In my short time living in the Bay Area, I’ve had various friends visit and want to experience Napa Valley. I think back to all the time and effort spent trying to put together the perfect trips, including bicycle trips. While each one turned out very nice, what I happened upon on accidentally with Steel was fantastic too. Continue reading
I awoke early at the renegade camping spot -concerned with hightailing it out before being discovered. I broke ate, broke camp, and packed up Steel in record time – one hour! I had never done so in under two.
Fellow cyclist and campmate, Bruce, rolled out of camp. I rolled into town and did the coffee shop thing, where I met super nice Bodega folks and got invited to a “slider” party (which meant little burger-yes, but also salmon,etc- of course) and a place to stay Continue reading
The Bodega Bay Dunes campground is the bomb…$5 hike/bike sites, free showers, dish washing area with hot water, internet and cell reception, distant crashing waves and sea lion sounds, great hiking, and less than a mile to a cool coffee shop with to-die-for pastries and a little grocery store just beyond.
I no sooner set up my camp and Bruce from Alaska rolled in Continue reading
Today I planned to do a big ride day – 50 plus miles, which seemed like a lot for me considering how little riding I’ve actually been doingI As I packed up Steel, I struggled as to whether I was going to bring a cool coffee thermos that I had been given. Continue reading
Rain! Rain! Rain! Break in the rain…go! I packed up all my stuff and took advantage of a small reprieve in the rain to head to the Gualala county campground only about 5 miles from Mary-D back North and only about a mile or so from the quaint seaside town of Gualala. Fortunately, I had enough time to get my tent set up and a stroll down to the ocean and pick Continue reading
Just posted a new video of Steel & I’s interesting discovery in the local graveyard! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8x1twRHcCbY or click YouTube button above! Continue reading