Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

The next morning we found our way into Astoria, OR and located a small cafe on the Main St. The place was hopping and had some interesting items on the menu. Astoria, OR has a riverwalk path that is a nice alternative to the riding the Main Street through town. The path makes its way […]

To Astoria


On July 23rd, we left Portland and headed to Astoria, OR. Once we recovered from Bryan’s crash and Debi’s bee stings we said goodbye to Sam and headed out into the countryside northeast of Portland. Our ride took us through North Plains on our way to Banks, OR where we planned to pick up the […]



We were pretty excited to arrive in Portland, OR on our bicycles. Portland has a reputation of being one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the USA. We rolled into town on July 16th. After a few phone calls we were able to connect with our friends Galen and Sam who we would meet […]

Saturday July 14, 2012 Our time in Bend was relaxing and sunny. We left in the early morning and followed a series of bike paths and routes out to the north side of town. We had breakfast on the trail and then popped out on US 20 and started heading toward Sisters. The traffic was […]

Bend, OR


We owe our readers some posts after taking a long break from blogging and then a longer break from computers all together. We have plenty to share of our last 1500 miles of riding through the Pacific Northwest. Thanks for hanging in there! Here’s a quick summary of our travels to get us up to […]

It’s summertime and the living is e a s y. We are on Vashon Island, in the Puget Sound of Washington. We connected with a housesitting job, so we’re staying put and enjoying the view until after Labor Day.  There’s mountain bike trails 2 minutes out our door and the blackberries are bursting just as […]

Road Trip! 2012


We are not purists. Sometimes taking a break from the biking is smart and deserved. At our current rate of travel we were going to be hard pressed to make it up to the Seattle area for our friends wedding in early August. All said, we rode over 500 miles in Colorado this summer which […]