Thank you for purchasing through links and ads on this site.
OWC / MacSales.com...
diglloyd B&H Deal Finder...
Buy other stuff at Amazon.com...
Upgrade the memory of your 2019 iMac up to 128GB
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$1450 $900
SAVE $550

$2445 $2145
SAVE $300

$1199 $999
SAVE $200

$5699 $4699
SAVE $1000

$1799 $1349
SAVE $450

$2999 $2399
SAVE $600

$18599 $17599
SAVE $1000

$600 $400
SAVE $200

$249 $249
SAVE $click

$1149 $799
SAVE $350

$1499 $999
SAVE $500

$1799 $1349
SAVE $450

$1399 $1049
SAVE $350

$150 $50
SAVE $100

$380 $340
SAVE $40

$440 $440
SAVE $click

$249 $249
SAVE $click

$370 $330
SAVE $40

$420 $170
SAVE $250

$1499 $699
SAVE $800

$1499 $699
SAVE $800

$420 $170
SAVE $250

$369 $200
SAVE $169

$1699 $1399
SAVE $300

$1498 $998
SAVE $500

$999 $949
SAVE $50

$1099 $999
SAVE $100

Save Big $$$$ on Memory for 2019 Mac Pro

Up to 65% better pricing than Apple

Lloyd recommends 32GB RDIMM modules for most users (more expensive LRDIMMS are for 512GB or more).


Everest Challenge Pre-Race Update 6 (2011)

Last updated 2011-09-16 - Send Feedback
Related: Everest Challenge, Hard Core, Rides

These are details sent by race organizers, with attention drawn via highlighting to key points and certain items not relevant to the race omitted.

See the key locations page for maps. See also the Everest Challenge web site.

Editor’s view on neutralized section

The neutralized section is a county requirement that is yet another sign of the times: government officials exercising power arbitrarily, because they can get away with it.

It is idiotic because even passing uphill is prohibited. It’s a loathsome abuse of power that increases the risks to racers (forcing a very fast timed descent from South Lake). Race organizers have no choice but to comply.

Everest Challenge Update #6

September 16, 2011

WANT TO HELP?

Yes, we can still use your help. Friends, SO, or other non-riding folks. Particularly on Saturday. Send me email or pick up the phone.

OWC Easy SSD Upgrade Guide
MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
iMac, Mac Pro, MacMini, more!

COURSE CHANGE

The Stage 1 course will be run backwards in 2011 from the traditional direction.

From Millpond to South Lake first, then Pine Creek, then finally the long climb through Lower Rock Creek / Old Sherwin Grade (LRC) to Mosquito Flat.

There is a long story, but the point of this change is the very survival of the Everest Challenge. In order to continue to get permits from Mono County, we need to have riders ONLY in single file on the upper half of LRC. This is simply not realistic at the beginning of the race, as riders are still bunched together. So we have taken the rather drastic measure of switching the first and last climbs of Stage 1. The goal here is to allow the riders to gradually spread out naturally.

You will still have to ride single file, and as far to the right as the roadway allows, for the last 4.3 miles of LRC!! The folks who issue our permits will be on hand, taking pictures and video, and we will only be able to get a permit in 2012 if YOU cooperate.

Yes, it is very strange to have a neutral zone in the middle of a race. But this is a race worth keeping on the calendar, and without permits, there is no race. If you know the course, LRC starts at Pine Creek Rd. just a few feet South of US395. 4.0 miles up LRC is the Inyo County / Mono County line. Shortly, you pass through the small town of Paradise, go by the Paradise Fire Prevention District fire station, and at mile 9.0 you pass Swall Meadows Rd. on your left. This is where the critical area begins.

FROM SWALL MEADOWS RD. TO US395 IS A NEUTRAL ZONE. This is the last 4.3 miles of the LRC climb. Once you are up to US395, there is the one-mile stretch on US395 itself, and the whole ELEVEN MILE CLIMB to get up to Mosquito Flat. So there is still plenty of opportunity to pass your rivals. Just not on that one short section. If we can do this, the EC survives. If not, maybe no more EC. Really.

Lloyd’s Sony Mirrorless Wishlist
Hand-picked items for Sony.

More

As always, I welcome your feedback and your suggestions.

More EC info next time, about the course change, Aid Stations on Stage 1, bottles, trash, cutoff times, and the Mono County Roads Department.

Steven P. Barnes
AntiGravity Cycling
Everest Challenge Race Director
OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.


Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.

YEE HAH!



√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!
OWC Envoy Pro EX SSD
Blazingly fast Thunderbolt 3 SSD!

Up to 4TB capacity, USB-C compatible.

USB-C model also available


Great for travel or for desktop!

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__