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August 31, 2009

Multnomah Falls Ride

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Rode out to Multnomah Falls yesterday with my usual group plus Mom, Dad and Drew. Beth drove out with the girls and gave them a ride home after taking a little hike. It was cool and overcast biking out and then the sun broke out at the falls. Awesome ride!

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Posted by Dave at 07:54 AM

August 27, 2009

Bike Quiver launches with local blog mention

bikequiver.pngBike Quiver was approved by Apple and published to the iTunes App Store last night. This is my third iPhone app and a very simple but hopefully useful one. The idea is it's a great practice to record the serial numbers of all your bikes in case of theft but we don't always get around to it. Now, your phone is right there and your bike is right there so just enter in the info. The app can be used for more too, you can record your seat post height, tube size, gearing, etc. Also there's a whole section to log maintenance done on your bike and mileage.

The launch got off to a good start with a mention on BikePortland.org this morning.

Posted by Dave at 02:27 PM

August 24, 2009

Goat Lake

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I spent three days out backpacking with Jenny and Anne in the Goat Rocks Wilderness in Washington State. Sam came too and was a trooper with all the mountain climbing. He is still recovering. On our last day we scrambled up a ridge to find sixty or so goats all around. There was a moment of surprise on all sides before the goats took off down the cliff and scrambled up the other side. I "took" several photos before realizing my camera was off...

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Posted by Dave at 08:04 AM

August 15, 2009

A well-deserved rest

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Sam and I ran the whole Wildwood trail today! After this rest he got Kibbles n' Bits at the Tin Shed!

Posted by Dave at 05:39 PM |

August 10, 2009

Cascade Huts mountain biking trip

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Some friends and I pedaled around Mt. Hood the last four days covering 130+ miles all the while keeping the mountain over our right shoulder even if we couldn't always see it for the trees or the clouds. Cascade Huts stocks three huts with food, sleeping bags, an adjacent outhouse and more so you don't have to carry much on your bike. We linked together little traveled forest service roads and some singletrack, usually staying between 3000'-6000' in elevation. The days were pretty long and it was a little cold at times traveling through the clouds. Amy was very impressive riding drop bars and relatively narrow tires compared to the rest of us on knobbies and with front suspension. Thank goodness for Mt. Hood National Forest!
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Posted by Dave at 11:49 AM