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touring the lakes

Saturday,  10/31/09  04:05 PM

Got a chance to do a nice little ride, touring the local lakes as it turned out... and working in a couple of stiff climbs.

Touring the Lakes: Westlake Lake
Westlake Lake, filled with ducks as usual

After a nice ride around Westlake, I climbed Decker Canyon, whew...  bringing me to the top of Mulholland...

Touring the Lakes: Mulholland (at the top of Decker)
Mulholland, at the top of Decker Canyon

And then down and around to Encinal Canyon, another stiff climb, whew...

Touring the Lakes: top of Encinal Canyon
top of Encinal Canyon, leading back to Mulholland

Then back across Mulholland and back down Decker, passing lovely little Lake Eleanor...

Touring the Lakes: Lake Eleanor
Lake Eleanor, also filled with ducks (as always)

And then finally a little detour into Sherwood, and passing Lake Sherwood...

Touring the Lakes: Lake Sherwood
Lake Sherwood, placid and [yes] filled with ducks

And finally back up Westlake and home!  A great little loop, 30 miles, with about 3,000' of climbing.  Perfect for pre-Halloween.  And now, this:

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