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1410-Sacramento Bridge

Tower Bridge is a vertical lift bridge across the Sacramento River, linking West Sacramento in Yolo County to the west, with the capital in Sacramento County to the east. This is a beautiful old iron bridge built in the Eiffel [...]

November 15, 2016 California

1338-Wine Country, CA

The cruise through the back roads of the Napa Valley wine country was as beautiful of a bike ride you can get. No traffic, early morning, clear skies, cool, and everything was green and lush. Snaking my way through the [...]

June 5, 2016 Alaska Ride, California, Motorcycle Trips

1337-Golden Gate Bridge, CA

For the longest time I have wanted to ride a motorcycle across the Golden Gate bridge. On this trip I had the opportunity. I rode from Santa Cruz to St. Helena in the wind country north of San Francisco. I [...]

June 2, 2016 Alaska Ride, California, Motorcycle Trips

1336-Santa Cruz, CA

I haven’t been to Santa Cruz in over thirty years. It’s still a hippie surf town that is slowly being gentrified to the disapproval of many of the old-school residents. I stayer with my old high school chum Tom Starkey. [...]

June 2, 2016 Alaska Ride, California, Motorcycle Trips

1335-California Coast

Cruising the California coast was not one of the best days for viewing. Dense fog enveloped the coast and the entire trip was in and out of thick soupy fog. These were the best photos I could get. The cool [...]

June 1, 2016 Alaska Ride, California, Motorcycle Trips

1334 -Dana Point to Morro Bay, CA

The trip has begun. I left Dana Point and headed up Pacific Coast Highway Route 1. I wanted to go along the coast since Route 1 begins at the light by our house and ends in Canada. I cruised through [...]

June 1, 2016 Alaska Ride, California, Motorcycle Trips

1328-Trona Pinnacles – Death Valley, CA

The Trona Pinnacles, on the way to Death Valley, are a unique geological oddity rising from the dry bed of Searles Lake. They are made of calcium carbonate and are the result of deposits made when this entire region was [...]

March 5, 2016 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1327-Valley Colors – Death Valley, CA

This trip to Death Valley with my good friends Jimmy & Diana Langford began as we pulled off CA Route 395 towards Trona. We dropped down into the China Lake Navel Air training valley hoping to see fighter jets scorching [...]

March 5, 2016 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1326-Stovepipe Wells – Death Valley, CA

Stovepipe Wells was an old mining stopover deep in the heart of Death Valley. It began in the early 1900s as a source of water and rest stop for the miners. The area got its name from the stovepipe that [...]

March 5, 2016 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1325-Ubehebe Crater – Death Valley, CA

The Ubehebe Crater is an amazing volcanic crater in the heart of Death Valley. It’s about 50 miles from Stovepipe Wells and is worth the drive. You can stay in the parking lot and take great photos or hike a [...]

March 5, 2016 California, Death Valley, US Travel