August 2009

Rockies Game!

August 29, 2009

An evening game between the Colorado Rockies and (our own) San Francisco Giants. The Giants won it 6 to 3 in 9 innings. Full Flickr set is here.

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Pikes Peak

August 29, 2009

While Anjel was volunteering at the Gabriel Foundation, I took a day to ride down to Pikes Peak, another one of Colorado’s over-14,000 ft summits, and home to the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (our second famous motorsport destination so far – Bonneville Speedway being the first). The race is held every July, but […]

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Maps: Tour du Colorado

August 29, 2009

A leisurely weekend ride from Aurora to Red Rocks Amphitheatre, up Mt. Evans (at 14,220 feet the highest paved road in the U.S.), stopping in Idaho Springs for a Buffalo burger lunch followed by a quick stroll through downtown Boulder, and back home in time to catch an evening showing of the G.I. Joe movie […]

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Maps: California to Denver

August 29, 2009

Check out our exact riding route from California to Denver. The markers represent our final stops each night. Click “view larger” link at the bottom of the map to view the map at full size along with the marker descriptions. View Walnut Creek, CA to Aurora, CO in a larger map

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Travelling the Backroads

August 28, 2009

Our adventure began with us leaving Walnut Creek, California and heading northeast towards Sacramento with an ultimate destination of Aurora, Colorado – located just south of Denver. Because there’s no rush and no reason to spend our days riding the 8-lane slab of Highway 80, we looked for alternate routes – which quickly turned into […]

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BUSTED!

August 19, 2009

Yesterday morning I got up to drive Anjel to her internship at the Gabriel Foundation bird rescue. She had ridden her bike the day before but there were thunderstorms forecast for the afternoon and it didn’t look like riding would be a great idea. Cheri was generous enough to loan us the minivan for the […]

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