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Hwy 1, Northern, California
Hwy 1, Northern, California

At eleven the sky cleared and I decided that we needed to get back on the road.  About five miles south the sky turned blue and it looked like it might turn out to be a good day of riding.
Riding south I stopped in a town called Garberville which seemed to be inhabited by hippies and cloaked in the smell of marijuana.  We were about 25 mile from the Hwy 1 turnoff and I looked forward to getting over to the coast again.
At Leggit we took the exit for Hwy 1.  Leggit is home to one of several drive-thru trees.  Lucy and I stopped so we could get a picture and stretch my legs.
We continued down Hwy 1 which travels through the forest for twenty mile before arriving on the California coast.  The sun was getting low and the light was amazing.  We stopped for a couple of minutes and met a bike rider named Michael who was from Germany.  We talked about both of our trip and then I set off to find a place to camp for the evening.
We stopped at the Westport Beach KOA and setup camp for the evening.  Riva the woman at the front office gave me a discount on the tent site.  It was a much better evening than the night before.

 

Day two. Leaving Gold Beach, Oregon.

Day two started with a great breakfast with the Hanson family-Dale, Patty, Andrew and their dog Turbo. Andrew helped me tighten some loose bolts and get Lucy packed up for the rainy ride ahead. We kept waiting for the weather to break but around noon it seemed like it was going to rain all day…

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Starting the journey-for the second time.

  The journey begins again.  After replacing the broken crank and reinstalling the engine, Lucy and I were ready for the trip to Mountain View, California. We left Boring, OR at 10 am on Thursday, September 19th.  The goal was to make it Gold Beach, OR by nightfall-about 300miles.  On a motorcycle with a cruising…

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Starting the journey

Lucy and I left for our Journey on September 7th 2013.  Starting in Boring,Or and headed towards the Oregon Coast and south on 101.   The day started out very nice-little traffic and not to warm.  Stopped in Oregon City to get some gas and realized that my fuel petcock was leaking.  I tightened it…

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