and Piuma Road I tweeted earlier that I wanted to try a new route and so I did. The ride starts at home … Continue reading

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Excuse me, do you have another hill?

Jeff Bean of BikeCrave said it best: “One thing I enjoy about cycling is the near-zero tolerance for fakery. You either climb the mountain, or you go back and reach a fitness level that will power you up the mountain. … Continue reading

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