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Bill Sacks
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Across the USA in 10 Days and 4,370.7 Miles
Look down at Yosemite Valley. Cyclist climbing Tioga Pass. Entering Death Valley. Sand dunes. One of the many BMW test cars on the roads in Death Valley. Dinner time. Ravioli, spaghetti sauce and French bread. Camping spot off the side of the road in Death ...

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5.24.2014 Riding the Coast to Half Moon Bay
Don met me in SF at the 24th and Mission BART station.  We came across two other tourists heading south and spoke about the best routes out of the city. We left the city via The Wiggle and Golden Gate Park, which ended up dropping us at the beach alongside ...

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Travel by Brompton
Sacramento - Los Angeles - Boston - Providence - Dulles - Atlanta - Sacramento These are all of the cities that I passed through with the Brompton during a surprise visit back home to Rhode Island.  I was a little bit skeptical about bring the Brompton alon...

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3.14.14 North to Marysville
Never trust Google Maps with distance calculations.  Always ration water usage and don't wait till your stomach is rumbling to stop and eat.  Lessons learned.  I worked a 15 hour day on Monday, which sucked in the moment, but then I realized that I could ju...

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1.26.14 Fueled by Paella
100+ miles.  Some more enjoyable than others.  South of Sacramento along the Delta. Starting off the day with a big apple fritter, after breakfast paella, may not have been the best idea. Meeting up at Old Soul, the normal coffee meetup spot, before hitting...

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12.28.13 Sacramento, Sutter Buttes and Solano...almost
Washboard roads, headwinds, and flat tires.  If that isn't the ultimate trifecta for the perfect weekend bike tour then I don't know what is.  The original plan was to head north to Colusa for Saturday night, continue south to Lake Solano for Sunday night a...

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11.10.13 Riding the Devil
Mount Diablo stands tall over the the Central Valley of California.  Not only can it be seen from my job site in San Francisco and from along the Sacramento River, but it has one of the largest viewsheds in the world, second only to Mount Kilimanjaro.  On a...

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