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Category Archives: Cycling

Cycling to End Domestic Violence/click here to watch video

His name is Gil James. In his pre-retirement years Gil worked in school administration. He loves to ride his bike and is no stranger to long bike rides. But this ride, the one he's on right now, will be the ride of his life. Gil is one of 50-some riders who are riding cross country…
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Sisters Getaway : New Feature on Rickdancer.com

Click Headline For Video PLACE TO STAY Kathy found this great place to stay, in Sisters, on the internet. This is the third time we've stayed at the Pine Meadows Village. These are the homes located right behind Les Schwab Tire Center, as you drive into Sisters. That picture was taken from one of two…
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Cycling Welches to Kahneeta

Click Headline For Video There is something about cycling that just hooks you. Maybe it's the pain you feel as you scale a mountain like Mount Hood. Perhaps it's the feeling you get when your breathing settles, your heart rate stays where it's supposed to be and you begin to ride high. I love this…
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Cycling Oregon; Drain to Oakland.

Saturday, Kathy and me went on a bike ride that was simply amazing. During my campaign for Secretary of State I traveled all over Oregon but I've never been to this back road section between Drain and Oakland. This is some of the most scenic country in the state. The ride is not simple it…
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Bridging Two Cities

There is no better way to see your world than from a bike. I was just taking a bike ride from the gym to my home. It's a 13 mile ride. I decided to take a back road called Mckenzie View Drive. I noticed the bike bridges and the rest is history.
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Oregon Trail by Bike

We spent the weekend at our home at Mount Hood, near Welches. We found this great trail, by accident, following a landslide that blocked the main road (26) last winter. This past weekend we packed a lunch and road 41 miles. We also got to visit our great nephew Henry Gaylor for his belated 1st…
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Dorena Lake Bike Ride

Our plan for the first real warm Saturday afternoon of the spring was to mow the lawn. We have a couple of acres of grass. Our goats take care of about half an acre. The rest is up to us. We have bad luck when it comes to Lawnmowers. We've had two riding lawnmowers that…
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The Second Best Feeling in the World.

Kathy and I just got back from what was supposed to be a sixty-mile bike ride. We thought we’d finish in four or five hours. As it turns out the ride was 74 miles and took us more than seven hours. The ride took us along the backside of London, Oregon, which is near Cottage…
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Pedaling A Connection

There’ s nothing quite like cycling to me. There’s something about it that I truly connect with. My wife got me on a bike a few years ago. It started when we took a cycling class at the gym. During the summer I get up early in the morning, ride my bike 12 miles to…
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