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VIDEO: Cyclist’s-eye view of Chilly Hilly

Here’s what Sunday’s Chilly Hilly looked like from the saddle.

Posted on YouTube by a Edo1932, the video starts from Magnolia in Seattle and passes various Chilly Hilly highlights, including cookie stands, Frog Rock and Hall’s Hill.

While you’re at it, check out Josh Farley’s coverage of the ride. A journalistic triathlete, Josh rode the Chilly Hilly, took photos and then wrote about it before our evening deadline.

Chilling images

Turnout for this year’s Chilly Hilly was lighter than in years past, but who can blame those that decided to sit this one out?

There was freezing wind, plenty of rain and even some snow. And, as always, there were a lot of hills.

You can read Chris Dunagan’s story on the event here (with photos by Jesse Beals).

Also, check out island photographer Jay Trinidad’s blog for a dozens of shots he took while sitting on the back of a motorcycle.

Police blotter: Chilly Hilly’s pellet gun snipers

A pair of air gun-armed Bainbridge teens were arrested after trying to pickoff cyclists during Sunday’s Chilly Hilly ride. No one reported injuries. A female cyclist was reportedly shot, but pedaled on.

For next year’s ride, look for the new essential in Chilly Hilly riding gear: Wind resistant, moisture-wicking, Gore-Tex polyfiber-weave Kevlar bike shorts. The sales slogan: “Deflects wind, rain and BBs.” I’m filing for a patent tomorrow. Pre-orders start today.

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