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Tour of Lake Tahoe - Stage 4: Ride around Lake Tahoe

The marquis ride of every spring break in Lake Tahoe is the “Ride Around the Lake”, and I looked forward to it even more this year after just having my… 1,329 more words

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Tour of Lake Tahoe - Stage 3: Echo Summit via Old Meyer Grade

I’d gotten in close to 100 miles in the first two days of riding, and I had a hard ride planned for tomorrow—the classic ride around Lake Tahoe. 615 more words

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Tour of Lake Tahoe - Stage 2: Luther Pass & Kingsbury Grade

Wow, what a day! Temps again were in the mid 60s in South Lake Tahoe, a bit colder at higher elevations, and warmer down in the valley. 666 more words

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Tour of Lake Tahoe - Stage 1: South Lake Tahoe to Spooner Summit & Sand Harbor

We returned to Lake Tahoe for Spring Break this year—as we have done for the past eight years. Unlike past years, however, conditions were not good for skiing—California is now in its fourth year of an extended drought, and the snow pack in the mountains is down to 12% (12%!!!) of normal. 654 more words

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Too dark to ride… oh wait!

I totally figured I wouldn’t be able to ride today due to an all-day seminar, but I got out at 4 pm, felt the mild temps (mid-40s), looked at the sun still hovering tantalizingly high in the sky, and decided if I raced back to the office and changed I could be on the bike with enough daylight left. 343 more words


Was on a ride today and someone said "you used to have a blog"

It got me thinking… I haven’t written in this blog for over 20 months! I can write every excuse in the book down and they are all true but the truth is I just haven’t done it. 187 more words


Fundamentals, not Virtuosity

We were closing up the shop by sitting at sitting at the small table and finishing our beers before taking out the trash when a family rode up to the door. 454 more words