2013 Beaverton Banks and Beyond Ride

This is a relatively flat ride through the farmland of Washington county.  Margo joined in for her longest ride of the year.   Kent rode “caboose” to support her along the way.  After a morning drizzle, weather and temps stayed very favorable the entire day.  Margo completed 30 miles before taking the support vehicle from the last rest stop.  Kent went on to completed 40 miles, then join her for lunch at the finish.

2013 BBBBT start at Papa Pizza, Beaverton

2013 BBBBT start at Papa Pizza, Beaverton

Margo riding amongst the wheat fields

Margo riding amongst the wheat fields

2013 BBBBT - Margo gets her pickup at the 30 mile rest stop.

2013 BBBBT – Margo gets her pickup at the 30 mile rest stop.

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2013 Albany Covered Bridges Bicycle Tour

Overcast conditions all day made for perfect riding conditions. No heat. Not much headwind. 75 miles in 4:40, a 16 mph pace (personal best). Climbed “the wall” – a 15% grade just before the 2nd rest stop – without stopping. Enjoyed most of the ride in conversation with John Thomas, with a bit of rest-stop-leapfrog with John FurzeLes Brown, and Levon Brown

Larwood Bridge (Covered Bridges ride)

Larwood Bridge (Covered Bridges ride)

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