Originally posted on Off The Beaten Path:
The cycling season has started again. In January and February, the Bicycle Quarterly team begins our training with long rides at an unhurried pace. This year, we’ve been lucky with the weather, with many clear days and gorgeous views. Mount Rainier (above)…
…and Mount Baker near sunset.
Some days have been foggy and wet…
… but with the right clothing and equipment, we enjoy riding, no matter the weather. (We prefer sunshine, though!)
Many of our rides now include some gravel, which provides a nice change of scenery and a freedom from traffic.
We are not in a rush, so there is plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and stop to take photos.
Most of our rides include a stop at a café, bakery or taco truck.
Then we look over our bikes leaning against the wall and are grateful for…
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