Me and JB this morning.
Diablo Challenge is tomorrow so maybe there won't be as many riders as usual? Maybe a few.
Army Al made the newspaper yesterday - there was an article about how they ought to listen to him about safety measures; and about how the right folks were starting to pay attention... this new CalTrans sign also showed up.
This guy did a cool single-speed conversion to his Cannondale - but he left the double chainring and front derailleur on to make it a two-speed, and left the rear derailleur on for a chain tensioner... so I guess he was afraid to commit. Anyway, he was fast.
Always fun to see tandems on The Mountain.
Sweeping the rocks for tomorrow's big ride.
OK here's something I have NEVER seen before - water bottles mounted to the fork. Looks like he has a nice gravel-grinder kind of bike and filled up the main triangle with some kind of gear bag - and I guess he just doesn't like CamelBaks
|Stop. Reduce heart rate. Ingest HammerGel. GO|
Lots of very safe and polite and patient drivers on The Mountain today.