Tour de Tahoe

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  1. 4ster

    4ster Now with more photos! Instructor

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    This is a yearly organized ride put on by Bike the West I’ve been doing since 2015 & lands on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Missed last year but made it again this year, 72 miles around the lake & about 4200’ of climbing. I have been riding MTB a lot but except for a few miles to make sure the bike worked on Saturday this was my first road ride of the year...
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    First climb up toward Emerald Bay
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    Long climb to Spooner Summit
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    Through Cave Rock for the final stretch
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  2. scott43

    scott43 Making fresh tracks Skier

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    Beautiful ride!
     
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    luliski Out on the slopes Skier

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    I’ve done this ride, but the one they hold in June. How were the September crowds?
     
  4. Living Proof

    Living Proof We All Have The Truth Skier

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    Thanks for the post. In October, my wife and I will be in Tahoe and make that trip (by car).
     
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    4ster Now with more photos! Instructor

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    I think the June ride is more popular. I think this year was between 1500 and 2000 for the September ride.
     
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    4ster Now with more photos! Instructor

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    & A great day for it. I began at 7:30 AM and the temperature was close to freezing but it warmed up as soon as we hit the sun & never got too warm. We did have a pretty strong headwind for the second half of the ride
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