Goodbye Sweet Oregon! Hello California! - Heading South For a Promise of A Warmer Winter - CycleBlaze

October 8, 2018

Goodbye Sweet Oregon! Hello California!

Gold Beach to Smith River, CA

2200 feet of climbing today! It was gorgeous. We climbed 700 feet out of Gold Beach. 

The first climb of the day!
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Whaleshead rock
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Arch Rock
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Our lunch view before we dropped down into Brookings
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Met Ankor at the Fred Meyer in Brookings. He is riding south and working along the way doing softwear Geek stuff!
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Ankur KumarSo lovely to meet you all. I have bookmarked your journal :)

Ankur
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Janet Anspach-RickeyMutual Ankur! Hope you are safe and sound. We are in Fort Bragg tonight. Great riding!
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Yea!
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This lily field was harvested of all the bulbs. 90% of the lily bulbs in the US are harvested in this part of California!
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Steve Miller/GrampiesNot familiar with lilac bulbs. What kind of lilac are you referring to?
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Janet Anspach-RickeyEaster Lilies! Sorry, I'm not much of a gardener!
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Jennifer checked us in at the Xaa-wan'-k'wvt Village and Resort (Ship Ashore) in Smith River just down the road from the 7 Cedar Casino.
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This is our very nice room for a great price.
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Awesome view. We watched the sun set. Great place to stay. We highly recommend this.
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Another view from our room.
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The end of a perfect day!
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Today's ride: 40 miles (64 km)
Total: 627 miles (1,009 km)

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