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Posts tagged with Portland

  1. Seattle to Portland, the dusty way pt. 3

    28 Sep 2017

    This is the third and final part of my bikepacking adventure from Seattle to Portland. It picks up in the Olallie Lake Campground in Gifford-Pinchot National Forest in Washington.  I gathered my small camp together and packed up the Troll while my camp neighbors continued to throw food at me…


  2. Seattle to Portland, the dusty way pt. 2

    22 Sep 2017

    This is part 2 of my bikepacking trip from Seattle to Portland. It picks up just west of Mount Rainier National park. I weaved my way through the park, past the Longmire Lodge, over a burly wooden bridge over the Niqually River, then right onto the Paradise Valley Road, up…


  3. World Naked Bike Ride Portland

    30 Jun 2017

    PORTLAND, Ore. – I attended my third World Naked Bike Ride last weekend, although it was my first in Portland. The others were in Austin.  This blog is about adventure, and WNBR is no different. To add to the adventure, I rode my ancient fixed gear track bike (no brakes,…


  4. A move to Cascadia

    24 Jun 2017

    PORTLAND, Ore., – About a month ago my wife and I officially moved to Cascadia, from Austin, and settled into an apartment in a downtown high-rise near Portland State University. The location is good—near several transit options, casual food options, a variety of convenience stores—and the building is comfortable and…


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