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I smiled early Sunday morning when I awoke to cool fog extending into Lucas Valley. In the past I have succumbed to the heat of Rockhopper. I never withdrew from the race but I suffered significant cramps during the steep climbs toward the end. As I drove toward Vacaville the fog gradually dissipated and I began to feel the heat of summer sunshine.
I looked for a parking spot in the shade and noticed the Trek tent and a large number of ACME riders. I am glad we supported the local…Continue
Posted by Michael Koppe on June 6, 2016 at 10:34am
Posted by Bill Surges on June 6, 2016 at 9:15am
What a race! This year's Boggs race was not held at Bogg's Mountain as the area was decimated by fires last November, 2015, but instead was held at Camp Wente in Willits. I was skeptical about the new venue and course, but all doubts were quickly dismissed.
Camp Wente is a boy scout camp and has fun activities for non-racers and racers -a pristine lake, kayaking, archery, climbing wall, pump track and great camp sites w running water and showers. They even offer day camp for the…Continue
Posted by Jennifer Hibbitts on June 5, 2016 at 11:34pm
Posted by Greg Alsterlind on May 26, 2016 at 6:16pm
Posted by Greg Alsterlind on May 17, 2016 at 6:09pm
After seeing the aftermath of last week's severe crash in the A open group, the rest of the event suddenly seemed unimportant. Thankfully, I hear Nicolas is on the mend!
This week the A group was decidedly smaller which seems to be typical halfway through the Shorty series. The riders were no less slow and everyone bolted from the start as usual. Everyone except me that is. Let's just say I was distracted and the last rider to leave the start. I was able to get past Dave and later…Continue
Posted by Mark Ingwersen on May 12, 2016 at 11:54am