Rest day in Gualala 

A much needed break today - for me anyway. Marc could probably just keep going with his Energizer Battery powered legs (and mind over matter philosophy). I'm still working on the "Shut up Legs" thing. Maybe we need some matching 'Shut Up Legs' jerseys. Last night we met up again with the three American ladies …

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Day 14 – Mendocino to Gualala 

80k and +1100m climbing  Legs were feeling it today, despite the elevation total coming from lots of ups and down. More and more spectacular coastal scenery that is impossible to capture adequately on camera. Part of that is because there was literally nowhere to pull off  the road. In parts the other side of the …

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Day 11 – Fortuna to Garberville (Avenue of Giants) 

85k. +655m climbing Left Fortuna in the rain,but the day cleared up to a sunny (bloody hot) 34 degrees. We ended up riding into Garberville fairly late because we took our time through Avenue of Giants- a longish chat over lunch with 3 lovely American women who are cycling border to border, and then we …

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