Sunday, March 17, 2013

Sunday Bear Creek Ride

Not much snow in the hills lately, so I bailed on a ski day. I hadn't been on the bike in a while, and I got a new bike stand for maintenance, so I tuned the derailleurs (more or less), cleaned the chain (over linoleum) and headed to the Bear Creek path. A mellow ride under partly sunny skies and through strong winds.

Pushing the bike up a hill along Morrison Road:


These clouds were a sign of things to come:


Storm clouds rolled in, along with wind and rain:


Yet to the east, all was mellow:





Distance was 17.00 miles, time 2:20 (moving 1:50), elevation gain/loss 807 feet, avg. speed 7.2 mph, and max speed 29.5 mph.

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