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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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2017 Fresno Randonneurs Bass Lake Blossom Trail 300k

RBA Lori Cherry has been hosting brevets in the Fresno area for a few years now. My first thought, when I heard she’d started a new region, was, “Fresno?” in a slightly incredulous tone with perhaps a smidge of disdain. … Continue reading

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2017 SFR Dart Populaire: Tandemonium

Although the last time I made it out on the event was a few years ago now and my stoker is no longer riding – not, as far as I know, anything I did – I was still on the … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Shasta Mountains 1000k – Day 3

< previous Although I was still less than excited to hear the alarm, it did feel pretty decadent that it was not dark outside. I pulled out the Day 3 baggie and suited up in my Paul Stimson Never Forget/Never … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Shasta Mountains 1000k – Day 2

< previous When I’d been preparing for the ride I’d asked others who had ridden 1000 or 1200ks before for helpful hints. Jason had given the ProTip to pack all the bits of each day’s kit in a large ziplock … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Shasta Mountains 1000k – Day 1

< previous Despite being early to bed the night before, the alarm felt slightly punitive. Am I really doing this? Well, I’m here with my bike, what else am I going to do? There was a hearty breakfast spread put … Continue reading

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