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Los Angeles Wheelmen Quad 2012....400 miles....24 hours.

For my 108th Triple Crown Double I decided to do it twice. Crazy huh? We left the Valley at about 2:15 am for Malibu and the start location near Pepperdine University. We were doing the ride this year a week earlier than the actual event, as a staff ride. We were staffing one of the rest stops on event day. I guess you could call this a recon of the entire lowland course. The temperature was perfect for our scheduled 3am start. In the low 60’s and overcast. Just a slight wind out of the west. We left into the darkness a little after 3 am on the famous Pacific Coast Highway. Ready to courtesy of Cherisse Sherman Off we go!! Segment One:    Malibu to Ojai.     I really love riding early like this. Once you get past the lack of sleep and getting out of bed at an un-godly time it really is wonderful. All by yourself with no traffic. Just you, the road and the elements of nature. We cruised through Malibu on the few rolling hills leading to