Day 5: Great Hotel we stayed at (Anderson Gaia Shasta)
was a great base for rides - this day we did this:
Googe Map of 580 km Loop
Cutting off the straight slabby bit from Anderson -> Chico ->
Paynes Creek was a good call - if a little bumpy and twisty.
The high altitude pass south and west of Quincy (between
Qunicy and Gibsonville) was absolutely spectacular: no
traffic, great sight lines, and awesome pavement - for those
who did not have the "speed limiter" interrupting...
Eyeball on a Fork - One of the "Interesting" Occurrences
WTF - Carbon Rims, and... Sub-Standard Duct Tape ? Deduct 50 Poser Points
Day 6: Included the DH2 rated section out to Cecilleville.
Loop was cut short due to rain, but we got the Cecilleville Out and
Return In - While Dry !
Google Map of 540 Km Loop
Speed Posing - Attempted Poser Points Return ?
Day 7: Smaller group was off to explore the one road we
missed to the East of Chico (Bucks Lake Road)... At all costs...
Google Map of the 480 Km Loop
Ready For the Trip ?
We Were Ready... But NOT This Ready ?
We were stopped at some road construction - and the weather
went from cold, to snowing in the space of 15 min...
That storm pasted the hills to the east, and all of the
Sierra's with SNOW !
A few weeks later was still some left when I was crossing
back over the Sierras.
On that day we saw it all: sun, hot, bitter cold, sleet, snow,
biting hail - was crazy riding on ice, accumulated snow, and
3-4 cm deep hail along the various highways...
Better Weather in the Lower Elevations - Double
Bridge On Hwy 70