Tag Archives: Mountain biking

Exploring the Washington Cascades; waterfalls, old towns, mountain biking on John Wayne Trail

We’re spending two weeks in Seattle, house-sitting a lovely condominium on the west side of Queen Anne Hill.  Our first several days were spent re-acquainting ourselves with the Seattle we knew from frequent visits when we lived in Spokane (1971-84) and occasional visits since.  So we have toured the Queen Anne Hill area; lovely with […]

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Notes on my first organized mountain bike tour; up close and personal with Manzanita!

At this year’s huge Sea Otter Bike classic, I determined to take my trusty Gary Fisher Wahoo mountain bike, and tackle the 22-mile mountain bike tour in the scenic and hilly Fort Ord National Monument. In past years (serving as first-aider with the National Ski Patrol contingent) I had seen many of the 86 miles […]

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