July 8th was the completion of my 8th consecutive Death Ride in Markleeville, CA. 129 miles with 15,000 feet of elevation gain all at a base elevation of 5,500' with climbs into 9,000'. Next up on July 29th is the Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge with 135 miles and 13,200 feet of elevation gain, but this one begins at sea level. Been a roadie all my life. Anyone else have some epic rides you've mashed out this year?