Seattle to Portland

The STP is one of the premier organized rides in the Pacific Northwest.  It’s a massive event, a virtual moving city – only the first 10,000 applicants each year can participate.  Roughly 200 miles, most riders complete it in two days, and some charge down in one.  Rachael have only done the organized ride once, staying over in Centralia.

This isn’t that ride.  We’re taking our time, following a longer and more interesting route, smelling the roses (or in my case, just looking at them since I can’t smell).  There were only just the two of us in our STP, so it was much more peaceful.

Here’s the journal of this short, four day tour; and here’s the map:

 

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