the point of divergence from regular bayway -- instead of turning right onto mariners point rd., veer left and continue on the bike path to Foster City
marius' fearsome pace beads the sweat
the sweeping left around foster city approacheth
yeah, who thought giving marius this was a good idea? damn you wickman!
nice bike path free of soccer moms and other hazards
approaching the 92 as marius drops into his aero position... hold on, gotta grab that wheel
check out the gang of feral cats - there were at least 10 - very weird
socolow displeased with repeated attacks
not as fast as a carbon tri-spoke, but better than nothing
nearing the 92 underpass - nice elimination of sucky intersections on this route
the chicane - very tight and entertaining
all bayfront, all bike path, nice!
socolow was bummed he brought the fixed gear on TT day
nearing the re-joining point with the standard route (baffin road connection)
back on the standard route
brett pontificates, brian is enthralled
that's the way we like it
bike path at left - foster city is right to be proud of their fine municipality
just south of the city
old bridge still there for most of span... was it a drawbridge in the middle?
accidental shot; note blistering 18mph pace
cesar chavez at dawn ain't bad
the heavens smile upon a bike commuter
non-googler participation shows our commitment to diversity
Grace probably did about 50 miles coming from Pac Heights
Amanda don't need no biking shoes
the 92 bridge
this "weather system" scared off many a rider
brian's usual getup at work
south sf II
marius crushes barrier
julian's 9000th flat
marius & osmond
BTN cyclocross section on a really muddy day... PC in yellow, Lucas in orange
at the millbrae meetup spot
altendorf w/ unholy alliance of kits
kinda pretty despite a million powerlines - exiting san mateo
that picture will cost you $1
iphones in motion take weird photos... the steelman in action
jay & murph debate politics
end of foster city path, entering Oracle-land, approaching Topher's Twin-Dolphin Twist
...proudly. alison looks on and is pleased.
jacob gets another flat... bad karma from his china-loving torch
92 bridge looms in distance
jacob trues up f-ed up wheel post wreck
alison looks on approvingly
lina, sarah, jim morrison, etc.
notice the fists
mile 20, san mateo head
steve & jim morrison
murph & cracked seven, andy, liam
BTN repose: bc rides the steelman
pedro the gaucho
low tide on the bayway
pedro vs. foster city
bert, osmond, yours truly... jacob loiters outside w/ ritchey
lagoon -> bayshore
from right, tom, trinh, alison(?), mary, ksenya, murph
trinh, arielle, dudes
dave helder, wickman, jim morrison, sarah
typical friday nrlb crowd
rollin' out... notice heather's sweet biking skirt (rare)
foster city approacheth
abandoned pre-92 bridge
typical sf2g commuter
yours truly awaits partycar crew on the grassy knoll (charleston/huff, 17:17)
determined lina approaches grassy knoll
lina excited about the partycar
tony and some other types... heather in braids
san mateo midpoint rest stop, mile ~20
pedro & dudes
red skies tonight, oh ohhhhh
trinh, linked-in sean, lina
trinh, the entertainer, & rider X
lina "glogg" martensson
gavin about to be attacked by trinh
EPA - Stefan investigates quality of new concrete, leaves his 'feedback'
"trendy google professionals help raise housing costs" - glad we help with something!
"the new land barons ride fixies" - god i hope so
a touch of roadrash on the record ride
stupid bike riders!
