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Mini Touring, Day 3

Mini Touring, Day 3

Today's our big day on the bike. Remember, this mini tour is all about short distances between bike-friendly accommodations. Our destination is the retro Santa Maria Inn, 27 miles south. Winds have been strong the past few days. The tailwinds are…

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Mini Touring, Day 2

Mini Touring, Day 2

It's day #2 of our 4-day mini bike tour of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. We started with bikes aboard the Surfliner out of Santa Barbara. Start reading with Mini Touring, Day 1.

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Mini Touring, Day 1

Mini Touring, Day 1

cycleCalCoast has been keeping me busy lately as I map the best bike routes throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. It was time to get on the bike and sample some.

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SLO Sunday Scene

SLO Sunday Scene

It's a quiet morning, or so I think, until the church bells start ringing at 6:50am — and they keep ringing till 7:00 — everyone's awake. We're packing out of SLO, on our way home via Santa Barbara where we'll…

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SLO Bike Rodeo

SLO Bike Rodeo

The last post ended just as we were meeting Dan Rivoire, Executive Director of the SLO Bike Kitchen. The Kitchen does a lot of things, but maybe primarily it's a space where people can bring their bikes in need of…

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SLO Sights

SLO Sights

Before the more private part of this trip begins — we're here celebrating our 39th anniversary — I'm squeezing in a few meetings. I've got breakfast with Jo Anne Miller who is breathing new vigor into the local entrepreneurship scene,…

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