Author Archives: Adam

Day Five

We rode from Solvang to Ventura today, about 70 miles. The ride was fun, with a climb over the mountains that separate our origin from our destination, and a fun, twisty descent down into Santa Barbara. The weather was threatening … Continue reading

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Day Four

Mud, sweat, and gears – that sums up my fourth day with Pablove Across America. We rode from Pismo Beach to Solvang, 70 miles. It was soggy and wet the whole time, with lots of mud during the his first … Continue reading

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Day Three

Beautiful day today. We rode from San Simeon to Pismo Beach, where it was mostly sunny and 72 degrees when we finished. We rode through San Luis Obispo, which seemed like a nice little town that would be fun to … Continue reading

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Day Two

Epic ride today. We followed our original plan to ride from Big Sur to San Simeon (because that’s a decent amount of climbing), though we stayed overnight in Carmel-by-the-Sea. If you’ve not visited this area, I highly, highly recommend it. … Continue reading

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Day One

We rode from Santa Cruz to Carmel-by-the-Sea today, about 56 miles.  The temperature was in the mid 50s when we started, with foggy conditions.  For me, coming from Arizona, it was fairly cold, but not too bad, and I was … Continue reading

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Day Zero

I arrived in Santa Cruz, California, today, and the ride starts at 9:00 tomorrow morning.  There will be eight riders tomorrow, with some more joining us in a few days, and a bunch more on the last day.  The Pablove … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

I am ready for the ride. In the past eight weeks, I have logged about 1,700 miles on the bike to get myself in shape to complete the 423-mile journey that begins on Saturday. The culmination of my training was … Continue reading

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Why am I here?

Some of you might wonder…why would someone choose to participate in a fundraiser that requires 423 miles on a bicycle?  Well, it would be difficult if cycling weren’t already one of my favorite hobbies.  Who am I kidding, this distance … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ride For Leo!

PLEASE SUPPORT MY RIDE FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH AND TO SUPPORT KIDS WITH CANCER!!! CLICK HERE TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION! In August, 2009, our 4-year-old son Leo was diagnosed with Stage 4 Burkitt’s Lymphoma, a very aggressive blood cancer. At … Continue reading

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