May 1st, 2019 / (88km/55 miles) The day started all sunny which was a welcome change over yesterday’s fog and clouds. Still, it was only 2°C outside, so the rides downhill made it quite chilly with the cold air blowing past. After the remaining climb over Carson Pass (8500 feet), the route gave back all […]Read more "Day 4 / Kirkwood, CA to Carson City, NV"
April 30th, 2019 / (95km/60miles, 2700m/8900 feet elevation gain, 7hrs) The day started out foggy as we left the motel shortly after 7am. Klaus and I spent the rest of the day, almost until 4pm, in fog and clouds with cool temperatures and a constant feel of wet. Sight was also limited which was, especially […]Read more "Day 3 / Plymouth, CA to Kirkwood, CA"
April 29th, 2019 / (115km/70miles, 670m elevation gain, roughly 7hrs ride) While assuming that today would be stop and go thru Sacramento’s streets with traffic lights cutting the ride into bits and pieces, it turned out that the route was actually following a wonderful bike trail all around Sacramento with dozens of runners and bikers […]Read more "Day 2 / Davis, CA to Plymouth, CA"
April 28th, 2019 / (110km/68 miles, 660m elevation gain, 6hrs ride) Got it started. I left San Francisco around noon with the ferry to Vallejo which is a nice one hour cruise giving you a great view on the skyline of San Francisco getting smaller slowly as you pass Alcatraz and go further north into […]Read more "Day 1 / San Francisco to Davis, CA"