Monday, March 21, 2016

Big Day On Two Wheels!

One picture sums up the day for me!

(Thanks to Jason Judy for that great one!)

THANK YOU to all that came and rode, the many volunteers, the land-managers, and the sponsors! Everything fell into place just perfectly. We hope you had a great time out there on our red roads

Lots of great photos on Instagram with #redlandsstradarossa  and #stradarossa tags

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Be Prepared!

Please be warned, this is a tough ride! You're not riding on the Green River Santa Ana River Trail here! There is a LOT of dirt, that's the point. On the 100 mile ride, it's going to be technical as well. The 100 and 50 kilo routes don't have as much singletrack, but they're still going to have a lot of elevation, and a lot of dirt. Be prepared! If you're not sure about doing it on a road bike, pre-ride some of it and find out! If still not sure, hop on a MTB with some fast tires (Thunder Burts are my fave) and ride that!

Also, the forecast for Saturday is mid 80's! Carry lots of water, refill at the SAG stops, and be aware where public water is available or stores you can buy some at if needed.

Smooth roads await
Mentone SART

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Yes, this is part of the 2016 course!

We want to be extra-sure that everyone can enjoy this trail feature! All three routes have this water crossing on them. It's not rideable, even by MTBs, so be prepared to climb across rocks and maybe get you shoes a bit wet!

Monday, March 7, 2016

Imperial Century Signups are CLOSED!

Good job, masochists!  Glad you're holding your annual convention in Redlands this year!

Here's a little something-something to keep you motivated:

This ride will have the highest percentage of dirt on, as well as the most miles on dirt. Everything we could link together has been included. Additionally the majority of the 10,00+ feet of elevation gain will be on dirt as well. Make sure you and your bike are prepared for this.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Save Live Oak Canyon!

While on the RSR, please pay particular attention to the routing as it goes through Oakmont Park and Little Live Oak Canyon. You'll be dropping into this area at mile 80.3 on the 100 mile course, and mile 50 on the 100km course. This as this amazing area is under intense pressure for development. All that you see there could be lost in the near future, including a significant Native American site you'll pass by.

Please take a few minutes to watch this video highlighting the situation, and go to the
Save Live Oak Canyon! site for more info on how you can help!


This Sacred Land from Peter Coonradt on Vimeo.