Cloudy skies at the ride start hinted at the chance of rain tomorrow, but for today they just added a bit of interest to the skyscape. And they probably helped keep things just a little bit cooler than expected for our group of 13 riders. It did get toasty on the big climb up to Valley Center, but the clouds, shady oaks, and breezes on most of the ride kept us from overheating.
Just to be sure we were not going to have heat-stroke, the day's cafe stop was at EscoGelato. Plenty of flavors to choose from, air-conditioned inside, lots of seating, and an ice water pitcher: perfect for summer bike rides.
Thanks to Susan and Joe for supplying extra pix for the slideshow!
Next week we return to... Cougar Pass Date: Tuesday July 16, 2013 Time: 9:00am Up to Hidden Meadows on Cougar Pass Road and returning through Jesmond Dene.