Bikes and Biking Year in Review: 2022

North Beach, Orcas Island. 5 August 2022 Looks dreamy, but this serene image was hard-earned from a challenging day biking the island. Olympus XA2/Fujicolor 100 Hello, friends. As another year comes to a close, it's customary for me to look back at the past year and reflect on what's happened, then ponder what may come... Continue Reading →

Pragmatism vs. masochism: Stark St. Mileposts Ride, 7 May 2022

For the past couple years I've switched from my "open" registration system for rides, where I simply announce a date and time and hope people show up, to a "closed" registration system where people RSVP and get details. While some rides like my Pizza Rides needed that to function correctly, after the (too) strong showing... Continue Reading →

Winter 2021 into 2022 bike rides

Hello folks! A new season is approaching, and I've mapped out four different bicycle rides I'll be leading here in Portland, Oregon. Three of them are actually rescheduled rides that were cancelled earlier this year, the other is the return of my beloved Palm Tree Ride, which I had to skip in 2022 for obvious... Continue Reading →

Stark St Mileposts, Sun 12 May

As spring creeps into summer, now is a good time to put on some longer rides. And also a good time to revisit some rides I've done in the past. I've only done the Stark Street Mileposts ride once before, during Pedalpalooza in June of 2017. It was a fun one, so why not do... Continue Reading →

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