SOB Climbers Conquer Sandia Crest…

On a sunny but crispThursday, SOB Climbers met at the Post Office in San Antonito for the 14 mile climb to the summit of Sandia Crest. The wind was in our face for most of the climb. Climbing into the wind, in the shade, was cold; climbing with the wind, in the sun,...

November Rides

Yes, we ride all year!  For at least the first two weeks we will continue to start at 1000.  Depending on weather the start may move to 1030 for the last two weeks but there will be another post to confirm that should we decide to move it. Tuesday Rides:  DeVargas...

Valles Caldera Dirt Road Ride – CANCELLED

Seems there is a controlled burn going on at the VC quit close to where I was planning to ride that started yesterday (10/25) and may last 3 to 10 days according to the Forest Service. It may be fine on Sunday or it could be smoky. So, I think it best to cancel the...

Valles Caldera Dirt Road Ride

This coming Sunday, 10/29/17, an off-road ride on the beautiful Valles Caldera NP. About 35 miles on good/fair quality dirt roads, cyclocross-type bike with 32+ mm tires or MTB ideal, bring food and plenty water, senior get-in-free national park card (or pay), and...

Thursday ride, October 26

Several members who are not riding Sandia Crest ride, but want to ride locally will meet at DeVargas at 10:00 a.m. Probably ride about 25 miles. Don’t put your bike away. A warm and dry winter lies ahead. Keep your riding level up! Don’t let it diminish...

upcoming Oct 26 ride up Sandia Crest

We will meet at 0900 at 599 RR station to carpool.  We hope to be at the Sandia Crest Post Office to start riding at 1000.  Weather is currently forecast at high of 74 for ABQ.  It will be much colder at the top of Sandia Crest so bring warm clothes to put on for the...

Fall Colors

For those of you wishing to see the fall colors WITHOUT a serious climb, you may wish to try the Paseo Real –> Los Golondrinas –> Los Pinos Road Loop.  Quite nice regardless of which way you may choose to ride.

email from Kevin and Nancy

We saw the photo of the Hyde Park Fall Colors ride and wanted to tell you that we really miss riding with you all and enjoying the comradery, great routes, cool scenery and drinking beer…. we wish we were there now….love riding that hill! But instead we...

SOB Saturday Riders Challenge the Wind…

Sunny skies… No; mild temperatures… No; calm winds… No!! But it was another great riding day in Santa Fe. Saturday’s ride was from El Camino Real Academy, up the 599 frontage road; across the taco (Paz) Bridge; down through town; out and around...
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