Thought I'd share a couple of my recent rides.
The first of these was my first time up lofty (from the city side). See, I live in Basket Range, which means I don't have to ride up a great big hill, 'cause the playground is at my doorstep, so to speak, and I regularly spin up through Ashton and to the top. But on Tuesday morning, I got together with some friends, and we made our way up the old freeway from the other side. We were all at various fitness levels, and it was a fairly…
This was an extra-ordinary ride (for me at least) so I thought I'd try to describe why.
I had been wondering for a while if there was going to be a ride to mark the winter solstice, as there had been a summer solstice ride. The summer version was, as many people who have been on this site for a while would know, a ride that had a degree of tragedy attached to it and personally I was hoping to claim back a bit of fun and achievement for this particular solstice ride***. I…Continue