Below is the SAG stop @ Santa Maria; 60 miles into the ride.
The Foxen Canyon SAG.
Foxen Canyon; time to start climbing.
Foxen Canyon; one of the climbs takes it's toll
"I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailleur? We are getting soft... As for me, give me a fixed gear!" --Henri Desgrange, 1902. Of course Desgrange was insane, but we pretend to ignore that part.