The BuenCA BRide

User: DrRLong
Dates: 14 May 2016 - 16 Jun 2016
Duration: 1 month
URL: http://richardtreks.blogspot.com/

The Bueno CAlifornia Bike Ride (BuenCA BRide)

Thursday 16 Jun 2016 18:14

Posted: June 16, 2016, 11:14 p.m.

Wednesday 15 Jun 2016 20:38

Double rainbow

Posted: June 16, 2016, 1:38 a.m.

Wednesday 15 Jun 2016 13:30

Santa Fe Trail Marker

Posted: June 15, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday 14 Jun 2016 11:41

Arkansas River

Posted: June 14, 2016, 5:41 p.m.

Tuesday 14 Jun 2016 8:17

Monarch River

Posted: June 14, 2016, 2:17 p.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 19:19

Summit of Monarch Pass

Posted: June 14, 2016, 1:19 a.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 17:34

Cimarron River

Posted: June 13, 2016, 11:34 p.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 16:18

Posted: June 13, 2016, 10:18 p.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 11:20

Services.

Posted: June 13, 2016, 5:20 p.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 9:48

Services here in Delta.

Posted: June 13, 2016, 3:48 p.m.

Monday 13 Jun 2016 8:12

Services here on HWY 6.

Posted: June 13, 2016, 2:12 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 21:34

Motel 6 in Ely, Nevada. And pretty cheap! And recently renovated.

Posted: June 13, 2016, 4:34 a.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 18:50

Nevada rainbow on HWY 6

Posted: June 13, 2016, 1:50 a.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 17:01

Tonopah

Posted: June 13, 2016, 12:01 a.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 15:18

Spectacular landscape here.

Posted: June 12, 2016, 10:18 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 13:44

Miss Lake from HWY 120 E

Posted: June 12, 2016, 8:44 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 12:55

Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite.

Posted: June 12, 2016, 7:55 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 10:59

Walker Party info stop on HWY 120.

Posted: June 12, 2016, 5:59 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 10:25

Yosemite West Entrance.

Posted: June 12, 2016, 5:25 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 10:02

Posted: June 12, 2016, 5:02 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 9:06

Don Pedro Lake near Yosemite

Posted: June 12, 2016, 4:06 p.m.

Sunday 12 Jun 2016 7:24

Heading toward Yosemeti

Posted: June 12, 2016, 2:24 p.m.

Wednesday 8 Jun 2016 15:30

Bike on Katie's deck

Posted: June 8, 2016, 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 18:50

Last night of the BuenCA BRide

Posted: June 8, 2016, 1:50 a.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 16:03

Fisherman's Wharf

Posted: June 7, 2016, 11:03 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 14:18

Hawk Tower built by Robinson Jeffers. Whatever ride that follows is dénouement.

Posted: June 7, 2016, 9:18 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 13:50

In front of the Carmel library.

Posted: June 7, 2016, 8:50 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 12:58

Look deep. I crossed all that to get to Monterey. And go figure! One last hill I climbed (I hope) toward Carmel.

Posted: June 7, 2016, 7:58 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 12:11

One last stop before Carmel.

Posted: June 7, 2016, 7:11 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 10:21

Walmart

Posted: June 7, 2016, 5:21 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 9:51

Had to backtrack from the Walmart waypoint to here, where I had left my phone!

Posted: June 7, 2016, 4:51 p.m.

Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 8:42

Looking back at the hilly, gnarly heart of Monterey

Posted: June 7, 2016, 3:42 p.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 19:18

Back on route in Castroville

Posted: June 7, 2016, 2:18 a.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 13:55

Lost

Posted: June 6, 2016, 8:55 p.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 13:18

Up out of Watsonville, which looks like berryland.

Posted: June 6, 2016, 8:18 p.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 11:05

Following the signage.

Posted: June 6, 2016, 6:05 p.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 10:13

Nice Beach

Posted: June 6, 2016, 5:13 p.m.

Monday 6 Jun 2016 8:54

Best cap.

Posted: June 6, 2016, 3:54 p.m.

Sunday 5 Jun 2016 12:40

Santa Cruz Pier

Posted: June 5, 2016, 7:40 p.m.

Sunday 5 Jun 2016 12:07

Posted: June 5, 2016, 7:07 p.m.

