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There are 146 comments.
I just checked out the Murietta Falls photos and writeup. Thanks for recreating such fun memories. My favorite photo is the one of us in front of Diablo.
Hope your week is going well!
I am interested in doing the Death Valley Double next week (hopefully my first!). Can you tell the best way to get to DV from SF?
Also, is it worthwhile to take my NightRider lights (burntime~2hrs vs getting a vistalite)?
Thanks for the advice.
My brother and I are avid road bike riders and want to plug into more groups / rides / people of the same crazy ilk - live to ride. I live in SF and my bro lives in Mt. View, but love Diablo and Hamilton and all the funky coastal climbs and back roads. If you know of any informal group rides that tend to be long and uphill, we'd like to know about them!
I am planning to purchase a 10 year old cannondale criterion frame. Since you also have an old cannondale, is there anything you can advise to watch out for? What would you expect of longevity on the frame if it appears to be unmarred? Thanks for your time.
On your bike route sheets, all come up with an error message when I attempt to view them on the Mac using IE 5.1 and the latest DjVu plugin (using OS 9.2.2), but on Windows they work OK.
Hi Felix ...
I found your web site and am very impressed.
I would like to add links to your ride reports it be O.K. to link to your good work?
Are you sure you will leave the CalTripleCrown Ride Report pages up on your web site for the next few years?
Best to you,
First off, great listing of centuries throughout the state! I wanted to see if you could add our event to your list: The October 12th Santa Barbara Bike Tour & Fest for MS. The event starts and finishes with a big party on the beach in Santa Barbara at Leadbetter Beach. There are Century, 60M, 30M, and 12M routes to choose from. The event benefits the Channel Islands Chapter of the National MS Society. The event is one which has experienced great growth in the past few years growing from 350 to an expected 3500 this year in just 4 years and I'm sure that your website will provide some great additional exposure! Our event website is www.santabarbarabiketour.com and the contact person is Lisa Northrup at 805-682-8783 or you for your time!
There is a ride not listed on your calendar sponsored by the ALA.
The Two Rock and Roll Bike Trek is on June 1, 2002. The web link is I did this ride last year and enjoyed it very much. Please add it to your calendar.
Great Story (1999 TT).
I was on that ride myself (my first TT) and luckily had a great time. It really helps living on the route and knowing the roads!
I'm going for my first CA Triple Crown this year. Davis, TT, and Knoxville (the Northern CA edition!).
Will I see you at any of these rides this year?
I noticed from one of the shots that you have an MGB which was fitted with a rear seat. Do you still have that seat? Interested in getting rid of it? I just purchased a '66 MGB, and am thinking of fitting it with a rear seat, for the little kids on short rides.
Rod Williams in the last Octagon asked who might do engine work on his '67 B. While not an engine issue but a transmission issue, I had very good service from William at Corte Madera British European in Corte Madera, Marin County. Rod should call him at 415 927 2995 and say Wayne Veatch recommended him.
Have a 1970 MGB; hardtop, wires, been mostly stored for 10 yrs. Got any suggestions as to how to market it on the net?
There was a century ride June 30 in Chester, CA, this year. One of my bosses rode this year, and he only did 60 some miles. Didn't notice it on your list.
This is a great website! Thanks so much for putting it out there. I am hiking
whitney 8/11 w/ 2 other people. We are all worried about the effects from higher
elevation. I've hiked up to Mt. Baldy and around there. Will do San Gorgonio next
week. What did you snack on along the way and how often were you
best greetings from the lovely south of France.
I saw that you updated your road bike components list. There I noticed that you took the Stratics pedals out of the list.
Where do you get the cleats. Over here I can't get hold of them. Do you have any suggestions how to get some?
Thanks a have a nice day...
Hi Felix. I'm 34 and just getting into cycling and loving it. I'm interested in centuries and double centuries(someday). You have a great site with lots of info, however, I would like to get a map of the centuries routes in my area. Who would I have to talk to or where would I have to go to get that info?
Looking for a bike rack for my Z3.
Can you tell the make & model of the one you use on your Z3 and other alternatives you may be aware of.
Love the Z3. We have an atlantic blue 1997 Z3, but haven't transported bicycles on it yet. Loved your web page. We've been collecting century maps, too, and developing some rides of our own. Like you, we agree it's nice to be able to ride from your own front door. If you plan a visit to the Yosemite area to cycle or just a pleasure cruise in the Z3, and enjoy meeting people with similar interests, look us up.
hey, loved your climbing stuff. great photos! you've been to some cool spots!
