Last Saturday was a great day as I met a freind of this blog, and another gentleman, in San Clemente, and we spent the day chatting, and walking along the beach.
A highlight for me was a quick solo walk to Trestles before the others arrived.
I spotted a group of cyclists, from a local YMCA I was told, preparing to ride around Camp Pendleton thanks to a Special Military Pass one of them had obtained.
This would not be even remotely like the ride the general public has been allowed to do again, since early 2005, good news that I was instrumental in making public, and clarifying, at the time, thru e-mails, and phone calls (Here was Pre-access rte - 2004, then here the good news in 2005).
As I made my way to the side trail to the beach I was passed up by the YMCA Riders. ;-D
An easy, quiet, walk down narrow, paved, paths to the beach leads to an encounter with the areas namesake...
and spectacular views of the beach, sand, and surf.
As you can see, in one of the above pictures, many cyclists rig their bikes so as to transport their boards to, and from, the beach.
You can read about the rest of the day, see pictures, and learn about the work of the 2 men I met, in a 3 part series of post on my Bike Blog, The Cycling Dude. ;-D