Deb works her tail off, Laf looks for it.
Drinkin'? Yeah. I can do that.
Checkpoint marshall Santa Bob Hanssen
It's morning in Temecula and the little Italians are up.
Before, and after.
Lining up for day one's first Agility Test.
Is green "Go", or is it Red? I can never remember.
Beautiful So Cal
At the summit of Kica Mik, Mt Palomar
We all merrily follow the truck in the wrong direction...
Beal: "Ah so that's the secret...."
Brigitte Doffo answers a fan tweet
Dan is ready for the final agility test of the day. I am not.
Patrick's Motobi 125 two stroke
LIne up, ya mooks
Does this story end?
Lorraine Padden and Carl Leibold, snuggin' it out
Dude, I am so taking that unsupervised waffle.
The riders do a great job of appearing to pay attention.
Hey Carl, Lorraine is right behind you, dude. Reel it in.
The fastest 20 mph turn ever.
Marcelo, George and Damian on their Ducatis
View from the summit near the observatory
Now we follow the truck the other way, in the right direction!
Sucking in my gut made my face fatter. Lesson learned.
The excitement (or was it the BBQ?) was too much.
Neil Zlozower on his MV 125
Mr Freeze and his Gilera 150 Sport, photo by Paul Montgomery
"Let's see... shuffleboard? Starts at 8 on the Princess Deck."
"Nah, that's cool, I'll just snuggle with my Gilera tonight, but thanks..."
Ain;t no pary like a Giro Pool Party, cuz a Giro Pool Party ends at 9PM.
Pat looks in vain for his favorite Grappa-infused bacon.
Today's disaffected youth ain't what it used to be.
Giroisti on the move
Heading for the mountains
Pete and Les head down the hill
Ernesto cruises by with style
Mike Di Salvo from Ashland, OR
Ivan, ready to tiddle.
Ralph Noble had the coolest ride of the day
This photo is blurry because I was being chased by the intense Giro security squad. Or a dog. It may have been a dog.
Evan Wilcox's alumunim bodied Ducati space cruiser
Paulo Montomery decimates another breakfast.
The Most Interesting Man in Temecula.
I suspect that they were all picked last at some point in their sporting pasts.
Les Baker and his Guzzi Stornello
Riding toward Mt Palomar
Dave Kosta waits patiently to head in the wrong direction.
Tiny bikes at a large distance
Apolo and his awesome fast Gilera
Part of the long lonesome afternoon of day one. It was beautiful
Neil and his MV. Points deducted for cleaning his bike. LA people, sheesh.
Shelly's Gilera 175
The Master cheefully hides the PC screen from prying eyes...
Ruud van Wijnen, this year's token Dutchie
MV 125 that hasn't been used in 20+ years. It made it.
Apolo readies himself for a day of two wheeled mayhem.
Rider's meeting photo courtesy of Pete Husing.
Kenyon and Dan bein' all cool and stuff.
Pete Husing on his NSU
Big views on a big valley
Don't worry, they always look this intense.
Lunch stop! I mean... uh... Agility Test! Wooo hoo.
The road back from Rainbow.