Sunday 5 Jun 2016 11:33

Ghost Bike

Posted: June 5, 2016, 6:33 p.m.

Sunday 5 Jun 2016 10:20

Posted: June 5, 2016, 5:20 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 15:04

Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

Posted: June 4, 2016, 10:04 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 14:08

Nearly sea level

Posted: June 4, 2016, 9:08 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 12:39

A snack before I tackle that hill.

Posted: June 4, 2016, 7:39 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 11:52

I'm glad that van lost a hub cap, which came flying at me. Otherwise, I would have flown by this view.

Posted: June 4, 2016, 6:52 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 9:40

Because

Posted: June 4, 2016, 4:40 p.m.

Saturday 4 Jun 2016 9:09

Half Moon Bay / El Granada

Posted: June 4, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 19:27

Camp in Montara

Posted: June 4, 2016, 2:27 a.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 16:41

View from Devil's Slide Trail

Posted: June 3, 2016, 11:41 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 16:03

Devil Slide Trail: a scary climb

Posted: June 3, 2016, 11:03 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 15:18

Pretty

Posted: June 3, 2016, 10:18 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 14:46

Pacific

Posted: June 3, 2016, 9:46 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 12:08

Daly City BART Station

Posted: June 3, 2016, 7:08 p.m.

Friday 3 Jun 2016 10:21

Waiting for BART to speed me south safely through San Fran area traffic.

Posted: June 3, 2016, 5:21 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 20:47

And odd Motel 6 in Pittsburgh, CA

Posted: June 3, 2016, 3:47 a.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 14:20

Hydrating.

Posted: June 2, 2016, 9:20 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 13:16

Final HUGE bride over the Sacramento.

Posted: June 2, 2016, 8:16 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 11:17

Cock n' Bull Bitter Orange drink and an orange in the California Delta.

Posted: June 2, 2016, 6:17 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 10:23

Crossed the Sacramento again to Stay on HWY 160

Posted: June 2, 2016, 5:23 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 9:18

Bridge across the Sacramento and HWY 160, which runs along the river

Posted: June 2, 2016, 4:18 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 8:34

Ralph has given me excellent directions.

Posted: June 2, 2016, 3:34 p.m.

Thursday 2 Jun 2016 7:54

With Ralph Oliver, my Warmshower host, who road 10 miles with me.

Posted: June 2, 2016, 2:54 p.m.

Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 14:54

Warmshower lodging in Lodi.

Posted: June 1, 2016, 9:54 p.m.

Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 13:27

Andrew at Lodi Bike Shop giving the bike a go-over.

Posted: June 1, 2016, 8:27 p.m.

Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 9:48

Posted: June 1, 2016, 4:48 p.m.

Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 8:25

Main Street Ione.

Posted: June 1, 2016, 3:25 p.m.

Wednesday 1 Jun 2016 7:41

Beginning of a long downhill to Ione.

Posted: June 1, 2016, 2:41 p.m.

Monday 30 May 2016 14:57

Best Western, Jackson

Posted: May 30, 2016, 9:57 p.m.

Monday 30 May 2016 11:19

A look back at Baker's Mountain.

Posted: May 30, 2016, 6:19 p.m.

Monday 30 May 2016 10:39

Things get interesting.

Posted: May 30, 2016, 5:39 p.m.

Monday 30 May 2016 9:42

After the turn around, services!

Posted: May 30, 2016, 4:42 p.m.

Monday 30 May 2016 8:53

Turn around on Carson's Pass to HWY 49 to Yosemite.

Posted: May 30, 2016, 3:53 p.m.

Sunday 29 May 2016 17:20

Behind d Cooks Station

Posted: May 30, 2016, 12:20 a.m.

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:51

At last! HWY 88 and the final push to Cooks Station and halfway up the mountain.

Posted: May 29, 2016, 5:51 p.m.

Sunday 29 May 2016 10:33

Climbing almost to HYW 88

Posted: May 29, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

Sunday 29 May 2016 8:48

First service on the way to Cooks Station

Posted: May 29, 2016, 3:48 p.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 18:22

Behind Ray Ide's house. He's the great (great?) grandson of William B. Ide, the first and only president of the Republic of California back in the day.

