Speaking of triples

First, the California Triple Crown. Then the Triple Bypass ride. And then, a triple whammy … My right shoulder injury has meant three of my favorite recreational activities are temporarily not possible: cycling, yoga (asanas), and playing the fiddle. I sure did a number on … Continue reading

California Triple Crown

Though hobbled at the moment, I’ve had a successful cycling year already, having completed my goal of finishing three double centuries in California (Hemet, Davis, and the Grand Tour) during the spring and early summer, and thus won the right … Continue reading

A grand time on the Grand Tour Double

The Grand Tour Double, Lowland Route, 2011 edition, put on by the L.A. Wheelman Club, touted as America’s oldest double century. The Lowland Route, pictured here, goes from Malibu, (starting right across from Pepperdine University), and makes its way along the Pacific … Continue reading

Davis Double 2011

Another double century under my belt, this time the Davis Double. With the exception of a sore back, all went well. While apparently in previous years the riders suffered mightily under stifling heat, this year, the weather was as good … Continue reading

Hemet Double 2011 Report

April 16, 2011 — A magical day on the Hemet Double Well, that was one fine ride I just completed: the Hemet Double Century in Hemet, CA. I had a magical day, feeling good the whole way. My legs seemed … Continue reading

Busy bike season on tap

Though I’d been toying with the idea the past few weeks, in a spur of the moment decision, I signed up for the Hemet Double Century, just two weekends away. Yeah, I know, a bit crazy. Going out on group … Continue reading

Death Valley at bat, Solvang on deck

In another bout of insanity, this week I signed up for the Solvang Double, scheduled for March 27th, just three weeks after the Death Valley Double this Saturday. If all goes well, by the end of the month I’ll have … Continue reading