bite your lip Steve
julian attempts to pull this spinnaker north on the bayway, ouch
florentina and broiler party car it up
the swami on wheels! (in red)
heather finds new ways to meet hunky men
murph conquers the dirt just past Bridge to Nowhere (BTN)
Joe Gross route, alongside the ol' Bay Meadows horse racing track (now demolished)
scott has a funny-shaped face
a rare appearance by phillippe
an even rarer appearance by bc
primal wear lorenzo
bikes @ ritual
yuko, pre shoulder separation
caltrain vs. semi
Pets Rest pet cemetary - Colmaway - Mission St. - Colma - Bayway
The fearless leader takes up the rear
marius shifts gears old-school
...with Scott nipping on his heels
A pause to consider routes
After several hours of riding, six happy riders finally find some warm sun
Breakfast, or lunch, or whatever
8 speed to singlespeed
friday NRLB 11/7/2008, 20 riders
tunnel road, into the misty valley
stupid wreck caused by me waving to a passing rider and hitting a sharp ridge in the asphalt, duh. dislocated thumb too.
burlingame lagoon variation (aka 'game 'goon)
nice path along the 'game 'goon
awesome new variation around coyote point/shooting range - dirt!
cool vista point around coyote point
back on the usual path
leader Lider performs rare tight-quarters right-turn trackstand
serious andy, dreamy derrick, and the rest of the gang
yes it's 80s glasses day
nat & 411
nice midriff derrick... may says no paparazzi please
heather grins evil
Team Enterprise discusses strategy for riding in dense fog (Julian and Brian Kemler)
trinh & fort sport vivid colors
theo, mike, & drew chuckle it up
the blind leading the blind.. foggy foster city
shoumens in the mist...
see a bike path here? me neither.
too misty for spectacles... and nice age lines old man
marshes of foster city in the grey foggy twilight
sun shines on oracle though
finally getting some sun on twin dolphin
and we have an awesome day when it cleared up finally
oliver fixes a flat on bayshore, just a mile from G
shoumen shows excellent balance between virtue and vice
Sunrise by the hotels
eric's cool titanium redline cx bike, w/ sibex ti fork and paul moto-lite brakes
Scott goes for the full body workout; the tongue is an essential muscle
ìYou know, you can't just BUY this jersey. It's only available to OFFICIAL MOOTS OWNERS.î
The smoker's pose
Andrew Fort through beer goggles.
A rare smile from mr dark
skyline - you shall not pass
skyline - SCT - notice the deer
skyline - reservoir bridge
SCT is sunnnnny
heather asks self "wtf am I DOING here?" jim morrison, by contrast, completely in his element.
oh yeah, that is one delicious cake. eric stunned by mad baking skillz.
talk about two great tastes that taste great together... at 6:15am
no, this is not Ritual
irish coffee + guinness... redundant maybe, delicious yes!
a rare appearance by super-OG travis, who is credited with showing the joe gross route to ryan pc back in '05
ted's got it right - shots!
trinh usually has a happy face when bud is in his hand; space not looking lively yet
bike to work day, 2006 I think
matt (judd); and check out anton's wig! awesome.
cresting cortland always glorious
massive group at bayshore/alemany
so much for that gatorskin... you can see the silver powerbar wrapper holding it together
The sun was already beating upon us. Silhouettes of Dave, Matt, Trinh and Space.
Arm warmers and knee warmers. What is next?
wickman & eric pause dramatically in the midst of Middle East Way (MEW)
brett reflects on Cartesian philosophy on the MEW
xton on the MEW cyclocross section... dismounting advised
random picnic table in mid-bay
thank goodness there's no hunting allowed here
the end of the dirt @ 84 dumbarton bridge entrance
leader Lider approaches end of dirt path
bodi's java, home of delicious bagel sandwiches and coffee
lina relaxing al bundylike in the Relaxing Kids Play Area
apparently there's a problem with this out here
awesome bike riding roads
dewy glen & rustic barn flank bucolic meadow
palomares canyon rd. is among the best rides in the bay area
get the polka dots!
and to my right, a lush valley of verdure!
top of palomares hill... as megadeth once said, sweating bullletttssss! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRJ99wuV1ng
cruising the awesome palomares rd. descent, on one of the flatter sections
cool old railroad bridge at the 84 intersection (niles canyon rd.)
