Thursday, November 06, 2008

Thursday

It was around 49.0 °F this morning when I took off for work. I wore the helmet liner to keep my ear sweaty, I mean warm.

Finally snapped a pic of THAT GUY riding the electric bike with no headlight!

2008Nov06 Bike Ride 001

He is slightly running the stop sign, too.

There are shadows about, too.

2008Nov06 Bike Ride 002


"I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me,
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see."
-- Robert Louis Stevenson
Note the improvised BMX track next to the sidewalk. It occurred to me that are no empty lots anymore for kids to ride their bikes on. When I was a kid, this exact spot was twenty-eight acres of vacant lot, with lots of piles of dirt to zoom around and jump our bikes over. There were piles of trash that people dumped, with all sorts interesting stuff to be carted home. It was great!

Mileage for the week is 45 miles, so far.

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