Thursday, July 15, 2010

Back Down The Hill

I was whining yesterday that "they" have not fixed the EXTREMELY bumpy bike lane on the downhill-leg of Montezuma in twenty years. I recall a Bike For Breath1 going down that sucker, very scary with everyone bouncing all over the place. And yesterday, I lost a precious rock, it launched itself right out of the basket!

And I find this morning that all the bumpy places, except one little one, more of a hole, really, were repaved yesterday. No more bouncy rocks!

I found the cache I did not find yesterday, didn't find a new one (I hate bushes. And rocks), and did not find that one at the ampm, even though I bought coffee. I DID learn, from the rather patient clerk, that there is some sort of newfangled cardboardy thing that slips right over the cup to prevent one from cooking one's fingers. Imagine!

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I surreptitiously surveyed the area for that darn cache while sipping the joe, but no. So I headed home.

For the week we got 41.91 miles, the odometer is at 9,968 miles.

I got one sweet pea so far this year, here it is:

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1Link to goes to a Bicycling San Diego article from 1988, not necessarily that particular event year or course, in .pdf format)

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