• 09-03-2008
    Fillet-brazed
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mtbikermom
    Looks cool even for a road bike pic.


    the tour of Italy. I think it's pretty cool to see them in the dirt. I wish the Tour would have some dirt climbs like the Giro. It kinda hearkens back to the olden days of the grand tours.

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y10..._Simoni_01.jpg

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2416/...8310e2.jpg?v=0
  • 09-03-2008
    Mike E
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    30 psi is good.

    For rolling resistance, very high pressures only work if the surface is very smooth. If the surface has is rough and has a lot of embedded rocks, a hard tire will get bounced back causing increased rolling resistance. A tire needs to supple and compliant and conform to the rocks to have good rolling resistance on rough surfaces.

    I used to ride with 60 psi to go fast. Now I ride.... 22 psi most of the time (tubeless). More control and more traction too.

    As far as traction is concerned, yes that's an issue on this climb too. Less is more.

    fc

    Thanks for the advice. I gave 45 psi a try on the Virl O Norton ("Mockingbird Wall") trail in Quicksilver yesterday and found that I spent so much effort fighting to either keep traction on the rear wheel or keep my front tire down that it slowed me down quite a bit. I'l stick with 30 on Saturday
  • 09-04-2008
    fc
    Can we get a potluck barbecue going? It will be in a nice park on Shannon road in Los Gatos.

    Who can make it? Who can bring food. Please respond today otherwise we can't have our little partay!

    fc
  • 09-04-2008
    Stalk
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    Can we get a potluck barbecue going? It will be in a nice park on Shannon road in Los Gatos.

    Who can make it? Who can bring food. Please respond today otherwise we can't have our little partay!

    fc

    Planning to make it, still cant decide plastic vs. metal.

    BTW, you may get more rsponses if you will post on the last page ;)
    Speaking of which, would be cool to have option to jump to the last page right from the main forum page.
  • 09-04-2008
    fc
    1 Attachment(s)
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Stalk
    BTW, you may get more rsponses if you will post on the last page ;)
    Speaking of which, would be cool to have option to jump to the last page right from the main forum page.


    Ahh, I never knew that since I'm using linear mode viewing. The latest post is always the last post.

    I'll repost and fix.

    To get on the last page from the main page click on the arrow beside the last poster's name. See photo

    fc
  • 09-04-2008
    fc
    repost urgent!!

    Can we get a potluck barbecue going? It will be in a nice park on Shannon road in Los Gatos.

    Who can make it? Who can bring food. Please respond today otherwise we can't have our little partay!


    fc
  • 09-04-2008
    mtbikermom
    Considering my cooking skills
    and the fact that son #2 (he cooks) will be in Portland...I'll buy one of those fruit tart/cakes from Whole Foods.

    :thumbsup:

    Kathleen
  • 09-04-2008
    pimpbot
    Fooey!
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mtbikermom
    and the fact that son #2 (he cooks) will be in Portland...I'll buy one of those fruit tart/cakes from Whole Foods.

    :thumbsup:

    Kathleen

    I've been lurking this post for a bit, and thought I might actually be able to join y'all.

    GUess its not in the cards :(

    Some other kid's birthday party I'll chase my kid around. Could be fun. I get to play silly kid tricks with my kid

    I go...

    boom boom bap! boom boom bap!

    then my kid goes....

    wee will weee will rockey-ko!

    We can do that for hours.
  • 09-04-2008
    ElastiGirl
    I'll skip the ride up the hill, with lot of sadness (yeah right), but Marco will be doing it for the family good name (go daddy go)!
    The girls and I will be waiting for the post ride party (yayyy!).
    How about Tiramisu' (in english is 'pick me up' and I think is appropriate for the ride you will be doing!) ...? or some other dessert
    Is it the same park as last year? it was a very nice place!
  • 09-05-2008
    fc
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    repost urgent!!

    Can we get a potluck barbecue going? It will be in a nice park on Shannon road in Los Gatos
    Who can make it? Who can bring food. Please respond today otherwise we can't have our little partay!


    fc

    Damn, not enough interest. We'll have to cancel the barbecue. It's hott anyway.

    fc
  • 09-05-2008
    Zen_Turtle
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    Damn, not enough interest. We'll have to cancel the barbecue. It's hott anyway.

    fc

    BUMMER!



    this used to be a nice forum....
  • 09-05-2008
    MSH
    Good luck everyone! I'm starting massive detox from my brutal week of Sales Meeting alcoholism, so I'm out.

    jeffh - you going to bust the sub-40 barrier? Good luck man!

