Recent Rides 2008

2008

(other years)

12/ 6 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on the touring bike with Odette   (2008 split = 3,122 with 316 on the tandem.)

11/30 Interurban trail to 224th, Bowdoin into Edmonds. Return via Woodway and Innis Arden (Thorness #5).  25 miles on the mountain bike with Odette, Carrie and Alex.

11/29 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit center – return via Lake Forest Park connectorBurke GilmanRavena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on touring bikes with Odette

11/23  Interurban trail to Lynwood transit center, 44th to 228th to Brier to 61st to the Burke Gilman and home via the Ravena short-cut, Green Lake Drive N and 83rd. 32 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

11/16 Interurban north loop – 104th in Kirkland to Swamp Creek via 80th and Locust.    Interurban trail to Lowell Rd in Everett, Lowell-Lattimer Road to Broadway, 172nd to 168th to Interurban, 51st to Jewell and York, 39th and 35th to North Creek Office Park and back to Sammamish River trail and up Waynita Drive / 100th street hill.  47 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex and Carrie.

11/15 Interurban – Green River loop. 19 miles on tandem with Odette.

11/ 9 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on the mountain bike with Odette

10/26 Freemont to Dexter to Bell & 2nd to Lenora 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 the Ballard Locks, then the Burke Gilman to Freemont and up the Freemont hill to home.  38 miles on touring bikes with Alex.

10/19 Leavenworth to Plain to Lake Wenatchee Northshore road to Coles Corner to Leavenworth (via Highway 2)  (based on ride #3 in Biking the Great Northwest – 39 miles with Odette, Alex & Carrie on touring bikes

10/12 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Odette on the tandem.

10/11 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike with Odette

9/28 Snohomish – Sultan loop (Woods puget sound #23 & 25) via Old Owen Rd. 42 miles on touring bikes with Odette.  (third quarter split = 2,589 with 267 on the tandem.)

9/27  Aurora Village transit center via Interurban trail, return via Lake Forest Park connectorBurke GilmanRavena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on touring bike with Odette.

9/21 ETC 2008 Wineries Ride in Yakima – 29 miles on tandem with Odette.

9/20 ETC 2008 Wineries Ride in Yakima – 47 miles on tandem with Odette.

9/14   Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike

9/7  Freemont to Dexter to Second Ave. to Alaska Way.  Lower West Seattle Bridge to Duwamish trail and Kent connector. Back to the  Burke Gilman trail via South Lake Washington loop and Arboretum bypass. Home via the Freemont hill.  46 miles on tandem with Odette.

9/6   Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on touring bike with Odette.

8/31 Interurban trail to Lowell Rd in Everett, 52nd to Lowell River Road to Snohomish, Centennial Trail to Arlington and a ride home with Will.  55 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

8/30 Toyota dealership to Fryes and back with a loop around downtown Renton. 10 miles on touring bike with Will.

8/16 Interurban trail to Lowell Rd in Everett, 52nd to Lowell-Lattimer Road to Broadway, 172nd to 168th to Interurban, 51st to Jewell and York, 39th and 35th to North Creek Office Park, main street in Bothell and Burke Gilman trail. Home via Ravena short-cut. 65 miles on touring bike.

8/15  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

8/9  Hyak to Rattlesnake Lake (starting with a detour out and back to Silver Fir) 25 miles on mountain bikes with Odette and Will.

8/5  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

8/4  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

8/3 Interurban trail to 224th, Main Street into Edmonds. Return via Woodway and Innis Arden (Thorness #5).  25 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

7/27 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.

7/25  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

7/22  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

7/20 Cedar River Trail from Fryes – 24 miles on touring bikes with Odette

7/19 South Lake Washington loop combined wth the interurban / green river trail loop via the Kent connector.  50 miles on tandem with Odette

7/16  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

7/12 & 13 STP. 204 miles with Odette, Alex & Carrie on touring bikes.

7/9  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

7/8  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

7/6 Snohomish to Everett via Lowell River Rd, back via Homeacres and River View (Woods Puget Sound #22), out-and-back on the Centennial Trail. 55 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

7/5 Duwamish trail to International Blvd, Airport Way South back to the First Avenue South bridge, up the hill on West Highland Park Way (“Boeing Hill”), across to Fauntleroy on Henderson and Barton, then Beach and Alki Drive back to the car.  24 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

7/4 Down Freemont Hill to Burke Gilman and Arboretum bypass, to I-90 bike trail, through tunnel and across on Dearborne to waterfront trail, Myrtle Edwards Park, Terminal 91 and Dravus to Nickerson and back up Freemont.  22 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

7/1  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/29 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit center – return via Lake Forest Park connector, Burke Gilman, Ravena short-cut and Green Lake Drive N to 83rd.  25 miles on Will’s Mountain bike.  (six month split = 1,541 miles with 95 miles on the tandem)

6/28 Arlington to Darrington to Concrete to Sedro Wooley to Arlington (Flat Century #3 – Woods puget sound #35) with an 11 mile extension through Sylvana because SR 9 was being repaired. 118 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

6/27  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/26  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/23  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/22 Down 112th street hill in Bothell, UW-Bothell bike trail, North Creek business park, Fitzgerald and Canyon Park, Bothell-Everett Highway to 132nd,  Seattle Hill Rd and 151st to Lowell-Latimer Rd to Broadway to Connelley to Elliott to Fales to Downes to Yew to Bostian to Duvall-Woodinville to 160th/164th down on 173rd/175th to Sammamish River trail at Wilmot Gateway and back up Waynita Drive / 100th street hill.  38 miles with Odette, Alex & Carrie on touring bikes.

