What a gorgeous morning, the water (what wasn't still frozen) on Lake
Thomas was glass, the sky was bright blue--a perfect day for the
umpteenth Gonzo Ride to the Big Stop, our first 'official group' ride
We are again off to an optomistic start that we will get back to our
regular weekend rides (with breakfast in various locals of course) for
the months of April/May/June before the summer stuff, vacations, etc.
seem to take over. Because of the other stuff--paddling, adventure
races, etc. to go along with the old faithful hiking and running, that
seem to have become a part of the GAC, these regular rides seem to have
dwindled to every 3 weeks or so, and I guess that is not really bad--we
are just busy doing 'other' stuff.
Trying not to digress anymore, there were 13 bikers today, including
Anne Marie a newbie. This is nowhere near the 29 we had a couple years
ago, but a lot more than the 0 riders one time in a snow storm.
I attach a picture of the group 'after' large plates of grease and many
mugs of caffeine. Conspicuous by his abscence was Walmart, shown in his
own separate photo putting some air in his tire---a little too much air
actually----memories of Mae West a few years back in our trip around the
See ya on the road, eh!