Northern California - Not exactly OT...
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08-06-07, 11:50 AM
But, has anyone taken the 99 down or up to Redding from central/southern CA? If so, what are the speed limits like and are there many stops?
08-07-07, 11:19 AM
I think there lots of spots where there isn't much of a shoulder to speak of.
08-10-07, 11:21 PM
Have you thought about taking 5?
I've taken 5 from Sac to Whiskeytown (Just west of Redding). It was a smooth drive and there were a few places to stop. Normal freeway speeds; everyone was going at least the speed limit, but many were going well over it (10+ mph faster) and if you like olives you should stop at the Olive Pit in Corning.
08-11-07, 01:32 AM
Hmm, was OP talking about riding a bike or driving a car?
08-11-07, 08:23 AM
Henry, I was thinking the same thing!
08-11-07, 01:21 PM
Haha, I was thinking the same thing also.. I thought car, but wasn't sure..
08-11-07, 02:15 PM
Heh, car. I already asked elsewhere and apparently the 99 would be better for my needs (up until Sac), which are driving on the slow side ~(50-60mph) to save moneyz and driving at 55mph towing another car four down. Thanks anyhoo!
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