Day 175 of #LiveWell2017 Today in Portland, no less than five naked bike rides are scheduled, including the World Naked Bike Ride that rolls at 9:00 PM tonight. These organized bike rides are symbols of the ultimate freedom we have in this country - to be able to express our ourselves freely and openly in … Continue reading Grateful for the freedom of expression
Day 70 of #LiveWell2017 One of my greatest pleasures in life is riding my bicycle. I am so grateful to be physically able to ride and to live in a place where riding is safe and easy. Portland is a bicycle haven with over 350 miles of bikeways city-wide. Bicycling is relaxing and fun and … Continue reading Grateful for bicycles and bike-it lists!
A fine spring mountain bike ride in Portland's Forest Park...Leif Erickson Trail. Under a cool shady canopy dotted with spots of sunlight that warmed our backs and faces, the blackberries and maple trees blooming, and deciduous trees leafing out. Birds singing, hummingbirds flitting through. The recent rains made for wet trails and mud-splattered bikes and clothes … Continue reading Spring Ride in Forest Park
It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country … Continue reading Day 4 Ride: Trails and Alligators – National Bike Month
Day 3 of National Bike Month 2014 I got up early and headed out before the forecasted rains began and before traffic got heavy on the roads...explored a few new streets this time on my wonderful Trek CrossRip Elite. Loving this bike! Beautiful cloudy morning, humid like summer with the approaching storms, but quiet and … Continue reading Day 3 Ride: National Bike Month