Tag Archives: The Crucible

Profile Response: Michael Sturtz, Alameda, CA

Despite twice confirming our meeting, Michael Sturtz was out when I arrived at Voltage, the motorcycle repair and metalworking shop behind his Victorian home near downtown Alameda. He showed up a few minutes later, towing a piano on a trailer. … Continue reading

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Profile Response: The Crucible, Oakland CA

A person can’t simply stop by The Crucible, an almost mystical place of heat and muscle that many in the Bay Area credit with sparking the maker movement. It’s too large and too interesting and once the staff sucks you … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 162 – Pleasant Hill, CA

October 14, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 37 Miles to Date: 8,473 States to Date: 25 East Bay day! I rode from Pleasant Hill through the leafy suburbs of Lafayette and Orinda, over the pass of Wildcat canyon, … Continue reading

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