• Tour de Sad News 2020

    Earlier today, I received an email, “Regrettably, we must inform you that the 2020 Tour de Whatcom scheduled for July 18th is officially canceled as of today due to the COVID19 pandemic.” And a bit later today I received another email, “Regrettably, we announce that the Mt. Baker Hill Climb scheduled for September 13th is officially canceled due to the COVID19 pandemic.” It’s a weird year, this 2020. It’s not like I didn’t expect either of these cancellations. In truth,…Continue Reading

  • Timing

    People say that timing is everything and I guess that I am one of them who says that.  I normally ride Galbraith in the early morning.  I try for going up pre-dawn that way as the sun is coming up I am riding down, what are for the most part, empty trails.  Occasionally I get a late start and start seeing other rider, maybe 6 or 8 on the lower trails on my way out. Yesterday, in an effort to…Continue Reading