Here is a good report from a participant at El Tour de Tucson which includes riding with Barry Bonds:
Here is a good video of the lead group coming through the first wash/dry creek bed. The first wash is fairly easily managed. the second is where the carnage takes place but still a good view.
Come on out Friday for the Flyin Tuna, first annual, "Come Help Me Burn Calories Off My Fat Butt After Eating Too Many Calories on Thanksgiving" ride from the Newark YMCA at 9:00am. 50-55 miles to Bladensburg.