Tag Archives: adventure

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: Downhills Don’t Come Free by Jerry Holl

Recently I realized something. Even though I have continued being an avid reader this year, as always, it has been a long time since I have read a cycling book. So, a week ago I went perusing Amazon for a … Continue reading

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All miles are good miles

Somewhere in the last couple of years I ended up as a member of a bike page on Facebook. Its fun for quite a few reasons. I get to see photos and videos from cyclists all over the country and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck

I love to read. Ask Michelle, and she will tell you I am reading all the time. Hell, I will spend an hour with her in yarn store, or Nordstroms as long as I have a book on the kindle … Continue reading

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A look back to 2016

For years, every month I did a Racking Up the miles post. I would log the miles and give a short review of the month. Somewhere along the line this year, I stopped. I have a rule. If I stop … Continue reading

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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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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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Oregon Coast 2016 day 2 Just South of Cannon Beach to Pacific City

We survived the first day and after a great plate of Mac and cheese for dinner and a good nights sleep, the next morning found us back on top of the hill ready to start day 2….

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