North Fork Siuslaw
August 22, 2010
A few days earlier, the weather forecast hadn’t been promising.
However when we arrived at the parking area in Old Town Florence at 10
AM the reality couldn’t be beat—blue skies, low 60s and no wind.
Eleven riders headed out to ride along the North Fork and Upper North
Fork of the Siuslaw and were soon surprised by large stretches of
newly-paved smooth roads. Could things get any better? Traffic was
minimal as we enjoyed the great weather and beautiful riparian scenery.
On the way back from lunch, a few riders even stopped to sample the
ample supply of blackberries beside the road. A perfect ride was capped
off by trips to both BJs for ice cream and Siuslaw Coffee Company for
beverages. Riders included non-members, Chris Hayward-Mayhew and Ruthy
Kanagy and members, Pam Morris, Richard Hughes, Mel Zavodsky, Judy
Terry, Guy Strahon, Kitson and Peter Graham, Diana Masarie and Stewart