2018/05/19 – 30+ km of single track with Mike and Jammer

This was a pretty amazing ride, a quick glance at the GPX track doesn’t tell the whole story.

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2018/05/20 – Search for the lost toolbag, found the “Tugwell Downhill” loop (with James)

So, I lost my toolbag on the Saturday ride. I thought it might have been stolen at the 17 mile pub, but James and I found the straps at the east end of the powerline track in Tugwell east… The conclusion at the time was that someone must have found it….

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Sunday - Downhill Loop
Saturday - Miles of single track

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2018/05/12 – Mt Sicker Mines with James/Jammer

I wanted to put some miles on the 640. The 640 is a darn capable bike, but it is bigger, heavier, and more expensive to fix than the DRZ, all of which means I wanted a somewhat easier track.

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New - with James
Older ride

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2015/05/04 (03-05 really) 2 Nights out with Jammer.

Two nights (Thu/Fri) out in west Sooke. One day of trail clearing (and a hike), and a Saturday limp back home due to a blown wheel bearing.

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2018/04/22 – Road ride – Botanical beach

This was supposed to be 2-up road ride on the 640. It ended up being solo on the DRZ. “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men” and all that.

Oh right, I never wrote this up because there was a bear on the beach, and I _still_ haven’t looked at all the pictures I took with the big lens.

2018/04/21 – Nicki’s Nest & return to Sooke, with Luke

Another great ride with Luke. Always good to ride with folks with similar interests and skills. Got our fill of single-track this day. More to come.

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2018/04/15 – Kirby to Muir (again) solo. Hard.

I went out with a vague plan/hope/idea to catch up to some friends. Ended up running some of the hardest trail I’ve done yet to date while solo.

The route was clockwise, and the first quarter took more than 3/4 of the time and energy.

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Status update

In case anyone is wondering if I finally rode off a cliff…. No. One of our dogs has taken ill, and it has messed up the daily routines… but she’s worth it :)

2018/04/03 – Mt Prevost with Nick G

A Drupal security advisory trashed my long weekend. Given the forecast, skipping this Tuesday was going to be my only chance to de-stress. Nick was looking for someone to ride with, it seemed a good match (I’ve ridden with him before).


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2018/03/30 – Jacob Creek Trail with James W (Jammer)

This was a great ride, we chased down the end of the mystery trail, which closes a loop, formed some ideas for restoring “big rock trail” to a loop, found another entrance to Muir which (at least currently) skips all the active logging…

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March 30 - James
March 20 - Bob
March 11 - Rob H

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