Oregon 2018. Vernonia. D3 September 4th 2018 Oregon 2018 1st Riding Day.
Steady ride out of Portland on USA Labour day,so it was relatively quiet on the roads at 9am. After crossing the Willamette River the road climbed up at a maximum of 13% to Skyline Boulevard where we took a right with more climbing and passing of the Skyline Memorial Gardens with its sculpted trees, reminiscent of Japan. Eventually we had a great descent with some g ... read more
I am a retired engineer, born in 1945, who loves cycle touring. I have ridden Lands End John O Groats, C2C, the Three Towers (Blackpool - London -Paris Blackpool), European section of North Sea Cycle Route (Rotterdam to Bergen, 3,500 km), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Albania, Macedonia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand. Kyushu Japan, USA, Republic of Ireland and Sicily. I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week with some retired riders and usually lead a gr... full info