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Over night ride to Eureka ca
« on: July 16, 2017, 09:11:07 PM »
Any buddy up for an over night ride to Eureka ca. This coming weekend July 22/23. This will be a coastal ride, with some off the beaten path roads. That I'm sure most of you have not been on. 90% of this ride will be on back roads, that are super fun and very little no no traffic. all the roads are paved. We will leave San Jose at 8am. We will take full advantage of the still long days while we have them.
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Re: Over night ride to Eureka ca
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 10:23:40 AM »
You have fun, Jim.
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Re: Over night ride to Eureka ca
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 10:02:32 PM »
Thanks I did the wather was perfict
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Re: Over night ride to Eureka ca
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2017, 11:22:21 PM »
Missed this one but heading up and staying in Weaverville first weekend in August. Any tips for the ride back down from Eureka? I plan on riding the pch back down.
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Re: Over night ride to Eureka ca
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 06:51:14 AM »
Caltrans says 36 will have massive construction on it the month of August.  Up to 4 hour delays between Fortuna and Red Bluff.  I'm planning to ride it this week and I'll see if I can pick out where they're going to do the work.

If you've got all day (or a couple days) the trip back from Eureka would include the Mattole Road, Avenue of the Giants, and some of the old 101 (Hwy 271) alignment south of Richardson Grove.  Note that the Mattole Road was hit hard by last winter.  It's extra special bumpy this year.
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Re: Over night ride to Eureka ca
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2017, 11:11:18 AM »
Caltrans says 36 will have massive construction on it the month of August.  Up to 4 hour delays between Fortuna and Red Bluff.

Thanks for that.  I was planning to go there in August.  I'll make new plans.
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