2001 Primavera Century Ride Report

Sunday, April 22, 2001 in Union City, California: I woke up at 5:45 on Sunday morning, drank some juice, suited up, and rode to the start at Logan High School in Union City, about 3 miles from my apartment in Fremont (Yay – a century I can bike to the start of!). After an uneventful…

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2001 Top Hat Classic

Saturday, April 28 2001, in Pleasanton, California: I arrived at the start at PeopleSoft Plaza in Pleasanton around 7:00’ish after a brief detour into a different PeopleSoft building (the security guard set me straight in short order), got registered at the team table, and waited for my riding companion Guy to show up, which he…

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2001 Chico Wildflower Century Ride Report

Sunday, April 29 in Chico, California: On Saturday after finishing the Top Hat Classic, I drove from Pleasanton to Auburn to meet my father Barry & sister Emily, then we drove to Chico, got registered, and set up camp at the fairgrounds. There was an interesting juxtaposition of country folk & cyclists with expensive steeds. At…

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2001 Solvang Half-Century Ride Report

Saturday, March 10 in Solvang, California: (This is a short report written waaaay after the fact…) This was my first organized ride of 2001, and I did it with my father, Barry, my sister, Emily, and my brother, Corey. I drove down and picked up my sister, Emily, at her place in San Luis Obispo,…

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