Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 20 2012

Upcoming Ride: Marymoore to Snohomish

We’re planning a great ride Saturday… we’ll take the Sammamish trail from Marymoor Park to Woodinville, then ride to Maltby and continue onto Snohomish.  We’ll stop at a bakery for snacks/lunch in Snohomish.  Round trip should be around 50 miles.  It’s a nice ride and it should be a beautiful day.   Date: Saturday, April 21,2012 Time: …

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Apr 20 2012

2012 STP Training Rides Schedule

The 2012 STP training rides schedule has now been put on the blog under the tab “Riding Tips”.  It will be updated as rides are scheduled.

Apr 14 2012

Tacos, April 14, 2012


Saturday found Esther and me preparing for our first tandem ride of the season.  I dusted off the bike, checked to make sure all the tools were packed, pumped up the tires – good, no flats - and noticing the crank had some grease, tried to at least give it a cursory wipe. Rolling the tandem to the car, i removed …

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Apr 09 2012

The Tragedy of the Black Diamond Bakery Ride


A beautiful day, and a beautiful ride. As a rider, this means a bright sun that sharply pierces the solid, blue sky, and gently radiates warm rays onto my face, while miles clock by, past rushing river, past tree-covered embankment, over smooth dry asphalt, and into a bakery. No flats, no cramps, no injuries. Enjoying …

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