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!”
We moved down to Oregon on Saturday March 24th. On the 26th, I fired up the home office for the first time and we have been gong strong ever since. Working, walking on the beach, doing chores around the house, and in general, just living.
As I have two big rides coming up soon, each weekend has found me on the bike, doing progressively longer and harder rides to get ready for them. It’s a labor of love, as I truly enjoy time on the bike. Plus, with the way I love to eat, if I didn’t ride, I’d look like this!
This weekend though was different… Continue reading “A weekend off the bike”
Can you believe we have been at the ocean for over a month?!?! We moved down here March 23rd and here it is May! We still love it. I try to get to the beach at least twice a week, and it has not gotten old yet.
May, of course, is Bike Everywhere month. For the last 4 years, I was the team captain at the Mighty P. We were a sometimes small but always mighty team! This year, though, I abdicated the throne for my friend Sandy! It just seemed to me the captain should be in the office! I was happy to join her team and just be a participant…. Continue reading “Lighthouses and Blue Herons”
How do you know you are relaxing more and more on a vacation? It’s when you wake up later and later. No lie, I have been seriously lazy this week, but it just feels SO damn good to sleep in. Yesterday was no different. Continue reading “Cannon Beach 2017 Part IV”
From the pictures I’ve posted you might not know it, but I am telling you, this has been a wild week of weather. Tuesday night I was woken up more than once by the winds howling over our skylights. Add to it, heavy rains, followed by sun breaks, and its been fun.
The thing is, with northwest beaches, we KNOW we will get weather like this. Its part of the fun of going. But it sure as hell aint for wimps! Continue reading “Cannon Beach 2017 Part III”