Cyclotouring

May Micro-Tour Day 4

Atlantis packed up and ready to roll May Micro-Tour day 4 The last day of the tour is of course the ride home.  Now when I was camping at Twin Harbors, just a few miles up the road, I rode back to Olympia in a straight shot, which I intended to repeat.  It is a few more miles, but the route I did that time took a rather northeastern jog that added a few miles…

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Cyclotouring

May Micro-Tour day 3

May Micro-Tour day 3 With the shift in the tour route I now was able to take a day off and spend it on the beach.  So I did.  I spent the morning on the beach, walking up and down, taking pictures and letting the constant wash of the surf cleanse my mind. After a few hours on the beach I decided that I’d go out for lunch (the only time on this short jaunt)…

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Cyclotouring

May Micro-Tour

Prepping the Atlantis for tour Mid-May brought the PNW some unseasonably spectacular weather: about ten solid days in the mid-seventies to mid-eigthies fahrenheit. After going through a weekend in the 80s (F) I felt that sweltering in my apartment was all well and good (I took some top notch twilight rides around town) but that I would enjoy the cooler weather of camping out at night. So I spent some time on Google Maps working…

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