Archive for April, 2012

Props for Chris Thomas!

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by tony

Chris’s ALC riders surprised him last Saturday by honoring his years of commitment in leading ALC training rides in the South Bay as well as his endlessly positive encouragement. He now has his own “team” jersey! See the real thing at his blog— (And I think I know who designed that jersey—Looks sharp, Bob!) Chris […]


The first century of the year

Monday, April 9th, 2012 by tony

It’s April and Spokers’ thoughts turn to…riding centuries. Such as the Tierra Bella next weekend. The week after is the Primavera in Fremont, and then there is the Chico Wildflower, the Wine Country, Grizzly Peak, the Davis Double, and on and on. But if you’re like me you’ve probably had better things to do with […]


Cinderella 2012: Flahuttes

Monday, April 2nd, 2012 by tony

Cinderella 2012 This past Saturday Roger and I, as usual, worked the registration tables at the 36th Annual Cinderella Classic and Challenge put on by the Valley Spokesmen (sic). It’s amazing to think that this ride has been put on annually for 36 years–since 1977–and with the same core leadership of Bonnie and Bob Powers. […]