surprisingly modern-looking font
start of long riverside bike trail
islands in the stream... how could we be wrong
tourguide & cartographer Lider sagely comments on local features
brett does the wave while pulling
when the levee breaks, you'll have no place to go
titanium brethren @ the 84 bridge
end of the line, palo alto bay trail
BTWD 2009 - about 130 people converge upon 24/mission bart
massive group, by far our biggest ever
not everyone fit in the frame...
me running to be in the picture, woops
we completely take over mission st.
about to turn left onto cortland... dig the evel knievel helmet
tire replacement surgery - good thing SMO brian had a spare
lovely stroll thru the marshes of EPA
my sweetest jersey, with SMO brian behind
new bayway record! 1:57:18 @ 21.7mph avg. (35kph)
the new bayway record, as told by my computer
en route to east bay way
palomares canyon road is sweet
KOM points awarded here
faye & ammon at the rest stop
gotta get on the dumbarton here chiefs
palomares canyon, lovely
The 4 flats Bayway ride -- first flat of the day
The 4 flats Bayway ride -- second flat of the day
The 4 flats Bayway ride -- third and fourth flats of the day
Skyline - SF2G - weekend style
east bay way, or "the Roubay Way"
yeah, that's beardless xton trackstanding
matt is happy about all the flats to come
first of SEVEN flats suffered by the seven riders
trinh crashes, gets all dusty
this is where the barrier saying "DANGEROUS CONDITIONS" used to be, now it's gone
envious of the sunny area in the west bay
trinh battles guardrail by SFO, and it's a draw
ouch! NetApp Adam runs into an unfriendly steel pole, and it's buddy, the pavement
"I can't really think right now" - possible concussion, damn.
the steelman hangs out in the b41 micro kitchen area
new sf2g "one way" stickers mark the bayway route
the true beginning of the bay trail
may as well ride on the beach eh?
yes, this is the official bay trail... really
Bayway via San Bruno via tandem ;)
the fashionable duo
Crashed out Theo
Random sf2g people Faye and whatshisface.
Adam and his nemesis, the pole.
You were a great helmet and will be missed.
andy finds new ways to meet hunky men
I'm SMOKIN'! (steaming really)
jonathan thanks the lord that the As race is almost over (doyle park, cxsr series)
Everyone looks way too happy forr 630am
Xton shows off his color coordination
Best view of the bayway
Sara gets impatient and conteplates striking out on her own
Ted practicing his TT position
lucas hangs out in the bush of skyline
ted & jennifer look very serious
lee sports a timeless and classic look
two eminently practical cyclists engage in a moment of mirth; also, note the innovative masking tape-based ear warming system.
lee distributes his excellent homemade pastries
taking "classy" to a new level, this cyclist refills his stainless bottle with genuine San Pellegrino
@ bender's at last! phew!
kristine is always beaming loveliness and light upon bystanders
amanda plots her attack strategy, gillis looks suitably baffled
sc, debbie, zan, cookie monster, patrick, jean prepare to roll out
patrick pichette joins SF2G, is awarded ceremonial socks
judd leads out the procession of ~40 riders
help! a giant purple truck is after me!
yoyo and andy yuk it up
lebaron rocks his signature look
green boogers is all smiles per usual
patrick lords over the breakfast table like jesus
shoumen "the money" saha's post-ride ritual
shoumen "the money" saha and his post-ride recovery ciggy
amanda was hungry
hobe laughs it up like a fuzzball
jean survives the full bayway! hooray!
Crocker-Saddle Bayway, dirt starts here
unknown cyclist strikes dashing & dramatic pose
a philosophical Scott Crosby points meaningfully atop Mount San Bruno... what does it mean?
the Christina Maria - unfortunately no longer here, RIP.
I'm on a BOAT! (sort of)
this is pre-school for a sea captain's license
Judd's miraculous pink kit
Peter, Yoyo, Andy, Nathan, Brian, Steve, Brett, VT, yours truly behind the camera