Dad's Ride 2015

5/30/2015

Total Miles = 410

Avg. MPG = 47

Avg Gas Price per Gal = $3.66

Dad's ride 2015. 11th annual ride in honor of my dad who died on Memorial Day, 1974.

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Top of Sonora Pass summit. Weather couldn't have been better. Another great ride.

 

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Heading out of Sacramento.

 

There was a lot of traffic at this intersection.

 

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Beautiful weather and great scenery.

 

Amador County welcome sign.

 

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Cool eclectic place with fun sculptures.

 

Finally got a decent shot of the historical landmark

 

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This always cracks me up.

 

Approaching New Melones Lake

 

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Lake levels were super low.

 

Roads like this the whole way.

 

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Screen capture from the GoPro when Edward passed us. You can see the full video here.

 

Edward and Kay following behind.

 

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There was still a lot of water in the rivers.

 

My favorite part of Sonora Pass.

 

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I always like seeing this view.

 

My favorite part of the river. Not the pole, but the little waterfall.

 

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Sonora Pass. First time I've stopped here and taken pictures.

 

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Great view of the valley.

 

Marine base sign.

 

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Just about to turn on 395 and head to Walker.

 

Walker River.

 

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Lunch at Walker Burger.

 

Flag over the country store where we get gas.

 

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Monitor Pass.

 

Dede and Kay took a small hike (probably to talk about the brothers)

 

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Great shot of the cave in the river.

 

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Riding around Lake Tahoe.

 

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Lake Tahoe.

 

Got stopped in traffic again by police activity.

 

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Donner Lake

 

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Took the freeway home to save time. Traffic wasn't too bad. Top of Monitor Pass at the overlook.
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