Posted: May 29, 2016, 1:22 a.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 15:33

Water stip

Posted: May 28, 2016, 10:33 p.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 14:41

Altritude

Posted: May 28, 2016, 9:41 p.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 10:33

Fiddletown

Posted: May 28, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 9:03

Climbing

Posted: May 28, 2016, 4:03 p.m.

Saturday 28 May 2016 7:57

At the local diner in Plymouth, fueling up for the ride to Cooks Station, more than halfway up Carson Pass 😁

Posted: May 28, 2016, 2:57 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 16:16

Downtown Plymouth with Library

Posted: May 27, 2016, 11:16 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 14:03

Consumnes River

Posted: May 27, 2016, 9:03 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 13:39

Still nowhere on the scary Latrobe RD

Posted: May 27, 2016, 8:39 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 12:31

Middle of nowhere.

Posted: May 27, 2016, 7:31 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 9:45

Starbucks at the point where Blue Ravine becomes Green Valley b

Posted: May 27, 2016, 4:45 p.m.

Friday 27 May 2016 9:13

Trying to find my way out of these trails

Posted: May 27, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 18:50

Camp at Beals Point on Folsom Lake near Folsom.

Posted: May 27, 2016, 1:50 a.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 13:48

With Paul from Brighton, UK, here in the western US biking around.

Posted: May 26, 2016, 8:48 p.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 11:44

American River

Posted: May 26, 2016, 6:44 p.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 11:09

American River

Posted: May 26, 2016, 6:09 p.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 9:45

The American River Bike Trail for the next 23 miles.

Posted: May 26, 2016, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday 26 May 2016 9:00

Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River, West Sacramento

Posted: May 26, 2016, 4 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 18:30

West SAC RV Park and Campground. Excellent site just off Western Express route in West Sacramento. Clean showers. Hot water. Decent wifi.

Posted: May 26, 2016, 1:30 a.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 13:50

Heading into West Sacramento on the Yolo Causeway Bike Path. That's I 80 on the right.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 8:50 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 10:59

John, an aerospace engineer, who rode with me from Winters to Davis, crossing a funky bridge.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 5:59 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 9:53

Lester Farms Bakery in Winters.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 4:53 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 9:08

Turning on Putah Creek RD toward Winters.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 4:08 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 7:41

After detouring into Vacaville yesterday, I'm on the hashtag of a new map segment.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 2:41 p.m.

Wednesday 25 May 2016 5:53

Lodging in Vacaville.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 12:53 p.m.

Tuesday 24 May 2016 15:11

For a while today I thought I was out of the hills.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 10:11 p.m.

Tuesday 24 May 2016 12:24

Breakfast burrito at Valley Cafe.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 7:24 p.m.

Tuesday 24 May 2016 10:29

Had to climb hills to get out of Vallejo but now I'm on the Solano Bikeways for a few miles.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 5:29 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 19:09

Vallejo Motel 6.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 2:09 a.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 17:28

Off the ferry in Vallejo.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 12:28 a.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 16:32

4:30 Vallejo Ferry

Posted: May 23, 2016, 11:32 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 14:28

On the Golden Gate

Posted: May 23, 2016, 9:28 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 13:54

About halfway up the final hill to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 8:54 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 12:58

Paranoid about my brakes after using them on a long downhill. Mike's Bike Shop says they're ok. Golden Gate ahead!

Posted: May 23, 2016, 7:58 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 11:39

The hill that keeps going up.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 6:39 p.m.

Monday 23 May 2016 10:29

Croissant and iced coffee.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 5:29 p.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 17:05

Samuel P. Taylor State Park. $7! Above my tent is a redwood, and just beyond my bike is a babbling creek.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 12:05 a.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 14:52

It's nice to be out of HWY 1 traffic and out of the hills and on the relatively flat Marin Trail for a few miles.

Posted: May 22, 2016, 9:52 p.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 14:01

Black Mountain. Glad it's behind me!

Posted: May 22, 2016, 9:01 p.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 12:53

Point Reyes Station is a busy little tourist town. Great roast beef sandwich. Ate half. Saving the other half for the top of the big hill I have to climb to get back on route.

Posted: May 22, 2016, 7:53 p.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 10:36

Marshall. Looks like you can feast on oysters here.

Posted: May 22, 2016, 5:36 p.m.

