WA: Day 3 Yakima to Maryhill

~82 miles/3300ft (Day 3 of our 5 day trip from Seattle to Portland via Yakima.) I thought the first two days were hard enough but at the end of Day 2, Mako and I both guessed that Day 3 might be the hardest for a few reasons. Bring enough water and food: I think Day…
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Mileage on my touring bike in 2015

~968 miles/22312.9 ft (+ ?350 miles on my fixie/mostly flat) I built a new touring bike this year to replace my old road bike that got stolen out of the bike cage in our old apartment building (note: Padlocks are not secure! A bolt cutter can cut right through it). I built a fixie many…
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WA: Day 1 Seattle to Hyak

~70 miles/4700ft (Day 1 of the 5 day trip from Seattle to Portland via Yakima.) I was too excited about our adventure and got only about three hours of sleep the night before! We got up around 6AM and headed to Mercer Island for breakfast with Mako’s parents. On the way over, we were passed…
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Right lane ends

~350 miles/18000 ft climb. The title of this blog “Right Lane Ends” is based on my experience from a 5-day trip around western/central Washington this summer (mid September). Mako and I biked ~350 miles with ~18000 ft climbing during this trip. We noticed that an extra lane (right lane) is added whenever a road becomes…
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