My knowledge of the many challenging cycling routes of the Peninsula continues to expand. Considering that Alto Velo seems rather lax in posting their ride routes ahead of time, the Saturday morning “B” ride definitely hands me a surprise as far as where we’re headed for the day.
Last weekend’s particular climb out of Cupertino was a first for me. Stevens Canyon Road, Mt. Eden Road, Hwy 9 all the way up to Skyline Blvd: Altogether this was a hell of a lot of uphill pedaling, but of course I survived it well intact! I won’t complain, as this kind of extended physical exertion is exactly what I need these days. In fact, this route is worth a repeat performance, if not several!
Needless to say, I’m happy to have been introduced to another great cycling climb in the Bay Area, especially on a day of such ideal weather conditions. Perhaps you’ll join me next time. As far as getting dropped by the main group, well… we’ll just let that go, for now.