It was a trail for hard-core bicyclists. The kind that sneer as they pass you, with glances that seem to say, “Don’t mess with my bike, rookie!” Continue reading
Which is why I told Jill we rode 25 miles yesterday, not 30. That’s it, 25. I mean 28. Actually, I’m going to say it was 35 miles, round trip, more or less. Continue reading
Nor does it know of what awaits it in the bowels of the town dump. Sad, little bicycle, alone and forgotten. See how it lays motionless in the gutter, lonely and desolate, probably with a good many questions of its own. For starters, it must be thinking, “Why me?” Continue reading
So, what did I do for my birthday this year?
I got a new bicycle!
That is, with a little support from family and friends, who all gave me gift cards to my favorite recreational store, and thanks to my friend, Myrian, who works for REI and shared with me a very nice Friends and Family discount. A heartfelt thanks to all of them for making my dream of riding again come true! Continue reading