Ballard to Tacoma Half-Century

50 miles of derp on my bicycle.

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  1. And so my ride started.  The first "checkpoint" was just across the West Seattle Bridge (shown in the second image below), since I was blazing a new trail in my experiences.
    From the start, there was a light drizzle, but it was more refreshing than annoying or uncomfortable.
  2. After getting of West Marginal, I went along a trail that was pretty much along a railroad right-of-way.
  3. There was a boat skeleton nearby when I took the above photo as well.
  4. South Park (the one in Seattle!) was sort of the next checkpoint.
  5. I actually knew it was South Park because of the bridge being replaced.
  6. A while later, the Duwamish Waterway became the Green River, which is a popular fishing spot apparently.
  7. Around this time, the drizzle became worse and I put on my Gore-Tex jacket, which I had ordered and received earlier in the week.
    I stopped and ate a small meal beneath the bridge here.  Looking ahead:
  8. Looking back:
  9. A short while after I resumed, I crossed a small river that I had never even heard of.
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