Biketoberfest or Bust!

What a great test run weekend touring adventure!  I was completely reminded of why I love touring.


I was loaded up and on the road by 8:30 a.m. and made it to Golden Gate Bridge by 11:15- a mere 45 minutes longer than anticipated.  The foggy chilly start along the ocean did not help get my motor running for the major ass-kicking climb to get up and over the foothill mountain pass between Continue reading

Thank You Performance Bicycle!

The fine folks at Performance Bikes in San Mateo, CA no sooner souped up my bike and I was off…to Ohio that is.  So my beloved GT mountain Bike has sat in Calfornia awaiting my return. Yesterday was our big day to reunite and give’er a rip up down, up, down, up, down, Montara Mountain. I opted to climb the beautiful hills above Pacifica in anticipation of my first Continue reading