6/21  Interurban trail to Everett, Lowell-Lattimer Road to Broadway, 172nd to 168th and Interurban, 51st to Jewell and York, 39th and 35th to North Creek Office Park and UW-Bothell and Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut. 67 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

6/18  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/17  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

6/15  Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit center and back with Odette; Interurban trail to Everett, Lowell River Road to Snohomish, Old Monroe-Snohomish highway to Monroe, Tualco Road and Highbridge Roads to Fales Road, Downes Road to Yew (and continuing when it becomes Paradise Lake Road) to Woodinville-Duval Road and then Mink Road to Bear Creek to Avondale to Marymoor Park.  West Lake Sammamish Parkway to Newport Way, I-90 bike trail to Lake Washington Blvd in Seattle, up to the UW via the Arboretum bypass, and then the Burke Gilman to Freemont and up the Freemont hill home.  117 miles on touring bike.

6/13 Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.) Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 27 miles on touring bike

5/31  Sammamish River Trail from Bothell to Marymoor, West Lake Samammish Parkway to Issaquah and the Issaquah Preston trail to the falls overlook (#16 in Thorness); back via Duthie Hill Rd and Elk Samammish Pkwy.  71 miles on touring bikes with Odette and Carrie & Alex.

5/26 Esquimalt lagoon to Victoria Inner Harbor via Galloping Goose Trail (with heavy panniers;) Port Angeles waterfront trail to Morse Creek and back, then out to the tip of Ediz Hook and back – 32 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/25 Galloping Goose Trail to Sooke Potholes (Crouch #38) from Esquimalt lagoon – 54 miles with Odette on touring bikes

5/24 Lochside Trail to Sidney (Crouch #39) from Esquimalt lagoon via downtown Victoria both ways – 62 miles on touring bikes with Odette (with a pannier full of books on the return trip.)

5/23 Chehalis – Western trail from Lacey to Yelm and back in the rain; Victoria Inner Harbor to Esquimalt lagoon via Craigflower – 57 miles on touring bike with Odette (with heavy panniers on the way to the B&B)

5/18 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/17 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. 49 miles on tandem with Odette

5/16 Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital.)  27 miles on touring bike

5/11 Bellevue – Black Diamond loop. 70 miles with Odette, Alex & Carie on touring bikes.

5/10 Marymore – Carnation – Duval – Issaquah (the 70 mile route on the CBC Flying Wheels map.) 67 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/4 Marymore – Snohomomish.  55 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

4/27 Centennial Trail from Snohomish to Arlington City Center and back.  48 miles with Odette, Alex & Carie on touring bikes.

4/26 University of Washington via the Freemont Hill and  Burke Gilman.  Counterclockwise on the Arboretum bypass to the  Lake Washington North Loop and then an extension to Eastgate via I-90 bike trail and Richards Road.  Home via Juanita Hill and the Ravena short-cut. 50 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

4/20 Mt. Vernon – La Conner loop (#40 in Thorness).  Snowing heavily and two inches on the road at Edgewater Park. 36 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

4/13 Landsburg – Enumclaw loop (#8 in Woods – Puget Sound).  Remember that the book has a typo at  mile 46 where it says 252nd when you really want 253rd.  46 miles with Odette on the tandem.

4/12 Lake Washington Loop.  50 miles on touring bike with Odette.

4/6  I-90 bike trail from Mercer Island to Issaquah (with extension to end of pavement on the trail to Preston.)  Newport Way back to East Mercer Island Way, Mercer Island Loop (clockwise) back to car.  38 miles on touring bike with Odette.

4/5 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. 44 miles on touring bike with Odette.

3/30 Interurban trail to Algona-Pacific.   Green River trail (basically the route in #98 in Woods Southwest Washington except taking Oravetz and by Roegner Park to get to R street in Auburn) back to Tukwila.  41 miles on touring bike with Odette, Alex & Carrie.  Three month split = 155 miles, 0 on tandem.

3/9 Snohomish – Monroe Loop (Woods puget sound #23) plus an out-and-back extension on the Centennial Trail. 30 miles on touring bike with Alex & Odette.

2/24 Chilly Hilly 33 miles on touring bike with Odette

2/23 Central Foods Market via  Interurban trail, 10 miles on touring bike with Odette

1/21 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 Will’s Mountain bike with Odette.

1/1 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s mountain bike with Odette.