PESO 2019 - 116-119 - GDG

David J Brooks pentkon52 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 10:04:10 EDT 2019


1-2-4 I like a lot, especially number 1

Dave

On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 8:41 AM Godfrey DiGiorgi <godfreydigiorgi at me.com>
wrote:

> Got the numbering on these a little out of order but eh? doesn't really
> matter.
>
> I took a nice cycle ride on Wednesday... Hopped the train with the Fatboy
> Comp Carbon here in Santa Clara and exitted in Redwood City.
>
> https://flic.kr/p/2hA19D3
>
> I met a friend there for lunch. Afterwards, I let Google Maps guide me
> back down the Peninsula towards Mountain View. I had it set to cycling and
> it took me through a marvelously twisty and fun route that I'd never have
> dreamed up myself. I stopped several times to make a photo when the light
> and the scene moved me.
>
> First, at the edge of Menlo Park and Palo Alto, there was this giraffe:
>
> https://flic.kr/p/2hA19CB
>
> After that, I crossed over the US 101 highway complex at the Arastradero
> maze using the very long pedestrian bridge there and headed out on the Bay
> Trail. It was a lovely day out and the trail was completely empty when I
> was there, the first time that's happened on the rides I've taken there.
>
> https://flic.kr/p/2hzXjFq
>
> This trail goes way out onto the edge of SF Bay, and can take you onto
> dirt around east of Moffet Field, but I didn't want to go that way. Hopping
> back over US 101 via another pedestrian bridge, and then wiggling through
> one neighborhood after another, I found myself right back at one of my
> favorite cafe's in downtown Mountain View, Dana Street Roasting Company.
> These chairs begged to be photographed, the light was stunning in rich
> contrasts.
>
> https://flic.kr/p/2hzXjFR
>
> From there to home is a (mostly boring) pretty straight shot down Evelyn
> and onto Monroe, about 8 miles or so long. I didn't stop again to make any
> photos in that section, I just pounded pedals and flew as it is slightly
> downhill most of the way… :)
>
> All told, it was 27 miles on that run at 11.8 mph average speed. I
> pummeled down 1400 calories of pedaling... It was great! All photos made
> with the Leica CL fitted with Voigtländer 10mm f/5.6.
>
> onwards, always onwards!
> G
>> The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
>
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