Daffodil Classic

Sunday, April 13th, was the Daffodil Classic, one of three ride events hosted by the Tacoma Wheelmen Bicycle Club, the oldest cycling club in the country. Because the ride was going to officially start at 7:00 a.m., I tossed all my cycling toys (and the bike) in the car the night before. I had a …

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Bellevue to work

I had to drop off my spouse’s car for two recalls and an oil change. The folks at the dealer are really nice, but I would be hard pressed to buy a GM product again. This one has had several recalls: starter (can cause fire), suspension (can lock up the steering wheel), airbag (random detonation), …

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Chilly Hilly 2003

Rode the Chilly Hilly. Glorious day, with a lot of last-minute registrants. I wasn’t sure what kind of traffic to expect, and parked at work rather than near the ferry dock. They had a lot of last-minute registrants, and the stops tended to be picked over by the time I got to them. One problem …

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Lakemont

I hate the short winter days. I woke up late and wanted to do a local ride just to get out. Parked at the Target in Issaquah and just meandered around. Lakemont looked interesting, and turned out to be very hilly, with a nice 800′ climb. After the hill was a nice, gentle downhill along …

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