Coffeeneuring #5 – Little Bessie Gets New Shoes

I’ve been riding Little Bessie a lot lately. I like the upright sitting and just the relaxed feeling I have on her…oh yes her bell too! However, she has had a rubbing on her back wheel for several months. We thought it was just because the wheel was out of round. Nope she had two … Continue reading "Coffeeneuring #5 – Little Bessie Gets New Shoes"

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Coffeeneuring #4 Happy Birthday to me!

How lucky for me that my birthday always seems to fall during Coffeeneuring. That usually means I get a nice ride somewhere fun. Well this year didn’t disappoint…..we drove north to Santa Cruz and had a meetup with The Goddess herself. As you can see it was a bright clear day….well now. When we left … Continue reading "Coffeeneuring #4 Happy Birthday to me!"

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Coffeeneuring 2018 Ride 4: The Tao of Bike

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 / 16 miles / By some miracle, four neighboring cities and a town on the San Francisco peninsula agreed on something. It’s called the Peninsula Bikeway, a designated route on surface streets connecting the cities and town. They even agreed on the signage. And even more of a miracle, the route … Continue reading "Coffeeneuring 2018 Ride 4: The Tao of Bike"

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Donut, tea, and reflectie

Biked at least two miles. Check. Purchased and consumed qualifying beverage. Check. (Also purchased and consumed glazed donut. Yum.) Documented with photograph of beverage and bicycle. Check. (Bicycle requirement added for Cycle365 per Kathleen.) I think that qualifies as another Coffeeneuring ride. And, while I was at it…. Photographed reflection of self and bike in … Continue reading "Donut, tea, and reflectie"

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Coffeeneuring 2018 Ride 1: Queen of de Niles

Sunday, October 14, 2018  / 10 miles / Ever see Charlie Chaplin in “The Tramp”? It was filmed in the little town of Niles, California in 1915. Niles was Hollywood before there was Hollywood thanks to Essanay Film Manufacturing Company opening an operation where the weather was more favorable than Chicago. Starting in 1912 lots … Continue reading "Coffeeneuring 2018 Ride 1: Queen of de Niles"

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Titus, part 1 of 3

The boundaries of Death Valley National Park encompass the geographic feature known as Death Valley, which in turn includes places like Badwater, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, the Mesquite Sand Dunes, and so on. Outside the low-lying bounds of Death Valley itself, the eponymous park also includes places such as Telescope Peak, Aguereberry Point, Darwin Falls, … Continue reading "Titus, part 1 of 3"

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River, sloughs, marshes, grapes, trees, boats, railroad, and bridges

I like exploring terra incognita whenever possible, but I also enjoy returning to some of my favorite haunts over and over again. So it is with riding through the wetlands and sloughs of the Carneros wine region between the towns of Sonoma and Napa. (Those are also the names of the counties in which each … Continue reading "River, sloughs, marshes, grapes, trees, boats, railroad, and bridges"

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Cycling Into The Future

For the past eleven months the Main Street, Broadway, of Seaside has been closed. There has been much construction. New drainage systems, sidewalks extended with added seating, trees planted and bicycle parking added. Broadway was completely closedown for several months. This caused some of the existing businesses to shutdown……the word on the street was that … Continue reading "Cycling Into The Future"

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