05 Jun Balancing Act of Riding and Family
This Saturday was much of the same if you have an active family with kids, and you’re a cyclist wanting to get in a longer bike ride. I have a road bike to test out and review, a Raleigh Capri 4.0. There’s lacrosse games on the other end of the city. 50 miles by car, 48 miles by bike. The lacrosse game starts at 12pm, which means I need to leave around 8:30 in the morning to get there and changed in time.
Down 115 for about 19 miles.
Through Davidson and pass the Collier Lily ride.
Next is Cornelius, Huntersville.
Time trialing through the ghetto.
A quick photo of the skyline shot of uptown Charlotte.
Through Charlotte I roll.
Around 4th ward sending mental hello’s to Ben Wilson as I pass his flat.
A short cut down an alley with many memories.
The shock and amazement of all the parents that I RODE my BIKE there?
Just a side note, make sure to pack extra calories if you’re going to be there all day long pack more snacks! I got a bit cranky at the end of the day do to lack of food and a ton of sun.