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July 18, 2012
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Cooler temps greet Death Riders

After an extended spell in the mid-90s, temperatures in Alpine County dipped into the 80s over the weekend - just in time for the 32nd annual Death Ride: Tour of the California Alps.

"We were lucky this year," said Teresa Burkhauser, executive director of the Alpine County Chamber of Commerce, which runs the event. "The weather cooperated. No wind, no rain, no snow. It was really quite pleasant and everyone seemed to enjoy it. There were no major medical issues and it was overall a very successful year."

3,500 riders registered for the ride, which consists of five mountain passes …

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