Sunday, February 24, 2008
It’s been a fun past week and a half. MN’s winter has been getting to me like it’s so good at doing to people who like to play outside (and on terrain), so I left a couple times. I used my benefits to fly out to the
CA was equally as cool, but different. Definitely more populated and polluted, but scenic nonetheless. I hadn’t been out there since Alison and I honeymooned in the area, and it was good to spend some more time in the region. I visited Rivendell Bicycle Works in
We also got the chance to do some climbing on
Overall, it’s great to be able to travel west on a whim. It’s keeping me sane until I get to move that direction again. I’m hoping not to be inside wondering what to do to keep myself busy when it’s minus 20 and dark out for too much more winters. We’ll see though.Gulls at Newport Beach, OR.
South Falls at a State Park in OR of which I can't remember the name already...
My long trusted pair of Vasque Sundowner hiking boots in the Pacific...
Another waterfall; can't recall the name of it, but I'm standing behind it in an orange rain jacket...
On top of Mt. Diablo in CA...
Me, Edward, and the Pitts. Yeah.
Me doing a wussy turn in the Pitts...
Climb that beat me down. You can see my last placements just above the section where the crack goes to a negative grade. Doesn't even look hard. Couldn't pull it this time. I'll be back.
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Monday, February 04, 2008
Saturday, February 02, 2008
The first shows me on one of my famous college trips to
The second photo is me at the 2007 Headwaters 100 decked out in my current matching road garb. Shoes- Specialized Body Geometry road. Socks, cycling specific with “Dopers Suck” moto- reaction to the latest Tour de France scandals. Castelli Italian Pro road bibs. Clif Bar Team
many times that and provide no health benefits. I’ll wear my bike bling proudly….