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  • Cycling into San Francisco

    • Posted on October 16, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   The ride from Guerneville into the Napa Valley was unfortunately cut very short when we realised that all of the campgrounds were fully booked for the night.  After much deliberation we decided to spend the night in Santa Rosa, where there happened to be a Gran Fondo event taking place.  It was buzzing with […]

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  • Five favourites – San Francisco

    • Posted on October 9, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   Fort Funston Beach  A fifteen minute drive from the centre of town, Fort Funston beach is a great way to escape the city hustle and bustle.  Take a picnic and enjoy views of the sandstone cliffs above, and rolling Pacific waves.   Mission Pool  Nestled in the heart of the trendy Mission district this public […]

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  • Cycling in California – Gualala to Guernville

    • Posted on October 5, 2016 | Authored by Andrew
    •   Although our starting point sounds like a language you’d speak at 4am after a very heavy night, it is actually a really sweet town perched on the edge of the Pacific.  We camped at the national park – Gualala Point Regional Park – right on the river, which provided a beautiful backdrop to our […]

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  • Cycling in California – Fort Bragg to Gualala

    • Posted on October 4, 2016 | Authored by Andrew
    •   We were pretty pleased to be getting out of Fort Bragg and the seemingly endless cloud that came with it.  That said, the cloud didn’t leave us until a lot further down the coast.   The road hugged the shoreline south and although it offered us with a view of the ocean, it was a […]

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  • Cycling in California – Our stay in Fort Bragg

    • Posted on October 2, 2016 | Authored by Andrew
    •   On arrival in Fort Bragg we finally found the sun and thought we had discovered a place worthy of a rest day.  The first evening was fantastic, we headed sown to the waterfront trail with a few beers and watched the sun set.  We were rewarded with a beautiful view of the Pacific coast and […]

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  • The best cycle routes in California

    • Posted on October 1, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   Our first stop in California was Crescent City, known to some as ‘Crescent shitty’ we later learned…  Unfortunately, if you’re entering California from the Oregon coast it can’t really be avoided.  From there we had a tough climb through the Redwoods State Park to Elk Prairie camp ground.  As you might have guessed, it […]

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  • Cycling the Oregon coast

    • Posted on September 29, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   Packing up in Portland and getting back on the road was hard, it had been a whirlwind visit.  We set off to the long awaited coast line, through the Willamette Valley – Oregon’s answer to Rioja, and the most beautiful part of the state we’d seen yet.  The hills were high, but very much worth it.  We […]

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  • Five favourites – Portland

    • Posted on September 17, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   Lardo Looking for a lunch spot?  Grab a sandwich at Lardo East, you won’t be disappointed.  Definitely a place for meat eaters, it worships every part of the pig.  We’d recommend the double burger with dirty fries!   Biketown With it’s headquarters based just outside of Portland it’s no wonder Nike has sponsored the city’s bike […]

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  • Cycle from Seattle to Portland

    • Posted on September 14, 2016 | Authored by Laura
    •   After a busy few days in Seattle it was great to get back on the road again.  Taking the ferry to Bremerton meant we could avoid the busy traffic and gave us the chance to see the city from the sea.  We enjoyed meeting Robert onboard and hearing about all of the kit he […]

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  • Five favourites – Seattle

    • Posted on September 14, 2016 | Authored by
    •   Rocco’s  By far the best pizza in town!  Grab a seat at the bar and enjoy a cold glass of craft beer and a slice.  Or a full pizza if you’re brave enough to take on the challenge!   Pike Place Market For all you foodies head down to Pike Place Market for fresh […]

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