DREAM OF CALIFORNICATION

The Steed Management team made a trip to NorCal a few weeks ago to get some well needed warm road miles in. Not that the weather was bad in Vancouver but just that we fancied a change of scenery. We set up camp in Guerneville just outside Santa Rosa and used that to see the best that the area had to offer. The area is used for Levi’s Gran fondo ride and we used some of the routes for our training rides. Each day was over 100km’s and had lots of elevation including some great climbs such as the Kings Ridge and the famous Mount Tam just outside San Francisco. It was a really great trip and I won’t bore you with too many details but will let the photos do the talking. Thanks to Kim, Steve and Adam for making this a memorable trip.

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The climb up King Ridge. Out in the open through farm land.
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The bridge at Caradero at the end of the worst ‘road’ I’ve ridden on. Gravel grinder enduro with a puncture 100 metres from the end.
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The gang leading out the way.
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The view from the top of Mount Tam. San Francisco in the background.
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Snakes on the trail.
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End of the road. No turning back.
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The Golden Gate Bridge from the look out point.
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Cows on the side of the road on King Ridge.
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Oh the PCH or Highway 1. Its been a long time since I seen on of those signs.
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Myself and Kim near the top of King Ridge.
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While in California you gotta have a Burrito. Look at the size of that.
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Climbing up from the PCH on the Levi Fondo loop.
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Steve being a tourist on Instagram.
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The Golden Gate Bridge from the Armoury.
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King Ridge near the top.
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The pain train on the flats. Its hard to ride and Instagram at 45kph.
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Food Trucks in Ghettoville.
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Full Tourist Mode engaged. #hashtag instagram bonus points.
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Driving into a heading on the PCH.
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