Category Archives: 50-99 miles

Pacific Coast Highway Randonneurs – Trans Sierra Triple Pass 200km

I DNF’d. After 14,000ft of climbing in less than 70 miles, my lungs weren’t happy, I was feeling a bit dizzy, and the descents on loose chipseal had me concerned. And there was a LOT of descending ahead. Normally that … Continue reading

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Puyallup Cyclopaths

I found a local cycling club – The Puyallup Cyclopaths They put out a schedule of weekend rides, though this starts in May and is mostly for routes in the currently snowy passes around Mt. Rainier that will be open … Continue reading

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Slaterville dirt ride

It’s been a long year, without much riding for me other than commuting. Apparently in your late twenties everyone gets married. Anyway, when I heard that someone was going to head out for the Slaterville route, I couldn’t say no. … Continue reading

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While out west for a work conference, I had the chance to take a day off to borrow a bike and ride into the mountains. I stayed with a wonderful host from (a bike touring directory of helpful hosts), … Continue reading

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An amazing week of cycling goodness

Just before the weekend, I got word that a few other type 1 diabetics were meeting up at Cayuga Lake State Park. Scully, coming from Ontario, and Jeff, coming up from Mass, we camping out and would be riding around … Continue reading

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Alpine Spencer dirt extravaganza

A hardy bunch of riders met up at Cass Park early this morning, including: Matt D, Jack R, Ernie, Lilynn, Sarah, Bob N, Bill E, myself, and maybe a few others I’m missing here, for a ride into the hills, … Continue reading

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Cyclocross ride – Newfield and hills south

9am seemed to come an hour earlier than I thought it would, but three of us headed out shortly thereafter headed to Newfield. Fortunately it had already warmed up to over 40F by then, so I left the house in … Continue reading

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