105 Photos - Mar 12, 2012
Photo: Golden Gate Toll Plaza: SFR 300K (Russian River) sign in (David Hoag)Photo: Lois'  (RUSA #8) "BIll Bryant"Photo: Conspicuity Carnival at Toll Plaza CentralPhoto: Safety Inspection by Volunteer Director Richard McCaw (left of center). Tina Forsman (right).Photo: Photo: Mark Abrahams (center) with Start Volunteer Gintautis B. (Right)Photo: Jon Kaplan signs in. Welcome Jon!Photo: Photo: Manoucher Brahman at Safety Check-InPhoto: Lois is welcomed with San Francisco Randonneurs finest wool!Photo: Brevet veterans of the Fixarella Patrol (Jason Pierce, center, Ken Emerson, right)Photo: Look Honey, No Gears!Photo: Masayoshi doesn't fall for Ken's Fixie Philosophy (at least for today's brevet)Photo: Jason PiercePhoto: Clyde ButtPhoto: The Palmeris Team on their Calfee Carbon Tandem, with Willy Nevin (sans Stokerette)Photo: Toll Plaza: RBA Rob Hawks (left) leads the Oath of "I Will Not Do Anything Stupid"Photo: Sunrise at the Toll Plaza. Please wait for Rob!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Pre-sunrise view of South Tower, Golden Gate Bridge at the Toll PlazaPhoto: Streaming along Golden Gate's East platform, as the west side is closed for construction.Photo: Daybreak along Bridgeway, Sausalito, northbound to Mill Valley (Palmeris)Photo: David Hoag captains behind the Palmeris along SausalitoPhoto: Deb and David Hoag, Sausalito, CAPhoto: Kitty Goursolle and Alex Plumb lead the sweep right along Larkspur-San Anselmo-Fairfax' bike boulevardPhoto: Flying lessons along Platform Bridge Road, GGNRAPhoto: Secret Controle.Photo: Sunrise at Nicasio Reservoir, northeast bound along Pt. Reyes-Petaluma RoadPhoto: Windless Pt. Reyes-Petaluma Road at Nicasio Valley RoadPhoto: Morning Fix to PetalumaPhoto: Petaluma meets the Palmeris!Photo: Next time skip the light and cross via the 7-11!Photo: Photo: Photo: Petaluma Safeway: David and Deb, with the photogenic PalmerisPhoto: Photo: David Walker (center), northeast bound to Santa RosaPhoto: Photo: Seeing double: SFR Woolen Jerseys!Photo: Photo: Narcistic Photo Op at the State building in Santa Rosa (David and Jason).Photo: Jason Pierce, Fix PatrolPhoto: Photo: Photo: Onward to Healdsburg Safeway via WindsorPhoto: Cyclist  pedal past an ad for the Sho Ka Wah CasinoPhoto: Ken fixes HealdsburgPhoto: ..followed by RichardPhoto: Photo: Randonneurs Raid Healdsburg's SafewayPhoto: Onward to River Road via the Korbel WineryPhoto: Enroute to GuernevillePhoto: Definitely In GuernevillePhoto: Onward to Duncans Mills and Jenner's Hwy 1Photo: The coast was not clear...entering Hwy 1 south of Jenner from River Road (Hwy 116), Richard on the right.Photo: Southbound via Bodega BayPhoto: Handicapped parked pedalers (Dave and Deb) with Richard's visit to purchase Diekmann Store's delicious potato wedge fries and chocolate milk.Photo: Brian's view with Richard's fries, as others set off for Tomales BayPhoto: Ken sets up for a solo fixie spin southbound from Diekmann's Store, Bodega Bay harborPhoto: David Walker ready to stamp and dine at the Marshall's Store controle #4 (our last one before the finish)Photo: Photo: Moonrise over Nicasio Reservoir from Pt. Reyes-Petaluma return to San FranciscoPhoto: Nicasio sluggers at Franchi parkPhoto: Bridgeway, Sausalito view of the city lights of San Francisco (shot with a Fuji waterproof camera, not a Canon!)Photo: Golden Gate crossing, southboundPhoto: A couple of other cyclists back from their day tourPhoto: Prison Gate buzzer greets us just north of the Toll Plaza, Golden Gate BridgePhoto: Sprint to Merchant tunnel and home base!Photo: Furnace, food, and friends at the final controle, Lincoln Blvd at the Presidio.Photo: Vidas' son greets us at the final controle, with daddy fetching more hot water and coffeePhoto: Rambouillet, Time and I Love Biking owner parking lotPhoto: David HoagPhoto: Rider In at the Toll Plaza's Merchant Road!Photo: Final Controle Check-InPhoto: Riders In!Photo: Photo: Jesse Marsh (left), Brevet Card Wrangler and Final Check In CaptainPhoto: Photo: We Did It!Photo: RBA Rob Rolls In!Photo: Photo: Welcome Back! Now please finish the Ramen, fig newtons and Peet's coffee!Photo: Photo: Photo: JessePhoto: Photo: Photo: Whew!Photo: Photo: Photo: Kitty!Photo: Photo: Clyde!  Please return any found tail light to him. Thanks.Photo: A bear-friendly Brevet.Photo: Clyde's Cup of Noodle ControlePhoto: Willy (standing)Photo: Mannie Brahman, Barley Forsman, Tina Forsman (Barley's S-Mom) and Dennis Crovella check-in. Did I mention ACTC?Photo: ...Waiting for husband HowardPhoto: A wonderful brevet to finish todayPhoto: Photo: Fresh from a visit to the National Handbuilt Bicycle Show in Sacramento, CAPhoto: Jon Kaplan, happy to be the Pony Express messenger for buddy Lane ParkerPhoto: Manny Brahman's secret weapon. The End.