2013


Sang Hyun lighting the way 1
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 »

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


A bull and Sang Hyun 2
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 3 – September 26, ...


Emma Wood State Beach 3
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 2 – September 25, ...



Map of our trip 2
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 »

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