Besides injury and family death, the summer had been real cold. Baseball season has been interesting.
Orioles wear their Pumpkincycle throwback uniforms (AP) SUMMERTIME driving from East to Central County for a Diablo cyclist ride. Fog hanging over the usually sunny Central County whereas it looks like the San Francisco sunset district in the morning.
Ward would make all the flat breaks with Dr. Dave, and Christine and Cisco Dave hammered Calaveras both ways--with Christine almost penalized 15 yards for excessive celebrating after she Thor'd (celebrate after being only person to sprint) the County Line sign.
Meanwhile the we'd have a tailwind for 500 feet, a sudden cross wind for 1000 feet, and then a block headwind (repeat, repeat, repeat)
Jack gets a flat on rustic Highland-Collier Canyon run in--Ward and Steve offer technical assistance. Luckily one spot it was sunny and sheltered from the wind. A windswept, flat ride to Sunol, the bonus mile group continued onto Calaveras.
Last week Christine got a flat on an aero rim, and only had a tube with a short stem that couldn't be pumped up. She proclaimed that "she likes guys with long stems."
Christine didn't take a position on "guys cycling with bluetooths." Ward liked this so much he grabbed the camera and took a series of em'. (Ward-o-photo)