Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 6 — Solvang and Santa Barbara, California

Solvang and Santa Barbara, CA September 13, 2018 Distance:  23.4 miles Elevation: 715 feet Moving Time:  3 hours 6 minutes Conditions:  Start — Sunny, 65 degrees F.  End — Sunny and 75 degrees Today's Takeaway: We became tourists today. I re-introduced myself to my wife, Diane, today. I've been so consumed planning my ride down the central … Continue reading Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 6 — Solvang and Santa Barbara, California

Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 5 — Avila Beach to Lompoc, California

Avila Beach to Lompoc, CA September 12, 2018 Distance:  44 miles Elevation: 2,219 feet Moving Time:  4 hours 7 minutes Conditions:  Start — Foggy, 61 degrees F.  End — Sunny and a cool 71 degrees Today's Takeaway: There are those who have wealth and those who work hard to feed those with wealth. Maybe it was the … Continue reading Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 5 — Avila Beach to Lompoc, California

Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 4 — San Simeon to Morro Bay, California

San Simeon to Morro Bay, CA September 11, 2018 Distance:  30.5 miles Elevation: 952 feet Moving Time:  2 hours 49 minutes Conditions:  Start — Sunny, 64 degrees F.  End — Not a cloud in the sky, 71 degrees Today's Takeaway: Time slowed down on this outstanding Tuesday. Today's ride brought me back to the California of my past … Continue reading Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 4 — San Simeon to Morro Bay, California

Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 3 — Big Sur to San Simeon, California

Big Sur to San Simeon, CA September 10, 2018 Distance:  60.9 miles Elevation:  5807 feet Moving Time:  6 hours 36 minutes Conditions:  Start — Sunny, 71 degrees F. End — sunny, 74 degrees Today's Takeaway:  Hills are the bane of my existence. Two years ago, my sister-in-law, Stephanie and I were biking a mile-long hill near our Arizona … Continue reading Pacific Coast Bike Tour — Day 3 — Big Sur to San Simeon, California