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2017 SFR El Paseito Mixto Populaire

I’m not sure why I think of the SFR Dual Populaire and Picnic as an End of Season event (Extravaganza? Celebration?) – the weather in this part of Northern California does not shut down riding for the winter months, and … Continue reading

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2017 SFR La Ruta Loca Randonnee (LRLR) 200k

We were early to the start, since Eric had volunteered to help. The fog horns were booming call and response across the bay. A dozenish riders collected, although no sign of Patrick. One thing and another I haven’t rolled out … Continue reading

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2016 SFR Orr Springs 600kNOT

Well the title sorta gives away the ending, so I don’t spose it really ruins anything to say I hadn’t really planned to do this ride. That is, I hadn’t prepared as in doing rides with the mindset and focus … Continue reading

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2016 SFR Los Cabos Sueltos 200k

Another kindler gentler (than La Ruta) mixed terrain from Carlos, although this one is 200k rather than the Populaire length. There was a solid turnout of the usual suspects, and, after the benediction from the route designer himself, we rolled … Continue reading

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2017 SFR Hopland 400k

Ohdarkthirty PLUS (or would that be minus, since it was earlier? I tried to think of it in the bonus! sense) since we’d signed up to help at the start for the Hopland 400k. There was a beautiful full moon … Continue reading

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2016 SFR El Paseito Mixto Populaire

Carlos, of La Ruta fame (or is that infamy?) has also concocted a kinder, gentler mixed terrain populaire – El Paseito Mixto – that has been added to the SFR calendar for a dual populaire day in the late summer … Continue reading

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2017 Flèche NorCal: Team BnB

Somehow I got talked into doing the Flèche again this year. Slow learner, I suppose. Or hope springs eternal… with a promising route – a bit of a remote start even without taking the day off Friday, not too crazy climbing … Continue reading

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