Touring is the next big thing. It seems like everyday I am hearing or reading or thinking or talking about bike touring. Other people are thinking so too. Here is a group of fine San Francisco cyclists I met at Sam P. Taylor state park. They too were on an overnight, cook out type of ride from the city.
Among the group were two fellow SF bike journalists, authors of SF Wiggle and Post Car Adventuring. Both blogs are great and the latter is specifically about touring. It's easy to understand the touring appeal, since you can load a bike with everything you need to comfortably travel the world. And in our back yard, sights like this:
See you on the road!