Wednesday, July 20, 2011

"UP North, Down Hills" Stop 3 (Portland)

With Southern California and Los Angeles a thousand miles behind us somewhere, back there in the rearview mirror, we arrive in the dark and shimmering wetness of Portland, Oregon at 1:00 am.  We’ve called ahead and are to conveniently arrive at JP’s (the founder of Rip City Skates) house at the same time as a packed PDX bus arrives back from the Whistler race, held a couple days earlier up in Canada. We pull up to the house almost exactly the same time as they do, both van and bus steadily drain their...

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