Author Archives: Mountainstroh (Tony)

Really too tired for tomorrow to be Monday!

Michelle and I ask a question to ourselves all the time: How do we get so busy! This weekend is a classic example! And as I sit here Sunday night building a blog post, I am thinking that I am … Continue reading

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It seemed like a much easier plan in my head!

So this week is Michelle’s birthday! We won’t say which one of course, but to me she still looks like she is a hot chick in her 30s! Her birthday is Thursday, so I wanted to do something fun on … Continue reading

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A new Milestone and a new name!

Long, LONG ago when Michelle convinced me (and correctly so) that I wanted to be a blogger, the Mountainstroh blog was called 10,000 miles of Experiences, Adventures and Thoughts! Somewhere along the line I made the rule that I would … Continue reading

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A challenging 3 days of riding!

So Tuesday last was our final day to wake up in Walla Walla. It’s a good thing it was, as the smoke got 3 – 4 times worse than it had been the whole time we were there. Overnight the … Continue reading

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A side trip to Pullman

Anyone who knows me knows I went to WSU. But for those of you who don’t know where WSU is, its in a tiny town in eastern Washington called Pullman, 8 miles from the Idaho border. This means, from the … Continue reading

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WSU Gnome Rides Again!

Folks, this has been one hell of a long year. Due to work and a fluke in our planning, Michelle and I have not had more than one day off since our trip to Cannon Beach in April. For the … Continue reading

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Why I Ride Wednesdays

So, in doing my weekly (or so) clean out of my Yahoo email (yeah I suck and cleaning it out) I saw one titled: “Why I Ride Wednesdays”. This is an email from Reach the Beach century ride organizers helping … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cycle of Hope (A journey from paralysis to possibility by Tricia Downing

OK, right of the bat folks, I gotta tell ya this is NOT my normal kind of book. I love books about cycling, cycle travel, and have even fought my way through some books on cycle racing. But, as a … Continue reading

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Hanging together during the eclipse

Ever wonder how many bloggers there are out in the universe we call the interwebs? I generally don’t think much about it until a day like today. As I busted out the MacBook for my eclipse day post, it hit … Continue reading

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Smokin Hot!!

I ALWAYS hesitate to complain about the heat in Seattle. I know there are some places in the states where our high temps are their lows. Also, people in Washington state, who like the heat, sometimes get cross when I … Continue reading

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