This past weekend, many folks associated with Cycle Folsom ventured over to Sonoma County to ride in Levi Leipheimer’s back yard, his second annual King Ridge Gran Fondo. The measly 103 mile course only boasted about 9,000 feet of climbing with some pitches hitting 18%. Sounds like something right up Cycle Folsom’s alley. The weather…

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The Peloton had a super ride out to Auburn on Saturday. We started out with an unbelievably crisp morning (in July??!) and lucked out with stunning weather throughout our jaunt through the hills. Fitness was not an issue with this pack as we averaged a tad under 20 mph over most of the terrain but…

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Ride Stats from my Garmin: 69.7 miles in 5 hours ride time. 7,783 feet of climbing (We cut out Folsom Crossing Bridge, started the ride with Steve Ward’s group up to Salmon Falls Road) Avg speed (15.3) This morning was a little brisk on my warmup ride from home to the meetup. At the start…

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[Posted by Stan Schultz: I’ve taken the liberty to post a recent e-mail sent to me and many others in our group by Ryan Bankerd after he finished the Cycling stage of the Eppie’s Great Race. Note to Team Revolutions, nothing but respect for you folks. We all need motivation during competition.] When we all run in…

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“No regular Weekend Rides scheduled by Cycle Folsom leaders” didn’t equate to lying in a hammock sipping lemonade this past weekend. Between South Tahoe and the Bay Area, members of Cycle Folsom duly canvassed a big slice of Northern California sporting spiffy new kits designed by our own Stan Schultz. While part of the group…

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It was a beautiful morning Saturday as we began our ride out to William B. Pond Park and back. There were 8 of us at the ride start, with capabilities ranging from the oh-so-quick Oz and Gary, to Peloton newcomer Graham. Graham has been riding in our 11am Beginner rides, in addition to doing several…

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This weekend’s ride was intended to give a welcome break to Peloton ride leaders who completed a few major goal rides over the past couple of weeks, and to inspire new comers and re-entry riders to come out and give Cycle Folsom a try. The destination was William B. Pond Park, approximately 30 miles round trip.…

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[Posted by Stan Schultz] Phil, Jeff, Kevin, Joel, and Stan met up at Karen’s for a ride down to Sacramento to see the Stage 1 finish of the Tour of California. Don and Kim of Team Juice Plus also joined us. The pace was comfortable out to Nimbus Dam, where we picked up Cesar and Jeff. As…

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Well, that’s a tough question to answer when the 6th grader you’re up against is Connor Ellison. On May 8th a small but merry band of Cycle Folsom contingents joined other area cyclists in a fundraiser for a local young man with a passion for bicycles. I hate to say it but being chased by…

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Finally got around to adding my post, better late than never I guess The weather for this ride was almost perfect, especially when you consider that last year I’m told everyone had to ride in steady rain and wind! I had a couple of goals for this ride, one was to improve on last weeks…

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