Motorists around here seem very aware of and courteous towards cyclists. My main ride takes me across only a few intersections, but drivers often slow and stop to let me cross. I don’t think I’m addicted to biking, but I enjoy it more than I ever thought I would. It’s a nice workout, but at the same time [...]
Archive for July, 2010
Took the bike over to my old (as in when I was in grade school) neighborhood by Lake Nokomis to ride the “Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway”. Went from Nokomis, up Minehaha Parkway to and around Lake Harriet and Calhoun. When I was going around Harriet, I stopped to take a picture of the Band [...]
Another beautiful day for a ride around Lake Phalen.
well.. bike actually… I did about 24 miles today after work, enough to break the 500 mile mark for the year so far. Shooting for another 500+ before I have to hang up the bike for the winter. Oh, and I found out tonight that I burn about 750-800 calories an hour when biking. Wow.
This is the Mighty Axe. Ok, it’s not really that any more. That’s what it was when the Mall of America had Camp Snoopy. Now it’s Nickelodeon Universe. Now the ride is Tak’s Revenge or something. It will always be Camp Snoopy to me. Anyways, about 5-6 years ago my friend Chelle invited me to [...]
Went for my first bike ride in over a week (been sick) and it felt wonderful. Stopped at a lil bridge over a creek that feeds Lake Phalen and saw this sun dial like setup in the deck and took this shot… then looked at my watch and it was just about 11am… and I’m [...]