May 7-15 We arrived in Orange Beach late in the afternoon, after an easy ride down the interstate, turning convoluted when our Garmin sent us on city streets through Mobile for no apparent reason, somewhat paralleling the I-10 which we would pick up once we passed through downtown and emerged from one of the two […]

May 7-15 Back on Beale Street, we stopped midway down the block (almost all the action occurs in just one block) at King’s Bar, a place we’d seen in one of our prior visits, that has a patio between two buildings that features a stage. The purchase of a Hurricane, and later a big ass […]

May 7-15 For our second day in Memphis we were committed to getting in a good bike ride, one with moderate distance on a safe route, giving us another type of look at the city. With a little bit of research on the web we found a greenway, the Shelby Farms Greenline that we could […]

May 7-15 A little over a week after our return from the Cycle North Carolina beach weekend, we embarked on a week long journey to Memphis, Tennessee and Orange Beach, Alabama. The latter part of this trip had been long planned, as we were to attend the wedding of Leigh and James. Readers may recall […]

  April 27-30 The end of the month rolled around and we prepared to depart for Oriental, North Carolina for three nights there to bicycle the Cycle North Carolina (CNC) Coastal Ride 2017. This is one of three multi-day rides this organization sponsors each year and includes a summer weekend long Mountain Ride and a […]

Timeline: April 6-17 A few more of those delicious scones sent us on our way Thursday morning and prepped us for the drive back to Oakland. Both Jessica and Kris had plans for the evening (yoga and volleyball, respectively) leaving us free to consume a big lunch at where else, In-N-Out, somewhere between SLO and […]

Timeline: April 6-17 In the rush to submit my last blog post, I neglected to include one stop we made Tuesday afternoon that was a highlight, at least for Evan and I. During our wanderings on Marsh Street we passed by an auto repair and sales shop known as British Sports Cars and so popped […]