California - 22nd July to 10th August 2010
From Bella Italia to Mission Improbable - the background to this life-changing trip.
Thu 22nd July
The 1st day - of a trip I hadn't envisioned a month ago.
Fri 23rd July
The 2nd day - preparing Jess's MP3 and getting acclimatised.
Sat 24th July
The 3rd day - getting some riding and exploration under my belt.
Sun 25th July
The 4th day - getting some real riding and further exploration accomplished.
Mon 26th July
Day 5 - but the first day of the real reason behind this trip.
Tue 27th July
Day 6 - real life in Kristin's world - but with my interruption.
Wed 28th July
The three-day trip pt1 - near Walnut Creek to near San Luis Obispo.
Thu 29th July
The three-day trip pt2 - near SLO to near Santa Cruz via Hwy 1.
Fri 30th July
The three-day trip pt3 - near Santa Cruz to home via SF and the Golden Gate bridge.
Sat 31st July
Day 10 - back to a normal routine, plans are made, and welcome to the red GTS 300.
Sun 1st August
Day 11 - Twisties, twisties, Mines Rd, Mt Hamilton, Sunol.
Mon 2nd August
Day 12 - Mt Diablo and the GTS gives us a glimmer of an idea.
Tue 3rd to Fri 6th August
Days 13-16 - Routine days - but a lot gets done.
Sat 7th August
Day 17 - The Three Peaks challenge - bring it on!!!
Sun 8th August
Day 18- A gentle day - painless shopping and sailing.
Mon 9th August
Day 19 - An even more gentle day.
Tue 10th August
Day 20 - flight home
The future beckons
© Jim Crowther and Kristin Gallagher 2010