Monthly Archives: May 2014

Merrell Moab Ventilator – “Long Term Test”!

I’ve been wearing exclusively “Merrell Moab Ventilator” hiking shoes for about 3 years now. Love ’em! http://www.merrell.com/US/en/Moab-Collection After a little over a year of hard use, about 3 days a week, the soles were showing some wear in the center, … Continue reading

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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (Stanford University)

This past thursday I took a docent-led tour, with 3 other friends, at Stanford University’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. http://jrbp.stanford.edu/ It’s located very close to Highway 280, off of Sand Hill Road. If you’re passing-by on 280, and look at … Continue reading

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Orestimba Wilderness, Rooster Comb, Robison Creek @ Henry Coe State Park

A few photos from a recent adventure in Henry Coe State park! It’s a great opportunity on summer weekends to drive 7 miles further into the park than you normally can. Dowdy Visitor’s Center: http://coepark.net/pineridgeassociation/planning-your-visit/visitor-centers-and-park-entrances/dowdy-ranch-visitor-center (It is also possible to … Continue reading

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Nisene Marks State Park & “Oh! What’s This? A Brewpub?” (Sante Adairius)

Imagine the peaceful serenity and killer hillclimbs that can be found in Henry Coe State Park, but this ride includes one of the most innovative brewpubs around! You could do a big ride in Henry Coe State Park (like this … Continue reading

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The Apple “Spaceship”: 5 months later & traffic grumbling…

Back on December 6th I wrote about the beginning of the demolition of the old Hewlett-Packard buildings (…and Tandem Computers, which was purchased by H-P) https://alpharoaming.com/2013/12/06/new-apple-spaceship-campus/ Here’s a local article, with an aerial view, showing the site being completely stripped … Continue reading

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“The Bike Hut” on Tunitas Creek Road, south of Half Moon Bay

A quick shout out to the cool little “Bike Hut”! For some reason, they’ve been open 5 years and I never knew about them! (…because the few times I’ve been in this area I took the Lobitos Cutoff Road and … Continue reading

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