Sunday 22 May 2016 9:43

Posted: May 22, 2016, 4:43 p.m.

Saturday 21 May 2016 18:45

The Tomales Community Park is not on the Adventure Cycling map, but it's a welcoming park with picnic tables, gazebos with electric, and restrooms with running water and flush toilets.

Posted: May 22, 2016, 1:45 a.m.

Saturday 21 May 2016 13:19

I meet Aaron, who started his ride in Portland, in Valley Ford, CA.

Posted: May 21, 2016, 8:19 p.m.

Saturday 21 May 2016 11:55

OMG! Thousands of them! Nay! Millions! The Birds!

Posted: May 21, 2016, 6:55 p.m.

Saturday 21 May 2016 9:03

The BACON officially starts with a traditional stop at Starbucks.

Posted: May 21, 2016, 4:03 p.m.

Wednesday 18 May 2016 11:26

'Anders at KT's house. Where the BACON starts Saturday morning.

Posted: May 18, 2016, 6:26 p.m.

Wednesday 18 May 2016 9:06

Don't know what this place, perhaps a winery, but it's crazy packed with cats in the back.

Posted: May 18, 2016, 4:06 p.m.

Wednesday 18 May 2016 6:20

Coffee @ Starbucks.

Posted: May 18, 2016, 1:20 p.m.

Tuesday 17 May 2016 16:04

Donner's Summit.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 11:04 p.m.

Tuesday 17 May 2016 14:19

Wadsworth rest stop.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 9:19 p.m.

Tuesday 17 May 2016 11:47

Cosgrave rest area.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 6:47 p.m.

Tuesday 17 May 2016 9:04

Nevada. Spectacularly beautiful.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 4:04 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 19:44

Staying tonight at a Motel 6 in Wells, NV, across the highway from the Ruby Mountains.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 2:44 a.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 19:26

Windhover Salt Flats, west of Salt Lake, almost Nevada.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 1:26 a.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 18:32

Utah west of Salt Lake is starting to look like the west of Westerns.

Posted: May 17, 2016, 12:32 a.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 16:33

Utah mountains.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 10:33 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 14:13

Posted: May 16, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 12:17

Crossing to the west side of the Continental Divide just west of Rawlins, WY, which is just west of Sinclair and home is said name oil and gas.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 6:17 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 10:12

I could tell I'd been climbing since Ogallala, Nebraska, more so when I entered Wyoming, but visibility was nil due to fog, until suddenly I saw an elevation sign, 8590 feet, and snow on the outcropping, and the mountain grade was downhill into a clear valley, Laramie, a full tank of gas, and Starbucks.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 4:12 p.m.

Monday 16 May 2016 8:25

Wyoming. Forever west. Train emerging from fog.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 2:25 p.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 20:24

Car camp at the 80 W rest stop just east of Ogallala, NE, Rocky Mountain time zone.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 2:24 a.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 18:25

Time to start thinking of a rest stop. Maybe North Platte.

Posted: May 15, 2016, 11:25 p.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 15:49

Nebraska! In Lincoln to cash winning ticket at Publishers Clearing House. Will treat STL upon return. Can't wait!

Posted: May 15, 2016, 8:49 p.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 14:26

Iowa! Biked it. In fact, I've been in bike in this very spot on my way over the Missouri River to Nebraska.

Posted: May 15, 2016, 7:26 p.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 12:21

Just changed HWYS in Kansas City, via 495W and 495N, from 70W to 29N.

Posted: May 15, 2016, 5:21 p.m.

Sunday 15 May 2016 9:51

Still in Missouri, far from California.

Posted: May 15, 2016, 2:51 p.m.

Saturday 14 May 2016 13:52

'Anders is packed and ready for his tow Sunday to Santa Rosa, California, and the start next Saturday of the BACON.

Posted: May 14, 2016, 6:52 p.m.

Saturday 14 May 2016 13:46

A rough route of The BikeAbout California Oregon Nevada.

Posted: May 14, 2016, 6:46 p.m.

The BuenCA BRide

User: DrRLong
Dates: 14 May 2016 - 16 Jun 2016
Duration: 1 month
URL: http://richardtreks.blogspot.com/

The Bueno CAlifornia Bike Ride (BuenCA BRide)

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Hey, discovered TrackMyTour and your map this morning. Looking forward to following along!