Tag Archives: Chilly Hilly

Chilly Hilly 2018

There are certain days of the year people look forward to every single year. Christmas, birthdays, 4th of July, and REI dividend day are just a few of the these. There is also the last Sunday in February! What happens … Continue reading

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The 2017 cycling story in photos

Folks, we have all heard of writers block. This is when people who get paid to write books or magazine articles get stuck, They can stare at a piece of paper (showing my age here) or a computer screen for … Continue reading

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Any one can ride in the summer!

Yep, today was the last Sunday of February! In Seattle, that means it is time for the Chilly Hilly! I have written about this many times, but for those who are new, this a 33 mile ride around Bainbridge Island, … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again!

I am different from other cyclists that I know. First off, I only have one bike. Others think the correct number of bikes should be N + 1 (N of course equaling the number of bikes you have now, so … Continue reading

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Do NOT make the ferry crew mad!

Looking at the calendar, it’s the last Sunday of February.  For some that means thoughts of spring, others are thinking getting taxes done, and those in the northeast are getting snow.  In Seattle, for us cyclists, its time for the … Continue reading

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Bikers and Drivers

I don’t know how things are where you live, but around here bikers deal with drivers who aren’t entirely partial to cyclist.  In fact, there are some drivers of cars who adamantly despise bikes and feel they have no place on the road at … Continue reading

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I Love it When Ride Comes Together

Around here, (Seattle area, Washington State) 4-5000 riders start watching the forecasts about a week before Cascade Bicycle Clubs Chilly Hilly.  We all know its going to be cold, its February for Bikes Sake!  However, repeat riders know just how bad it … Continue reading

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Do as I say NOT as I Do

My dad used to say this to me ALL the time when I was a kid. Then I remember Mr. Guglamo my Jr High Shop teacher saying the same thing while using a table saw. Just seemed unfair to me!And … Continue reading

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How NOT to get Lost on an Organized Ride

With the Chilly Hilly in 3 days, I wanted to share a personal story for new riders to help them with their first organized ride! Many years ago, I decided it was time to up my game a little. I … Continue reading

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