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2015 Eastern Sierra Double Century

Looking back at Round Valley from Old Sherwin Grade June Lake All I can say about this event is that it is, by far, the most spectacular as far as scenery is concerned. Riding in the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains near the White Mountains to the east just “takes the cake”. This event is no stranger to me. I first did the event back in 1996, the first year it was added to the Triple Crown Schedule. I did it on my tandem with my brother in law Vince that year and a few other times. For the first few years our family came along to do SAG support and man a rest stop. It was my wife and two girls and Vince’s wife Mardjie. I still remember those early years when my kids were playing together and flying kites at the rest stops with Chuck Bramwell’s kids. Everyone had a great time. Those were the days. Those days really made an impression on my girls I think as they both ride bikes today. My oldest daughter did the Grand Tour on my tandem with me in 1998 while sh