Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Day Nineteen Crescent City to Elk Prarie State Park

After a sleepless night we had a surprisingly nice day riding. It started off with a huge hill of about 1200 feet through some redwood forest, then out into the sunshine through Klamath and up into the redwoods again. The … Continue reading

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Downside of Camping

It is 2.10am and I am wide awake. There is a huge foghorn which blasts a warning every 5 seconds and there is nowhere to hide from it even earplugs don’t work. The fog is ever present on this coast, … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen Brookings to Crescent City

Today was a short day (30 miles) so we ended up in camp at 1:30. This gave us a relaxed day. It gave me time to service the bikes and swap the front and back tyres (the back wear a … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen Port Orford to Brookings

Another day of Oregon coastline and sunshine as well. A lonely 60 miles, only one place to have coffee and top up our water. We are not too obsessive about water because it is cool, there has only been one … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen Charleston to Port Orford

Some fun riding today, we started out riding the Seven Devils Road. No guessing what the seven devils were. The road ran on top of a ridge and was very scenic, of course this is Oregon. At the end we … Continue reading

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Day Fifteen Rest Day at Charleston

Really relaxing day. Sunshine, nice people and great food. We checked out of our yurt at lunchtime, had a fresh sourdough sandwich before we rejoined the group in the campground. We all went and had an early dinner on the … Continue reading

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Day Fourteen Florence to Charleston

Just a bit more on yesterday first. The beautiful Oregon coast continued to delight us, beautiful vistas, sea lions, whales and just the sounds of nature while we whizzed by on our bikes. We ate lots of cake in a … Continue reading

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Day Thirteen (1,000km) Otter Rock to Florence

What is the worst and best road sign? Passing Lane 1 Mile – it means a pretty big hill The best – End Passing Lane – the top of the hill is soon Today, like yesterday, was 60 miles, average … Continue reading

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