Between having a brutal head-cold, lack of motivation on cold mornings and needing a car at work to shuttle myself through a day of meetings I have found plenty of excuses.
As I was slowly watching my waistline grow, my wife suggested we call some friends to get out and ride on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Great suggestion.
We rallied at their house on the mountain, and JD took us on a nice loop nearby. First we skulked along the mountain brow (a well trod path on a day like today). Then we circled back north toward his place and Valley Park. Finally into a local conservation area I had always wanted to explore but never taken the chance to do so.
|JD is fresh off finishing the Great Divide race. His frame failed with a few hundred miles to go (and he still finished!) and this was his first time out on the new replacement. Pretty sharp setup.|
|You never know when the GoPro is aimed at you! Here my wife takes a break to enjoy the view.|
|No roots, no slippery stones ... this path is just my speed!|
|Cave entrance. I didn't go inside but its clear that lots of others had.|