Saturday, 7 SOB Riders braved the howling 15-20 MPH winds for a “Before the Storm Ride” around Las Campanas. We departed El Camino Academy and caught a stiff tailwind up the 599 Frontage Road, meeting Bob and Bud who got an early jump on the start time from Bob’s House. We headed up to the “mailboxes” then completed the Las Dos climb and the lollipop before battling the wind back to the “mailboxes” for a regroup. Here’s a picture of some of us on Las Dos (Joe behind the lens).
The sun was disappearing, the wind was stiffening, and the storm clouds were forming in the West as we headed home via the Las Campanas outer loop and Caja del Rio. We celebrated our “Ride Before the Storm” at the 2nd Street Brewery (Rufina) – we logged 29+ miles and 1700+ ft of climbing… just another day in the saddle!!
ALL IN ALL… IT WAS JUST ANOTHER AWESOME SOB RIDE AND ADVENTURE!!