Cycling the Arroyo Seco-Indians Road

January 15, 2012

Leaving the Arroyo Seco Campground. You know it’s mid-winter when the road is still shaded at 11:00 am. Read the rest of this entry »

Checking Out the Tour of California’s New Stage 5 Route

May 3, 2011

The lead group begins the descent of the Laureles Grade, Sea Otter Road Race 2003

With the Alder Creek Slide unlikely to be cleared anytime soon, it’s been obvious for a while now that the Tour of California bike race was going to have to find a new way of getting from Seaside to Paso Robles – and today the new route was announced. Read the rest of this entry »

A Return to Normalcy

March 17, 2011

What with earthquakes, tsunamis, and a multiple reactor nuclear disaster unfolding, it’s been a rough week on planet earth. So it’s nice to know there are still some things we can count on. Things that never change. Things like Highway One in Big Sur randomly slipping into the ocean. Read the rest of this entry »

A Winter Ride to Parkfield

February 28, 2011

With a very snowy Pimkolam and Piñon for a backdrop, cyclists ascend through green hills along Lonoak Rd. Read the rest of this entry »

Watsonville Criterium 2010

July 17, 2010

The 33rd annual Watsonville Criterium snakes through tight, twisting streets… Read the rest of this entry »

Butterfly Criterium

June 8, 2010

Some photos from the June 6, 2010 Butterfly Criterium in Pacific Grove …

Waiting for the start of the Cat. 5 race Read the rest of this entry »

Bicycle Tour to Lake San Antonio and the Pinnacles

May 31, 2010

A beautiful day in the making Read the rest of this entry »

Surf City Halloween Costume Cross

October 31, 2009


Waiting for the start of the Costume Cross Read the rest of this entry »

Bicycle Ride: Carmel to Morro Bay

October 15, 2009

We use our point & shoot camera to take a fuzzy video of an October 10, 2009 bike ride from Carmel to Morro Bay, add some irritating copyright-free music, and post it on the Internet:

Half Moon Bay Ride

June 14, 2009

Let’s face it. Traveling by bicycle is a lot more fun than traveling by car. It’s safer. It’s healthier. And how else can you cover so much territory and see it in such rich detail?

This weekend, we rode our bikes north from the Monterey Peninsula through the Santa Cruz Mountains to Half Moon Bay, then home again down the coast. A drenching rain turned the roads of the Salinas and Pájaro Valleys to mud holes and soaked us to the skin. But the sun came out in the hills and the warm ride home was memorable. Here’s a little of what we saw:

Alpine Rd. Near the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Read the rest of this entry »