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Rode from the Bay Area up to Lake Tahoe over the weekend, on the 1978 CX. My cousin rode her Triumph Thruxton (with clip-ons!), a more powerful bike but I more or less kept up.

The old bike performed pretty flawlessly.. just some pop-popping as we descended from Carson Pass at 8,700 feet or whatever it is.. not unexpected at that altitude. We were stopped at a lake due to some construction, right as my odometer rolled over to 10K! Not a bad spot to be stuck for a few minutes.

Gas prices are a nightmare but not so bad when you're only buying four gallons at a time. The ride home was so hot and miserable, I thought I was going to pass out.. but the CX just kept on rolling! All photos by my cousin...
 

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Wow, what a stunning view! Amazing what these old bikes can do. (y)
 

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Oh - I forgot to add, we passed twice through Jackson, CA.. where my bike was originally sold! It's still has the Spinetti's Honda license plate from the 1970s
 
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