The Willapa Hills Trail is already a great experience for any cyclist, but for those wanting to add a little extra spice to their journey, a side quest or two will do the trick. As we head into 2023, the trail remains one of my favorite recreational resources. I’m lucky to live only an eight-mile […]
Wow, it’s been awhile since I’ve written here on the blog. Sorry about that…with summer here and some epic rides coming up in the next couple months, I promise to be more active on here. It’s for sure been a very busy 2022, with work, life stuff and doing a ton of marketing and organizational […]
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Less than a week into 2022, smack dab in the middle of a global pandemic, Mother Nature decided to unleash another round of rain-filled fury on Lewis County, Washington. The latter part of this past week was filled with anxious times, nervous moments, and a lot of work to ensure people remained safe from rising […]
This year was about so much more than racking up 8,000 miles.
A long-awaited solution to a dangerous crossing on the Willapa Hills Trail west of Chehalis is now in the works. Contractors with Tapani Underground began site preparations this week at the junction with State Route 6 three miles west of Chehalis, moving earth and staging equipment for an expected year-long project to build an overpass […]
The Willapa Hills Trail is a 56-mile trail link between the central I-5 corridor and the Pacific coast that offers a challenge for just about any cyclist. Starting in Chehalis, Washington and ending in the town of South Bend on the Willapa Bay, not far from the ocean, the trail was once a railroad that […]
I was checking out some YouTube videos earlier and this one popped up in my Recommended section. Yup, I’m a bit of a nerd…and I’m okay with it. This video by Not Just Bikes is a really good look at several American cities, honing in on Houston as a prime example, that make it a […]
It’s been a long year in a weird world. And the only constant has been my cycling exploits, much as it was last year when things were just starting to get weird. Last year I made one of the biggest purchases I had ever made. After a few days of searching for a new bike […]
The Willapa Hills Trail is one of Washington state’s newest and wildest recreational resources, and it begins seven miles from my front door. Once a branch line of the Northern Pacific Railway connecting Chehalis and South Bend, the rail line was abandoned in 1990 and acquired by Washington State Parks for purposes of trail development […]