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man against the elements

Monday,  12/22/08  09:31 PM

temperatures on 12/22/08It has been cold out here, really cold, like in the 40s cold (the map at right is impressive, but the 53 over L.A. is misleading!) Not cycling weather.

But today I had a great ride; had to force myself to do it, it was rainy and windy and not warm at all, but I turned into man against the elements and had a blast.  Wore my Death Rider jersey, black windbreaker, shorts, socks, gloves etc on my gray bike and charged into winter. thunderstorm! It got dark toward the end (solstice!) but I kept riding with my music cranked and my shades on, it was so cool with lights coming on everywhere (yeah I know kinda dangerous, what can I say ;)  I figure it is a metaphor for life right now – just get out there and do your best and keep moving and you can enjoy every moment.

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