[OrRando] 600k photos

joel metz magpie at blackbirdsf.org
Tue Jun 12 08:01:52 PDT 2007

ive been poking around some maps sussing out the possibility of some 
gravel stretches on the estacada-breitenbush routing - looks 
promising, but gravel or no, i cant imagine it being anything but a 
pretty ride. probably not all that busy with traffic, either, at the 
right time of year...



At 14:09 +0000 06.12.2007, cecilanne at comcast.net wrote:
>Nice write up - as for that Estacada-Detroit route, I have yet to do 
>it myself but am told that the round trip from Detroit Lake to 
>Ripple Brook Ranger Station is 92 miles and the road is beautiful 
>the whole way - no services, of course, so you need to make sure you 
>have enough water and fuel, and your better bet is to start in 
>Estacada because you then have the services in Detroit Lake at 
>mid-point . .
>Cecil "gonna do it in August" Anne
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
>From: joel metz <magpie at blackbirdsf.org>
>>  report up - not a whole lot of pics, virtually nothing from the 2nd
>>  day, but a fair bit of text...
>>  http://www.blackbirdsf.org/randonneuring/2007_600.html
>>  i actually didnt feel all too shabby monday morning, though i had
>>  pretty much zero acceleration or climbing ability all day, even on
>>  the mildest of grades downtown... honestly felt better than the
>>  physical "ive been hit by a truck" feeling post-300, or the psych
>  > equivalent that hit me after the 400...

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