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Making the most of it

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

I had hoped to get out for a long ride last weekend. I didn’t have as much time available as I had hoped, but I did get out for about an hour and a half. I made it count — I rode one of the hilliest 21-mile routes around, with something like 1700 feet of climbing. This is a route I’ve only ridden once before — my Ison-Harmony-Victor route. Fun stuff.

Spring is definitely here and everything is beautiful and green. I love it! The downside has been the rain — we got over 11 inches in April, setting a new record, according to the local paper. Maybe that’s making things extra green.






As is often the case, the turkey vultures were buzzing all around on the ridgetop on Victor Pike, by the Victor-Oolitic quarry.






It was a beautiful, and very fun, ride. The plentiful hills required a lot of climbing effort, but it felt like every downhill was more fun than the last.

6 Responses to “Making the most of it”

  1. Steve A Says:

    We’ve dried up again after a couple of inches yesterday. No more rain in the forecast.

  2. John Romeo Alpha Says:

    Ah the green hills of spring. I prefer them to the white hills of winter, certainly, even if they sometimes are dampened by a little rain.

  3. Pondero Says:

    It looks, and reads, like the exuberance of a man who needed time awheel…and finally had the chance on an amazing spring day. Glad you found the time to get out.

  4. David Crowell Says:

    Looks like a nice ride. Saturday was nice here too, but I spent it doing yardwork. I’m glad you got out for a while.

  5. Chandra Says:

    That looks like a substantial amount of climbing, I can tell from the pictures.
    Should the mobile home go into the dumpster?
    Peace 🙂

  6. Myles/ rattrappress Says:

    I like the black and white photo of the old mobile home. It’s interesting.

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