Paramit corporation hosted the staging area and registration. They love microwaves. or hot food.
The ride was really well supported with plentiful sugary home-baked rest stops. I ate a lot of m&ms and cookies that day. yum.
The ride was a little foggy in the morning, especially once you got up in the hills a bit:
and sometimes sunny
the fog was wonderful though:
there was an accident somewhere on the route where a car apparently hit a telephone pole, requiring that the road be closed while PG&E conduct repairs. we lost about 30 miles of our ride but we were able to make up 20 miles of it elsewhere on uvas rd.
Brook hooked me up with some flashy handlebar tape:
el toro brewing company was nearby, so beers were in order: