Nine days into the new year and I’ve already clocked up nine rides.Â I will be taking the next couple days off and bringing the bike into SuspensionWerx for some much needed TLC.
Day 7: Ride Log
Do you ever have one of those days where you wake up exhausted? Today was one of those days for me so I promptly turned my alarm clock off and went back to bed. Around 2pm I decided that it was gonna be a day where I wasn’t really going to be social but instead, chillax. So I suited myself up, walked out the garage and proceeded to explore the neighborhood. I soon discovered that I could ride to the Bridle Path from my location, (on Emerson) and from there I made my way up Old Buck and then across to Severed. I think on the entire ride I saw two runners; it was such a peaceful and enjoyable seventh ride into the year.
Day 8: Ride Log
“It was must be a Saturday and therefore a good excuse for an adventure ride!”
I have learned that when I go exploring and want company I can usually entice said company with offers of post-ride beer and hot-tubbing. Today, we set out from the Old Buck parking lot and had, what turned out to be a 4 hour adventure. We got sunshine, hail and fish and chips! But more importantly, when the riding was done we got beers in the hot-tub! Since I seemed to have a few roos loose in the top paddock, I followed up the day ride with another 1.5 hour night ride.
Day 9: Ride Log
I knew this was my last ride before my bike was going in for service to have the squidgy noise that was coming from the shock addressed, so I wasn’t too concerned that my legs were exhausted even before the ride began.
Today was another one of my, “ride with the boys” days.Â This ride began by following a creek up to the St. Georges trail. After a bit of insistence from me, (basically because i didn’t want to do any road riding) we found ourselves in a mandatory hike-a bike section, complete with rope!Â We eventually reached the Baden Powell and began weaving our way across and down the mountain.Â The total loop took around 3 hours and what a workout!