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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)



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



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, ...