The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Oregon is a paved trail with a fascinating history. Built from 1913 to 1922 it was the first major paved highway in the Pacific Northwest and the first scenic highway constructed in the United States. Modeled after the great scenic roads of Europe, it was designed for a public who wanted to enjoy nature’s beauty from their Model T. With a maximum of 5% grades and 200ft turning radius it’s really a delight to bike.
New Life for My Old Bike Tights A few weeks ago I gave my old thermal tights a new life as x-country ski tights. It took 30 minutes of easy, if tedious, work with a seam splitter to remove the old chamois. The tiny holes that were left from the thread came out after one […]