Sunday, May 01, 2016

A Ride To The Park

It's a new month.

I rode out to Northmont Park this morning, getting back around 8:00.  The distance, it was 7.3322 miles. Approximately.

I wore my Zoic Ether shorts, along with a Bike To Work 2015 t-shirt, and the blue Performance jacket that the big Swede gave me a zillion years ago.


Picture op while I was looking for a geocache. Didn't find it.  Didn't find it the last time, either.



There's the park back there.  I remember when it was marsh (a fen? a swamp? a morass?), I caught jars of tadpoles there.  They mostly died.


I found it is EXTREMELY difficult to ride the bike standing up. And before that I found that low gear (it's a three speed) is not low enough.

Also, I tested Sheldon Brown's assertion that, because of the stock headset, one cannot ride the Twenty "no hands". I found this to be true.

I checked on a couple of my geocaches along the way, all was well.

Now it is nap time!

I find it amusing that I have been using the FTP program FileZilla for quite a number of years, and only recently noticed there is a bookmark function.  Sure makes navigating to the images folder a LOT quicker!

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