1Q 2008:Travel to Reno (NV), Vancouver (BC), Portland (OR).
Rode (most of) SIR 200k March brevet – So close to finishing.
2Q 2008: Travel to: Pendleton (OR), Richland (WA)
Rode the Century Ride of the Centuries, camped at Moran State Park (WA).
Saw eight Shakespeare in the Park plays. Started geocaching. Shipped a product release just before I left for Cycle Oregon. (No pressure!) Looked at the business case for being green. Paid off my last debt. Lost 25% of my retirement savings in the first half of the Great Financial Meltdown of 2008.
4Q 2008: Travel to Boston (no checked bags this time!), State College (PA), Gettysburg (PA), Erie (PA), Columbus (OH), Portland (OR)
Lost another 25% of my retirements savings. (Buy and hold is for suckers.)
Cycling: 156 days biked, 4,798 miles (4,508 on the Cannondale, 30 on the Friday [now sold], 250 on the Marinoni), 48.2 miles ascent, 7 flats, a broken wheel, sheared shift cable (~7500 miles), worn out chainring (~8300 miles), 1 ice-induced crash.
106 dry, 8 wet road, 32 light rain, 24 heavy rain, 4 snow/ice.