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West County Ride – Occidental To The Ocean

Yesterday, Saturday January 10th 2015, Andy and I agreed to meet at Fulton Rd on the Joe Rodota trail, in the flats, half way between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol at 7:15 am for about a five hour ride. Andy rides from his house in Santa Rosa about 8 miles, I drive in my warm car; Andy is from Wisconsin, I, a California boy. I get to our meeting spot a few minutes before Andy and am trying to get acclimated to the foggy, 40 degree temp. When Andy shows up the dew and moisture is dripping off his helmet, he looks cold / it is cold. You try and dress for the elements gloves, face mask, 4 layers, toe covers but it is still cold. Why did I get out of bed to do this??
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West County Ride – Petaluma To Marshall

I’m sure many of you have heard of, been to, or ridden your bike around the Healdsburg area. Places like the Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, the Russian River, Sebastopol, even Bodega Bay. And if you have not been to these places get out and check out the wineries, restaurants, and natural beauty of the area.I want to share with you an area called West County. It is a large area west of Highway 101 extending out to the Pacific Ocean, south of Bodega Bay down Hwy 1 to Stinson Beach.
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