Tag Archives: Life

Elk Butts!

Its funny. For a while there, I was going through a serious Blog drought. I kinda felt like I had told all my stories, not much was happening that I hadn’t already discussed cycling wise. At times I considered taking … Continue reading

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The Corvallis 5K

It was a fun weekend! Y’all know that yesterday I rode 70 miles in the soaking rain, just because I could! But, in the same post I mentioned the reason we were in Corvallis was for the Corvallis 5K. It … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned in the first week…

A week ago, Michelle and I woke up for the first time as owners of a house in Lincoln city, Oregon. We had three amazing friends here ready to help, boxes everywhere, and a ton of stuff to do! A … Continue reading

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The Ocean She Calls!

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, the gods smile on us. Not just the weather gods, or just the cycling gods. not even just the mountain gods. I mean ALL the gods, little to small, smile down on you. We have … Continue reading

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Trail Magic at the winery

I have done posts in the past about trail magic. Trail magic, be it on a hike or on a bike, is when a complete stranger does something for you out of the goodness of their heart. There is no … Continue reading

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Just a thought….

I am known for many things: Riding long distances on a bike Making people laugh McGyvering things to make it work (whatever IT is) Sipping wine And being able to drink a beer while standing on my head (I can … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2017

Well folks, here it is, 3 oclock in the afternoon on New Years day. We have taken down the Christmas trees, gone grocery shopping, hit the book the sale at 3rd Place Books and I snuck in a COLD 30 … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know!

Folks, a bit of a warning, this post will start out a bit melancholy, but that is the exact opposite of my intent. I am hoping that by the end, you will see the reason for the post…

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Because it’s there

I started reading a new book today. I know it will be shock that is has to do with cycling. In this case, it’s a cyclists who wanted to use her bike to cross Alaska in the winter. Yes, yes, … Continue reading

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Changing on the fly!

Long time followers of the Mountainstroh blog may remember the Plan C vacation of a few years ago. Michelle and I woke up on a Saturday in the Washington, the state, planning to go to bed in Washington the DC. … Continue reading

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