    MSH
  • 09-05-2008
    mellowyellowCJ7
    Hey all,
    I'm new here on the board, but I live close to the trailhead and I've ridden the trail the last two weekends, so why not make it three in a row. See you in the morning.:thumbsup:
    I'm no ringer by the way, I'll be in the slow group. :D
  • 09-05-2008
    jonala
    When should the timing volunteers show up at the trail head?
  • 09-05-2008
    JustJeff
    8:15 at the trailhead - since you're getting there early, you'll get one of the limited parking spots...

    http://forums.mtbr.com/california-norcal/need-some-timing-help-kennedy-sat-sept-6-a-449103.html
  • 09-05-2008
    fc
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by jonala
    When should the timing volunteers show up at the trail head?

    Awesome, post on the other thread. Justjeff is our leader.

    fc
  • 09-05-2008
    Biking Brazilian
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    Damn, not enough interest. We'll have to cancel the barbecue. It's hott anyway.

    fc

    We can always head downtown, grab some burgers at Main Street, then takeover Plaza Park. We can even clean our bikes/bodies in the fountains there!
  • 09-05-2008
    rox
    where do you guys park and what route do you ride to get to the trailhead?
  • 09-05-2008
    JustJeff
    I'd suggest parking near this spot - there's parking along the side of Kennedy or any of the side streets.

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...=UTF8&t=h&z=17

    Then its a 15-20 minute ride up Kennedy to the trailhead (10 if you're fast and pushing it). That will make a good warm-up before the actual hillclimb.

    Please plan on getting there ~10 minutes before your wave. We're going to try and start them at these times on the nose - any stragglers will just have to wait...
    9:00 - "slower" riders 45-60+ minute expected climb times
    9:15 - "standard" riders - 30-45 minutes expected climb times
    9:30 - "King" riders: 30 minute or lower ride times

    If you're not a "King" rider, and show up at 9:14, we'll probably have you start just after the contenders, so you won't get in the way of the mass start.
  • 09-05-2008
    BigLarry
    I'm in!
    I'll ride - just so nobody has to worry about being last.

    I'll be slow enough it's hard to say if I'm a spectator or participant.

    I'll probably start at 8:30 so I can be at the top when the kings roll in.
  • 09-05-2008
    fc
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by BigLarry
    I'll ride - just so nobody has to worry about being last.

    I'll be slow enough it's hard to say if I'm a spectator or participant.

    I'll probably start at 8:30 so I can be at the top when the kings roll in.

    Nice! We know you like Kennedy in the heat. See you there!!

    fc
  • 09-05-2008
    fc
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Biking Brazilian
    We can always head downtown, grab some burgers at Main Street, then takeover Plaza Park. We can even clean our bikes/bodies in the fountains there!


    This is a great idea!! I'm in.

    fc
  • 09-05-2008
    fc
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by pimpbot
    I've been lurking this post for a bit, and thought I might actually be able to join y'all.

    GUess its not in the cards :(

    Some other kid's birthday party I'll chase my kid around. Could be fun. I get to play silly kid tricks with my kid


    Weak.

    Quote:

    Originally Posted by MSH
    Good luck everyone! I'm starting massive detox from my brutal week of Sales Meeting alcoholism, so I'm out.

    jeffh - you going to bust the sub-40 barrier? Good luck man!

    MSH

    Weaaaaak


    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mellowyellowCJ7
    Hey all,
    I'm new here on the board, but I live close to the trailhead and I've ridden the trail the last two weekends, so why not make it three in a row. See you in the morning.:thumbsup:
    I'm no ringer by the way, I'll be in the slow group. :D

    Awesome. We shall see you there!
    :D
  • 09-05-2008
    MSH
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    ....Weaaaaak....

    Don't count me out yet. :)

    I'm rethinking and just might say f it even though I won't be in top form. Need to go sweat out some of this toxic nastiness right now on the ol insiderides (it's over 100 here in Dublin/Pleasanton so I'm wussing out on going outside).

    MSH
  • 09-05-2008
    rho
    I'm out.
    Work and all that.

    :(
  • 09-05-2008
    Zen_Turtle
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by rho
    I'm out.
    Work and all that.

