In a car, you’d cover the hundred miles of the southern third of the Oregon coast in a couple of hours, and you’d think, How gorgeous! But on a bike, you don’t so much view the scenery as absorb it. With every sense and muscle, you register how the hills fold and join, how the air and the light change with distance from the sea. You notice the seed heads ripening beside the road and hear the birds cheering you on your way . . . to read full story click here