Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 29 2010

Abhishek – New Rider

Abhishek Commute (800x600)

I would like you all to meet Abhishek, a collegue of mine who began biking in earnest this year.  He started to pick-up cycling again through invitations and different challenges that were available such as Bike to Work Month and through the worksite having facilities as well as others encouraging a cycling culture.  Unfortunately, he was riding …

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Sep 13 2010

The High Pass Challenge Ride Report

At Windy Ridge

The High Pass Challenge (HPC) is a ride up to Windy Ridge in the Mount St. Helens blast zone. This particular ride is timed. Riders are supposed to finish in ten hours or less. This report is from my perspective. Kary and I started out at 7AM after driving over two hours to get to Packwood. It was …

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Sep 04 2010

Overdue Ride Report for the 2010 STP

Here is my version of the STP ride report. It is from my perspective. Other folks will have had different experiences. The 2010 STP ride: We started off from Lewis Creek park at around 6:45 or so. The temperature was cold and everyone was eager to get started. We split off into a bunch of ride …

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Sep 03 2010

Ride Report-Nancy’s Debut

Ed&Nancy Pulling  Away!

Had a great time riding around MI with Nancy.  She’s a very good stoker!  She likes the thrill of speed.  Speed is her drug… We had 20 riders altogether.  The Moys, the Chinns, the Louie’s, me and Nancy, and Mike and Jenn, were all on tandems.  Janine brought some delicious cantaloupe for our beach stop. …

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Sep 01 2010

Teaching Kids to Ride

For those of you with young kids (or grandkids) that want to learn to ride, the is a type of bike that does not use training wheels and makes it easier for them to learn quickly.  I heard great things about this type of bike from parents. Here is the article from the Wall Stree …

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