2008 Weekly Home Page Pictures
Alpine Road at Alpine Ranch, Dec.
A cold, rainy day on Skyline.
Looking at Santa Clara Valley from Page
Mill Road. Dec. 14, 2008.
Montebello Road summit looking northwest. December 2008
Windy Hill in June 1981 and
today. Most of the riders in this photo are still
riding strong. Near the start of the descent on Spring Hill Road. Dec. 7,
Castillero Trail at the junction to Wood Road on left. Almaden Quicksilver
County Park. November 23, 2008
Johansen Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, in great shape. A day of
record warm weather. November 16, 2008.
Shoes hanging over Hicks Road at Guadalupe Reservoir. November 2008
Saratoga Creek Trail south of Bollinger Road next to Lawrence
Expressway. November 2008
This former logging road starts about a tenth of a mile
below the junction of Old La Honda Road and Skyline
Boulevard. It goes to Portola Road. October 2008
Montebello Road turns to dirt past the green gate. October 2008
Here's a nice bridge built at taxpayer expense at the far end of Stevens
Canyon Road. I think it services a total of two houses. September 2008
The dirt road to the right is the former Mt. Hamilton Road on the backside
of the mountain. August 2008
Fire consumed both sides of Eureka Canyon Road in the higher reaches.
Purisima Creek Road at the first of three bridges. August 2008
Tunitas Creek Road about 1.5 miles from Skyline Boulevard on a nice
August 23, 2008
The Haul Road rolls from Pescadero Road to Portola State Park. It goes to
Highway 9, but it crosses private property in Santa Cruz County. July 2008
Old Santa Cruz Hwy near Hwy 17. A wooden bridge on a concrete road.
Pescadero Creek County Park's "honor camp road" used to go to a county
youth jail, now closed. July 2008
Giant redwood at the intersection of Summit Road and Mt. Madonna Road. July 2008
From the summit of Mt. Hamilton look down on Santa Clara Valley and
marvel at the view. July 2008
Crystal Springs Reservoir, built in 1890. Starting in late2010 the road
will be closed for dam repairs for several years. June 2008.
Peach Hill Road in Saratoga offers a steep climb past splendid homes.
Imagine the stage coach stopping here in the 1800s. San Gregorio
store in the background. June 2008
Stage Road north of Pescadero draws cyclists on weekends. June 2008
Fambrini's farm and produce stand, off Highway 1 three miles south of
Davenport, can't be missed. May 2008
Early motorists used this tributary of Berry Creek to fill their
radiators deep in Big Basin State Park on Gazos Creek Road. May 2008
Hecker Pass between Gilroy and Watsonville has its share of fog.
This bridge spans Coyote Creek just short of Gilroy Hot Springs. The resort
is closed but the state of California owns the property. We may one day
see the resort open again. May 2008
Redwood Retreat Road is the gateway to the steep Mt. Madonna Road.
Low gears required. April 2008
Will Schulties Road ever be repaved? I doubt it, but
I'm not complaining. April 2008
A spring on the backside of Mt. Hamilton, now maintained by a
local resident who appreciates a drink of spring water. April 2008
A time to be inspired, Mindego Hill from Alpine Road. March 2008
A cold day on Summit Road a couple miles north of Hwy 17. March
A sweet spot on Summit Road near the junction with Gist Road.