Point Hueneme to Torrance, CA 68.2 miles and 1,270 feet

Another difference between northern and southern California is the number of military installations. Since we've been in the southland we passed Vandenbergh AFB, Point Hueneme Naval Air Station, and today we passed Point Mugu Naval Air Station. We have not even reached San Diego where there are many more. I don't recall there being that …

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Santa Barbara to Point Hueneme 47.6 miles and 925 feet

We met a former colleague of mine from NetSuite, Tom Buffo, who lives in Santa Barbara for coffee. Tom is a very nice person and I miss working with him. In fact, I miss all of my former colleagues very much. Cycling out of Santa Barbara we rode to the Santa Barbara pier and along …

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Lompoc to Santa Barbara 48 miles and 2,067 feet

Had I been a little smarter in High School, I would have applied to UC Santa Barbara (UCSB). Because of the academics? No, because of the beaches, the bike paths, and the warm weather! I think the smartest kids attend UCSB and I have two friends who's daughters are attending UCSB in the fall. Along …

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San Rafael to Lark Spur Ferry 7.4 miles and 267 feet

We had a wonderful nights sleep in Cindy and David's comfortable guest bed and were ready for the two ferry rides to Alameda. What a treat to ride the ferry on a sunny days to San Francisco and Alameda! We rode the short ride from San Rafael to Lark Spur and took the first ferry …

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Anchor Bay/Gualala to Bodega Bay: 52.7 miles and 3,242 feet

Today the road and terrain becomes familiar. We have ridden this stretch of Highway 1 many times and it feels like we are home. We have ridden this on our road bikes not the pack bikes and it's difficult to hold back. We want to, or at least I do, Erika is more civilized, to …

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