Backroads Day 1: 22.0 bike miles, Sausalito, Poggio, Healdsburg, Madrona Manor
We left San Francisco, headed north over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, where we stopped for breakfast at
Then it was on to Healdsburg and the
to rendevous with our
group and leaders.
We rode 22 miles in 2 hours for an 11.0 mph average -- almost the worst of the trip, due to an
extensive uphill (800+ foot elevation gain) at the start that gave us a beautiful view out over Lake Sonoma.
After our short ride it was back to the Madrona Manner to shower, dress, and enjoy dinner and meeting our fellow