Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Bikes: Fuji Supreme
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Very Long Commute Club: Week 22, 2007
Sorry for the late start this week, but I've been swamped with stuff at work and home improvement projects.
I'll just say I'm coming to love my touring bike-turned-commuter. A comfortable ride, lots of space and just so cool to be riding a classic. I took my bike into the LBS over the weekend to get a new derailleur cable and even the mechanic commented on what a cool bike. I guess I've found the right LBS.
This week's topic: things falling from trees. Around here, black walnuts are just beginning to drop onto the MUP. Has anyone been hit by one of these natural bombs? I know before long parts of the MUP will be covered in them, making quite an obstacle course.
The only thing I can say is better black walnuts than the fruit of the osage orange or bois d'arc. Those things look like a pebbly green softball and weigh about the same as a bocce ball. There is a tree near the MUP, but the fruits don't seem to land on the trail.