This Velocurean Cycling adventure takes us to Lone Pine, CA at the base of Mt Whitney in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. Here we setout to climb 3 of the 5 hardest road bike climbs in California – Onion Valley Road, Whitney Portal Road and Horseshoe Meadows Road. These amazing alpine climbs are relentlessly steep but are filled with amazing views and many self discoveries.
We also take a moment to stop at Manzanar – a “War Relocation Camp” in which Japanese American Citizens during WW2 were placed under armed guard. – A place which Dr. James Hirabayashi refers to as a “Concentration Camp.”
It’s not always about the bike… It ‘s about the history, the culture, and the beauty in the adventure. Never stop exploring; outside is free.