Tracking the miles, finding the loop

The Bantam at Mount Tabor, 4 September 2022. Olympus XA2/Fujicolor 200 At the start of the year I decided to track the miles I rode. This was done primarily to have some sort of metric of the riding I do. If I want to "ride more", I need to know how much I already ride.... Continue Reading →

Up to Powell Butte, 28 August 2022

Olympus XA2/Fujicolor 200 Ah, Powell Butte. Sitting on the far southeast edge of Portland, it's an extinct volcanic butte of 600 feet in elevation. Unlike some of the other buttes in Portland, like Rocky Butte or Mount Tabor, Powell Butte is wide, with a wide-open meadow dominating the plateau-like top. It's a great place to... Continue Reading →

Another SW Ramble, 8 July 2022

Unnamed dirt road off of SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, 8 July 2022. Camera: Pentax IQZoom (Espio) 928. Film: Fuji 200 I've mentioned here before how deeper SW Portland, the part of the quadrant not close to the river and over the West Hills, is still a "Here Be Dragons" on my mental Portland map. And I... Continue Reading →

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