Monthly Archives: August 2016

Redwoods Road Trip Day 6. The Longest Ride

We rose pretty early on Sunday for the final stretch home.  Lance rose earliest and saw a doe and fawn near the house, capturing them on my camera.   When I popped out of bed to see them, they were … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip Day 5. Awesome Motorcycle Roads

We packed up and were on our way out of Eureka by just past 8 am.  As with all three days in Eureka, we rode out in low hanging fog and mist so thick it required many swipes of my … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip Day 4. Just Messing Around

Friday was our “messing around”day.  It’s a good idea to keep at least one day as an unscheduled free day because we always find something we’d like to do. We started our day having breakfast at the Samoa Cookhouse, an … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip Day 3. The Avenue of the Giants

The agenda for the day was to ride the Avenue of the Giants in Humboldt Redwoods State Park and have lunch at the Lost Coast Brewery in Eureka.  We accomplished both.  The northern entrance to the Avenue of the Giants … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip Day 2, 101 South

After a relatively early muster of 8 am, we hit 101 headed south.  I had read about a good breakfast stop in a local magazine, the Spoon, so that was our first stop. After eggs and about 3 pots of … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip, Day 1

The idea for a motorcycle road trip to the Redwoods came last fall when I read an article about the Lost Coast in the October 2015 issue of Sunset magazine.  With the purchase of my “new” 1987 BMW K75S in … Continue reading

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Oregon Summer Beach Weekend

It’s hard to beat the Oregon Coast for a wonderful summer weekend getaway, and the first weekend in August is about as much of a good weather guarantee as you can hope for.  We had a picture perfect weekend at … Continue reading

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