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09-04-22, 03:23 PM
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Posted By kahn

It was more like flying. Well, actually, it was...

It was more like flying. Well, actually, it was flying.

An image captured by someone in our group.

Northern Lights and the Big Dipper. Iceland

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08-30-22, 05:00 PM
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Posted By kahn

As the days get shorter, so do the miles. :p

As the days get shorter, so do the miles. :p
08-30-22, 04:59 PM
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Posted By kahn

Replying to myself - I called King Cty. They...

Replying to myself - I called King Cty. They would not tell me anything about Juanita Way!
08-28-22, 09:49 PM
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Posted By kahn

Actually, my friend wanted to do the Interurban...

Actually, my friend wanted to do the Interurban since she said it has been cleared and it was - CLEARED

We used WAYNITA and NOT Juanita! Obviously, the naming was someone's idea of a joke. You...
08-28-22, 09:42 PM
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Posted By kahn

I think you nailed it. And there's no problem as...

I think you nailed it. And there's no problem as long as you toe the line!
08-28-22, 06:29 PM
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Posted By kahn

I had a heck of a time with the ol' ORCA card...

I had a heck of a time with the ol' ORCA card last week going/coming to/from LA. No problem on the bus.
08-28-22, 06:28 PM
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Posted By kahn

You can do anything you want. Actually, next...

You can do anything you want.

Actually, next week or so I will be in the land of metric and moderately confused, particularly with regard to temperature.
08-28-22, 05:40 PM
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Posted By kahn

Well, the KM sounds more impressive though the...

Well, the KM sounds more impressive though the FEET sounds more impressive. Tradeoffs!
08-28-22, 05:38 PM
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Posted By kahn

Around the north end of Lake Washington ...

Around the north end of Lake Washington

Longest in quite a while. 35.5 and about 1,700 feet of gain. Along the Interurban Trail and then east to the Burke Gilman Trail. Along Waynita Way into...
08-24-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By kahn

How about now - I'll provide an address! ...

How about now - I'll provide an address!

Actually, since the pandemic, I don't carry any cash other than a spare $20 bill which I'm not giving away.
08-23-22, 04:24 PM
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Posted By kahn

Isn't there a thread with biking videos? :p

Isn't there a thread with biking videos? :p
08-22-22, 08:27 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.6 yesterday and 17.7 today with both gaining...

15.6 yesterday and 17.7 today with both gaining around 700 or so feet.
08-22-22, 11:24 AM
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Posted By kahn

Downton Abbey!!! :rolleyes: Sorry about the...

Downton Abbey!!! :rolleyes:

Sorry about the Covid. Recover soon.
08-22-22, 11:22 AM
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Posted By kahn

Your definition of moderate and mine differ more...

Your definition of moderate and mine differ more than moderately!

Shame on you! Running a stop sign! We now have "stop signs = YIELD signs" for bikes up here. Not down in CA?
08-20-22, 10:13 PM
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Posted By kahn

My sister and hubby live in Agoura Hills just...

My sister and hubby live in Agoura Hills just over from Westlake Village.
08-20-22, 10:11 PM
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Posted By kahn

I did and now home (few hours) in the former...

I did and now home (few hours) in the former pacific northWET! Went to Pageant of the Masters - fine show. Long drive from Agoura Hills!
08-20-22, 09:19 AM
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Posted By kahn

Actually, at one time i had a ten speed down here...

Actually, at one time i had a ten speed down here but my sister decided it was in the way and they gave it away. I recall riding along Thousand Oaks Blvd. when a senior van just turned right at an...
08-19-22, 09:43 AM
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Posted By kahn

Zero but I thought about it ...

Zero but I thought about it


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WWI Exhibit at the Reagan...
08-16-22, 11:16 AM
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Posted By kahn

pedaling zero ride one

Out of town

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08-15-22, 11:21 AM
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Posted By kahn

In my haste to praise Norwegian fishy things.... ...

In my haste to praise Norwegian fishy things....

Yesterday my 15.6 mile, 700 foot loop where I did see Leif again, standing tall and proud to be a Norwegian in Seattle!
08-15-22, 08:50 AM
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Posted By kahn

Norway or one of those out of the way...

Norway or one of those out of the way Scandinavian places? I cross-country skied in Norway. Outstanding but not that far north. And the food, oh, the endless smoked, pickled and wonderous...
08-13-22, 09:12 AM
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Posted By kahn

I'll join rsbob Zero bike miles and I will...

I'll join rsbob

Zero bike miles and I will identify my mystery spot.
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08-11-22, 10:06 PM
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Posted By kahn

Kirkland looks so quaint! Enjoy.

Kirkland looks so quaint! Enjoy.
08-09-22, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.7 and 700 feet on the usual loop after it...

15.7 and 700 feet on the usual loop after it stopped spitting this morning. I've also mentally tried figuring out the worth of ALL THOSE BOATS!!!!
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08-07-22, 01:22 PM
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Posted By kahn

Did my other standard loop relatively early and...

Did my other standard loop relatively early and was home by just around 9:30 so I could beat the heat (it was 81F at 10am) be showered and shaved for the opera this afternoon.

The second standard...
08-07-22, 11:01 AM
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Posted By kahn

In the US we call it a "shoulder" Like the...

In the US we call it a "shoulder"

Like the others, riding on the wrong side of the road or opposing traffic is generally illegal and very unsafe.
08-07-22, 08:08 AM
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Posted By kahn

Not biking but lots of black bear encounters....

