Author Archives: Mountainstroh (Tony)

Seriously??? 1000 Posts???

So, sometime in the last week, I had a message flash at me from WordPress, the engine that runs our Mountainstroh blog. It was short and sweet, but made me do a bit of a double take. This is your … Continue reading

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Back in Washington and back in the saddle!

After all the issues with TSA and traffic and white knuckled driving, plus the battle for what little space is available to us on the plane, Michelle and I landed in Seattle about 30 minutes earlier than expected! HELL YEAH!! … Continue reading

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Traveling in Texas

I had never been to Texas until last week. I’ve seen it on TV, read about it in books, and met people who are from there, but I had not spent any time there. In fact, I’ve been wracking my … Continue reading

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Where mammoths walked!

Ok just a warning folks, my inner geek will be busting loose on this post.  Yes, yes, I know, most people think of me as a suave and debonair man about town. But in truth, I am a bit of … Continue reading

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Wait?? There’s a Dress code???

In the Last couple of years, our niece Abby has twice braved the weather and TSA to come up from Texas to visit. Well it seemed only fair that Michelle and I return the favor. It had been in the … Continue reading

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A mid winter’s ride

I woke up a couple of days ago, and noticed it was February. I have NO idea where the hell January went so quickly. It seems like just yesterday it was New Years. Work and weather combined to make this … Continue reading

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Trail Magic at the winery

I have done posts in the past about trail magic. Trail magic, be it on a hike or on a bike, is when a complete stranger does something for you out of the goodness of their heart. There is no … Continue reading

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Just a thought….

I am known for many things: Riding long distances on a bike Making people laugh McGyvering things to make it work (whatever IT is) Sipping wine And being able to drink a beer while standing on my head (I can … Continue reading

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A true Artist!

Hi all! I know its been a while since my last post. As we know life gets busy! But I wanted to sneak on for a quick shout out to a good friend and amazing artist: Renee Hazen! Renee and … Continue reading

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The Last Climb of Mountainstroh

10 years ago this month, I started on a new stage in life, I became a cyclist. For the 13 years prior, I did my damnedest to be a mountain climber, and summit Mt Rainier. Over the 13 times, I … Continue reading

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