Recent Rides 2007

2007

(other years)

11/25 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on mountain bike with Odette. (12 months split =  2,794 with 619 on the tandem.)

11/24 Lake Washington North Loop (counterclockwise.) 38 miles with Odette, Alex & Carie on touring bikes

11/23 Interurban trail to 224th, Main Street into Edmonds. Return via Woodway and Innis Arden using the directions in ride #5 of Thorness (which is very similar to our old route from Wert – Bakeries #9).  26 miles with Odette on newly tuned touring bikes.

11/22 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on touring bike with Odette.

11/18 InterurbanGreen River loop (truncated for work on the dike.) 19 miles on touring bike with Odette.

11/11 Cedar River trail from Renton community center to end of pavement. 22 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

11/10 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette.

11/4 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike with Odette.

11/3 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike.

10/28 South end Lake Washington Loop with Odette on tandem.  25 miles.

10/27 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Alex on touring bike.

10/14 Fall City – Duvall loop (Wert – Bakeries 11 and 14) with Odette on touring bikes (and with Alex & Carrie) – 41 miles

10/13 Freemont to Dexter to Bell & 2nd to Jackson to Alaska Way to Lower West Seattle Bridge and Alki Trail to Beach Drive and the Fontleroy ferry terminal; Barton to Henderson & 9th and down the hill on Highland Park to the Duwamish Trail and back over the lower West Seattle Bridge to Alaska Way. Waterfront Trail through Myrtle Edwards and Pier 91 to Dravus and then Nickerson to the Freemont Bridge and up the Freemont hill to home.  36 miles on tandem with Odette.

10/7 Wolf Ridge resort to Duck Brand Cafe and back. 13 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

10/6 MVBF 70 mile ride (Chewuch loop, East Valley road to Twisp, SR 153 to Carleton, Carleton-Twisp road back, Old Twisp Highway to Twin Lakes road,  climb up to the Sun Mountain resort and coast back down, Twin Lakes road back into Winthrop.) 69 miles on touring bikes with Odette

10/5 Chewuch River Road to end of pavement at Andrews Creek.  49 miles on touring bikes with Odette

9/29 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on touring bikes with Odette. (9 months split =  2,337 with 558 on the tandem.)

9/23  I-90 bike trail from Mercer Island to Issaquah.  Newport Way back to East Mercer Island Way, Mercer Island Loop (clockwise) back to car.  35 miles on touring bike with Alex.

9/22  Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station and back with Odette; Freemont to Dexter to Bell & 2nd to Virginia & Western to Alaska Way to Lower West Seattle Bridge and Alki Trail to Beach Drive and the Fontleroy ferry terminal; Barton to Henderson & 9th (after an excursion to Roxbury) and down the hill on Highland Park to the Duwamish Trail and back over the lower West Seattle Bridge to Alaska Way. Waterfront Trail through Myrtle Edwards and Pier 91 to Dravus and then Nickerson to the Freemont Bridge and up the Freemont hill to home.  52 miles on touring bike

9/16 Down 100th Street hill to Burke Gilman at the golf course; up Juanita Hill and down to Juanita Bay and Lake Washington Blvd.  Northup to SR-520 bike trail in the rain. Sammamish River trail to Waynita Way and up the 100th street hill to car. 31 miles on Tandem with Odette (and with Alex & Carrie on their singles.)

9/15 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike.

9/9 Bothell to Silver Lake via the Canyon Park connector and the Bothell-Everett Highway.  136th to Seattle Hill Rd; down the hill from 51st to Larimer Rd.  Lowell River Rd to Snohomish, Springhetti and Broadway to 172nd, Interurban to  35th to Maltby, 39th to North Creek Business Park, Sammamish River trail to Waynita Way and up the 100th street hill to car.  48 miles on touring bike with Alex.

9/8 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette .

9/3 Duwamish and Interurban trails from Greyline lot on West Marginal Way to Algona-Pacific.  Green River trail (basically the route in #98 in Woods Southwest Washington except going via Oravetz to get to R street in Auburn) to International Blvd in Tukwila. Airport Way S. to Georgetown and the 1st Ave. S bridge. Duwamish trail back to the car.  65 miles on tandem with Odette.

