Category Archives: Oregon

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Day 600 – travelling fun

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(January 12, written by Dave) Not all parts of a bicycle tour are fun.  One particularly un-fun part is often the travel getting to the start or from the end of a ride.  We spent the last 36 hours travelling … Continue reading

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Ashland updates

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(Written by Dave) We’ve just finished two restful days in Ashland with Jan and Kathie.  Thanks for driving all the way down to spend time with us you two. A highlight of our stay was seeing “The Merry Wives of … Continue reading

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Long and fast day –Union Creek to Ashland (121k/4300k)

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(Written by Dave) We had our normal brekkie today, with one important addition – a piece of huckleberry pie each.  I think the pie was better the second time around with the berries chilled in the fridge overnight – the … Continue reading

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Crater Lake

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(Written by Dave) We’ve had a fun 24 hours here at Union Creek and Crater Lake.  Today I’m going to let the photos do most of the talking.  The scenery here is almost idiot-proof when it comes to taking nice … Continue reading

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Down river –Diamond Lake to Union Creek (48k/4179k)

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(Written by Dave) As you’ve probably noticed, we got yesterday’s post out the following morning – we managed to get on the Wi-Fi when it was less full, over brekkie in the lodge.  The lodge food was a below average … Continue reading

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Up river – Glide to Diamond Lake (103k/4131k)

(Written by Nancy) Another great stay last night at the Elk Haven RV Park – Dave is batting 1000 on the places he picked for overnight stays on this leg so far.  We had a nice grassy spot with a … Continue reading

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North Umpqua River –Rice Hill to Glide (74k/3882k)

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(Written by Dave) Rice Hill RV park was quiet overnight and it actually got a little bit chilly.  We slept with the rain-fly off the tent and had a wet sleeping bag in the morning.  We won’t try that again…  … Continue reading

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Eugene wine country hills – Eugene to Rice Hill RV Park (79k/3808k)

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(Written by Dave) Wow – what a night (and morning) at the hostel.  The block party was all that Nancy described yesterday and more.  We had a “crew” hanging on our front porch all night smoking dope.  They were guests, … Continue reading

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Tour of the Oregon farmlands – Corvallis to Eugene (71k/3729k)

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(Written by Nancy) We had a great time catching up with Anna yesterday, enjoyed a dinner out with her and her boyfriend Hayden and channelled our long-forgotten college days by sleeping on the floor of their little apartment. Andy arrived … Continue reading

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Willamette Valley ramble –Keizer to Corvallis (65k/3,658k)

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(August 4 – written by Dave) We survived a quiet night in the old Motel 6.  I’m kind of with Gretchen (Nancy’s sister), probably not our first choice of places to stay.  But it worked out ok with both of … Continue reading