Monthly Archives: September 2009

Central Baja

Yesterday I rode from El Rosario to Catavina in the middle of the Baja peninsula. In the morning there is still fog, as El Rosario is situated close to the Pacific Coast. I head out early (6:45am) to take advantage … Continue reading

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Mama Espinoza

Today I only had a short half-day ride of 60km. I started at 8am near San Quintin and was finished by 11am. It was a cool and easy ride in the morning, except perhaps the last 10km, where a 300m … Continue reading

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Baja California – the heat is on

Yesterday was my first impression of the central Baja. Near the Ocean it gets foggy at night, just like in OR and CA. However, it burns off very quickly after sunrise and then it’s just dry and sunny during the … Continue reading

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Into Mexico

Mexico is different! (What an amazing change of scenery since up on Mt. Whitney just a few days ago!) No problem there, but interesting. Here are three little episodes: The Immigration Run-Around Yesterday afternoon I crossed the border by bicycle … Continue reading

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San Diego

Today I picked up my bike from the San Diego REI store where it underwent a tune-up while I was on the mountain. They re-built the back wheel (all new spokes and nipples), put on a new tire, re-adjusted the … Continue reading

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