Hi. I never knew there was climbing in Redwood City until I saw your web page. Where is the rock? Thanks a million for enlightening us!!
Hi; I thought your web-page was great. I too like old cars, I am currently driving and restoring a 1964 Ford Falcon, My favorite car I had in the past was a 1973 Jensen Healey. I found your name through the Confused hiking club and thought you and your group might be interested in trying a sample of a new raw vegan food that I am a distributor for. It comes from a company called The Brain Garden and comes in convient resealable cans. It is called Pulse and is made up of 26 fruits, nuts, grains, and seeds. Please feel free to go to my web-site at www.pulseaday.com/113998 to get more information, and please send me a reply if you would like me to send you a free sample. Thanks Jim
Dear felixwong.com staff members:
I work as a cartoonist in China. I Just created a photo gallery about Shanghai and I'm asking for reciprocal links with your site. The URL of my site is: my email addr is: for your consideration!!
Jimmy Jewell 10/12/02
Would like info on the Death Valley 200 miler.
well, first of all I have to say thank you , cuz if it wasn't for yuo i'd probably be still looking for the Indian rock .
I went once there and i felt in love with the place and i dunno how to get there and i wanna go back very bad , so i was wondering if you could give me the exact location of this park and if u can also directions coming from the south of the bay ... that'd be lovely .
well this is if u have time and all and if u do thanx SOOOOOO much .
Luis Hernandez .
I like your page, mostly because your a european sports car snob like myself. But yeah keep it up!!!
I recently got a 1975 MGB. The engine has a terible knock in the low end. It needs rebuilding or replacement. Can you recommmend a shop in Santa Cruz or San Jose? Do you now any one with a running engine they want to sell?
I was just reading your article on how to double-clutch and I can't wait to try it tomorrow on my Mazda Protege. Then I went to the gallery and was amazed when I saw the BMW. I love that car in every shape model and color is could possibly come in. I was wondering if you knew about any difference between a BMW M3 Roadster and the new z4. Which would be faster ? Since the Roadster is pretty fast ? Thank-you
Hi Felix, I was wondering if you are still doing "all" of these things, especially the biking? You are quite the athlete.
Nice website. I think the chain lube is actually called Pro Link.
bravo ottimo sito scusa per la mia lingua il mio inglese non e' ottimo, ti invito a visitare il mio sito, bressanbike.com per giudicare le mie biciclette
se vieni in italia vienimi a trovare faremo 4
chiacchiere sulle bici ciao roberto
Your web page is great. Your reference to your lil' web page is deceiving. Its huge. Loved the photos, the bike ride street instructions, your ride reports. Thanks for having the site. I'll definitely come back to it often as a good reference tool. See you at TC2 training.
Any recomendations for rock climbing in Big Sur, CA?
I saw your page on removing stuck cranks and thought it was a good tip for removal. I have a good tip also, purchase a automotive fork for removing ball joints. they cost from $6.00 to 10.00 and just put the fork between crank and nut over the shaft and hit with a hammer and rotate around a couple of times to loosen. This way I save the cranks for another project. Hope this is helpfull.
I read you pages with interest. My interest is recmbents, and their performance vs uprights. Most of the stuff I read is very subjective, but the Reynolds Wishbone/T-Bone series seem to be better. Can you tell me if it is faster than your Cannondale, and by how much, say, in the ideal world of flat road, no wind?
It is very difficult to get factual stuff here in Australia, so as a rider of both, I would value your views.
I was wondering if I could link to your page:
I like your individual tactics, and I want to let readers of my Live Simple ebook to see a list of tactics put together by someone. I'd list you on that forum page like this:
Felix Wong from California has created his list of simple living tactics.
Let me know if that is OK.
I noticed you once tried to install a Petronix ignition system on "Goldie", but you had some trouble. What was the problem? I also have a '69 MGB(GT) and was considering the conversion. If you have any pearls of wisdom, I'd like to hear it. Thanks and Safety Fast, Kevin
Great web site! I thoroughly enjoyed perusing your pages regarding hiking and cycling. Thanks for providing such useful info! :-)
Hi felix..ran across your site because I was trying to find some bike routes from the peninsula (san carlos) to Santa Rosa/Windsor with a few of my friends. I was going to leverage the Marin Century info but can't find details.
Few of my tri friends are thinking about riding up to my buddies place up there...maybe continuing to napa on a following day.
