On Monday morning, it snowed.
In between - on Sunday afternoon - I did this:
Possibly for the last time this year.
It doesn't look it, but boy was it cold. Though the ambient temp was around 45, wind chills were down in the 20s (that's below 0 in Celsius). Brrrr.
Even the moon was shivering.
Riding was such a chilly proposition, we kept finding excuses to stop for photos....
Some clouds came up. Rather gorgeous clouds, but they blocked what little warmth the sun was giving.
My fingers were freezing - time to call it a day. And possibly a year.
I want to thank you all for riding with me in 2013, with extra thanks to those who sponsored me for Bike MS. Not a ride did I take without thinking of this blog, and all of you, wishing you could see all the lovely things I was seeing. Together we've gone 1397 miles this year - not a lot compared with serious cyclists, but a record for me. It's been fun.
Let's do it again next year, shall we?
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P.S. Who knows, there may be a ride or two left in the season for me ... so perhaps this valedictory post is premature. But it will have to be a heck of a lot warmer to get me out on my bike again! :)
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