What a weekend! It was what I needed after a week of rain and lots of work. As Mr. Rhodes has noted, despite a forecast that didn't seem that promising, we got two days of mostly decent weather (at least during the day, it rained pretty hard later on Saturday night.) After a pretty wet… Continue reading Weekend Recap: Three Speed Pub Crawl (Sat 1/25) and Palm Tree Ride (Sun 1/26)
Just a reminder that the Palm Tree Ride is tomorrow! We ride in rain and not rain, so be prepared. The premise, as always, is the same: A 7 to 10 mile casual bicycle ride (not a loop) explorin’ the palm trees around town. I also throw in some other exotics and evergreens, like eucalypts,… Continue reading Palm Tree Ride is TOMORROW, Sunday January 26!
Hello, friends! It's time to return to The Mountain, Chehalem that is. This small mountain "range" in the Willamette Valley rises 1,000 to 1,500 feet above the valley floor. It makes for a good ride. Will you join me? ***** The Chehalem Mountain Range is a small but relatively steep range dividing the Tualatin and… Continue reading Chehalem Range Ramble, Saturday March 14
Hello, all! Yes, I do realize that this blog has been short on "what I've been doing" posts, as the holidays I'm busy/distracted with things like "try to make some money off things I do." Here's an update to bring you up to speed with what's up. I would have liked to write separate blog… Continue reading A mid December update: New Haven, Bike Craft, Sprockettes, 26 Inch Lifestyle
It's looking to be a great fall weekend. The forecast for Sunday is sunny, high 59F/15C. A great day to explore at least four and possibly five different East Portland Cemeteries with me! Meet me at 11:30 AM at Parkrose Sumner TC (at the entrance to the bridge to the MAX station) on Sunday October… Continue reading Reminder: East Portland Cemeteries Ride is this Sunday, October 27!
Hello folks! The rain has passed by, leaving us with a partly cloudy day. The cloud cover means it may not be the most spectacular sunset or moonrise, but let's give the ride a shot. And don't forget lights and layers! The details: Meet me at 6pm tonight, Friday September 13, at Beaumont Market, 4130… Continue reading Sunset/Moonrise Ride for tonight is ON
Hello friends, it is time for another one of my Sunset/Moonrise Rides, probably the last for 2019. (I may do one in October, if the conditions are good.) The details: Meet me at 6pm this Friday September 13, at Beaumont Market, 4130 NE Fremont St. We depart at 6:30 pm Did you know on the… Continue reading Sunset/Moonrise Ride, 13 Sept 2019: Maybe? Maybe not.
Just in time for Halloween! Come explore at least four and possibly five different East Portland Cemeteries with me! Meet me at 11:30 AM at Parkrose Sumner TC (at the entrance to the bridge to the MAX station) on Sunday October 27th. We shall depart at 12 PM (noon) on an approx. 15 mile ride… Continue reading East Portland Cemeteries Ride, Sun Oct 27