Category Archives: Ride Diary 2010

Best and worst of trip

I’ve now packed up the bike and trailer, a bit sad as they have been our constant companions for the last two months. We are very lucky and privileged to have done this ride. Best (in no particular order) CYCLING … Continue reading

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Finished and Reflecting

After riding for seven weeks it is impossible for me not to look back and say ‘So?’ Traveling on a bike is different then in a car because you are closer to the world we live in. And it is … Continue reading

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Day Forty-Two Carlsbad to San Diego

Finished! We are here. A huge day today. And a lot of fun! Got out of the motel by 8.30 and set of at a brisk pace to meet Dee Graumann at Cardiff, ten miles down the road. Dee is … Continue reading

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Day Forty-One On Road Report

It is 10 am. No rain. Progress very slow, strong headwind. At Newport Beach having a quick coffee at Starbucks. Will I weaken and take the train? We cross the railway again in 20 miles.

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Day Thirty-Four Lucia to San Simeon

Today was great. A day of 3 parts. The first was in the fog which is pretty boring as you can’t see much – a little dangerous with very low visibility. The second was up switchback hills and we climbed … Continue reading

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Day Thirty-Three Monterey to Lucia

Short one today. The I-touch is almost flat and there is no power at this campground. Sixty miler today over the hills of the Big Sur, gorgeous look it up if you have time. The second half of the day … Continue reading

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Day Twenty- Nine Extra Rest Day San Fransisco

Well I contacted the manufacturer of the trailer Ray at quil-pak and the part will be here tomorrow midday, USPS willing. It is good to repair as the trailers are really good – better than others on the market. The … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-Eight Pt Reyes to San Francisco

Gross night last night, hilly camp, raccoons everywhere fighting over whatever and the toilet was miles away. Very excited about coming to SF though. The day started pleasantly riding through forests, no hills worth mentioning except for a mysterious downhill … Continue reading

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