Tour2009

Tour 2009: day 1

I Left home 12:30 in the afternoon, more or less on schedule. The loaded bicycle handling took a bit of getting used to as always but I was riding no hands by Mercer Island. A hot day with a prevailing wind from the sound added to these initial difficulties. Decent amount of other riders out there, which had the effect of making the I-90 bridge crossing less fun on a loaded bicycle.  I made my way through the…

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Tour2009

Tour 2009: Ten Year Tour

I’m just about to hit the roads on the start of my 2009 tour so this is my traditional “setting off” post.  This tour takes place right at the 10 year anniversary of my current job, hard to believe I’ve held the same one for so long.  I’d always thought if I made it that long I’d take a leave of absence and do a cross country tour but that just wasn’t in the cards…

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