With an absolutely beautiful day set to unfold, I headed out this morning to best my personal mileage record by riding my age (54). Previous best was 40 miles. I'm sure this is no big deal to many of you, but a great accomplishment for this couch potato that only a mere six months ago struggled to cross five miles of pavement without collapsing from exhaustion.
I decided that while doing my pie ride, I wanted to enjoy the journey as well as the destination and having seen another thread on BF where riders were posting pictures of bikes in front of water. I thought it would be fun to stop along my route and take pictures of different bodies of water, as that's something we have a lot of here in coastal North Carolina.
Picture taking also helped me keep the motivation up, as I just concentrated on getting to the next water scene and not on mileage. I'm posting the pics so that I can reflect back as my rides get longer, as well as hoping others might enjoy them.
Inter-coastal Waterway at the Wrightsville Beach draw bridge.
In front of the sailing club at Masonboro Sound, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Atlantic Ocean at Masonboro Inlet, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Atlantic Ocean at Crystal Pier, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Harbor Island Canal, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Burnt Mill Creek, Wilmington, NC
East Side of Greenfield Lake, Wilmington, NC
West Side of Greenfield Lake, Wilmington, NC
Hugh MacRae Park, Wilmington, NC
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