Ores are gone? An Oregonian will give you some

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Flag of United States  , Oregon
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

After another night at chateau Neil, we woke up and eagerly hit the road after a multiple day hiatus. After two miles of riding uphill we cruised down through Cannon Beach. Up again we went and passed through our first tunnel. It was satisfying to push the big button that activated lights on a sign letting drivers know there was a cyclist ahead of them. Up up up we climbed over Neahkahnie mountain and enjoyed some of the views that makes the Oregon coast famous.
We put an extra ten miles behind us and after getting kicked out of the day use only Manhattan Beach and fulfilled one of my dreams and spent the night under a bridge just outside the sleepy town of Rockway Beach.
Allow me the take a moment and describe our experience with our fellow on-road travelers.

Cars: friendly. Sometimes they stop and ask if we need anything. 99% give us plenty of room. Some even offer a motivational (I guess..) honk

Big Trucks: some of he best drivers on the road! Always give plenty of room and slow down.. I have a surprising appreciation of these gentle log hauling giants

Motorcycles: their barks are much louder than their bites. Overall A+

And now onto my favorite..

The following is rated NFMM (not for my mom) which is unfortunate since she is probably the only one who reads this.
Some are great and respect the fact that they are operating a huge bicycle squashing machine. Others, however, behave in a fashion that makes me question whether they are playing mahjong and making sandwiches or actually driving. They are big, oblivious, sometimes scary, and always sport ridiculous decals with names to match. To relay the fear I associate with these beasts I began playing the game where you add the word anal to their names.
Yesterday Anal Komfort gave me plenty of room while the Anal Spearhead got a little to close for my liking, and Anal Four Winds left a funky smell after passing. 
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