Archive for December 2006

2006: Reprise

December 31, 2006

Before I kick off the 2007 cycling season, I thought a tribute to 2006 might be in order. Here are the highlights…

Reach the Beach – Oregon – 55 miles – May
Reach the Beach - Oregon

San Jaun Islands – Washington – 125 miles – June
San Juan Islands - Washington

LiveStrong Ride – Oregon – 75 miles – July
Lance Armstrong LiveStrong - Oregon

Crater Lake – Oregon – 1/3 of the Rim – September
Crater Lake - Oregon

I look forward to an even more fun 2007 cycling year!

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Welcome!

December 30, 2006

Welcome to the portlandor.wordpress.com blog!

My motivation for starting this blog is to inform and inspire others to the joys of cycling. I had many fun, interesting, strange and just plain mundane rides in the over 3,000 miles that I cycled in 2006. Many times I wished that I had somehow recorded each of those trips. Therefore the goal of this blog is to document as many of my cycling trips as possible. Surely some will be spectacular – February in New Zealand. Some should be interesting – Cycling Leadership Class in Missoula Montana. And no doubt some will be boring – commuting to work in suburbs of Portland Oregon.

I hope you tune in and I look forward to your thoughts, comments and suggestions. Please check in frequently!