Yeah, I'll be there with bells on if the weather's nice (always is since it's SoCal <grin>). I'll be riding from my house so it's a long day in the saddle for me.
Hope to see you there...
Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California United States of America http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)
Brian Baylis wrote:
> I'm giving it consideration. Cold weather will kill it for me. If
> it's warm enough I may plan to make it.
> I am however going to see if I can borrow someone else's legs (someone
> fit, obviously), like maybe Chuck Schmidt. Chuck, I don't see your
> name on the list. Any chance you won't be using your legs on that
> Brian Baylis
> La Mesa, CA
> Really short on mileage for my old walking sticks. 5000 feet of
> climbing translates to "major ouch" for me.
> -- "c. andrews" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The Southern California Baldy ride is still on:
> Saturday November 11 2006.
> Meet at 9:30am; depart 10am.
> Location: Pioneer Park in Azusa, corner of Sierra Madre and
> We ride up Glendora Mt. Road to Baldy Village, return via
> Baldy road with
> lunch in Claremont or thereabouts.
> Some have expressed reservations about doing the ride
> because they want to do the ride fast and not wait for
> anyone. That's fine. If you want to go ahead, finish the
> ride, have lunch and go home and not wait for anyone, I'm
> cool with that.
> For those who want to climb the hill more slowly, Carmen and
> I will be bringing up the rear in our tandem. We don't
> expect anyone to wait for us, as long as we all know where
> to meet for lunch, something that we'll arrange before we
> leave on Saturday.
> So, whether you're a fast rider or a slow one, this is a
> ride to do. Weather is forecast to be partly sunny and
> mild. Not too cold!
> Current riders:
> Charles and Carmen
> Chris Kostman
> Sterling Peters
> --anyone else??-- I know you're out there. You can do this
> ride, fast or slow. Trust me, this is a beautiful ride,
> and not that hard to do. Sure, it's a climb, but a slow,
> steady climb, and the views are out of this world. 5000
> feet of climbing in 22 miles..
> See you there!
> Charles Andrews