Category Archives: Bicycles

Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Walked to a coffeehouse last week to meet a friend for a cup of coffee and their breakfast enchiladas. 🙂 The temperature was somewhere between 25 and 30 degrees  (F). I am still surprised how many people in Fort Collins ride bicycles in all sorts of weather. They just gear up for whatever nature brings on. I’m actually envious of their commitment to riding. 

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Red Rims

Red Rims

Red Rims

“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” Pema Chodron

It’s interesting  how the simplest thing can catch my attention.

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Ooops

Flat tTire

Flat Tire

I’ve been walking by this flat tire for weeks and it’s still not fixed. Procrastination.

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Drifting and Blowing

Blowing Drifting Snow

Blowing Drifting Snow

As I mentioned I was off line for a few days as I traveled with my sister to the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle area for a funeral. We knew there would a storm moving through Colorado on Monday but felt it would be okay to travel.  We headed home on Tuesday morning thinking we would be just fine. As you can see we discovered some very high winds and blowing, drifting snow once we entered into the southeast corner of Colorado. These conditions lasted for about a hundred miles then we had much better roads and sunny weather to travel in. We just followed two semi trucks, figuring they knew what was ahead. The Fort Collins area receive 12 inches of snow. And, of course along with that comes the colder temperatures.

Bicycling in the Cold

Bicycling in the Cold

Yesterday morning on my walk to coffee I noticed this man riding his bicycle. That’s not anything unusual especially in a college town. What was unusual is the temperature was 1 degree. I’m layered and shivering while he pedals away. I prefer warmer riding weather. Different strokes for different folks. Stay warm.

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Afternoon Shadows

Late afternoon shadows at a bicycle rack

Late afternoon shadows at a bicycle rack

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First Frost of the Season

Frosted Leaves

Frosted Leaves

This past Saturday was our first frost of the season. The weather gurus are predicting overnight lows down into the mid to high 30’s for the next four days. So, morning walks will be cool and brisk.

A Cold Seat

A Cold Seat

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