Tag Archives: Rainier

Fun time without the bike!

What’s that? Tony has a blog post that doesn’t have a bike?? What is this world coming to?!? But yes it is true, it has been a week, but during this week there has only been 2 days on the … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The stuff we do

Sometimes, and I hate when it happens, I remember that I am 52 years old. Quite often it happens when I look in the mirror and I am surprised at the old fart looking back at me. Now, compared to … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Gotta give it a shot

I have mentioned quite a few times in my blog that I have been an avid reader since my dad handed me my first Louis L’Amour book back in the 4th grade. To be honest, I also remember reading “Billy … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, General | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

When you pushed yourself a bit too far

Over the years, people ask me how I make myself work out.  I am by NO means a gym rat. I honestly hate working out inside. So, for years, I have done everything I could to workout in the great … Continue reading

Posted in Exercise | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Racking Up the Miles: August 2015

Normally, I do my end of the month posts almost as soon as the last ride of the month occurs.  (Yep Michelle tells me I am very much a creature of habit!)  However, August ended with a great vacation, a … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Racking Up the Miles: July 2015

Wow, I looked at the calendar yesterday and realized “Holy Crap!  It’s August!!” Even though I had been tracking the days and watching out for the big ride of the year, it still surprised the heck out of me that … Continue reading

Posted in Rides and Workouts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Sturdy bike, COUG Shirt, Must be Tony!

When I first started riding a bike, back in 2008, there was one guy (The husband of a friend of the ex-wife (Who still holds the prestige of being the only guy I truly disliked on first sight)) who would … Continue reading

Posted in Rides and Workouts | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

The Time is Nigh….

Back in 2007 our buddy Mountainstroh stored his crampons, lost his glacier glasses and hung up his ice-axe.  Like an old west sheriff, he reached the time to retire.  Going strictly on my won/loss record (or summit/no summit) I was … Continue reading

Posted in Rides and Workouts | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Racking up the Miles: June 2015

There have been many years the people of Seattle have lamented June for the weather it brings.  In the past, it has been referred to as Junuary, cold, wet and having no resemblance to summer at all.  In short, I … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

You look like you are in pretty decent shape…

A quick glance at the calendar tells me that the RAMROD, my big ride for the year, is a little over a month away.  This means I am rapidly running out of weekend days left to me to get training … Continue reading

Posted in Rides and Workouts | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment