After a very long period of time that can be best described as “fake summer” in Portland, the weather on Saturday was more akin to what we normally see for Vernal Equinox: a high in the mid-upper 50’s, a 50% chance o’ showers. It just felt…right, especially the moodiness of the sky. (I could have done without the stiff wind from the south, though.)
Eight folks (including myself) showed up at Overlook Park. Mostly familiar faces, but a new member, Michael, showed up with his new-to-him green Raleigh Sports. Nice one!
The beginning of the ride involved riding into that stiff headwind (sorry!) down to the Eastbank Esplanade. A quick stop to adjust some stuff with Michael’s bike provided a good opportunity for a group photo.
From there we continued southward, stopping to observe the brand-new Tillikum Crossing Bridge, then we rode the new bike path/lanes that parallel the brand-new…
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