9/2 Interurban trail to 41st in Everett, Lowell River Road to Snohomish, Springhetti and Broadway to 172nd,      Interurban to 51st & 169th to 180th, Grannis & 196th to the Bothell-Everett Highway, Canyon Park connector to the  Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut. 71 miles on touring bike.

9/1 Interurban trail to drive in theatre, across on 124th & 136th to Seattle Hill Road and back to Everett – Bothell Highway, Canyon Park & Fitzgerald to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut. 53 miles on touring bike.

8/26 Vashon Island Loop (ride #24 in Thorness but without the Maury Island section).  30 miles on Tandem with Odette (and with Virginia.)

8/25 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike

8/19 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on mountain bike

8/18 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station with Odette; Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital; on to 35th and then Barton to the Fontleroy Ferry Terminal.  Beach Drive to Alki Point, Alki Way back to the bridge, Alaska Way to Hempfest at Myrtle Edwards Park , Pier 69 trail to Dravus, South Ship Canal trail to Freemont Bridge.  Freemont Hill and Greenwood to home.  50 miles on touring bike.

8/12 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) 15 miles on tandem with Odette.

8/11 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on touring bike with Odette.

8/5 Lake Washington Blvd from 104th in Juanita to Bellevue,  Bellevue Hills loop, Lake Washington Blvd back to 104th, Waynita Way to Burke Gilman, Juanita Hill to Juanita Village and 100th back to Alex’s in Juanita.  36 miles on touring bike with Alex.

8/4 Edmonds-Kingston Ferry to Agate Pass Bridge, side trip to Bloedel Reserve then on to Faye Bainbridge State Park and the Winslow Ferry.  Downtown Seattle to Edmonds via Freemont and the route in Wert – Bakeries.  46 miles on tandem with Odette (and with Virginia on her single.)

7/29 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette

7/28 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) 15 miles on tandem with Odette.

7/27   Bellvue Hills loop with extension to Factoria via the I-90 bike trail and back via Richards Rd & the Lake-Hills Connector.  14 miles on touring bike.

7/26 (second ride of the day) Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette

7/26 –  South end Lake Washington Loop with extension to Toyota dealer – 27 miles on touring bike.

7/21 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on tandem with Odette.

7/19 (second ride of the day) Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette

7/19 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. 45 miles on touring bike.

7/17 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue club – 20 miles on touring bike with Will

7/15 Fall City – Duvall loop (Wert – Bakeries 11 and 14) with Odette on tandem (and with Virginia) – 41 miles

7/12 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette

7/10 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue club – 20 miles on touring bike

7/4 Mercer Island Loop (from Bellevue Way P&R) with Odette on tandem – 19 miles

7/1 Snohomish to Everett via Lowell River Rd, back via Homeacres and River View (Woods Puget Sound #22.) – 18 miles with Odette on tandem (along with  Alex & Carrie and their friends.)

6/30 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Odette on touring bike.  (6 month split = 1,383 with 253 on the tandem.)

6/29 Interurban trail to Everett, Lowell-Lattimer Road and Broadway to Yew and the Woods Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails to the Lake Forest Park connector, 185th street to the Interurban and home.  66 miles on touring bike in the rain.

6/28 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike.

6/27 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue Club. 20 miles on touring bike.

6/26 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike.

6/25 Bellvue Hills loop.  12 miles on touring bike.

6/24 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on tandem with Odette.

6/23 Norway Hill to 112th to Sammamish River Trail to Mayrmoor Park; West on the I-520 bike trail to Lake Walshington Blvd. and north lake loop route to the Juanita Hill bypass and Alex’s place.  24 miles on touring bike with Alex.

6/22 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike.

6/21 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) 15 miles on touring bike with Odette.

6/20 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue Club – 20 miles on touring bike.

6/19 Waterfront trail via Dexter. Duwamish and Interurban trails to Algona-Pacific.  East Valley Way and Wood Street to Sumner and back.  Green River trail (basically the route in #98 in Woods I-90 bike trail tunnel to Lake Washington Blvd. Arboretum bypass and Burke Gilman to  Merridian to Kenwood to Greenlake.  Across Aurora on 83rd and home on 1st NW. 100 miles on the touring bike.

6/17 Sammamish River Trail from Alex’s to the Canyon Park connector, Bothell-Everett Highway to Martha Lake, Interurban trail and Lake Forest Park connector back to the Burke Gilman, and the Waynita Way hill back up to Alex’s.  31 miles on touring bike with Alex.

