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2007-08-12 Tour de Max


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The Tour de Max, named after Max Yonker, supported the Lance Armstrong Foundation, with 25, 40, and 70 mile options. I rode with my friend Dave on the 70 mile ride, we started in Menlo Park and rode over the mountains to the coast and back.

5 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2007
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2007-08-23 SF falafel ride


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Met up with some BikeForum friends for a riding tour of San Francisco, including a great falafel shop. Including my ride to and from the Millbrae BART station, I did about 40 miles.

5 files, last one added on Aug 24, 2007
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2007-08-26 Tour d'Organics Santa Cruz


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This ride benefitted and visited local organic farms, with lots of vegan food at the rest stops. There were 40, 60, and 100 mile options, I met up with a few new friends to do the 60 mile (5300') ride.

19 files, last one added on Aug 27, 2007
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2007-10-27 BF Mt Tam


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5 files, last one added on Oct 29, 2007
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2007-10-13 BF Calaveras-Palomares


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Another BF group ride, this time on Calaveras and Palomares in the East Bay. 8 of us met up in Milpitas, and rode a loop through Sunol, Pleasanton, Castro Valley, and Fremont.

18 files, last one added on Oct 18, 2007
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2007-11-23 Berkeley hills


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6 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2007
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2008-03-02 Three Bears


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I organized a BF group ride, this time in the East Bay, incorporating part of the Grizzly Peak Century route. We started at the Pleasant Hill BART station, then took Alhambra Valley to Bear Creek Rd where we rode the Three Bears (Mama, Baby and Papa). We took rollers through El Sobrante, Pinole (where we stopped for lunch), Hercules, and Rodeo. We then rode by the refineries, one last tough hill, and then descended back through Martinez to Pleasant Hill.

8 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2008
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2008-03 BF Bow


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On the women's bike forum that I am on, we have a special traveling "Bow" that visits different members and shares their adventures, a la "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants". It was my turn to host Bow at the end of March / beginning of April, and I wanted her to experience my different bikes.
Friday: Commute from Foster City to Union City on the Birdy.
Saturday: Group ride on the Peninsula with the Orbea.
Sunday: North Bay / SF group ride with the Ducati.

72 files, last one added on Apr 07, 2008
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2008-04-12 BF Oddball ride


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36 files, last one added on Apr 20, 2008
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2008-07-06 BF Tandem-Wheelsucker Ride


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20 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2008
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2008-07-12 SF Folderfest


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2 files, last one added on Jul 13, 2008
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2008-08-22 Russian Ridge


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4 files, last one added on Aug 23, 2008
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2008-08-30 Mt Diablo


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1 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2008
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2008-09-01 Mt Hamilton


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5 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2008
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2008-09-02 Water Dog Park


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2 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2008
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2008-09-03 Mt Tam


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5 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2008
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2008-09-05 San Bruno Mountain


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10 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2008
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2008-12-27 Mt Diablo


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Alan arranged this small group ride for Henry, who had never been up Mt. Diablo before. We climbed and descended the south side. It was cold!

9 files, last one added on Dec 30, 2008
Album viewed 215 times

2009-04-12 Easter Tunitas Creek ride


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3 files, last one added on Apr 13, 2009
Album viewed 282 times

2009-04-19 Tunitas - Page Mill loop


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4 files, last one added on Apr 20, 2009
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Random files - Bike rides
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46 - Marco, Ruth, me and Henry taking a coffee break75 viewsMarco, Ruth, Henry and me relaxing outside of Peet's (photo by Ron).

As we were sitting there, we realized that at some point we had lost Pete! I left him a voicemail to let him know what was going on, and then he called back Ron. It turns out that he had taken a wrong turn when he came back to look for us after the crash, and then just kept on going. He decided to stop for a sandwich and then do a bit more riding and meet us back at the start. Meanwhile, while we were checking for messages from Pete, Henry discovered that one other rider actually had a mechanical issue early on and missed the first climb entirely. Oops! Luckily he was ok, just ended up with a solo ride instead of a group one.

Finally, Ramon came back and took Ron and his bike home. I found out later that Ron got checked out by his doctor and is doing just fine, no major injuries, just bruising.
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08 - Tim, Alan and me at the summit146 viewsphoto by Pete
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35 - Alex71 views(photo by Pete)
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10 - Me, Alan and Alex73 views(photo by Ty.S)
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1-Henry, me and Heather147 viewsMeeting at the ferry building
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03 - Caroline115 viewsDiana's friend from Davis
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View 3110 views
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51 - Parking at Tam Junction68 views

Last additions - Bike rides
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China Grade dead-end223 viewsOct 26, 2009
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01 - View from Alpine166 viewsJun 01, 2009
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02 - dirt part of China Grade157 viewsJun 01, 2009
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03 - dirt part of China Grade170 viewsJun 01, 2009
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04 - Can't go on Butano Fire Road166 views:-(Jun 01, 2009
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Lunch in Pescadero147 viewsChris, Michael, Ruth and MarcoMay 18, 2009
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04 - Jamie, me, Neil, Rich and Doug at Woodside Bakery147 viewsMay 04, 2009
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05 - My filthy legs146 viewsMay 04, 2009