It takes a while to reach 10000 miles. It takes 100’s of 10 mile rides, as well as a lot of longer ones. The following is a list of what I consider my most memorable accomplishments along the way!
Chilly Hilly 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012! 33 miles around Bainbridge Island and the opening of the NW biking Season Put on by the Cascade Bicycle Club https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/chilly-hilly
Flying Wheels Summer Century 2008, 2012 100 miles through the back roads of King and Snohomish counties. My first century ride ever! Put on by the Cascade Bicycle Club https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/flying-wheels-summer-century
Flying Wheels Summer Century 2009, 25 mile beginner route with the youngest son, 11 years old at the time. I had fun, he hasn’t wanted to go since.
Seattle to Portland (STP) 2 day rider 2008, 1 day rider 2012. 200 miles from Husky Stadium in Seattle to Portland OR. My favorite long ride. Put on by the Cascade Bicycle Club https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/stp
Ride from Seattle to Vancouver BC and Party (RSVP) 188 Miles from Seattle to Vancouver BC. Put on by the Cascade Bicycle Club https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/rsvp
High Pass Challenge 114 miles from Packwood Wa to Windy Ridge Observatory, Mt St Helens, and back. Mother bear of Hills! Put on by the Cascade Bicycle Club. https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/high-pass-challenge
But don’t ever think all milestones have to be organized rides! Some of my best had nothing to do with other people.
Biked to the top of Stevens Pass, Hwy 2 from Monroe Washington and back 95 miles 2010
Biked from Enumclaw Wa to Sunrise in Mt Rainier the highest paved road in the state and back 100 Miles 2010
Biked from Enumclaw to the top of Chinook Pass, June 28, 2013
40 MPH downhill into Woodinville June 2013
514 miles in one month, May 2013
Biked the Oregon Coast from Astoria to Crescent City CA. 375+ miles! 2008
Hit 10000 miles August 8, 2012, while doing s short 20 mile ride on the Burke Gilmann trail.
Hit 13000 Miles at the end of the Crater Lake Century August 2013
206 miles in one day STP July 2012
Crater Lkae Century! One helluva butt Kicker but a great ride August 2013
5 Centuries in one year, 2013
I will add more as time goes on! Make your own milestones and achievements!