Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sunday 22 November 2015. November Snow and Ice

At 7:30 this morning it was 12 degrees F and clear. Had very carefully assembled cold-protective gear: down coat with a couple of light layers underneath, wool socks, fleece balaclava, wind-proof ski gloves, and toe and hand warmers.  After a … Continue reading

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Saturday 21 November 2015. First Snow!

This morning at 6:50 it was 34 degrees F and just starting to snow!   It had been raining  from the time I woke up, and made preparations for a ride in the rain: sprayed the old down coat with Scotchguard … Continue reading

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Sunday 15 November 2015. Meadowbrook with Sun over the Sleeping Prairie

Had a different schedule than usual this morning, so it was almost 9 before I got out on Rhododendron for a quick ride to Meadowbrook Park. It was 47 degrees F; the wind not noticeable and the sky clear.  The … Continue reading

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Saturday 14 November 2015. Cold Morning on South Race Street 

  It was 27 degrees F and the sky clear this morning at 7:45 as I finished a short yoga practice (that included satisfying use of the knee rods and the Simhasanana box) and began this ride out South Race Street.  … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 November 2015. Falling Back

It was 45 degrees F and fog was just starting to blow in from the south at 6:30 this morning, this morning of grace, when the hour that was lost (and eventually we got used to it) has returned, like … Continue reading

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Thursday 30 October 2015. Riding to See the Dentist on a Windy Fall Afternoon, for Ray

Had a 1 pm appointment to see my dentist today and enough time to take the bike. The brisk west wind and temperature in the 40s, as well as fatigue from recently  squeezing in more activities than usual, gave me … Continue reading

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Sunday 25 October 2015. Kidnapped by Maples

It was 45 degrees F under a mostly blue sky  spread with  wispy clouds at 7:30 this morning, after a yoga practice where I focused a lot on how to explain rolling the leg muscles in and the arm muscles … Continue reading

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Sunday 18 October 2015. ¬†Meeting the Fall

At 6:17 this morning it was 30 degrees, the first frost of the season. Getting to be that time of year when cycling needs preparation and also strategy for staying warm.  Noticed there was some light at 6:15 so decided … Continue reading

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