A day by day photo essay of a SAG supported tour from Portland to Ontario. The 3 riders were Don Spencer (leader), Mike Faden, myself and Brian Hammer for a piece of the Unity to Ontario leg while providing SAG support. The route started through the Gorge with 3 short intervals on I-84 where no other access was possible and in one case to avoid climbing over the Women's Forum route on the old highway. Day 1 went from PDX to Deschutes State park east of the Dalles (97 miles, 4,183' climbing, 16.6 mph avg, tailwind). Day 2 traveled from Deschutes state park to Fossil (
President Ann Morrow and Tom Carter leader PWTC members and guests on our annual start of the year ride. About 40 riders endured sub-freezing temperatures to ride with friends new and old. Welcome to all and hope to see you on another ride soon.
Please go to http://tinyurl.com/8h7b95g to see photos of the 2012 Club Picnic. These are on Arden's Picasa website.
To see all photos go to Arden’s Picasa website:http://tinyurl.com/8anw7ru
To view the many more photos provided by club members, go to Arden's Picasa website: http://tinyurl.com/9qyrnd6
Click on the collage and then arrow through photos at full size to get all the gory details of bicyclists in beach weather. It started out in a drizzle but we did have some sun in the afternoons. About 30 - 32 riders showed up to pedal the back country roads around Lewis & Clark's stomping grounds.
Various ride maps
For riders who have not had the opportunity to ride the course, a preview of the the 55/45 mile loops from 2008.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spMASawhuTQ - Part I first 35 miles
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=932MKhQWwPY&feature=related - Part II last 65 miles
Go check out a slideshow of the banquet photos taken by Arden on her Picasa Account.
Click on this link: http://tinyurl.com/775q92k