That Cycling Chick's

Has made it! To NYC, NY.

$0.00 spent 
8600km cycled 

Dick & Kathy took me over to their friends’ house in Willow Creek the night before. We spent the evening mingling with new people, enjoying some great food and beautiful nature. And I learnt the new best game: throwing stones on the bank on the other side of the river...

After a good day of rest, I am excited to be hopping back in the saddle.

The Avenue of the Giants that has been waiting for me is simply stunning: full of ancient, older-than-Christ giant sequoias (thanks Robert!), taller than the eye can see.

The manager of the Shrine D...

The Avenue of the Giants is calling!

It’s the world famous scenic ride with an outstanding display of huge Christ-old trees. I am a little bit tired but the thought of cycling through it imparts me with renewed energy.

I get my caffeine from a lovely local coffee shop an...

I wake up to the sound of a car at 6.00 am. Is this the patrolling the “Members Only” signs warned about? Am I going to get arrested now? I freeze and stop breathing. The car stops. Oh my god, THEY ARE COMING FOR ME!!! The vehicle starts again and leaves. Phew! They mu...

Robert, my lovely CouchSurfing host who fixed me up with some dinner, amazing wine and great conversation the previous night, has prepared some ass-kicking frittata for breakfast. Let me tell you, Robert is a serious serial cook – it’s the best breakfast I have ever ha...

I get woken up by Judy, who’s enthusiastically getting some coffee ready for the two of us. I love her coffee zeal. Before she leaves for work she saves my cold unprepared ass by providing me with a comforter and two warm shirts for the road: yes, I have not prepared m...

Judy and her family let me stay at their beautiful family farm for two days, so I take the opportunity to rest, sleep, chill out, write the blog, eat and hang out with the happy crew. There is also a couple of Colombian cycling brothers staying at the same time so it’s...

After a good night’s rest thanks to Becky and Mark who had not only fed me but had also given me an extension cord for my breathing machine for the night, I am really sad to be leaving. This couple has been so wonderful to me and they truly are a bundle of joy and warm...

I wake up to a lovely “GET THE FUCK OFF MY LAAAND!!!” outcry served by the grumpy grumpy grumpy. Yes, it is 8 am already but it’s not like I’m planning on staying where I’m not welcomed. I’m going… I’m going!

I pack up and hit the road. The road crooks and twists and tu...

I am tiiired. I slept like a log and my body is craving for more. But the wind will be picking up at around noon, so I must make a move.

The route takes me along the coastline. It’s magnificent, it’s beautiful and it’s freaking cooold!!! On the one hand the sun is burni...

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