Followers of the blog will know that for Christmas, my amazing wife Michelle got me something I have wanted for a very long time. A fat tire bike!
It came home the weekend after Christmas. I rode it day one, in the rain and racing sunset. Then later in the week, I did short beach ride.
Sadly, after that, the weather has NOT cooperated (32 inches of rain since January 1) and Roscoe (the name of said bike) has stayed warm and dry in the garage. That streak ended today…
Continue reading “The mind gives up before the legs do.”
Michelle and I LOVE where we live now. We’ve left the hustle and bustle (and lately, per the news, a plethora of overturned semis on the freeway) of the Seattle area and moved to the small town of Lincoln City Oregon, Population just under 8000 people.
Michelle was pretty picky about the town we chose. It had to be small, on the ocean, but large enough for high-speed interwebs (needed for working from home) a hospital (needed if I ever do something stupid) and nice people. Lincoln City won!
Just last week, though, we were talking that a small town like this would be MUCH harder if it weren’t for Amazon Prime. The nearest Target is over an hour away. And I have let the Costco membership lapse as it is even farther. Luckily you can get ANYTHING at Amazon…
Well this last week, I have learned yet another challenge and benefit of being here. And both revolve around the bike! Continue reading “Here use my spare….”