Sunday, April 26, 2009

A Beautiful Weekend

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With the arrival of a beautiful weekend boasting high temperatures in the 90s - in April! - I decided yesterday that it might be a good time to give mountain biking another try. For quite some time now, riding has lost much of its luster and I was hopeful that the spectacular summery weather might brighten my outlook and enjoyment of the sport. As Steve and I headed out onto the trails at Beaverdam, I was not disappointed. Despite going out a little too hard at first, I managed to settle into a nice rhythm and had such a nice time, I gave some thought to perhaps taking the bike out again.

Of course, first I got to experience the hilarity last night of watching Spyder manage to fit himself completely into the cats' tiny fleece bed... 

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Sunday dawned with the promise of yet another glorious summery day, so we elected to give Lake Crabtree a spin this time and, surprisingly enough, I had an even better ride today! Hopefully I'm learning to be patient with myself as I slowly regain fitness and strength, and will continue to enjoy biking as much as I have this weekend, giving me a real chance to rekindle my previous love for the sport... :-)

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