September 26, 2009
Ridin the Ridge
last time it rainy, this time it was hot,
11 bikes and total with picking up a few
along the way and losing one. After breakfast we headed out to the
mountains and a little cooler temps. Traffic was light and the sky
was clear. Beautiful views of the hills and valley along our route.
Our first stop was in Anza to meet with Stan and Rob and a short
left us at the time and headed back down into the heat. It got a
little warmer the lower we got. When we meet Lou at Dudley's it was
around 100 degrees. We all got something to drink and after about 40
minutes we loaded up for the ride to Sunrise Highway. It was much
cooler up there. Around 80 and very clear, you could see very far
down the Imperial valley. But as soon as we started toward the 8
freeway the temps climbed again. With quick stop in Campo for gas it
was just a short ride to Barrett Junction.
Looks like the heat kept people away
because Barrett Junction was pretty much empty. We all had our fill
for lunch and left around 3:00. The heat didn't seem to bad for me
after lunch, maybe because I need the break.
Thanks to all the braved the heat and we'll
see you hopefully on the next ride.
Thanks to Rob and Steph for the great
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