Saturday, September 24, 2011

Northern California: 5 Things I Hate and Love About You

We’ve spent the last two weeks in Northern California. This has taken us from Crescent City, CA to San Francisco. California is a little more intense than the other states we’ve travelled through. Here are a few of the good and bad things that we have noticed so far.

1. Prius’ and Their Hippies

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

The 7 Cardinal Sins: How They Apply to a Touring Cyclist

The last time we left you we were happily cruising down the beautiful Oregon Coast. The southern part of the state was no less impressive. In some places it looks like the mountains have literally met with the ocean and started tumbling in to it. There are also spots where the power of the ocean has carved out magnificent features in the rocks, like Devil’s Punchbowl…

And chasms like here at Devil’s Churn…

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Truths Learned so far on the Tour de Safeway*

Life is better on a proper sized bicycle...
All gas stations should have full sized gun shops in them.
Exhibit A: