Carpinteria


Group Shot in SLO 1
January Bike Tour: San Luis Obispo to Carpinteria January Bike Tour: San Luis Obispo to Carpinteria – 6:25 Looking for a Challenge Sometimes you can’t really let things like terrible riding weather, road conditions, and elevation gains stop you from doing a bike tour. This was the case this month as 7 of us decided more »

Ride Report: San Luis Obispo to Carpinteria (Video)


National Bike Travel Weekend 1
When Adventure Cycling Association announced National Bike Travel Weekend in 2015, I immediately jumped on the opportunity to showcase my MeetUp group. I created an event 9 months down the line and started promoting it within my circle of friends. I was already doing what Adventure Cycling wanted others to do; go out on an more »

Ride Report: National Bike Travel Weekend 2016




Bike Touring With Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner 2
When bike tourists think about their next trip, it is most certain that planning would involve having to either take a plane or even a train. My preference is to take the train to get to my starting point or come home from my destinations. Taking the train has so many up sides compared to more »

Bike Touring with Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner


Point Mugu Rock 2
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 »

(Video) Cachuma Lake Tour – September 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, ...