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... not mine, on the road), cycling is now on hair-raising single lanes often with precipitous, unguarded drops, being tailgated by SUVs, motor homes and logging trucks.
The Pacific Coast Highway is promoted as an iconic route for all levels/types of cyclists, of whom there are many, even at this time of year. The abundance of state parks, with inexpensive hiker/biker sites further encourages this, however the road itself does not. Small yellow ...
... of room. Brad was amazing driving out of SF and along Highway 101...stayed on the right side all the way! Speed limits don't seem to matter to locals as they zoomed past us all the way. Thank goodness for the GPS, an essential and worth the $40 fee, not sure where we'd be now without it or without the ear phone connections in the back for both boys...kept them chilled listening to music.
We pulled up to the Monterey Plaza ...
... me! Why? Ok move on... We walked through the noise and the people.. smelly, noisey and yuck! I really can't explain how it is but to say they have ruined a really nice beach.. well if the water was nicer, its disgusting, a dark green with brown foam!! People actually swim in it!! Lots of people.. we did one ride above the people on the skyride.. we watched all the people cueing for ...
... just sucks. ] Oh! I saw this rad duo jamming on the streets. I took a video. This kid on drums was only 18 and just got into college in Texas to study jazz drums. He is going to do well, I did grab his name but I've forgotten. I think it was Blake. Maybe Wayne. I've got no clue. Damn... We grabbed some burgers (standard) and then hit it back to the hotel. Throw some no wifi into the mix and ****** tv, you've got our hotel (speaking of throw ...
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