Archive for May, 2008

Spoker in the New York Times!

Friday, May 30th, 2008 by David Gaus

Stephanie Clarke was reading an article in the New York Times, about the Grizzly Peak Century held earlier this month. She says: “When I saw the photo, I thought to myself, I saw that guy out on the course. Then when I looked behind him, there I was. I’m the one in yellow, standing to […]


Climbing & Descending clinic

Sunday, May 11th, 2008 by David Gaus

While it was foggy in the City and on the drive up from Hollister, it was nice to see this pocket of sunshine in Palo Alto, as a group of us met at Gunn High School on Arastradero (right off Foothill Expressway) for the Velo Girls Bike Skills 201: Climbing & Descending clinic. Stephanie, Nancy, […]


May Jersey Ride

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 by David Gaus

The temperatures were a bit chillier than the clear sky indicated, but that did not faze the 18 riders on the May Jersey ride. It was also great to be joined be DSSF founding member Howard Neckel. Returning member, Kepa Askenasy joined us on her new Bianchi, having replaced her 17 year old Specialized. Several […]


And the windmills stood quiet…

Thursday, May 1st, 2008 by Jerome

Each time I had done the Mt Hamilton Challenge, I had run into riders climbing Mines Rd. Since I learned they were doing the “Devil Mountain” Double Century, I got curious… I had done double centuries before (13 since 1999), but one that included the two big summits of the Bay Area, Mount Diablo and […]