Okay, so the last time I left you I was wrapping up my first two big days in Seattle (and the small first night.) This left Thursday, my last day in town. Originally I was supposed to meet up with Doug in the AM when we'd ride to do a "coffee outside" type thing. (This... Continue Reading →
Seattle trip update.
It's Wednesday night as my thumb hits a pretend keyboard on a smartphone. Just finished up two eventful and fun days in Seattle. The weather has been ok, mostly cloudy with some drizzle, high around 45F. Tuesday I hooked up with Robert/Spiral Cage and we had a fun ramble round the reaches of the city,... Continue Reading →
Heading to Seattle for the New Year
I spent my first five (2002-6) New Years living in Portland...in Portland. I never had a "great" one, though. Some were tolerable, some weren't. Maybe it's all the expectation on making the New Year holiday "epic"? So I decided to actually work towards this epicness, and started my annual tradition of going out-of-town for the... Continue Reading →
Helens-Rainier-Seattle-Vashon Tour 2012: Seattle, Vashon, Tacoma, Sickness, End.
The Cobain house and benchMonday, August 20th. A day off in Seattle. I took a casual approach to the morning, since my only commitment of the day was the Bike Touring Workshop I would facilitate at Bikeworks in the evening. I hung around my private room in the HI for a bit, and then set... Continue Reading →
Helens-Rainier-Seattle-Vashon Tour 2012: The road to Seattle (Sat Aug 18 and Sun Aug 19)
After five days with lots of climbs, the two days of riding to Seattle was a bit of a relief in the exertion department, though a bit underwhelming in the scenery department (to be expected.) Because I'm me, I planned on a long, meandering route that first skirted the Seattle area from the east, then... Continue Reading →
It’s mid-August, so it’s time for another bike tour.
As noted a couple days ago, I'm now working at my old job the hostel again for a few months. So far I don't have a full slate of shifts but that will change come September when I'll be working three to four days a week. So if I wanted to get a bike tour... Continue Reading →