NAQCC # 2279 - Former VP North American QRP CW Club
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Bike Riding in the Valley
I'm glad that I spent most of yesterday riding the bike, enjoying the sunshine with temperatures in the mid 60's (f). I had almost forgotten the feeling of a strong pulse rate, the wind in my face, sweat, and fresh air in my lungs. The picture above is a "neat" pedestrian ramp to a bridge. It's fun to ride on a bike.
I rode about 20 miles by just walking out the front door and peddling wherever the road led me. Charleston is fairly "bike friendly" and there's always interesting sights along the way. I do a lot of riding "in the city" mostly because I can walk right out my front door and ride along the river.
The river runs right through the center of the valley and there are several bridges where I can cross and return home without without having to backtrack my route. There's also plenty of stops along the way to rest, grab a snack, or just relax.
If the weather gets any warmer (this is the beginning of February now) I'm going to have to cut the grass again. The weather is supposed to be in the 60's the rest of the week.
Here's something I thought was amusing. It's actually a "kite" attached to a long pole. It allow grass to grow by scaring off small birds which normally eat the seedlings.