Sad to say, as far as area hikes go, I tend to replay my "greatest hits" list over and over. I've lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1994 and only just got around to the Annette Lake Trail last weekend. Last Saturday I volunteered to help at the mile 10.4 aid station of the Cascade Super Series' Super Marathon. The Super Marathon is unique in that it is a Boston … [Read more...] about Annette Lake Trail
In this episode of The Double Grind Michael and Craig chat with Seattle-area gravel veteran Robert Trombley about Dirty Kanza, gravel and endurance rides, and gear. Other discussion topics include: condom colored chain wax, comebacks, what we rode, what we gonna ride, and Chef Craig tolerates the Oddly Incompetent Middle-Aged Man and maybe teaches us how to cook some carrots … [Read more...] about The Double Grind | Trombley Begins
The Chelan Century Challenge is one of the best event rides in Washington state: --the Chelan Rotary does a great job hosting and supporting the ride --the scenery is (mostly) spectacular --the course is challenging --Fresh cherries --Abundant wineries Check out the posts about it from 2011 and 2014. This combination makes for a great weekend in Chelan. One … [Read more...] about Chelan Century Challenge 2018
I've never been a fan of the area's multi-use trails. My disdain is mainly the result of undesirable experiences on the Burke Gilman Trail between the University of Washington and Log Boom Park. But, the recent opening of a section of the Eastside Rail Corridor Trail between I-90 and Gene Coulon Park, along with the East Lake Sammamish Trail, and the new 520 bridge trail have … [Read more...] about Three Views of King County
On today's episode we talk to someone who actually knows stuff, Ian Tubbs. Unlike us he actually does well at big events like Dirty Kanza. Although he claims there are no piranha in Kansas so maybe it's all a hoax. We chat about rides and Chef Craig saves PruDog from Zuchinni. And our overly helpful editorial board learns what happens when they try to do us a solid and "fix" an … [Read more...] about The Double Grind | Kanza Is Fun?