Monthly Archives: November 2013
Turkey Day Thanksgiving ride / hike, Kennedy Road, Sierra Azul, Los Gatos, CA
Every Thanksgiving morning, BEFORE everyone overeats, there’s a spontaneous party in the hills above Los Gatos, California. It starts in front of Summit Bicycles, up several miles of paved public roads, then up a LONG, STEEP hill, known as the … Continue reading
Chillin’ & Whale Watching – Santa Cruz and Capitola
On a quiet weekday, a few weeks ago, I decided to do another “mellow” day along the coast with my bicycle and camera. It was not due to an injury like the last time, (https://alpharoaming.com/2013/09/24/santa-cruz-a-beautiful-place-to-nurse-an-injury-and-watch-whales/) but just to enjoy the … Continue reading
Mercey Hot Springs and New Idria – 25 miles from a phone signal!
Did you know that about 120 miles from Silicon Valley there’s a place that few know about, but is worth a drive for the adventurous? Head south on Highway 101, then turn left on Highway 25 at Gilroy; pass through … Continue reading