Archive for May, 2006

Lafayette to Sunol loop – Sun 5/28

Monday, May 29th, 2006 by David Gaus

The idea for this ride came from a previous ride I did, lead by Tony Moy, over Labor Day weekend two years ago, where we met at Orinda BART and did a loop thru Moraga to Canyon/Pinehurst and Redwood Roads to Castro Valley, and back to Orinda via Danville, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. So why […]


Murphy’s Law

Monday, May 22nd, 2006 by Patrick Heryford

Murphy’s Law No. 17: You are certain to get a flat tire the one time you forget your bike pump. Part of my bike ride to work takes me through Golden Gate Park. The 3 miles through the park are the best part of this urban, asphalt-rich, traffic-dodging commute. I enter near 46th Avenue by […]


Strawberry Fields Forever – Sun 5/21

Monday, May 22nd, 2006 by David Gaus

I was looking forward to Strawberry Fields Forever again this year, an organized ride in Santa Cruz & Monterey counties with themed rest stops! Western, Turkish and so on; last year the Italian theme stop had an expresso cart at in a strawberry field! So I was looking forward to doing it again. Mother nature, […]


Mt Tam Pancage Breakfast

Monday, May 15th, 2006 by Victor

Victor, Kyle, Jaime, and Paul rode up the old railroad grade up Mt Tam to the West Point Inn on Sunday. We left our road bikes at home, and wiped the dust off our mountain bikes for this ride. Actually three of us did. Paul gets the butch boy award for riding up a Mt […]


Mt Hamilton Challenge

Monday, May 1st, 2006 by Jerome

After eight years of trying to convince Spokers at least to try this ride, which IMO is one of the most interesting I know, finally they came. What makes Mt Hamilton Challenge nice is the fact that most of the route is in very remote scenery. Notwithstanding those silly first (and last) miles visiting Silicon […]