Recent Rides 2006

2006

(other years)

12/31 Lakeside Circle, 10 miles on touring bikes with Odette. (twelve month split = 2,052 with 777 on the tandem.)

10/28 Interurban trail to Green River, Green River trail to Algona (basically the route in #98 in Woods Southwest Washington except that I got back onto R street in Auburn and went by Roegner Park and the High School on Oravetz instead of turning on 37th) returned via Interurban to the Green River and then the Green River trail to Tukwila – 41 miles on touring bike.

10/22 Cedar River trail from Renton Community Center parking lot. 22 miles on tandem with Odette.

10/21 Interurban to Everett. Home (partially as described in Wert’s Bakeries #24 – except that some of the roads have changed since the book was written) via Lowell-Latimer, Connelley, Interurban blvd and down on 51st and 39th to Bothell; across on 228th to the last part of the Canyon Park route, the Burke Gillman and the Ravenna bypass. 74 miles on touring bike.

10/7 Centennial Trail Snohomish to downtown Arlington and back. 45 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

10/1 North end Lake Washington loop counterclockwise from home with Waynita variation. 46 miles on touring bikes with Odette and Virginia Felton.

9/30 DuwamishInterurban loop. 40 miles with Odette on tandem. (nine month split = 1,814 with 755 on the tandem)

9/24 South end Lake Washington Loop, 25 miles with Odette on tandem.

9/23 Foothills Trail from south Prairie to Sumner and back – 30 miles with Odette on Wills touring bike

9/10 Iron Horse Trail from Rattlesnake Lake to the Snoqualmie tunnel – 36 miles with Odette on mountain bikes.

9/4 Chehalis – Western Trail to Tenino and back. (Wert Rail Trail #33.) 44 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

9/3 Long Beach Peninsula (Litman & Kort #49.) 34 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

9/2 Millersylvania to Mima Mounds (Wagonfeld #27.) 44 miles on touring bikes with Odette. six flats and a broken spoke.

8/22 – Lakeside, across on 130th and home via Ravenna. 20 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

8/19 – Snohomish – Sultan loop (Woods puget sound #23 & 25). 41 miles on tandem with Odette

8/6 Snoqualmie Valley Trail – Duvall to Snoqualmie Falls. 38 miles on mountain bikes with Odette

7/15 & 16 Seattle to Portland. Left UW at 6:30. Lost the chain on the 196th street overpass in Kent. Arrived at midpoint at 3:00. Lodging in a private house in Centralia. On the road at 6:30, reached Lloyd Center at 3:00. Will drove us home. 204 miles on the tandem with Odette.

7/9 InterurbanGreen River loop with an extension to Auburn. 32 miles on the tandem with Odette

7/8 Interurban trail to Martha Lake, 164th to Everett – Bothell Highway, Canyon Park & Fitzgerald to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut (climbed the hill on 73rd instead of 83rd) after riding around Ravena Park looking for Odette who ditched me on 62nd. 45 miles on touring bike with Odette.

7/7 Bike to work, picked up by Odette on Alaska Way. 42 miles on touring bike.

7/4 East Lake Sammamish Trail from Issaquah to Marymore and back. 23 miles on mountain bikes with Odette.

7/1 Arlington to Darrington to Concrete to Sedro Wooley to Arlington. (Flat Century #3 – Woods puget sound #35). 107 miles on the tandem with Odette.

6/30 Bike to work, picked up by Odette on Alaska Way. 42 miles on touring bike. (six month split = 1,009 with 306 on the tandem)

6/23 Bike to work, picked up by Odette on Alaska Way. 42 miles on touring bike.

6/18 the first of the flat centuries: Interurban to Everett, Lowell River Rd to Snohomish, Old Snohomish-Monroe Highway to Monroe, Snoqualmie Valley Rd to Fall City, Issaquah-Fall City Rd to Issaquah, I-90 trail (via Newport Way) back to Rainier Ave trailhead where Will picked us up. 100 miles on the tandem with Odette.

6/17 Newport Way. 36 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

6/11 Bothell to Snohomish via Woods Northwest #89 (missed the turn onto 35th and rode down the hill on Maltby to SR 527 – lucky accident! – then rode back on 180th), Snohomish to Monroe to Fales Rd. via Woods puget sound #93, back to Bothell via the #89 return route. 68 miles on the tandem with Odette

6/10 Duwamish River trail to Green River trail to Interurban to eastern Green River route described in Woods Southwest #96 and back via Interurban and Duwamish. 61 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

6/6 Burke Gillman to 125th and home via Ravenna. 23 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

6/5 Interurban to Everett, Lowell River Rd to Snohomish, Old Snohomish-Monroe Highway to Monroe, Snoqualmie Valley Rd to Fall City, Fall City-Redmond Rd to Redmond (mistake – intended to take Fall City-Issaquah Rd.) SR 520 trail to Bellevue, I-90 trail to Arboretum bypass to Burke Gillman and home. 109 miles on touring bike.

5/27 Lakeside, across on 145th / 148th and home via Ravenna. 20 miles on Will’s mountain bike

5/21 Centennial Trail to Snohomish, Lowell Road to Everett, Homeacres Rd and Riverview back to 85th, then 72nd and across on 10th to Pine and the Centennial Trail to the car. 57 miles with Odette on the tandem.

5/20 Interurban trail to Martha Lake, 164th to Everett – Bothell Highway, Canyon Park & Fitzgerald to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Picked up by Will at the base of the Ravenna Hill after four flats on the front tire. 40 miles on touring bike.

5/14 Lake Washington Loop (counterclockwise with Juanita Hill bypass.) 51 miles with Odette on tandem.

5/7 InterurbanGreen River loop and Duwamish River trail to Rock Wier. 30 miles with Odette on the tandem.

5/6 Lake Washington Loop (counterclockwise with Juanita Hill bypass.) 51 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

4/30 Snohomish to Everett via Lowell River Rd, back via Homeacres and River View. 20 miles with Odette on touring bikes

4/23 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike with Odette.

4/9 West Snoqualmie River Rd. from Fall City to Carnation (Wert Bakeries #11,) Carnation Farms and West Snoqualmie Valley Rd. from Carnation to Woodinville-Duvall Rd. (Wert Bakeries #14,) High Bridge Rd. to intersection with Crescent Lake Rd (Wert Bakeries #13,) back to Duval, Cherry Valley and Kelly Rds. back to Carnation, West Snoqualmie River Rd. back to start. 50 miles with Odette on touring bikes in the rain.

4/8 Snohomish to Monroe to Snohomish (Woods puget sound #23) and Snohomish to Lowell to Snohomish (Woods puget sound #21.) 50 miles with Odette on touring bike.

4/2 Interurban trail to Algona Pacific, Green River trail back to Tukwila – 40 miles on touring bike with Odette.

3/19 Gregs Greenlake. 5 miles on Will’s mountain bike. (3 month split = 103)

3/18 Cedar River trail. 26 miles on touring bike.

3/12 Factoria to Fall City via I-90 bike trail, High Point trail and Preston – Snoqualmie trail. 42 miles on mountain bike.

3/5 Lakeside, across on 145th / 148th and home via Burke Gilman and Ravenna. 20 miles on mountain bike

2/26 Lakeside Circle, 10 miles on Will’s mountain bike with Odette. Returned via Seattle Interurban (first time on paved surface.)