Location: CWOW (Coffee without walls)
Distance: 6.2 mi
Drink: Tea (Yorkshire Gold)
Bike: The Frisian (Civia Prospect)
here, I'm happy to answer any questions. My wife might have a point when she says these things have become an obsession.)
|Bunnies for trophies|
|Near as I can tell, this picture was taken about 30 seconds before I found out that|
my dropbag was missing.
|I might be looking at the checkpoint volunteers, but my mind is|
most definitely on that table over my shoulder.
|Ridewithgps file can be found here.|
|This profile exaggerates the climbing. Still, 7500 ft of climbing does make a body tired.|
This is my freakout face.
|Roads were very chalky, and hence, dusty.|
|It was a flawless day to be out riding.|
|I bet someone in this crowd knows where the water is at.|
Did I ask any of them? Nope.
|No idea. (H/T Banjo Bros)|
|I promise I was there. I'm in red, to the right of the tent, |
slumped against the white building. (H/T MN Bike Trails Navigator)
|There was considerable debate about crossing barefoot and risking the sharp rocks,|
or crossing with shoes and getting wet socks.
|Everybody was tired by this point. Nobody was talking.|
But no one was complaining either.
|Maybe a bit tired.|
(custom tulip stitching courtesy my wife. Thanks love!)
|Now if I could only get photo proof of that.|
|Every time I looked away she shuffled a little bit closer.|
|When it comes to attracting the detail obsessive, the model airplane people are our kin.|
|As we move through the errands, the quantity of snow slowly decreases|
|Longtail switched over to muffin mode.|
The purple tub has a dozen of the best Blueberry muffins you've ever had.
|Calm before the storm|
|The Prospect fully set up. Also, a giant pile o' gravel.|
I trespassed to get this photo. Hope that's okay.
|Really, this is a photo of me with a bag of bags strapped to my back.|
I'm bad at selfies.
|Oh, the glamorous places you'll go.|