Hoping the prevailing westerlies might whoosh us along, my husband Joe and I planned a week-long ride of about 300 miles from our home in the Santa Cruz Mountains to Fresno (a.k.a., “FresYES”).
The first in a series of articles featuring upcoming road cycling events in Northern California and Southern Oregon.
I always enjoy riding my bike across the high desert near Bend. I follow quiet, rolling roads past stands of juniper trees. I enjoy long looks at the snow-capped Cascade Range to the west. I often find myself making my way toward Smith Rock, a favorite monolith for hikers and rock climbers.
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