Sunday, April 20, 2008

"Sunny" California

M: A few of my cycling clients were participating in a mountain bike event/festival this weekend in Monterey, CA. Between the races, booths and fair food, we had our share of fun. The weather left a little to be desired (chilly winds) but we really enjoyed the free swag, comped dinner and a chance to get away from our house hunting dramas for a few days.

C: Well, this is my first official post to our blog. I think this weekend is appropriate to open myself into the blogging world. I had the opportunity to go with Maura to the Sea Otter Classic in Cali. It was a very fun event besides the bone-chilling wind. We had the chance to test ride a couple of high-end Trek mountain bikes. It made me want to get back into riding.

M: By "test riding" Cole means that I got on a bike for the first time since I was about 15. Seriously, I am not sure how I work with so many cycling companies without even owning one myself. While it is true you never forget how to ride, that doesn't mean you will be ready to hit the trails. I started on one and the minute the trail went down hill I freaked! I felt like I was at the edge of a black ski run. In case you forgot how I feel about those, feel free to check out my first ever post.

C: All in all, it was a blast. Did I mention the best ribeye and lobster? If you are ever in the area and don't mind dropping a few bills, check out Tarpy's Roadhouse. The trip all around was wonderful. The weekend is about over now and life starts again. Back to the hustle and bustle of school and work, and the weekend becomes no more then a distant memory. It was a great vacation to relax just before finals.

M: Photos below...







4 comments:

Jared & Laura said...

Great pictures, sounds like it was the perfect quick getaway. Cole, welcome to the wonderful world of blogging.

Jar & Ash said...

Brr...sorry it was so cold...maybe we all should hit up CA again when it is WARM! Glad you had fun! Lets play soon!

Cortney said...

hey maura and cole!! i found your blog and busted out laughing bc last summer i tried to go on a bike ride with matt and kyle (our boy) and totally crashed into a parked car bc i had not riden a bike in so long. i sympathize maura!! well ya'll should check out my blog there are some pretty funny picts of kyle. take care! oh yeah, who would have ever thought ya'll would be real grown ups one day!!!

Nicole and Scott said...

Your job lets you do such cute stuff! Miss you!