Bike Rides

Date: 
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Miles: 
57
Bike: 
Grando

Got out early enough but procrastinated before the climbing started. Then went slow the rest of the day. It never got too hot. Partly cloudy skies with haze and smoke. Went down Woods Creek.

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Haze and smoke over the valley
Clouds above, smog below.
Date: 
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Miles: 
68
Bike: 
Soma Saga

Mid summer heat. 

Date: 
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Miles: 
48
Bike: 
Grando
Buddies: 
MVBC

Nice turnout. Beat the heat for the most part. Some wind coming back.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Miles: 
28
Bike: 
Grando

Regular Tuesday ride. About a dozen people. Very nice. 

Date: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Miles: 
30
Bike: 
Soma Saga
Buddies: 
George, Val

Mini-Loop 2017 Day 4 - Waterloo to Corvallis. Cooler day and windy.

January opted to go with Grandma which was good because I was beat. Riding with the tag along bike is way harder then loaded panniers. Rode most of the way with Val and George.

We went off course and took River Drive. A lovely ride and only a mile or two longer. Got back on route in Lebanon.

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Val, George, and Paul
Val, George, and I before leaving Waterloo park
Date: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Miles: 
18
Bike: 
Soma Saga
Buddies: 
January

Mini-Loop 2017 Day 3 - Sunnyside Park to Waterloo Park

Shorter ride by some big hills.

Linda came and bailed me out. I need some help with January.

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More swimming
More swimming. The water was much colder here.
Date: 
Friday, July 14, 2017
Miles: 
28
Bike: 
Soma Saga
Buddies: 
January

Mini-Loop 2017 Day 2 - Brownsville to Sunnyside Park. Warmer day today.

We left early and rode all the way to Sweet Home by ourselves. January was stoked to realize she had ridden all the way to Sweet Home. We stopped at the supermarket and waited for others to catch up. Turned into early lunch in the shade.

Pretty hilly ride today. We had to walk some of it. January did great.

Lots more swimming.

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At Foster Lake
January at Foster Lake.
Date: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Miles: 
26
Bike: 
Soma Saga
Buddies: 
January

MIni-Loop 2017 Day 1 - Corvallis to Brownsville

We met at the waterfront park fountain and started about 9:30. It was a nice cool morning.

 

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January and I starting out
January and I heading out to meet the group at the park.
Date: 
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Miles: 
131
Bike: 
Grando
Buddies: 
Jeff, Ray, Susan

My longest ever ride. Beautiful day. Banks-Vernonia Trail. Then Mist, Jewel, Elsie and back. 

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Riding behind Ray and Jeff
Riding behind Ray and Jeff
Date: 
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Miles: 
47
Bike: 
Grando
Buddies: 
MVBC

Tenniners