Tag Archives: RAMROD

Wellllll OF COURSE I DID!!!

Without a doubt, if I picked a time of my life that had the most memories and effect on my memories or the things I say, it would be the years at WSU with Dave, Scott, Jim and I. No … Continue reading

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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

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Have you recovered yet?

For those who know me and have been around me after my ‘big ride’ of the year, they’ve pretty much gotten used to me being up and ‘rarin to go’ the next day.  Lord knows I am not at 100%, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Ok, it just got real

Long time readers of 15,000 Miles of Experiences, Adventures and Thoughts know that the name Mountainstroh was derived by my many attempts at climbing Mt Rainier. All of which ended with me looking like this heading down while others continued … Continue reading

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Go Big or Go Home!

This was a bit of a surprising day, after a surprising weekend.  We woke up to driving rain this morning, but unusually warm.  Surprising mostly due to the fact it snowed hard Saturday and was butt cold most of the … Continue reading

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OK time for Plan B!

Well, as we all know, My plan this year was the RAMROD (Ride Around Mt Rainier in One Day) for July.  I joined the lottery last month, and I was waiting for the reply….  Well today I got this Thank … Continue reading

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The $6 Down Payment that Could Shape My Riding Year!

It’s March 1st ladies and gents!  I’ve had that day marked on my calendar for quite a while!  What is March 1st you ask?  No it’s not my wife’s birthday, or our anniversary.  I am not WAY late for Valentines … Continue reading

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