So a year ago this weekend, the intrepid cycling team of Rob and Tony saddled up before 4 AM in Seattle and rode 212 miles to Portland, crossing the finish line about 8 PM
That was my last year doing this! I am done with 200 miles days 🙂
This year, though, in honor of my 8000 best Seattle friends who lined up yesterday to ride, I decided I needed to do my part as well. Yesterday I wore the most recent 1 day STP t-shirt all day
And today, I put on the one day jersey for a 50 mile ride. I am pretty sure I will NOT forget this ride… Continue reading “Cycling the Oregon Coast is never dull!”
I need to go on record here. I am a bit disappointed with myself. Here I was a member of the Cascade Bike Club in Washington State, a club that had a Major Taylor ride every year. But, until I read this book, I had NO idea who Major Taylor was! I know who he was now, and this was an excellent book… Continue reading “Book Review: The Worlds Fastest Man, by Michael Kranish”
I am not one for subtitles. But there are times that a blog post could actually use one. This would be my first post where two would be appropriate! The first would be Tour de Blast: The ride that almost wasn’t, and the second is Tour de Blast: What happens when you don’t train well enough….
Read on to see why!
Continue reading “Tour de Blast 2019”
Just a quick post today. It’s late (OK after 830) and I have to work tomorrow…
What some of you might not know, is that in addition to being a coast kid, a cyclist, and a dead ringer (albeit shorter) for Tom Selleck,
I am, in my wife’s terms, a complete bird nerd! Tonight’s ride was bird nerd classic! Continue reading “Best Bird Nerd Bike ride ever!”
Michelle has a rule for me on Fathers Day. I get to do what I want. I know it will come as a shock to find out that I normally want to take a bike ride! Continue reading “Father’s Day Ride 2019”
Anyone who knows me knows there are some things I just DON’T like. Hot weather, weddings and talking with people I don’t know rank right near the top. However, it was Abby’s wedding (our niece)
it was in Texas and it was in June. But she and Travis were tying the knot
And Michelle was in the wedding so off we went!
Continue reading “Abby’s wedding Trip”
Well folks, it happened again. Yesterday while riding, I hit one of those big milestones of miles. Yep, the 35000th mile ticked over during the after work ride.
Tradition says I change my blog name, and I have. But for some reason this milestone seems different…. Continue reading “Is that a new name?”