May 7th, 2010

– Ahh… what a beautiful morning! Earlier at Windy Hill OSP, I was able to get a view of most of the Bay Area to the East including San Fransisco. I couldn't help but imagine the hustle and bustle among those tall buildings in the SF Financial District on a typical Friday morning like this; …more…

May 1st, 2009

It all started from this MTBR thread: The Belmont Half Mountain Adventure, started by Krishna (kpd) in the beginning of April.  Adventure? I think Krishna is too mellow to call it, but it's in its essence a race (or at least a challenge), only based on honor system. …more…

October 6th, 2008

For the longest time, I thought my climbing technique sucked. For example, there were a few spots in Water Dog that Bryn, my lunch break riding partner, and I had named as our nemeses. And there were two that I had never been able to conquer: one of the Three Sisters and one at the top of the switchbacks …more…

August 27th, 2008

The season is ending soon (we'll be gone for two weeks), so I decided to write a report before it's too late. I've gotten so much (friendship, practice, lessons) from these rides that it's past due for me to show my appreciation in writing.
It was 89 degrees outside when I drove to the shop at 6pm. …more…

August 22nd, 2008

This was an announcement from PTB newsletter.
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What: Women's ride at Water Dog Lake Park in Belmont followed by dinner & drinks at Passion Trails Bicycles
Where: Passion Trails Bicycles, 415-C Old County Road, Belmont.
When: Roll out at 6 pm Friday, August 22
The Friday Female Fiesta …more…

May 16th, 2008

It was two months ago, I made my first ride to Water Dog and immediately fell in love with that little city park. I went back twice during lunch breaks by myself, but I felt a little lonely. Plus, both times I saw an old man, once with a big stick in his hands, on the trails. …more…

March 19th, 2008

Yesterday, I signed up for the Mountain Bike Recreational Ride (aka tour) at Sea Otter Classic 2008. From what I heard, Sea Otter is a big event in bicycling. Last year, we went to the Expo the last day. Along with all the vendor booths, there were some competitions such as free riding and BMX'ing …more…