6/16 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike with Odette.

6/11 Bellvue Hills loop.  12 miles on mountain bike.

6/10 Chief Sealth Trail. 10 miles on Will’s mountain bike.

6/9 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on tandem with Odette.

6/8 Interurban trail to Everett.  Snohomish River Road to Snohomish. Snohomish – Monroe Loop out of Woods puget sound #23 as far as Fales Rd.  South to Bothell via Woods Northwest #89.  South on Sammamish River Trail to Mayrmoor Park; West on the I-520 bike trail to Lake Walshington Blvd. Then picked up the Bellvue Hills route on Points Rd. (where they were laying new asphalt) and rode that to Enatai and the Lake Washington Loop.  Rode the Arboretum bypass back to the UW and the Burke Gilman.  Home via the Freemont Hill.  100 miles on touring bike.

6/4 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue Club – 20 miles on touring bike (in sneakers.)

6/3 Lynwood transit center via Interurban trail – 24 miles on Will’s mountain bike in Tevas.

6/2 Down from the ridge on 55th, over to Burke Gilman on 6th NW, crossed ship canal at Ballard Locks. Terminal 91 and waterfront trails to Alaskan Way to West Seattle.  Duwamish Waterway trail to rock wier, then across to Airport Way and back to Dearborn.  I-90 bike trail tunnel to Lake Washington Blvd. Arboretum bypass and Burke Gilman to Wallingford Ave; Merridian to Kenwood to Greenlake.  Across Aurora on 83rd and home on 1st NW.  41 miles on touring bike.

6/1 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue Club – 20 miles on touring bike.

5/31 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound) with an extra out-and-back from the Ballard Locks to the SAM sculpture garden via the Terminal 91 and waterfront trails.  25 miles on touring bike.

5/28 Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on mountain bike.

5/24 Lynwood transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  32 miles on touring bike.

5/19 Snohomish – Monroe Loop (Woods puget sound #23). 25 miles on touring bike with Alex & Carrie.

5/13 Landsburg – Enumclaw loop (#8 in Woods – Puget Sound).  Note that the book has a typo at  mile 46 where it says 252nd when you really want 253rd.  54 miles with Odette on the tandem (and with Virginia.)

5/12 South end Lake Washington Loop with Alex and Carrie on touring bike.  25 miles.

5/11 South end Lake Washington Loop starting and ending at the Bellevue Club.  28 miles on touring bike.

5/10 Lynwood transit center via Interurban trail – 24 miles on touring bike.

5/5 Interurban trail to drive in theatre, across on 124th to Everett – Bothell Highway, Canyon Park & Fitzgerald to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut. 52 miles on tandem with Odette (and with Virginia on her single.)

4/30 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. 45 miles on touring bike.

4/29  Freemont – Dexter – Waterfront – Duwamish to Tukwila station,; downtown Renton to Garden  Avenue and the  Lake Washington Loop up the east side.  After a detour to the Bellevue Club back across the I-90 bridge and up Lake Washington Blvd. to the arboretum bypass and home via the Burke Gilman and the Freemont Hill.  53 miles on my touring bike.

4/28  Centennial Trail Snohomish to Arlington and back. 35 miles on tandem with Odette (and with Alex & Carrie on singles)

4/23 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike.

4/22 Chelan to Manson and back – 15 miles on touring bikes with Odette

4/21 Twisp to Goat Creek (Mazama) loop – 30 miles on touring bikes with Odette

4/20 Hartline to Grand Coulee and back (portion of #5 in Henderson Biking the Great Northwest.) 60 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

4/17 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike.

4/15 Burke Gillman to Wilmot Gateway Park and back via the Ravenna bypass. 40 miles with Odette on the tandem.

4/14 Cedar River trail to Landsburg. 35 miles on with Alex mountain bikes.

4/8 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike with Odette.

4/7 Eastgate via bus and back via I-90 bike trail, Arboretum bypass and Burke Gilman.  23 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

3/31 InterurbanGreen River loop. 22 miles with Odette on Tandem and Alex Martin on Will’s road bike. (three month split = 50 miles with 22 on the tandem.)

3/24 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station. 16 miles on touring bike with Odette.

3/18 Interurban trail to 175th in Shoreline – 12 miles with Odette on mountain bikes.