Hollywood Hills – Griffith Park Observatory – Los Angeles River Trail

46.3 miles, 2,881 elevation, 3:28:04 moving time, 53 strava trophies.

As I rode from home in SoPas to meet my friends, the sun rose over the old 110 hwy. IMG_9862

I met my friends at Jones Coffee in Pasadena. Allen, Amy.

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Peter, Jonathan, Mike, Lynda, Elizabeth, Luis, Neil, Gail, Allen, Richard.

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There has a been a heatwave in SoCal forever. It was steaming hot to start and just hotter.

We rode west Pasadena, passing the Norton Simon Museum, which has Rodin’s Thinker on the front lawn.

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Eagle Rock – Glendale. Palm trees and blue skies. How cliche.

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Riding up the back side of Griffith Park to the Observatory. Down the Hollywood Hills side, just below the famous sign.

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We rode along the Los Angeles River Trail. The trees in the river are getting pretty big. There’s actually birds in the water now.

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It was 101F by the time we got back to Eagle Rock. Bill got a flat close to his house. I was dog tired when I got home.

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