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Big Sur bike explorations this Saturday

Update: We’ll meet 8:30 A.M. at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park parking lot, and bike roughly 20 miles to Paul’s Slide before turning around. Big Sur Taphouse near Pfeiffer Bridge is open for business and is a good place to stop for food and drink after the ride. Pace will likely be closer to 12 read more »

King of the Mountain

Yesterday’s “Queen Stage” of the Amgen Tour of California 2014 took racers over the tops of two significant climbs — Mount Hamilton near San Jose and Mount Diablo near Danville — with nearly 11,000 feet of climbing over 109 miles in 90 degree heat. I’m old and slow and persistent, taking nearly 2½ hours to read more »

My bicycle commute

I decided to bike the whole 25 mile distance from San Jose to work in Menlo Park, going up Park Street to Naglee / Forest, a quick jog up Winchester (just two blocks away from the famous Winchester Mystery House) and then I followed Stevens Creek Boulevard the entire distance to Foothill Expressway in Cupertino. read more »