Grants Pass, OR to Ukiah, CA – 325 miles Our furthest day…so far.

Posted February 23rd, 2013 at 9:19 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  2 Comments ››

It’s Saturday, Feb 23rd,  and I but it feels like it can be any day of the week.   After giving the Tesla a thorough cleaning inside and out, we head for the coast in a southwesterly direction on US-199 to Crescent City.  The surrounding landscape is very pretty farmland and as we get closer to the coast we begin …

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Salem, OR to Grants Pass, OR – 201 miles

Posted February 22nd, 2013 at 8:53 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ››

It’s Friday, Feb. 22nd and time to pick the car up from the Mission Mills Museum.  I jog over to retrieve the car and return to our motel to pack the car.  Our battery pack is around an hour short of a full charge so we don’t expect to be breaking any distance records today.   We leave Salem, headed …

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Seattle, WA to Salem, OR – 220 miles

Posted February 21st, 2013 at 8:50 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  4 Comments ››

Thursday, Feb. 21st.  Another day another leg.  While in Seattle, we breakfast at French bakery, Le Panier on Pike Place as our last visit.  It’s pretty touristy here, but the pastries and breads are fantastic, so sit for breakfast then buy some treats for the road.  Earlier, while at the hotel, I’ve contacted the Tesla …

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Whistler to Seattle – 218 miles

Posted February 20th, 2013 at 12:54 am by Elliott Alexander   |  13 Comments ››

Wednesday Feb 20th.  It’s our second day in Whistler.   We connect the car to a charger the second night even though the battery had already been topped off the previous night and not driven.   Wednesday makes for a full day of skiing.  Whistler is probably one of the finest skiing resorts in the world.  Whistler village is one …

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Vancouver to Whistler, BC Canada – 125KM (78M)

Posted February 19th, 2013 at 8:23 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  1 Comment ››

Monday morning, Feb. 18th, Yair drops me off at Vancouver City Hall to pick up the Tesla.   The car is fully charged to 497 km. (308 miles), thanks to the free Chargepoint charger which charged at 230V 30Ah.    We have already booked a hotel in Whistler, so off we go.  The weather along the route is just above …

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