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The perfect day to hang out in the room!

So there I was last night, fast asleep. And when I snooze, I snooze HARD! However, along about 11:30 my eyes snapped open. Outside the wind was howling, the waves were crashing and a storm was raging. The hotel we … Continue reading

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We weren’t the only ones with a plan B trip!

As we all know the plan this week was supposed to be San Francisco and Napa. In fact, today we would’ve picked up a rental car and driven to wine country. Instead, we woke up here at the beach. Yeah, … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast 2017 continues

Michelle and I have  talked a time or two about this trip. Had we ended up at San Francisco and Napa as planned, it would have been MUCH less relaxing. There are so many things to see, that I would … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted!

So, this morning I was perusing my news app on the iPad. For the record, I made a point to skip the political crap that always tends to make me grouchy, It was a crisp, early Saturday, we had slept … Continue reading

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Resting(?) at the beach after the 100 mile ride!

There are a LOT of options for me during the year to ride century rides. Quite often I choose the ones I do for the ending spot. It works even better when we can combine the end of the ride … Continue reading

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The Last Century Ride of 2017

Since the beginning of Mountainstroh the cyclist, I have had the opportunity to ride the Lung Association’s Reach the Beach (from Portland to Pacific City) twice.                   Both times have been fun! … Continue reading

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Canon Beach in the rearview mirror

You know, as time goes on, I am finding it harder and harder to leave our vacation spots and head home. Last year, after the Oregon Coast bike trip, I was honestly bummed out for  quite a while to be … Continue reading

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Cannon Beach 2017 Part III

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 … 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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