Monthly Archives: September 2016

Oregon Coast 2016 ride musings

Well, I just completed my first full week of work since coming back from the bike ride. It wasn’t easy. It honestly is just not as much fun to work 5 days in a row in an office than it … Continue reading

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Was it too soon to ride almost 60 miles…

I was hanging out and cleaning up my Yahoo email when we got back from Oregon last week. There was one from Cascade Bike Club letting me know: The upcoming Sunday was the Kitsap Color Classic ride Due to some … Continue reading

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Food Makes the Legs Go Round, part 2

Yesterday, I took the chance to rave (and complain a little) about some great breakfasts I had along the Oregon Coast. The 50 mile omelets did a great job getting me on the road, up and over the hillsand to … Continue reading

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Food makes the legs go round

As we rode along the Oregon Coast, Rob and I saw some amazing sights. Whales swimming, waves crashing, gorgeous trees and great beaches. Most of the stops along the way were due to me wanting to take year another photo. … Continue reading

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Our turn to be support crew!

Anyone who has been following me for the last week knows that during the ride on the Oregon coast, we had the best support crew ever! Michelle and Kim took very good care of us! On Sunday, it was time … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Day 6 Coos Bay to Port Orford

In the last post, I mentioned how boring the run from Florence to Coos Bay was. There just wasn’t a lot of excitement, or picture worthy opportunities along the way. Coos Bay is just honestly kind of a run down logging … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Day 8, Brookings Or, to Crescent City CA

After 7 days of long rides, and high hills, our heroes were ready for the last day! The night before was in a hotel at the beach, which allowed me to get some great sun down photos But the relaxing … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Day 7 Port Orford to Brookings

AS I mentioned in the last post, getting to Port Orford was a struggle. The weather gods threw everything they had at us, those headwinds will be remembered for a long time! After the double cheeseburger, it was back to … Continue reading

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Day 4 Oregon Coast Newport to Florence and Day 5 Florence to Coos Bay

There is a distinct dichotomy between day 4 and day 5 on the coast ride. Newport to Florence has some of my favorite places in the world. It is a gorgeous ride. From Florence south is the exact opposite, it … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Day 3: Pacific City to Newport

This was one of days I was most concerned about with my buddy Rob. It had 2 decent climbs, one to get into Lincoln City, and then one just before Newport. After day one, he was already a much better … Continue reading

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