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bicycling from menlo park to SF

Filed under: — adrian @ 11:22 pm

I rode my bike to the Golden Gate Park in the City today. It was a pretty good ride.

Here’s the route I took:
CaÑada road to 92.
92 briefly to Skyline
after the bridge over the San Mateo creek, I went onto the Sawyer Camp Trail
Sawyer Camp ends and pushes you under the 280. Left on the next road and then left under 280 at the first opportunity.
Back onto the trail until it ends, spitting you out on skyline/ 35.
35 [1] to the Great American Highway[2].
the Great American Highway takes you to the left (west) edge of Golden Gate Park.

[1] The part on 35 was the scariest. It’s a freeway for a short period with a medium-sized shoulder and a speed limit of 50 so lots of fast moving cars. This also has the steepest sections of the ride.
[2] There’s a path on the side of the Great American Highway that I’d recommennd. The road’s rough there.

It totaled 37.44 miles according to my bike computer.

last 6 days of pain

Filed under: — adrian @ 11:12 pm
  • 15 mile ride (800ft elevation)
  • 1/2 mile swim
  • 20 mile ride (2000ft. elevation)
  • 38 mile ride (?/ ~ 2000ft. evelation)

netvideo roundup

Filed under: — adrian @ 8:35 am

If you haven’t seen them there are some funny or awesome videos floating around.

The band Ok Go managed to make one of the most entertaining videos (QT WMV) I’ve seen recently simply with a few rented treadmills and a borrowed video camera. That is some serious choreography. They also choreographed a back yard dance routine for one of their other videos (QT WMV). It’s not quite as entertaining, but it’s still fun.

Chad Vader, Day Shift Manager has a title that speaks for itself.

The “Chinese Backstreet Boys” are a couple Chinese college students who record video of themselves while animatedly singing along to Backstreet Boys songs. I Want It That Way is pretty great while As Long As You Love Me is more for completists.

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