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Ride The Willapa 2022: Another Fantastic Ride

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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Protected: Crummy Customer Care Chaps Cyclist’s Cheeks (aka Trek Is Being Super Difficult)

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Recapping The Flood of 2022

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 […]

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Calling It a Year, And What a Year It Was!

This year was about so much more than racking up 8,000 miles.

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Trail News: Work Begins on the Long-Awaited Willapa Hills Trail Overpass

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 […]

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Great Video on Urban Planning and Walkability

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 […]

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Reflecting on 5,000 Miles So Far in 2021

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 […]

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An August Day on The Willapa Hills Trail, In Pictures

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 […]