Cachuma Lake


The Ride That Started It All

Johnny Lam : October 9, 2013 9:15 pm : Rides, Tour Series

The beginnings of my riding adventures started with a tour I did in 2009 up to Cachuma Lake near Santa Barbara, CA.  Thinking back, that was an incredibly daring adventure especially considering that I only met my companion, Jeremy Grant, a few months prior on social rides.  We had long miles the first day which more »

Map of our trip

Cachuma Lake Tour 2013 – Day 1 – September 24, 2013

Johnny Lam : October 11, 2013 12:30 am : Rides, Tour Series

As promised in the previous post, we are publishing a new ride report of our most recent bicycle tour last month.  Without further adieu, here is Day 1 of our 4 day, 3 nights adventure from Los Angeles through Santa Barbara and back. Hollywood to Oxnard Our journey started at 6:30AM from my home in Burbank. more »

Emma Wood State Beach

Cachuma Lake Tour 2013 – Day 2 – September 25, 2013

Johnny Lam : October 13, 2013 11:19 pm : Rides, Tour Series

With Day 1 in the books, we moved on to the second (and toughest) day of our 4-day tour.  Even though this day had the shortest mileage, we also had a 26% grade climb at one point and a screaming descent which led us into our destination at Cachuma Lake by night fall.  Forgot how more »

Cachuma Lake Tour 2013 – Day 3 – September 26, 2013

Johnny Lam : October 19, 2013 1:32 am : Rides, Tour Series

Our 2nd night of this bicycle tour was spent fending off raccoons from our food pannier.  This day also brought on a new level of pain as we climbed up Refugio Road which was a local dirt road that led us back to the other side of the 101 freeway.  Frustration finally set in on more »

Cachuma Lake Tour 2013 – Day 4 – September 27, 2013

Johnny Lam : October 20, 2013 10:24 pm : Rides, Tour Series

This last day of our bicycle tour was the longest day, distance-wise.  We opted to take the inland route instead of the more popular coast route.  It would prove to be a fruitful decision as we were able to travel through multiple towns.  In the middle of all that, we had another long climb in more »

Point Mugu Rock

(Video) Cachuma Lake Tour – September 2013

Johnny Lam : March 27, 2014 2:01 am : Rides, Tour Series

Last September, Sang Hyun and I went on our last bike tour together.  We spent 4 days riding from Burbank to  Cachuma Lake and back.  Here are the blog entries for more details of our trip if you would like to read more about our trip. Cachuma Lake Tour 2013 – Day 1 – September more »

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