Not biking but lots of black bear encounters. Last night of a six day backpack trip. Reading my book on a log and was casual with cleaning up and putting my food up a tree and cleaning the pots....
08-07-22, 07:41 AM
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Posted By kahn

I've used and continue to use mirrors for...

I've used and continue to use mirrors for decades. I now have added Garmin's Varia Radar/light. It alerts with both beeps and shows rear approaching traffic (cars, trucks, bikes, and yes, even on...
08-06-22, 10:52 PM
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Posted By kahn

From my house to the climbing rock at Marymoor is...

From my house to the climbing rock at Marymoor is exactly 50 miles round trip but I've not done it in a while the Burke Gilman beats the crap out of my butt!!!!
08-06-22, 12:04 PM
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Posted By kahn

oh, Da Bronx - born and bred, a long time ago!

oh, Da Bronx - born and bred, a long time ago!
08-06-22, 12:02 PM
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Posted By kahn

That why I only pedal in the urban areas around...

That why I only pedal in the urban areas around Seattle. No bears (like the attack at Lake Whatcom the other day on a jogger:...
08-06-22, 07:47 AM
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Posted By kahn

Repeated Weds' ride but since I was with a friend...

Repeated Weds' ride but since I was with a friend who does not standby, pedal by or sit for photos - none but they would have been similar anyway. But Sea Fair had officially started and there were...
08-04-22, 08:41 AM
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Posted By kahn

Same old, same old. Greenlake neighborhood to...

Same old, same old. Greenlake neighborhood to Discovery Park, Smith Cove Park and Myrtle Edwards Park. Lots of views and waterfront riding.

We are in the midst of Seafair week so the ships were...
08-02-22, 08:25 PM
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Posted By kahn

Don't those adapters add more flex between the...

Don't those adapters add more flex between the joints?
08-01-22, 03:10 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.7 and 700 feet. Finally, the air quality was...

15.7 and 700 feet. Finally, the air quality was below 30 and the temperature below 90 - actually, below 80F. With a brief stop at Ballard Trader Joes as my friend said she needed Swiss cheese! :p
07-31-22, 06:58 PM
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Posted By kahn

I want that 72F. 6pm and it is 93F and the air...

I want that 72F. 6pm and it is 93F and the air quality is a moderate 60. Costco roto chicken for dinner.
07-29-22, 07:00 PM
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Posted By kahn

If by elevated terrain, you are referring to my...

If by elevated terrain, you are referring to my weight, then quite probably! :(
07-29-22, 11:22 AM
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Posted By kahn

Yesterday's 20 miler was interrupted at about the...

Yesterday's 20 miler was interrupted at about the halfway point by a ting/ping sound which recollections reminded me of a twanging wheel with a broken spoke. Sure enough, dismounted at just the...
07-29-22, 11:17 AM
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Posted By kahn

Oh, the good ol' pacific northWET. The year I...

Oh, the good ol' pacific northWET. The year I did NOT do RAMROD people were escorted off the course due to HYPO-thermia and cold and wet. My friend and I knew we could not manage it without sag...
07-26-22, 05:32 PM
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Posted By kahn

One pretty accurate thermometer shows a toasty...

One pretty accurate thermometer shows a toasty 93F. I was just out sitting in the yard and decided it was too hot - now I know why. We've got a few more days of this HOPEFULLY!
07-26-22, 12:43 PM
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Posted By kahn

I pulled a calf muscle while hiking and the...

I pulled a calf muscle while hiking and the injury/pain persisted for weeks and went to sports medicine doc who recommended compression sleeves for the legs and not full socks (which I have for...
07-26-22, 12:32 PM
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Posted By kahn

Well, well done. After that epic, I feel...

Well, well done.

After that epic, I feel somewhat shy about my 15.7 and 800 feet.

...
07-23-22, 07:23 PM
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Posted By kahn

23.6 and about 1,100 feet. Main obstacle...

23.6 and about 1,100 feet.

Main obstacle today is there seems to be a Pokemon rally along the Seattle Waterfront, over the pedestrian/bike railroad bridge and through Seattle Center. They were...
07-23-22, 07:17 PM
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Posted By kahn

Berkshires? Or where do you find that kind of...

Berkshires? Or where do you find that kind of elevation back there?
07-23-22, 08:59 AM
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Posted By kahn

No, he was trying to say "no regurgitation" from...

No, he was trying to say "no regurgitation" from heat exhaustion!
07-22-22, 09:41 AM
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Posted By kahn

Hope you recover in all areas. But, yes, the...

Hope you recover in all areas. But, yes, the thumbtack in the bottom of the foot is quite something to deal with.
07-21-22, 11:00 PM
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Posted By kahn

You need to hike more. That way every other part...

You need to hike more. That way every other part of your body will be sore! :p
07-21-22, 12:06 PM
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Posted By kahn

I know STP is Seattle to Portland. Is STD...

I know STP is Seattle to Portland.

Is STD Seattle to Denver or Dover or Dallas?
07-21-22, 11:59 AM
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Posted By kahn

Home by 10am to beat the heat. 15.6 and the...

Home by 10am to beat the heat. 15.6 and the usual 700-800 feet.

Shilshole Marina. I never really noticed that long breakwater until this morning. Must have been the relatively early morning...
07-20-22, 10:19 PM
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Views: 565
Posted By kahn

I ATTEMPTED to use it last December. I called...

I ATTEMPTED to use it last December. I called and was on hold for quite a while. When they did answer, they said it would take up to three hours. It would have been dark and it was already cold. ...
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