Saturday, February 09, 2008

Warm Enough For You?

While my electronic weather thingie says it is 77° (Fahrenheit) outside, with a humidity of 55% inside, the Weather Underground reports it is 80° (Fahrenheit) and the humidity is 12%. Seems low.

Which perhaps explains why my nose hurt while I was riding a little ride this afternoon. Twelve miles on the Schwinn, kitted out in the pink Fat Cyclist jersey. Lots of traffic this sunny day, and the usual gang of idiots are out in force. I took the camera, but didn't take any pictures, I'm sure you are relieved to know.

Of idiots, or anything else.

I SHOULD have taken one of the people hiking Cowles Mountain. They looked like a line of little ants. Multi-colored ants. Maybe they WERE ants!

Not having read any bicycle blogs all week, I missed hearing that Sheldon Brown had passed away last weekend. I enjoyed reading all the web pages he created about bicycling, so full of information, and humour. He seems to have spent time the last day of his life answering questions about bicycling on Bike Forum, helping someone. I guess that's pretty good way to end up.

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