We didn't get far from San Francisco before some problems with Sam's gears (he couldn't use half of them!) and a desire not to ride in the rain on Sam's birthday led us into Daly City.
We got a great deal from the terrific hosts of El Camino Inn and enjoyed cheap meals up the road at Wendys.
It was far from a glamorous celebration but, for us, it was heaven (even if Sam did spend half the time fixing his bike and then our ATM card stopped working so we couldn't buy donuts...)
Sam and Shanna Evans are from Melbourne, Australia