Time & Permission :: On the Shores of Lake Chapala

James, Margit, Marina, Kai & I cycling to Chapala.

It’s hard to believe our two month break from the bicycles has turned in to a six-month break! Even though we’ve been relatively quiet on our blog we’ve been really busy behind the scenes. We have a lot to share with you, so let’s get caught up….

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Cycling to Ensenada :: Time for a Break

Riding into Ensenada on Highway 3, local cyclists ahead of us.

We left the beautiful Rancho Santa Maria Teresa behind as we continued down Highway 3 toward Ensenada. As we neared the city the quality of the highway improved and we found ourselves riding, once again, on nice, wide, shoulders. The weather and the views were spectacular.

We had planned on staying in Ensenada for [Read More…]

Digital Dandies :: Recent Updates

With our rears firmly planted in a hotel room in Lompoc for a couple of weeks, we’ve had lots of time to tackle tasks that aren’t as easy to take care of when cycling and on the road. For one, we’ve been able to do some maintenance work on our website, upgrading WordPress to its most recent version, and filling in our pages with more detailed information about ourselves and [Read More…]

A Productive Lull :: Pismo Beach to Lompoc

On our way out of Oceano, we stopped at an old train car converted to diner to check email and to firm up plans with warmshowers.org hosts, then headed down old Cabrillo Highway (a.k.a. Hwy1) toward Santa Maria.

About half way in to our route I heard the distinct *ping* of a spoke breaking. I cringed, dismounted, and walked my bicycle to the nearest driveway, which [Read More…]