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Shorts and short sleeves before sunrise
I hang behind the main bunch as we ride through Santa Rosa.
Mount Saint Helena (4335ft) stands at the head of Napa Valley.
Cyclists on CA29 near Oakville
Passing lush vineyards on Silverado Trail
Mount Saint Helena from Silverado Trail near Calistoga
Mount St. Helena (4335ft) from Bennett Lane in Calistoga
Robert Young Estate Winery
Bottom of the climb up Geysers Road
Geysers Road rest stop
Geysers Road is never level.
Mount Saint Helena from Geysers Road
Geysers Road Panorama
Cyclists climb and descend Geysers Road. Alexander Valley lies below.
Lake Sonoma Dam from Dry Creek Road
Charging my bike inside the visitor center
The folks staffing the visitor's graciously allowed me to take on a supplementary charge while I ate lunch.
The first half of Skaggs Springs Road was broad and smooth but always climbing or descending.
Skaggs Springs water stop
Las Lomas water stop
Narrow bridge over Haupt Creek
Rancheria rest stop
Rancheria rest stop volunteers
Bill at Stewarts Point
Timber Cove Resort is marked by a tall obelisk.
Two cyclists enjoy the view of the whitecaps on the Pacific Ocean near Windermere Point.
I leave the cool coast at Fort Ross.
Fort Ross Road is narrow and rough, but shady.
A steep exposed section of Fort Ross Road
Fort Ross Road atop the ridge
Photocrazy photography trap
Crossing Russian River in Monte Rio
Monte Rio rest stop
Graton Road near sunset
Overgrown bike lane on Occidental Rd.