Monthly Archives: May 2011

Kayaking & Cycling: Lake Del Valle and Mt. Hamilton

On Saturday we headed to the east bay for a day of mixed training – Mike wanted to get a long open water swim done in preparation for the 6.2 mile swim he’ll have to do as part of UltraMan … Continue reading

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2011 SFR 600km – San Francisco to Fort Bragg and back!

Having never done a brevet before this year, going into last weekend’s San Francisco Randonneurs Fort Bragg 600km I found myself on the verge of earning my first “Super Randonneur” award through RUSA (Randonneurs USA). This is when you complete … Continue reading

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2011 Devil Mountain Double Staff Ride – Whipping the Devil One More Time

I remember a few short years ago when the Devil Mountain Double (DMD) was a ride that I considered much too hard for me to complete. It has 18,600ft of climbing in 206 miles, and climbs up Mt. Diablo, Morgan … Continue reading

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