Ride Report: Sierra Madre – San Gabriel Canyon Rd – Cogswell Gate

41.1 miles, 2:33 moving time, 2,287 ft elevation, 80 suffer score, 163 W ave power, 1,391 kJ work, 17 trophies

Sunny warm morning to ride to Cogswell Dam. The Club met at Starbucks in Sierra Madre.

Friend, Derek, Joe, Brent, Rob, GT, Steve, Gregg, Peter, Dave, Amy, Haroon, Kirk, Kin, and me.

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We rode over to Encanto Park in Duarte and picked up a few more. Luis, MikeK, MikeW, Michel.

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We passed East Fork and the bridge.

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We regrouped at West Fork. The Cogswell Dam path. I had a family party to go to. So, flipped it. The rest of the crew went along the tree-shaded path to the top of the dam.

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GT and Brent’s first time up the ‘noticeable’ incline before the top of the dam.

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.San Gabriel Dam on the way home.

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I’m still getting used to my powertap G3 and looking at the data.

Thanks to Luis and Haroon for sharing their pics online.

Video Clip: Start from Sierra Madre

Video Clip: Bike Trail San Gabriel River Trail.

I’m starting to get the hang of my GoPro Hero3.

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