Did I mention that the cable for my bike computer/speedometer was broken when I pulled the bike out of the box in Crescent City? Since I also left my Garmin at home (one less thing to have to charge on the road), I was flying blind on speed and distance the whole trip, relying only […]
Posts from ‘July, 2011’
No one was in a real hurry to roll out quick this morning. It was overcast and a little misty, almost to the point of threatening to rain lightly overnight. Also, we all had short riding days today – I was just going 40 miles to Olema, while the others were planning on riding to […]
First, a couple of other things I forgot to mention from last night. The bolts holding my water bottle cages had loosened during yesterday’s ride. I had hand-tightened them during the ride, and then used blue thread locker (which I carry!) to make sure they didn’t wiggle out anymore.
One again I was the first one to leave camp today. Just outside of the campground, the route leaves US101 and heads down CA1.
I woke up with the sun, as I always do when camping, and I was rolling out well before any of the other cyclists had started packing. I told Rex and Roger I’d wait for them at the restaurant in Myers Flat. But there was no restaurant there (ummm, maybe I should have checked inside […]
The route out of Trinidad is aptly named Scenic Road. It’s really narrow in parts…
The Curly Redwood Lodge was a nice place to stay for a town like this. Yes, it’s a little dated looking, but it was clean and otherwise OK for a town like this. The owners were really nice, and it was great of them to let me ship my bike there in advance, as it […]
I got to the airport at 9:30AM for the 11:15AM flight to San Francisco. I breezed through security, and as I walked toward my gate, I passed by the gate for the 10AM flight. I asked if they had any open seats for the flight. They mentioned they normally charge a $75 standby fee, but […]
With ten minutes to spare before my ride to the airport gets here, I’m all packed and ready to go!