Recent Rides 2009

2009

(other years)

12/27 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s Mountain bike.  (final 2009 mileage = 3,558 with 387 on the tandem.)

12/25 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Odette on the tandem.

12/24 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s Mountain bike with Odette.

12/13 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s Mountain bike.

12/12 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on Will’s Mountain bike.

12/6 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) – 15 miles on Will’s mountain bike.

12/5 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 Will’s mountain bike

11/27  Interurban trail from Lynwood transit center to 41st street in Everett and back – 29 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

11/1  Interurban trail to Lynwood transit center and back – 25 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

10/4 Darrington to Concrete and back – 61 miles with Odette on the tandem.

10/3 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) – 15 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

9/27 South Lake Washington Loop (clockwise starting from Mercer Island.)   25 miles on tandem with Odette.  (nine month split = 3,294 with 296 on the tandem.)

9/26 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 Odettes

9/20 ETC – Winery ride.  25 miles on tandem with Odette

9/19 ETC – Winery ride.  46 miles on tandem with Odette

9/13 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

9/12 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

9/7  Out and back on Chewuch River Road from Winthrop to end of pavement at Andrews Creek.  49 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex & Carrie.

9/6 Winthrop to Carleton via Smoke Jumper base (Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road) and SR 155. Back via Twisp-Carleton Road, Old Twisp Highway and Twin Lakes Road.  East Chewuch River Road to cabin.  56 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex & Carrie.

9/5 Winthrop to Mazama plus Chewuch loop.  40 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

8/29 Lowell River Road to Snohomish, Old Snohomish – Monroe Highway to Monroe, Old Owen Road to Sultan, Ben Howard, Tualco and High Bridge roads to Broadway and Lorimer Road back to Lowell Park. (This basically combines rides #43, #44 & #45 in Thorness Puget Sound .)  55 miles on Tandem with Odette.

8/23 Queen Anne loop (Wert’s Bakeries #1).  5 miles with Odette on Will’s Mountain Bike.

8/22  Interurban trail to 41st in Everett, Colby to 25th to Marine View Drive.  Trail to Hewitt Ave. tressle.  Homeacres Road to 20th to Centennial Trail to Snohomish.  Springhetti and Broadway to Cathcart.  72nd and Interurban to 55th to Jewell/York and North Creek Office Park.  UW Bothell trail to Burke Gilman.  Home via the Ravena short-cut.  82 miles with Alex and Carrie on touring bikes.

8/16  Interurban trail to Lynwood transit center, 44th to 228th to Brier to 61st to the Burke Gilman at Logboom Park.  North Lake Washington Loop up Juanita, down the east side, across I-90 and back to the Burke Gilman at Montlake via the Arboretum bypass.  Home up the Freemont hill.  50 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

8/8  ETC “three ferries” ride via waterfront trail from Myrtle Edwards to Alaska Way, Alkai trail to Fontleroy Ferry.  Southworth to Port Orchard, foot ferry to Bremerton, car ferry to Seattle, and waterfront back to Myrtle Edwards.  33 miles on tandem with Odette

8/2  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 tandem with Odette.

7/30 Ramrod.  12 hours.  159 miles on touring bike with Alex.

7/28 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

7/26 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on the touring bike with Odette

7/25 Wilburton P&R to Cumberland via route in Bellevue – Black Diamond loop and on to Enumclaw via Veazie-Cumberland.  248th to Md Mtn. Rd. to SR 410.  Foothills trail from Buckley to Cascade Junction; SR 162 to South Prairie.  Foothills trail to Puyallup.  Pioneer almost to “the hill”, then back to Main.  Fryer to Puyallup to Tacoma to 142nd to 136th to Valentine and Milwaukee.  Interurban to Tukwilla Station and Renton Connector to South Lake Washington loop up the north side to the I-90 trail to Bellvue Way, 112th and Wilburton.  110 miles on touring bikes with Alex.

7/23 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

7/19   Interurban trail to Lynwood transit center, 44th to 228th to Brier to 61st to the Burke Gilman and home via the Lake Forest Park connector. 30 miles on touring bike.

7/18 Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to West Marginal Way.  Up the West Highland Park hill and across on Holden.  Up the Holden hill and then 35th to Barton.  West Seattle Loop route back to West Seattle Bridge and Alaska Way.  Waterfront to Myrtle Edwards Park to Pier 91 trail and Ballard Locks.  Burke Gilman to Golden Gardens.  Seaview to Loyal and home via 83rd and 1st NW.  40 miles on touring bikes with Alex and Carrie.

7/17  Bike to work (Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Delridge to Holden and West Seattle Psychiatric Hospital) with an extension to Lincoln Park and the Beach Drive / Alki route back to the West Seattle bridge. Home via Myrtle Edwards park and Nickerson. 35 miles on touring bike

7/11 STP (one-day, solo) 12 hours.  202 miles on touring bike.

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

7/5  Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit center, Lake Forest Park connector to Burke Gilman and Sammamish River to Marymoore Park.  “50” mile Flying Wheels loop (cuemap – really ony 43 miles).  Home via Ravena short-cut.  95 miles on touring bike with Alex & Carrie and Maureen.

7/4 North Cascades Highway. 100 miles on touring bike with Alex

7/3 out and back on the Interurban trail to Mountlake Terrace.  20 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

7/2 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

7/1 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

6/28 Arlington to Darrington to Concrete to Sedro Wooley to Arlington (Flat Century #3 – Woods Puget Sound #35) with a 3 mile extension into Concrete for lunch. 110 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex and Carrie. (six month split = 1,939 with 80 on the tandem.)

