Monthly Archives: April 2015

Becoming a Member of the Strohs Bros and Fros

Tonight was dinner with the Manchild, as are most Tuesdays.  I had a hankering for some pancakes, so it was off to IHOP for a quick dinner and then on to play some billiards.  All in all a typical Tuesday … Continue reading

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Lord things are gonna start getting busy

It makes me laugh to title this post this way.  Why?  Cuz I have to tell you, for the last month and a half at work I have been busier than, as my dad would say, a one-legged man in … Continue reading

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Keeping a Record

You know, when I take a moment to sit down and think about things, and this Mountainstroh Blog in particular, it still surprises me that it is still going.  It’s been over 2 years since I’ve started (with a swift … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blazing Bicycle Saddles by James Clarke

Folks, even though I keep hearing age is a number and that 60 is the new 40, and you are only as old as you feel, I sometimes still wonder.  I truly wonder how long these legs can keep me … Continue reading

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Kicking it into gear!

Well folks, today was the perfect storm of events.  I am 98% recovered from the Spokane Plague, I don’t have to fly out-of-town tomorrow, and the weather was perfect!  Given a day like this, there is only one thing that … Continue reading

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Now vs Then!

Yesterday, my post revolved around the fountain of youth many cyclist discover once they saddle up.  My Mom, who reads every post (even though she swears it adds a gray hair each time I do something I think is fun) … Continue reading

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I can always tell when I am working away from my home office.  In the Mighty P’s Seattle office, most people have stopped asking me why I ride home from work in the rain. why I sign up for things like the … Continue reading

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Low Rent District of Hell

Well folks, I am back in Spokane this week, and recovering from the plague I picked up last week.  This means there’s been no real cycling.  I did learn today, though, that at least in Spokane, the lady spin class … Continue reading

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Ok, it just got real

Long time readers of 15,000 Miles of Experiences, Adventures and Thoughts know that the name Mountainstroh was derived by my many attempts at climbing Mt Rainier. All of which ended with me looking like this heading down while others continued … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wheels of Chance: A Bicycle Idyll

I read an article my friend (as well as a fellow cyclist and blogger) Sarah posted, about the history of cycling.  It discussed that time after chain driven cycles were invented, but before automobiles were invented.  These were the first … Continue reading

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