1.) Jon visited a friend in Sylmar, California, that he hadn’t seen in two decades.
2.) Big Sur and the Bixby Bridge are truly epic by bike.
3.) There’s a lot to see in Santa Monica alone.
4.) Point Mugu near Ventura, California.
5.) A visit to the mother ship Pedego store in Fountain Valley, California.
emboldened to sally forth and continue
his barely planned journey. After that
first big hill, he put in over 100 miles of
Almost every day on the first part of
his journey included flat tires. New tires
and thicker tubes were no match for the
razor-sharp shards of metal from the
carcasses of blown truck tires. Those
steel belts are vicious when they’re on
the side of the road, and some refer to
them as “road gators.” Replacing a tube
on a rear tire, the usual suspect in this