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Spring

Say it isn’t so. Officially Spring. Had a nice ride though.

SF Bay

SF Bay

SF Bay Trail

SF Bay Trail

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Slip and Slide

Kinda’ crazy to want to go off road after 3 days of rain. I’ve often done this at China Camp and had no problems. Hence, the different kinds of soil and it’s reaction to lots of water. Ya’ gotta let Wildcat dry out!

Not too bad here……

the trail

the trail

Had to stop here and clear the brakes.

them hills

them hills

Uh huh.

new creek

new creek

green and blue

green and blue

Take a closer look……

intersection

intersection

Whew, asphalt!

almost home

almost home

 

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Shell Ridge

Today’s ride…….. EDIT: after thinking about this ride, I ordered up new tires for the Cheviot. Bruce Gordon’s Rock and Road. A multi-terrain tire, much wider, 43mm. I currently have 33mm, Grand Bois Cypress. I was doing some training for a long distance ride on my Hillborne, these were great, and when I built the Cheviot, I just transferred them over. But I’m into a multi-terrain bike, the Cheviot is fully capable and with these tires I’ll be riding over all the Berkely/Oakland dirt trails! untitled-2 untitled-5 untitled-4 untitled untitled-6 untitled-3 January 24, 2015_Shell Ridge _0636

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Giving Thanks

An American tradition, Thanksgiving, is an important holiday. Not because of it’s history, but because it’s good for us to stop and ponder the state of our lives. And at least once a year, I do stop, and think of how lucky I am and give thanks. Here’s a couple quick photos from my Thanksgiving day ride.

my partner

my partner

SF Bay Trail

SF Bay Trail

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Gone Fishing

Borrowed from PathLessFollowed; thanks.

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I’ll Go With Coastkid’s

title……….. a “Feel Good On Friday Film.” Thanks, Bruce (http://coastkid.blogspot.com).

peace, ks

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NO

Today my daughter will reach her destination.

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She has been on the road solo, via her bike, since Jan. 8. She has weathered mountains, deserts, freezing temperatures, and high winds. I am sure she will return a different person……….

peace, ks

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