a bike for all seasons

Monthly Archives: February 2017

Plans to ride over the creek and pick up a pizza came unstuck. Over the new bridge I rode. The late afternoon light throwing long shadows as the Brompton sped across the smooth concrete. Fridayโ€™s carefree feeling was in the air. Two young boys threw fishing lines into the creekโ€™s full tide. A retired couple walked slowly out for an early dinner. We were on our way to collect a pizza. โ€˜Itโ€™ll… Read More

Riding here. Travelling there. It would be easy to think that all this bicycle riding is all go, go, go. Non-stop. An endless trail of activity. Perhaps you’re exhausted just reading about it. Well, huddle in. I want to tell you something that I haven’t written inย this blog before. I like resting. In fact, I’m a big fan of resting. And it seems that’s a good thing. Actually, even better than I’d… Read More

Iโ€™d lost my way. On a Sunday of all days. Mondays I can understand. On Mondays, the world returns to work and a collective lull hovers across the morning. But this was a Sunday and I was out riding and I didnโ€™t know which way to go. We set out soon after sunrise to ride a new circuit; some roads would be familiar and some would be new. It would be our… Read More