A quick ride report: Palm Tree Ride 2023

Another year, another Palm Tree Ride! I've been doing it almost every year since 2005, skipping 2016 and 2017 when I was burnt out, and 2021 for obvious reasons. It's a ride that I still enjoy doing and have fun, especially when the weather is good. This year was no slouch in the weather department,... Continue Reading →

Palm Tree Ride is Sunday! There’s still spots available

My annual Palm Tree Ride is just a week away! Join me for a fun ride on Sunday January 22nd. And there are still spots available. The premise, as always, is the same: An approximately10 mile casual bicycle ride (not a loop) explorin’ the palm trees around town. I also throw in some other exotics... Continue Reading →

Palm Tree Ride, Sunday 22 January 2023

Ah, the annual middle-of winter tradition returns for its eighteenth year! This is a ride I've been doing mostly annually since 2005, only skipping 2016 and 2017 when I thought I was “burnt out” from it and 2021 for obvious reasons. The premise, as always, is the same: An approximately10 mile casual bicycle ride (not... Continue Reading →

On registration for bike rides

By the Columbia Slough, 2 October 2022. LOMO LC-A/Fuji C200 I've been leading bicycle rides for almost twenty years. Most of that time I've followed "the Shift/Pedalpalooza ride posting principle": Post a ride with a public start place and see who shows up. This method usually worked fine, with anywhere from a few people to... Continue Reading →

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