Category Archives: Bicycling

Travel using a bicycle – whether on roads or trails.

Cougar Pond Southeast Peak, Oregon, August 2019

On Friday, August 23, Linda and I drove up Pine Creek Road on the east side of the Elkhorn Mountains of northeast Oregon. My intent was to hike Cougar Pond Southeast Peak, an unofficially named peak in the nearby Elkhorn … Continue reading

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Bassett Peak, Arizona, February 2017

On February 4th Eric Kassan, Susan Murphy, Darin Wilson, Adam Humphreys, and I hiked Bassett Peak, the high point of the Galiuro Mountains and the Galiuro Wilderness east of Tucson. Bassett Peak is the 23rd most prominent peak in Arizona … Continue reading

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Washington Bicycle Ride 2016

Linda and I were unable to join Bicycle Rides Northwest last summer for a bike tour so we looked forward to their Washington Bicycle Ride 2016 this July. This year’s route was a loop out of Goldendale, Washington. It included the Yakima Valleys, White Pass, Columbia Gorge, mixed forests, and excellent views of Mount Saint Helens and Mount Adams. The tour proved to be the usual strenuous but fun and scenic Bicycle Rides Northwest experience. Continue reading

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Cycle the Sierra Bicycle Tour, June 2016

Linda and I heard of the annual Cycle The Sierra bicycle tour from friends, who found the ride to be strenuous but scenic. Our only previous bicycle rides in the Northern Sierra Nevada were loops around Lake Tahoe. Most of the 2016 route would be new to us. So we decided to give the Cycle the Sierra bicycle tour a try for June 2016. Continue reading

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