it's summer and sizzling here in the valley. the desert is too hot to go riding for wimpy PPs like me. l.a. has the coast and the mountains, they are our respites for cooler weather riding.
everyone was waiting when eric and i made it to the meeting spot (e.camino/gibraltar). we had 9 riders, then 10 after bob caught up.
treadless chatting with the big adv bike riders
doug, vic's bud, on a brand new 310
on a warm day, jon and i were waiting in the shade is a good thing
east camino has some good dirt on the east end, and we have to take the pavement to get there...damn, even the slab was good too.
up on the mountain in the morning, santa barbara is obscured by the heavy fog
really doesn't matter, nature is beatiful
our ride leader, vic aka intrepidrunner
biggie riding, just one of his very few appearance
he can make anyone with sinus problem miserable by following him. bald tire rules...
bad ass jimmy
eric asked me to post this for the harding bros