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Park, Pedal, Play:  Buellton, California

Park, Pedal, Play: Buellton, California

We’re trying something new here. Stef and I recently spent a week in southern California using the RV as a base camp for cycling (and for work, but nobody wants to hear about that).  We liked...
Sea Otter Classic 2018 in the Bag: SIGH!!!

Sea Otter Classic 2018 in the Bag: SIGH!!!

Well, our first official hosting gig at Sea Otter Classic just wrapped up and I’m declaring it a success! We’ve camped with friends before at Sea Otter, but never as the official group...
It’s All Uphill From Here: Mallorca Ride Camp: Days 3-7

It’s All Uphill From Here: Mallorca Ride Camp: Days 3-7

Well, not to spoil the ending, but we’re back home from our Trek Travel ride camp.  The last few days of riding went by in a flash – just like my first 50 years.  Sigh…  ...
Mallorca Ride Camp: Days 1 and 2

Mallorca Ride Camp: Days 1 and 2

Well, as James told you in his last blog update, we’re in Mallorca! Yep, I pulled it off. I dodged a bullet with the whole Bollywood-extra obsession thing he had going on, and instead we’re doing...
Mallorca Prologue: Getting There

Mallorca Prologue: Getting There

We’re on a Trek Travel trip right now – a bicycle training camp in Mallorca.  And as much as we love our RV, Lance, he’s not amphibious, so we had to take a plane to get here.  We had...
Join Us for Two Cycling Events!  (Live or Virtually)

Join Us for Two Cycling Events! (Live or Virtually)

(With instructions on what to get me for my birthday.) I’ve had cycling on the brain lately.  Actually, I’ve had cycling on the brain since at least August of 1983, if you can believe this...
In Search of Level Campsites & Epic Rides: Volume 4

In Search of Level Campsites & Epic Rides: Volume 4

Back when my two kids were little, I caught them having a philosophical conversation about Mother Nature. My daughter Mackenzie was sharing her theory. According to her, there’s not only Mother...
In Search of Level Campsites & Epic Rides: Volume 3

In Search of Level Campsites & Epic Rides: Volume 3

Not that anyone’s paying attention, but it’s been well over 2 weeks since James or I put anything on the website. It has given me a whole new respect for full-timers who are pumping out frequent...
Searching for Level Camps and Epic Rides: Volume 2

Searching for Level Camps and Epic Rides: Volume 2

It dawned on me as I was reading through Volume 1, that I’m outnumbered by males here in the RV… both animate and inanimate.   Mel, Lance, George; all “males” and all lumped into the...
In Search of Level Campsites and Epic Bike Rides – Volume 1

In Search of Level Campsites and Epic Bike Rides – Volume 1

My, my, my, another new year starts. 2018 got here so fast, don’t you think? I once saw a plaque that said, “Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it...