6/27   Interurban trail to Lynwood transit center, 44th to 228th to Brier to 61st to the Burke Gilman and home via the Lake Forest Park connector. 30 miles on touring bike.

6/21 7 Hills of Kirkland – Century route.  105 miles on touring bike with Alex and Carrie (link to the memorial day 2009 event)

6/20 Freemont to Dexter to Alaska Way to lower West Seattle Bridge to Duwamish Trail.  Shattock Ave. to South Lake Washington Loop (northbound clockwise).  Arboretum bypass to  Burke Gilman to Wallingford Ave and home via Greenlake and 83rd.  47 miles on touring bikes with odette

6/19 Interurban trail to Martha Lake, 164th to Bothell – Everett Highway, Canyon Park & Fitzgerald to the Sammamish River and Burke Gilman trails. Home via Ravena short-cut. 45 miles on touring bike with Odette.

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

6/14 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 Odettes

6/13 Flying Wheels (Cascade Bike Club event – map) 102 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex & Carrie.

6/11 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

6/8 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

6/7 Snohomish to Sultan and back via Larimer Rd. and Ebby Slough. (Woods Puget Sound Numbers 21, 22 and 25 – with the outbound leg of 25 on Old Owen Rd.) 59 miles on touring bikes with Odette and Carrie.

6/6 South Lake Washington Loop (counterclockwise starting from Mercer Island.) I-90 trail to Issaquah, Newport way back. South part of Mercer Island loop.  51 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

6/5 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

6/2 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 Arlington to Mt. Vernon to La Connor and back.  Rides 27 and 18 from Wert –Bakeries without the out-and-back on Dike Road.  72 miles on touring bikes with Odette and Carrie.

5/30  Interurban trail to Maple Street crossing in Lynwood, Locust to 55th / 61st (the fourth item on this list of routes) and eventually to the Burke Gilman and the  North Lake Washington Loop (clockwise) with the climb up Clyde Hill and by Chism Beach Park from the Bellevue Hills loop (described in Thorness Puget Sound #96.) Home via the I-90 bridge, the waterfront trail, Nickerson, and the Freemont Hill.  55 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/27 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

5/25 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 with Odette

5/24 Tukwila to Tacoma via West Valley Highway, Peasley Canyon and Dash Point Road.  Back via Levee Road, Valentine Road and the Interurban. (CTS Cue Sheet)  72 miles on touring bike with Odette.

5/23  Norway Hill from 104th in Kirkland to UW Bothell and North Creek Office Park.   35th and 39th to Jewell and York and 51st. Interurban to 168th and 172nd and Broadway to Springhetti to Snohomish.  Lowell River Road to Lowell, 41st to Colby and the Interurban trail.  At 228th (on the border between Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds) a side trip to the Edmonds Ferry Terminal (Thorness Puget Sound #5) and back to the Interurban trail at 160th in Shoreline.  Across I-5 at 195th and down Perkins to the Burke Gilman and up 100th to the start.  69 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Carrie and Alex.

5/22  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.

5/17 Foothills Trail from Sumner to South Prarie and back – 30 miles with Odette on the tandem.

5/16 Marymore – Snohomish via Union Hill road & Monroe (CTS cue sheet).  56 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/15 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

5/10 Logboom Park in Kenmore to Monroe via Lowell (CTS cue sheet) – reversing the route over the Woodinville ridge from Woods – NW Washington #89.  65 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/9 Bellevue – Black Diamond loop. 70 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

5/8 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

5/3 Centennial Trail from Snohomish to Arlington City Center and back (Thorness Puget Sound #42.)  47 miles with Odette, Alex & Carie on touring bikes.

5/2 Interurban trail to Lowell Rd in Everett, 52nd to Lowell-Larimer Road to Broadway, 172nd to 168th to Interurban, 51st to Jewell and York, 39th and 35th to North Creek Office Park and UW-Bothell and then to the Burke Gilman trail. Home via Ravena short-cut. 66 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

5/1 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

4/30 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

4/26 Lake Washington Loop (clockwise – Thorness Puget Sound #14 without the climb up to Clyde Hill) – 50 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

4/25  Fall City – Duvall loop (Wert – Bakeries 11 and 14 or Woods Puget Sound 12 and 16 )  with an extension up Duthie Hill Road and back down Issaquah – Fall City Road – 50 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex & Carrie

4/19 Cedar River – May Valley loop (Thorness Puget Sound #21) – 34 miles on touring bikes with Odette.

4/18 ETC ride from Conway School to Laconner – 35 miles with Odette on the tandem

4/11 Norway, Brickyard, Holly and “Bentley” hills – 16 miles on mountain bike with Alex.

4/5 DuwamishInterurban to Main Street in Auburn, Green River and Duwamish back to car – 54 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

4/4 Snohomish – Monroe loop (Woods Puget Sound #23) – 25 miles with Odette on touring bikes.

3/29 North Seattle Loop (#2 in Thorness – Puget Sound.) – 15 miles on tandem with Odette (three month split = 143 miles with 15 on the tandem.)

3/1 Mercer Island Loop with extension to Bellevue club – 20 miles on touring bike with Odette

2/22 Chilly Hilly – 35 miles on touring bikes with Odette, Alex and Carrie

2/7 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

1/24 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles with Odette on Will’s mountain bike

1/19 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles on mountain bike with Odette

1/18 Interurban trail to Aurora Village transit station – 16 miles with Odette on Will’s mountain bike