After coming down from the pass, we headed off
onto gravel roads again, with our new fat tires, and a fat spare.
There was a massive network of gravel roads. We picked a few larger
ones. That's Black Butte in the bacground. We road around it later
in the day. You'll also notice a lack of panniers. This is our
typical touring mode. We ride somewhere and stay for a few nights,
exploring unladen, then load up and go for a new destination.
It would also give us several chances to get photos
of the Sisters, who still have their heads in the clouds.
Love the local bike racks!
One of the recommended rides was up Three Creeks
Road. It's paved most of the way, but does turn to gravel near
the lake at the top.
There was still quite a bit of snow, and the thru
road was not yet plowed. We climbed over the snow bank to look