Yesterday marked my long ride ever, coming in at approximately 139 miles as a part of the Rapha Gentlemen’s Race. We headed out to the beach (Lincoln City) on Friday evening and stayed in a suite at the Inn at Spanish Head thanks to team president Jim who served as sugar daddy for the evening. [...]
Tour of California Stage 2: The Finish
After hitting some slow-moving traffic on highway 17 into Santa Cruz for what looked to be a minor landslide (yeah, it had been raining that much), I made it to the finish with a bit of time to spare. Here’s some pictures from the finish.
Levi knew Peterson was going to take the win on this one by coming around at the last minute, but he wasn’t concerned with the stage win – he just wanted to be in the overall leader’s jersey at the end of the day.
The remaining riders came in scattered groups, with the remnants of the peleton 17 minuted behind the leaders. Definitely a brutal day on the bike.
Still to come, the awards ceremony and some other odds and ends: