Tag Archives: Road Cycling

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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When the clock strikes 3:30 am…

The next few weeks will have many more doctor appointments and of course rehab, which starts with short walks and ultimately will get me back on my bike. It will be a while, but it will happen. I can’t thank my wife and the countless people I met in the past 36 hours, they all made a profound difference to me, because of them, I am alive. Continue reading

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Latigo Canyon – Fun? – you bet!

I didn’t write any blog entries lately because I mainly was riding along routes close to home and which I blogged about. I specifically targeted routes with some climbing involved to increase my fitness level. All of this was prompted … Continue reading

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Never ending views

Today’s ride was spontaneous and as it turned out, one that will stay with me for a long time. It was one of those very rare days in Los Angeles County when you literally can see for miles and miles. … 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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Hey man, let’s ride!

It is almost a year since a tragic solo accident left my friend Jeff Bayly in a long coma, before passing away. I couldn’t help but think of Jeff today, as I am preparing my bicycle and supplies for tomorrows … Continue reading

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So many ‘firsts’ in 2009

One would figure that at my age there would not be too many firsts, boy, was I ever wrong! During yesterday’s ride my front derailleur cable broke and left me with some 20+ miles pedaling home in the big ring … Continue reading

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