Silver Star Prison Break

Let me first apologize for the cell phone pics.  I forgot my point & shoot at home and was left with just my iPhone. Well anyways, I headed out towards Washougal with Juston, Dean and Mark to partake in the Silver Star Prison Break ride.  The weather could not have been more perfect.  Especially since…

Dixie Mtn Road to Smoke Ranch

So, I’ve whined (bitched?) about not being able to mountain bike from my front door like I used to in NH.  However, just a short 10 miles away is the start of some pretty spectacular gravel roads that can lead you up into the logging roads of the Tualatin Mountains.  I’ve talked about Dixie Mtn…

Not too bad a start

As I pointed out last week, I do much better when I have goals and a plan to get there.  This past week was the “official” start to my 2015 goals.  I was planning on 9 hours of exercise, and ended up with 10.5.  Run my required runs for the half marathon training and was…

Niner RLT Maiden Voyage

When it comes down to it, I love riding bikes.  I enjoy riding my mountain bike, I love riding my road bike, and I like exploring new routes.  The Salsa Fargo allowed me to mix all sorts of terrain for some truly epic routes.  However, it’s not exactly a “fast” bike and extended pavement sections…