You've done a ton of riding.....any ideas on a route?
Appreciate any input.
FOUND YOUR PICS ON OHIOPYLE GREAT , BUT YOU DID NOT GO INTO THE AREA VERY FAR
Hey Felix--Do you have any Sampson Stratics Pedal cleats you want to get rid of? I know, I know, I should get some Speedplays but I just can't get rid of my old Stratics. I'll pay a fair price! Thanks!
Enjoyed your website!
Hi there! I'm a 16-year old guy wanted to get out in nature and exercise! I am interested in doing some centuries around the Bay Area. I've only just discovered how much fun road biking is and i would like to get more serious. My brother found your web site for me, i liked it and i'd like to to a century before the year is out to train for the Davis Double Century. So if you have any suggestions for me that'd be great. thanks a bunch.
This message is for Nick Perry (re: your guestbook entry). I tried to reply via email but it bounced due to an invalid email address.
Good for you on aiming for a first century!! For a first century, I'd usually recommend one of the flatter centuries, for example the Delta Century in Stockton in May or the Solvang Century in March. I don't have a good century in mind for the remainder of the year but take a look at this following list of rides:
This is a very comprehensive list and has, in my estimation, 99% of all Californian rides. It lists distances, amount of climbing, and has links to all of the rides.
From this list, you will be bound to find something. In regards to training, everyone would advise you to slowly work up your distances up
to the century, which I suppose would be ideal, but then again, I did my first century in '93 despite only doing a long ride of, say, 25 miles before that, and in the Seattle-to-Portland Classic, I met several people who had never ridden over 50 miles prior to that event. The distance is largely a mental thing! Good luck!
thanks for putting my Carhaix control picture on your website. I had a great PBP... -Bob.
Great pictures from PBP ! I did the PBP 2003 myself and I regret that I didn't visit the McD. in Carhaix, because I hungered for a McFeast (kind of McRoyal) the next 500 km.
I really love your article about the Climb to Kaiser. I am a 1998 survivor and also the editor of the Fresno Cycling Club's newsletter, The Rough Draft. I would love for you to do an abridged version for me to publish in the next month or so. Please let me know. Glad you finished the ride and most importantly, that you enjoyed it. I was at the Shaver Lake Rest stop giving massages - did I give you one?
A friend told me about your web site which had some PBP 2003 photos and comments. I remember reviewing your web site last year and was impressed with your detailed accounts of your many travels and events. After seeing my picture KM696 on the website I had to especially smile, because only now do I remember the wonderful laugh we had at the controle.
Also, now I can say I have met Felix Wong in person in action at PBP 2003 no less! I liked your pictures of the course and Paris. Do you have any others you can send me or put up on your site?
Your friend, Jim
I just happened upon your site while cruising the web... Great job, and very interesting.
I completed my first Bike Century this past weekend (Civil War Century, Thurmont, MD). Even while it rained like heck, and the total climb was reported to be 8,500', I had a great time (ahem). I averaged 14.5mph while taking it pretty easy on the two biggest climbs... The sharp climb, at the very top of the second long climb made me cry, but I got over it. Next year I plan to trade my Cannondale Adventure 400 Hybrid, for a racier (and lighter) model. I may even graduate to clips rather than toe straps.
The free ice cream, at the finish, made it all worth while.
I am planning my next self-brutalization, and would love to do one in CA. Should be do-able, as I am in NoCal at least twice per month.
Thanks for the inspiration!
Hi Felix !
I am pleased you rode PBP and you completed it !
I rode it too, left paris at 10:15pm, and you will see the following on my
web page dedicated to PBP :
and on : http://jeanpba.free.fr/pbp2003
you will have information on PBP articles and my brevets
I finished PBP in 91h25mm !
I have a question for you:
I saw you use a big box to carry your bike
Did you leave it in the hotel during PBP ?
Could you give me further information about this box ?
did you remove pedals ?
did you turn the handlebar ?
is your bike ok after the journey ?
I will add a link towards your website !
Could you tell me : how old are you ?
where do you live in California ?
is it your first PBP ?
Apparently you enjoy BAGUETTE ? is it true ?
See you in 2007 ?
Please correct name of one of your route sheets. Foxy Fall Century should read "Foxy's Fall Century". Wish I would have known about your site sooner as we have needed an elevation profile for years. Please contact me ASAP about links for next years Foxy's and updated route maps could be forwarded for next year.
