Archive for March, 2014

Putah Creek

Randonneur Ride Report: Cobb Mtn. 300k

The Davis Bike Club’s 300k was my inaugural ride with this group — and my longest ride for this year’s training season to date. I’d been riding a ton of 200k brevets and permanents in preparation for the longer events looming before me on the calendar. With all of those miles in my legs, I felt ready to tackle this 186-mile out-and-back ride which starts in Davis and heads northwest to Cobb Mountain, the turnaround point.
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Malech Road

Randonneur Ride Report: South Bay Sashay 215k


Leave it to me to pick a hot and windy Saturday to ride 215 kilometers in the South Bay! Starting in Fremont, we rode down to Gilroy, looped around the other side of the bay for a control in Woodside, then crossed the Dumbarton Bridge back to where we began. I managed to convince TBO to ride with me again — mostly because he’s excited about his brand-spanking new Breadwinner “Arbor Lodge” porteur bike and was keen to put some miles on it.
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