Since we last rode the Arroyo Seco -Indians Rd., in 2012, increasing amounts of loose rock and sand have made the ride a bit trickier, but a road bike (in this case running 32mm tires) still works fine. Read the rest of this entry »
The Highway has been mostly closed for over a month now, but sooner or later it will be business as usual again.
There’s been concern expressed recently about the safety of Highway One through Big Sur. Not concern about the inherent danger of a narrow, twisting road perched on the side of a cliff, but concern about new dangers created by congestion and overcrowding.
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Extra Dry: 2/22/14
Number of months since a month of average or above average rainfall: 13
With the last rainy season fizzling out in January, it seems like it’s been summer for about eight months now. Plenty of time to paddle, pedal, and roam around in the hills — which is why we haven’t been posting here much. Don’t worry, though. We promise to turn our jaundiced eye back to water and development issues again someday soon. Maybe when the rains begin to fall.
In the meantime, here’re a few clues as to what we’ve been up to …
Trail near the summit of Cone Peak. Coast partially obscured by smoke from an escaped controlled burn on Ft. Hunter Liggett. Read the rest of this entry »
All this sunny weather has got us thinking …
Bass Lake Double Century Read the rest of this entry »
When the fogs of summer drift away …
Morning on the coast Read the rest of this entry »
The long road across the Salinas Valley. The high ridges of the Southern Diablo Range beckon us on. Read the rest of this entry »
Somewhere near Aromas
An unusually dry February means an unusually nice February for grabbing a bike and hitting the backroads of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. Read the rest of this entry »