2003 Foaxy's Fall Century
Tested modification of Grizzly Peak Century today (102 miles 9405 feet). An improvement over GPC route - avoids Orinda-Moraga & Oakland traffic segments. Start anywhere on loop but we started at Shasta/Grizzly Peak Berkeley.
North GP to Spruce, right onto Wildcat to bottom. Left onto San pablo Dam Rd to first light. Right to stop at Alhambra Vly Rd. Left onto Pinole Vly to San Pablo. Right through refinery past Rodeo through Crockett to Carquinez Scenic. to McEwen. Right up steep hill, under freeway to Canyon Rd. Left to Alhambra Vly. Right, follow Alhambra over Pig Farm Hill down to Bedar Creek. Left past Briones to Stoplight. Continue back up Wildcat to Grizzly Pk. Left onto GP. Follow GP to Skyline. Left onto Skyline and follow to Redwood. Left onto Redwood and follow to Willow Creek Golf Park on right. Turn into Willow Creek Park - watch golfers, snackbar, water, restroom, etc. Return to Redwood. Left onto Redwood, back over hill to Pinehurst. Right onto Pinehurst and follow it back up to Skyline and retrace route to start point.
Nice scenery, traffic good with little city riding. Plenty places for water, etc., except from Martinez back to GP.
Great homepage, Felix. I just happened across your site today while doing some research on the PBP race. I've been toying with the idea of giving it a shot but having read your description I'm not sure I would be able to qualify, let alone complete it. I did notice a reference on your recumbent to Pete Penseyres and since I ride with Pete once a week I thought I'd let you know how amazing he is. About 61 and still going incredibly strong. The first time I rode with him about two years ago I hadn't done any serious training and ended up cramping in six muscles after about 30 miles of mainly uphill climbing. Thanks to Pete and his brother Jim (who is an awesome rider as well, although he does it with only one leg below the knee!) pushing me up a few hills while on their bikes I was able to complete and come back for more!
I never ran a marathon before but my goal is to run at 26.6 mile marathon. I live in the east bay area.
1. what is the most popular 26 mile marathon in california.
2. what do you recommend to prepare for this nad how long.??
Hi, found your webpage via Google. I noticed you've had quite a few sports car including the Porsche 944.
I have a 1986 Porsche 911 Coupe and am wondering what is the best bike rack to use. I'm actually afraid of harming the paint/body by using a bike rack.
Sooo...my question is, what type of rack do you recommend for a car such as a Porsche 911?
Hi Felix- The picture of the Cranberry Crank and City Beach Bouldering comp are really great.Thanks for having Joshua in them. I lked the way you linked them to Stacey's website. I was able to look at these pictures several weeks ago. Tonight I couldn't see them at all. When I clicked on either dates, the message was there were no pictures. I would like to tell Joshua's grandparents in FL how to find these great pictures you took of him. Any idea what's happening?
BTW - your website is awesome!
Happy turkey day.
(aka Joshua's mom)
I have had my 1991 Veloce since new. I came from two Fiat Spiders, a 1977 and a 1980. Garaged and kept nice, I take it out only for fun and errands. I drove 350 miles over this Thanksgiving holiday in the Florida sun with my beautiful wife next to me playing music and holding hands. Since I put cruise control on mine, it makes a sweet long distance driver. I have a new 2003 Toyota Mr2 spider, green and beige too. The Alfa is better for me. The Toyota is better for my wife.
I found this a very interesting site. I have a few questions...
I'm currently studying at school and i am hoping to goto university. I KNOW i want to travel and i hope to goto China, i will only be 19 when i am thinking of going (before Uni). Do you think it is wise for someone of this agae to travel by themselves? is China a safe place to be by yourself? I know a VERY limited amout of Chinese but i'm hoping to learn much more before i go ;)
Also, do you think i should travel after uni? and what are the approx costs of food, accomodation, like in China?
thanks for your time... great site! anyother comment you think would be appropriate..don't hesitate! :)
Been a while. (Stanford team, way way back) Someone referenced your page on the velonews forum. Good stuff. Seems you've gone hard core!
It's good living vicariously through you. Keep it up!
Just found your site and enjoy your writing. It's got me interested in doing some long rides.
If you don't mind, a basic question: how do you transport your gear: tubes, clothes for weather changes, food, on the long rides? Does it all fit into riding shirt pockets, paniers, rack?
thanks for the feedback! PAUL
decided to look up double clutching and came across you. i rev with the clutch in and go straight for the lower gear, not tarrying in neutral. five speed tremec is easy to lose your placement when downshifting(also upshifting to 3rd), and up to 5th takes a conscious effort. also, glad to hear it's not just me who can't " heel and toe" because of certain car's peculiar gas and brake pedal placement. interesting website!
