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Day 9 – Epic Solo Bike Ride

Today will the most epic of all days in terms of total miles rode. I knew I’d be riding far today. But I also suspected I might jump on a bus before Bainbridge Island and shave off a dozen miles … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Epic Solo Bike Ride

Last night, I ran into a mom who said her daughter had really wanted site #71, and I had explained that if all went according to plan, that I would be gone before 8am. And as it turned out, I … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Epic Solo Bike Ride

Remember back on day two when I said how relaxed I was about packing up my gear in the morning? And how nice it was to not feel like you’d be left behind by your group? Well, today I got started … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Epic Solo Bike Ride

Happy Birthday to me! This is the day. The day that I envisioned reaching the Pacific Northwest Trail. My original look at the picture on the Wikipedia page made me feel like it a was a path I could actually … Continue reading

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In love with bicycling

“You’re not in love with sailing.  You’re in love with the idea of sailing”.  That’s the line I remember so clearly from a movie, though I can’t recall the movie I heard it in.  I think it was a Kevin Bacon … Continue reading

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