California road trip day 9

And that was it. Post road trip silence. After a really relaxed final evening it was time to gear up for the final time on this road trip. Time to head home. The final leg from Olympia to the border was straightforward with just a couple of refueling stops. The only issue we had was my comms headset failing. A […]

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California road trip day 7

The ride across the mountains on the Redwood Highway was wonderful. This would possibly be the final day of riding in the sun. The thought of heading back in to the rain, plus the tiredness that comes from a fairly demanding schedule had started to create the odd moments of tension, be it short of patience or just not caring […]

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California road trip day 6

The food was delicious and I wasn’t mistaken for an Aussie. Todays target was literally a town called Eureka. It would be the final stop in California and, the way the weather forecasts were shaping up, possibly a final day of uninterrupted sunshine. Elliot had mapped out another cross country route that maximized twists, turns and coastline. The route turned […]

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California road trip day 5

I’d become a country bumpkin, my pace of life has slowed down greatly. Time to head north. Back along highway 1 and 17, back on the Bay area freeways. As soon as  the highways became freeways the speed and frenetic, take no prisoners, pass any side you like pace hit me – almost literally. It was our one and only […]

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California road trip day 4

An easier day proved to be the right thing to do. From San Jose to Monterey, over the hills and far away (with thanks to the well loved and missed Ian Dury for the paraphrased rhyming couplet). Following a chat with Lesley and Ryan the previous evening we decided to keep heading south, Monterey was the target which was an […]

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