    :(

    OOOH C'MON TJ!
    It's less than 45mins up, 15min down and you'll be back to your business by 10.
    Give it a go, it's Sat, work can wait... :rolleyes: :D
  • 09-05-2008
    Rumpfy
    Just finished my new toy. Probably not the best time for a shake down ride, but whatever. :p
  • 09-05-2008
    Aussie Bob
    2 Attachment(s)
    Too Hot !
    You guys are crazy, Im riding UCSC with my team , new wheel set for the Fat Possum !
  • 09-05-2008
    pmarshall
    I'm out!
    You might be asking, "Jeez Paul(who the hell is this guy), something big must have come up huh?" My answer to that question is this: Nope, I am just a big *****. I will wait to be amazed at the times you guys are putting up and then get mad at myself because I could have claimed 65th place! Good luck everyone and remember that if you start to feel like absolute poo poo, you might be overheating. Be careful and realize that if tomorrow is not your day to set a PR, there are other days.
  • 09-05-2008
    wddung
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Biking Brazilian
    We can always head downtown, grab some burgers at Main Street, then takeover Plaza Park. We can even clean our bikes/bodies in the fountains there!

    +1 Main Street burgers

    See y'all for 9:00am start. Haven't timed myself recently but I'm shooting for 55-60 incl a stop at the resting tree.
  • 09-05-2008
    mazspeed
    I can 't make it either, I had a last minute job that I have to do :(
    Ill be there next time.
  • 09-06-2008
    mtbhead
    Haha - "go harder for faster" And how many Nomad frames have you broken exactly? Fkn downhillers... :crazy: 55psi... Ok, with Menso out (sorry Menso), my money's on Beavers. Wish I could join you guys tomorrow (I'd be in the 40's crowd - years and minutes), have a blast and try dem sweet potato fries at Main Street if you haven't yet - damn those are good.

    Quote:

    Originally Posted by beaverbiker
    i run about 55 psi front and rear riding up kennedy. go harder for faster, you don't have to worry about traction very much if you're moving quickly.

  • 09-06-2008
    hollister
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Just finished my new toy. Probably not the best time for a shake down ride, but whatever. :p

    pics needed.
  • 09-06-2008
    ClarkF
    King of Kennedy Pics
    My wife rode up ahead of the first group and snapped shots from the hill leading to the false summit. She tried to get a shot or two of everyone, and apologizes (profusely) if she missed you or if your photo turned out a bit fuzzy.

    Thanks a ton to Francis for setting this up, and to the timing volunteers at the start and the finish. That was a blast! (Although, it feels like I had a little campfire in the back of my throat from sucking down and exhaling that hot air.) We missed you out there, Menso!

    http://picasaweb.google.com/clarkfoy/2008KingOfKennedy#

    Clark
  • 09-06-2008
    JustJeff
    OK - here's the results - quite a turnout!

    Please excuse any typos in your names - there's bound to be a few between what was heard, written down and then transcribed here...

    You can also review the raw data at this link. Let me know if you notice any mistakes, and I'll correct them (and repost here if needed):

    http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?k...bxYuayIA&hl=en

    Final Time Place Name
    0:30:20 1 Clark Foy
    0:31:44 2 Chuck
    0:31:59 3 Don Myrah
    0:32:19 4 Cesar Chavez
    0:32:45 5 Fillet Brazed
    0:33:44 6 Mitt Stewart
    0:34:27 7 Craig Sanders
    0:35:05 8 Alex Wild
    0:35:16 9 Krishna
    0:35:30 10 Kirk (Foggy)
    0:36:10 11 Francois
    0:36:37 12 Chris
    0:37:02 13 Tick
    0:37:33 14 Tim Cannard
    0:37:51 15 Mike
    0:39:16 16 Roger Allen
    0:39:51 17 Alex
    0:41:14 18 Steve W
    0:41:30 19 Jim A
    0:41:50 20 Zen Turtle
    0:42:10 21 MSH
    0:43:27 22 Bogdan
    0:44:00 23 Mark
    0:44:25 24 Victor
    0:44:26 25 Rumpfy
    0:44:55 26 Chris
    0:45:01 27 Anthony
    0:45:24 28 Bryan
    0:45:44 29 Charlie
    0:45:47 30 Pete
    0:46:00 31 Greg Butler
    0:46:21 32 Roy
    0:47:02 33 Brian
    0:47:40 34 Harry
    0:48:43 35 Daryl
    0:48:43 36 Aaron
    0:49:48 37 Doug
    0:51:32 38 Gary
    0:52:52 39 Amiel
    0:53:56 40 Kathleen
    0:54:57 41 Mike
    0:55:11 42 Mark
    0:57:25 43 Ed
    0:57:27 44 Michelle
    0:57:37 45 Ali
    1:02:51 46 Chris Huter
    1:10:34 47 Terry
    1:19:45 48 Patrick
    1:29:45 49 Han
  • 09-06-2008
    Rumpfy
    Wow, that was quick.
    Clark, thank your wife for the pics.
    Jeff, thanks for putting up the times so quickly.

    Fun day. That heat kept the Kings from breaking into the 20's!

    Also fantastic to have Myrah come out again.

    And I gotta say, the Rangers that came out today were super cool. Nice as can be. :)
  • 09-06-2008
    MSH
    Definitely a hot one today. As I suspected my week of alcoholic debauchery hurt me, so didn't hit my goal of cracking the 40 min barrier. Could only muster a tad over 42. Oh well...next yr, next yr!

    Thanks Francis for setting this up. Thanks as well to JustJeff & Pisket (sorry if I missed anyone else here) for running the clocks.

    MSH
  • 09-06-2008
    Fast Eddy
    1 Attachment(s)
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by ClarkF
    My wife rode up ahead of the first group and snapped shots from the hill leading to the false summit.

    Well touché.
  • 09-06-2008
    Fast Eddy
    3 Attachment(s)
    This is all the pics I got. I grabbed a memory card that was full of mp3s. Francis got group 2 on his camera.

    1. Whole Group
    2. Group 1
    3. Group 3
  • 09-06-2008
    rho
    I have to agree with the strat of running a higher psi and just plowing through everything.

    sit and mash awaaayyyyy!

    I wish I could have been out there... Had a nice ride out to work and back at least.
  • 09-06-2008
    Zen_Turtle
    It was painful and fun at the same time :skep:
    Beat my goal by over 2 mins and my last year PR by 6'20", now I'm happy :thumbsup:


    I snapped a few pics from my iPhone at the finish line (I got about 30 finishers or so):
    Sorry, some are really dark...
    http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/o...ennedy%202008/
    here a few I like:

    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0114.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0114.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0115.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0115.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    Rumpfy is tired...
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0122.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0122.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    The Kings
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0128.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0128.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    Daryl
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0093.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0093.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    The Time Master!
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0094.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0094.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0100.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0100.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0110.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0110.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    Alex
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0102.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0102.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
    Innocent bystander?
    <a href="http://s368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/?action=view&current=IMG_0113.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i368.photobucket.com/albums/oo122/Zen_Turtle/Kings%20of%20Kennedy%202008/IMG_0113.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
  • 09-06-2008
    zorg
    That's a lot of lycra... :)
  • 09-06-2008
    wddung
    Ah good times. New PR 48:43. Glad to see so many folks show up to throw down or just get out and ride. I met some new faces, familiar faces, and saw plenty of agonizing faces. For the record, Zen_Turtle is one f a s t turtle. You must have been quietly training at Integrate Performance Fitness, am I right?
  • 09-06-2008
    sirkrameroy
    That sucked! Well, it was kinda fun, in a hot, dry, tired, painful sort of way. ;)

    Thanks to Marco and Clark's wife for the great photos. Captures the pain really well. :thumbsup: Also thanks to Jeff and Ali for timing, and Francis for getting it rolling this year. And congrats to everyone who broke a PR or just gave it their all.
  • 09-06-2008
    mtbikermom
    Suffering together always make it better!
    I haven't ever timed myself on Kennedy before so I guess this is my personal record.

    Thanks Daryl for going back to look for Patrick. He was beat but it was evident once he got there he was really happy about it. He also enjoyed hanging out in town with everyone (originally he was going to head directly home). He was happy with his time considering he could have done it in half that last year! Now he can work towards Thanksgiving.
    :thumbsup:

    Thanks to the timer (Pisket?) for waiting for Patrick. I was about to head down until he said he was waiting to give him a time. Next time we will make a better effort to make the 9am start time! I'll probably have to wake him at 6am.
    ;)

    Very painful but fun but I wish Francios had said this was a boys ride.
    :D

    Kat

    and the new bike was awesome up and down!
  • 09-06-2008
    kpd
    That was miserable! As soon as we started it felt like my brain was in an oven.

    Congratulations to everyone. That was my first time up Kennedy, and it is quite a climb. Many thanks to the picture takers (nice shots, wife-of-Clark), timers, and our fearless organizer.

    OK, so when are we going do it again?
  • 09-06-2008
    fc
    That's hot.

    It's awesome we pulled this off. In a summer where everyone's so busy with other stuff, many, many folks found the drive and the passion to do the climb. We knew it was going to be steep and we knew it was going to be hot. We suffered together and had a great experience.

