Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: NE IL
Bikes: Surly Long Haul Trucker, Giant Cypress DX
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Just rode my age in metric!
One of my daughters invited me to go riding for my 64th birthday today. It was a perfect day ... partly cloudy. with temps in the high 60s and winds from calm to 10 m/h.
Together we did about 30 miles on the Cook County Forest Preserve bike trail system. We saw lots of wild life on the trails today. Things that particularly caught our attention were: flocks of the ever present Canada Geese and Mallard ducks, rabbits, several Blue Heron, an Egret, a Red Tail Hawk, a snow white squirrel, a herd of 8 deer, dozens nesting Garter snakes, a Praying Mantis, and several Wooly Bear Caterpillars.
After we finished, I realized that I was only 12 miles away from riding my age in Km, so I just did it.