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2014 King Ridge 400K

Photo version executive summary, although (spoiler alert) it does get dark in Healdsburg so there isn’t anything past that. At that point I was pretty much in get back to San Francisco mode anyway, but read on for the rest of the story. 5,867 more words

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2014 Marin Mountains 200k perm

Marin Mountains is the 200k installment of the SFR Adventure Series. It’s been run as a brevet for a couple of years, and it was definitely on my radar last year, but I ended up being a bit under the weather the week it rolled around and decided to pass. 1,814 more words

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2014 SFR Old Caz 171k

Oh, Spoiler Alert! As you may know, Old Caz is a 300k, so yes, I DNFed. There’s still a story though. Always a story.

The Adventure Series started with the 600k in June, and is going in decreasing distance order, which has been really nice, winding down the season, heading toward finishing a ride the same day I start. 3,310 more words

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The Crash

In May of 2011, I headed up to Seattle on the Amtrak to ride my first 400K. Just the week before, I’d done my first 600K in Oregon, where I met  2,265 more words

SIR Summer 400K

Standing around with 34 other mildly cold, brightly dressed randonneurs under I5 at the Green Lake Park and Ride in Seattle*, ride organizer Jeff Loomis started us off with some invaluable advice – if you don’t want to get lost on the Interurban Trail, follow someone local. 1,932 more words