    The 'lack of' organization was impeccable! I don't like to organize and I usually want everyone to take care of themselves. Well it looks like my key crew Thomas was injured and out and JeffH & Carmen were out in Portland. Luckily, Justjeff was ready for my call and just needed a couple of volunteers. Ali, Jonala and Fast Eddy came in support and the logistics were done. The timing was ultra-smooth and there were no protests to the Olympic committee this year.

    As you can see from the photos, a ton of riders showed up. Everyone suffered through that climb but it's a climb we'll remember for the season. The conditions were so tough that folks were typically 2 minutes off their pace last year.

    We had a great picnic too after the event. Sorry I broke a lot of the pint glasses. I blame heatstroke!

    The rangers Tom and Anthony came out. They were not happy about this 'event' and they asked that we get a permit next time. But that being said, they were very friendly and they asked we not speed on the way down.

    50 people participated plus maybe 5 support crew that pedaled up. It was a good day.

    So here's my photos. The complete set is here:
    http://picasaweb.google.com/fcebedo/...nedy#slideshow


    Our officials are here: Justjeff, Ali, Jonala
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    This is Mark aka msh who came despite the odds
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    Fast Eddy came out to meet old friends and help out
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    This is TimmyC representin for Buycell.com he was proud of his new uber project gti
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    The crowd gathers. That's 'tick' in the middle
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    This is Darryl from Passion Trail bikes with his brand new pimp daddy bike. The chainstay on both sides is super wrapped because... because he's Darryl
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    This is Chris Soukup remembering his mtb roots
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    We saw the Cupertino Bike Shop ride with my buddy Steve
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    This is the 9am group
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    Ali was awesome as the master of ceromonies! Ali was rear-ended in the car a couple of weeks ago and is a bit injured.
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    Ex-Olympian Don Myrah thought he missed his start time. Nope, he's good. He broke his record from last year too.
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    (cont...)
  • 09-06-2008
    fc
    This is the 9:15 group with Alex aka 'sirkrameroy' leading the charge
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    We have a couple young hammers from Los Gatos high
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    Tick is realizing what he's in for.
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    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/eqy78PDtXJfK26Sdx8o9Qg"><img src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/fcebedo/SMLu9-xphKI/AAAAAAAAOzM/pcSZkUBkhS4/s800/IMG_8560.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/fcebedo/952008Kennedy">9-5-2008 kennedy</a></td></tr></table>

    That's Rumpfy in the mtbr jersey ready to pounce
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    Another look at Rumpfy's bike
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    The suffer ring begins
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    Tourists
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    Kathleen and Chris
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    Patrick is ready to set a personal record for something
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    Don and Dave
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    TimmyC and Kirk aka Foggygoggles
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    Rangers!!
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  • 09-06-2008
    d-bug
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Zen_Turtle
    Daryl
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    Quote:

    Originally Posted by francois
    That's hot.
    This is Darryl from Passion Trail bikes with his brand new pimp daddy bike. The chainstay on both sides is super wrapped because... because he's Darryl
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    Nice bike dude!!!! :D
  • 09-06-2008
    fc
    It's greasy burger time
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    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/9T5X58kugTxpQyBuIWS48g"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/fcebedo/SMLvRj6Z5SI/AAAAAAAAO04/31DTUHPRkS4/s800/IMG_8575.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/fcebedo/952008Kennedy">9-5-2008 kennedy</a></td></tr></table>

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    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/18dBscbkoggGA-etCXFP0g"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/fcebedo/SMLvUWFV1hI/AAAAAAAAO1I/2AyF4pgymzY/s800/IMG_8577.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/fcebedo/952008Kennedy">9-5-2008 kennedy</a></td></tr></table>

    <table style="width:auto;"><tr><td><a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/pg5GFbRaSTosV-5gv3xlYQ"><img src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/fcebedo/SMLvVqGvvKI/AAAAAAAAO1U/3gNDwNyi2Uk/s800/IMG_8578.jpg" /></a></td></tr><tr><td style="font-family:arial,sans-serif; font-size:11px; text-align:right">From <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/fcebedo/952008Kennedy">9-5-2008 kennedy</a></td></tr></table>

    This is Craig who climbed up in a singlespeed with a sub 35 minute time. Craig is famous for passing people on the Kennedy climb with his daughter Lilly on the wee-ride.
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    These are vintage fans Rumpfy and Fillet-Brazed. Their wives know them as Eric and Dave.
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    This is Patrick on the left and someone I recruited from last week's ride. (name?)
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    Justjeff and Anthony. Anthony's brakes were dragging... big time!!
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    Kathleen aka mtbikermom has a new bike
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