Tag Archives: STP

2015 Flying Wheels Summer Century: Back makes it through, butt almost doesn’t

Five days after completing a 60-mile ride with several tough hills, I endured the Flying Wheels Summer Century (100-mile route) on Saturday (May 30) — mercifully avoiding any major drama. My second of two back-to-back, backbreaking rides in one week actually went … Continue reading

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2014 Seattle to Vancouver (B.C.) Ride: Memorable ride to a cool city

There we were, a bunch of adrenalin-filled bicyclists from the Seattle area, zipping through a crowded pedestrian promenade along English Bay and False Creek in downtown Vancouver, B.C. In the last few miles of the Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and … Continue reading

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Tour de Peaks 2014: A training ride for RSVP

The Carnation food stop at the turnaround point It’s the fourth straight year that I’ve done the Tour de Peaks bicycle ride through the Snoqualmie Valley. Since it was my first organized ride ever in 2011 and my first century ever in 2012, … Continue reading

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