Article about stuck seatpost gave me a great clue!
It is free again,
hey whats up... I figure i'd say whats up and was wondering if you can gimme some info on Xian, Shanghai and beijing. Like what kinda life they live, do you "need" a car, and whats the money average over there... Any way, very sweet picture i enjoyed looking at them... I was asking cuz im goin to live there for awhile, wanna get some before hand...
I came across your site while surfing, and stayed for quite a while. I moved to Colorado from San Francisco 6 years ago. The biggest thing I miss about the Bay Area is the large number of centuries that are within a day's drive, scattered throughout the year. I looked at your list, and it was "did that, did that, did that..." I truly enjoyed your ride reports, and your tribute to your Canny. My own workhorse recently passed away. She was an 1987 Eclipse Carbon 7 road bike. She suffered a broken chainstay after 16 years of service. She was a true friend on the road. She now occupies a spot on the wall above my workbench. I guess I'm not the only one who *really* understands what bicycling is about. Now my Kestrel has some really big shoes (tires?) to fill. Anyhoo, great job on the website. Now I have to go home and put some miles on the road... Cheers!
I've enjoyed your bicycle stories. I think I've read all of them and congratulate you on how well written they are. I discovered your website almost a year ago when I took up bicycle-century riding again at age 69 after a hiatus of 30 years and wanted to read other people's descriptions of San Francisco Bay Area centuries that I was considering, such as the Tierra Bella.
I particularly liked your account of the 2002 Markleeville Death Ride and found it helpful in motivating me to try my first Death Ride last month. I wrote up my experience of the 2004 Death Ride, and in it I referenced your story. The Almaden Cycle Touring Club picked up my report and put it on their website at:
I also made reference to your two Tierra Bella Century accounts in my report on the 2004 Tierra Bella Century on that same club's website.
I'm eagerly awaiting your description of the 2004 Mt. Tam Double Century. I was there for the Marin Century at the time you began it and probably experienced the same fog along the coast and the scorching heat in Petaluma.
Joseph C. (Joe) Shami
I would like permission to use some of your photos from the 2003 Climb To Kaiser for this year's website, set to go January 1, 2005. Let me know if that would be okay.
Bill Lutjens, Coordinator, Climb To Kaiser
I really have a good time reading your stories and looking at your pictures. Great site, good work. Congratulations!!!!
Great site you have. I am a pretty good (6:00+) century rider and am interested in training for a double. Can you recommend some sights, a book, or your own training methodolgy to getting to the magic tool if you are already doing 100 fairly well?
i stumbled onto your site while looking for pbp info. great trips and pics, i enjoyed them all. see you on the road someday.
I have enjoyed reading your stories about the bikes, cars and the link to Simple Life. Thank you.
This year will be my 10th year of riding. I'm nowhere near as strong (or as young) as you but have done many of the same rides in the Bay area and some of the centuries you write about. In 1996-98 I also competed in the Low Key Hill Climb series. In 1998 I got my first digital camera and took the pictures of Eric and Cornelia being presented with the trophies on the top of Mt Hamilton that you feature on your website. I did not know you were on the Jah Love team however. Do you know what became of Cornelia? I took an extra picture of her at the top, made a print, and sent it to her. She wanted a picture to give to her grandmother and didn't want her to see the one of her holding the champagne bottle.
Keep up the good work. Maybe I'll see you out on the road sometime.
I have some cycling pictures among others at http://www.pbase.com/rjnbiker/biking
I am the coordinator of the 2005 Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge and recently read an article you wrote about our 2003 century. I really loved what you wrote and would like to include a link from our web page to your review. Would you be willing to give us permission to make a link? For your cooperation I would like to offer you a 50% discount on your 2005 SCMC registration. Let me know soon if you agree to letting us make a link and if you plan to ride the century.
Do not respond, but say hello to Cathy when you see her. Your pictures are beautiful. I'm getting there - tell Cathy that I haven't forgotten...
Hello Felix. Great site! I live in Stockton and enjoyed reading about your rides. You're right... the Delta Century is the flattest in the US but I still love it; it's an awesome ride! I am also a big fan of the Tierra Bella and the Prima Vera. Anyway, your site is incredible!
By the way. I'm pretty sure we went to high school together.
