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July 8th, 2012 | California

To Oregon and Coos Bay…

The rides in this part of Northern California are breathtaking…!! Instead of riding directly up the coast, Mark had suggested I ride back towards US 101 and the town of Willits… Once again his advice was spot on…!! Soon after leaving Fort Bragg, I was whipping the Big Fella down a  tight, twisting road that […]

July 7th, 2012 | California

Golden Gate to Fort Bragg…

The Golden Gate Bridge… Another iconic landmark that I wanted to ride the Big Fella onto and over… It is the most photographed bridges in the world and is the city of San Francisco’s gateway to the Pacific Ocean… It took four years to build, and was officially opened in May 1937. Over 120 000 […]

July 7th, 2012 | California

Big Sur and San Francisco…

The ride back to Santa Barbara was uneventful, except for the part where I almost fell asleep on a long and boring section of the freeway…!! I pulled into a service station to have a quick cup of black coffee, before riding on again… I clearly needed a lot more sleep and a little less […]

July 4th, 2012 | California

Reunited…

It had been a long time since I had last seen my very good friend Allan Karl… I had last visited him in Southern California in February 2009, and since then we have been in constant touch, planning our ride to Alaska together… From the outset of my journey, it had been one of the […]

July 3rd, 2012 | California

Santa Barbara, California…

Spending time with Mikaela and Raphael in Santa Barbara, has allowed me to take a few deep breaths, and properly plan my rides up to Canada… Not only have I managed to sort out a long list of unanswered emails, I have also had time to consider the fact that my long ride will be […]

June 30th, 2012 | California

Los Padres to Santa Barbara…

Although the ride today was only a short one, it was made through a testing section of the Los Padres National Forest…  Over a hundred kilometres of tight, twisting road, that curled up steep inclines and dipped into deep valleys… The road had no run off areas at all, and not only is it quite […]