About 40 miles North of Santa Barbara is a strange little Danish town called Solvang. It’s up in the Santa Ynez Valley, home to a ton of Southern California wineries, and long winding roads perfect for a training ride! So we headed up there bright and early in perfect weather for a 50 mile loop through wine country.
There were a whole lot of steep hills on this ride, 3200 feet in all:
We each rode with 20 lbs of Coors Light and Bud Light to weigh us down:
It sure was pretty:
And at the end of it all we got some Danish pastries back in Solvang:
And popped into a couple stores in town: