Mid-Week Rides: Bolinas/Bodega Bay

It started, as most mid-week rides start, with an email message. The result was a plan to meet at the north end of the Golden Gate bridge at 9 AM, go to breakfast, then ride to the coast over the Fairfax-Bolinas road. At breakfast we decided to detour to the Mt Tam observation area, too.

I took eleventy-seven pictures but most of them came out crap and were thrown away. I’ve been playing with manual exposure and this ride proved that I still have a lot to learn before I start getting it right. Some of the salvageable images follow.

I wasn’t the only one to take pictures. Chris sent a bunch, too.

View from Mt Tam

View from Mt Tam

View from Mt Tam
Chris, Bob, and Rob

Chris, Bob, and Rob

Chris, Bob, and Rob
Chris and Rob

Chris and Rob

Chris and Rob
Rob

Rob

Rob
Bob

Bob

Bob

Marc on his GS

Marc on his GS

Marc on his GS

Bob sent this picture of me on the bridge of Alpine Lake on the Fairfax-Bolinas road.

At the bottom of the Fairfax-Bolinas Rd we headed North on the coast highway with a stop at Pt Reyes so Chris and Rob could have a smoke break: there was no smoking allowed on Mt Tam. After the break we continued North to Bodega Bay with a stop at the Tides for coffee and a snack. Rob and I took a direct route home from there, Chris and Bob weren’t in as much of a hurry.

Chris

Chris

Chris
Rob

Rob

Rob
Honda!

Honda!

Honda!
Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay
Gull

Gull

Gull

View from Marin headlands

View from Marin headlands

View from Marin headlands
Bike and bridge

Bike and bridge

Bike and bridge

Rob and I hit the GG bridge just before 4 PM. Being cheap, I took the last exit and stopped to take some more pictures, killing the few minutes needed for car pool rates (free for motorcycles) went into effect.

Pictures from Chris

Stinson Beach Tamalpais

Stinson Beach Tamalpais

Stinson Beach Tamalpais
Above Bolinas

Above Bolinas

Above Bolinas
Gottcha Boo

Gottcha Boo

Gottcha Boo
The dirty Non-Honda-mine

The dirty Non-Honda-mine

The dirty Non-Honda-mine
Richarson Bay

Richarson Bay

Richarson Bay
Fog spilling through

Fog spilling through

Fog spilling through
He's Happy

He’s Happy

He’s Happy
Marco shoots blue sky

Marco shoots blue sky

Marco shoots blue sky
The Patricia at Bodega Bay

The Patricia at Bodega Bay

The Patricia at Bodega Bay
The Gypsy Lee

The Gypsy Lee

The Gypsy Lee
ms. Patria Again

ms. Patria Again

ms. Patria Again
Clearing Gate#2

Clearing Gate#2

Clearing Gate#2
Clearing Gate#1

Clearing Gate#1

Clearing Gate#1
Jet Ranger & Fog

Jet Ranger & Fog

Jet Ranger & Fog