In March we took a family trip to Spain for spring break. The primary reason for this trip was to attend football (soccer) matches in Madrid and Barcelona. As a family, we researched this trip A LOT and found A LOT of very cool things to do in the cities we visited (Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona). One of those cool things was a destination bike shop in Barcelona.
We set aside one afternoon to head out to the shop. Not having rented a car, we studied the train routes and schedules and determined it was about 30 mins outside of Barcelona in El Prat del Llobergat.
After missing our first train by about 2 minutes, we had to wait another 30 minutes for the next train. This was the first of our missed connections and confusion for this journey. Once we arrived at the train station closest to the shop, we still had about a 20 minute walk to the shop. It is an industrial area so there were no taxis to be found. The whole time we were travelling to the shop, I was secretly worried tha…
In early February, I bought a season's pass to Grouse Mountain. I have owned a pass in the past but not in for a few years. My main goal was to get up on Monday and/or Wednesday nights for the Social Snowshoe. 90 minutes snowshoeing up the Snowshoe Grind and over the back side of Dam Mountain. Headlamps required.
Fellow Snowshoers View of Vancouver Yes, these are terrible photos. I only took photos this one time. I realized that the iPhone will not take good photos in these conditions and you miss the actual moment trying to get a good photo. In addition to Grouse, I have been up to Cypress Mountain Nordic area two times this season First trip to Cypress Our friend The Raven
Map of the snowshoe trails Happy hikers today Happy hikers today
June 3 update **Thanks to everyone who enquired about my bike. It is now sold and going to a great new home**
_________________ To make room in my garage for a my new road bike, it is time to let my Orbea Onix move to a new home. This is a fantastic bike for the new or experienced cyclist looking for a full carbon road bike at good price. Details: $1700 2010 Orbea Onix Road Bike Size 51 (I am 5'6") SRAM Force group set (shifters, brakes, crank, derailleur) Shimano wheels with Continental 4 Season Tires Brand new Fizik saddle Brand new bar tape SL-K Seat zero offset seat post Arundel Sport bottle cages Shimano 105 pedals (included if you want them) Interested? e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org