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Gifford-Pinchot Forest Service Road 25

Back in 2004, I wrote the following about a trip I did in August of that year. Several weeks prior to the ‘Beaver Blast’ put together by my cycling club, I mentioned to one of my co-workers that I would be going to Oregon. We’d been talking about doing FR25 <sic>together for about a year, …

Washington State Route 508

I’ve traveled Washington Route 508 on many occasions. Sometimes I’m traveling to or from gatherings in Portland, and sometimes simply out enjoying an afternoon away from family and work, and sometimes I’m seeking to avoid the harried, frantic pace set by those on Interstate 5 or US12. This well-paved country highway engenders a different kind …

Burn Road (Granite Falls, WA – Arlington, WA)

Just a little bit west of Arlington, you’ll find one of those nice roads that isn’t terribly frequented, but everybody who rides ‘knows’ about when you mention it. Burn Road is just one of those roads, as it runs north-northwest out of the Granite Falls area up into Arlington. It winds hither and yon, between …