I was surfing the search engines for websites to find a cool Automotive HotRod Webring to join and found this site guestbook, I got to say,... nice site tho and it's easy to nav in. Anyway so I thought I'd post a message. I just started a new website for Automotive Enthusiasts. Visitors are allowed to post pictures and give as well as receive help from the everyday car and truck to the highest of high performance vehicles. If you know of any car, truck or other automotive related shows I can use your help. If you're looking for a place to post your pictures or videos there's areas for that to. So if you're interested come on by and check us out. We need every type of vehicle owner out there to help us. There are no ads, no pop ups nothing like that, it's completely free. I'm disabled and my wife suggested I try to do something with my free time so this is what I've come up with.
Check us out and drop us a question or maybe you just have a great automotive tip for others.
Thank you so much for all the wisdom and enthusiasm of your pursuits! I've only done a couple of easy brevets along with my occasional cycling to work, but what I really want your advice on is Lighting.
You said you really liked your Tec Torch with 3 LEDs in one of your later Death Valley rides. I've used a variety of Cateye micros and my current favorite is a cheap rechargable nicad helmet-mounted light. 7.2v at 10w but the battery only lasts an hour. My solution- two batteries.
Can you tell me more about your experience? I'll keep looking through your rides, (thank you so much for all your details) and maybe come up with your answer, but any info would be appreciated.
Thanks, and hope to see you on the road,
My girlfriend found (and we both enjoyed) your page regarding a winter trek to Rose Peak. I'm now curious to go out there and backpack off-season like that. I thought you might get a kick out of my page about the time I did it as a day-hike on the summer solstice and lost 10 pounds in one day to dehidration. I was thinking I want the longest day possible, and didn't consider the heat. Duh.
Hey Felix- Did you get MY pics? Haven't heard so thought I would ask. Put your website on the BJ for some guys who are planning to do PBP in "07. Figured they should ask an expert.
I'm doing the Napa Century on August 21st. Are you? Would love to see you again!
Nancy (aka The Bike Goddess)
Nice Website. I checked out your Shasta trip with Dave. He directed me to your site. Congrats on making the summit. I wanted to go but my wife is expecting and timing was not good. I'd be interested in joining any day hikes you guys might do in late Sep-Oct.
Very nice site. I just moved to the Bay Area and have spent more time on my growing interest - biking. I couldn't agree more with your points on simple living...I do the same. The only think I would add is to "Turn off the lights when you leave a room", and "Never buy a bicycle lock" - It ensures you never leave your bike unwatched, and eliminates the chance of it being stolen.
I met you on the "Day in the Bay" ride at the Burlingame rest stop. You refered me as Ed in your report, that's OK as I know you have many things to keep track of in writing your reviews. I finally got around to reading your review and found it very enlightening. I hope to see you in the future on your road bike as I would love to chat with you. Keep up the good work on your reviews. I really enjoyed the recap of the ride. The friend that you gave the spare inner tube to (Dave Joeng) is one of my riding buddies I started the ride with. At least, your recap substantiates the story he gave me on why he was so far behind.
Just poking around on the net doing some research on Denver CO. and I came across your site. We share alot of the same interest (cycling, triathlon, marathon) and I am also looking to move out of CA and relocate.
I have just started looking into things (past few weeks) and wanted to know if you would be interested in chatting over the phone. (maybe even hook up for a ride somewhere in the bay area)
Let me know.
Hi Felix, I've really been enjoying reading your website. I love all the reports from different cities and towns in North America. I do have a question though. How come you are moving out of Fremont, CA? Are you taking into account how easy or hard it may be to find a job in the cities you are visiting?
What a great idea, and adventure. It is very obvious you are a goal orientated, disciplined, and intelligent man. I would be interested in knowing, what type of work you do for a living, and why have you choosen to move out of California.
I have always wanted to "just hit the open road," and after reading about your "open road" adventure, it has given new life, to my dream.
Best Wishes, and God Bless.
I enjoy reading your website. WOW what an adventure you have had. I just bought a Specialize Allez and wanted to know what you think of that bike. All stock. I plan on doing the Climb to Kaiser in 06. It sure feels great when riding. Unfortuneately i just pulled a pectoral muscle and been off it during my recovery. Have any tips on training for this ride? Take care, hope all is well, looking forward to you updates.
Interesting site...very good. Strange, we share a similar lifestyle in being athletic. Guess if I want a site I'll have to use a different address. Thanks