Thursday, August 18, 2011

Wednesday, July 13

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 is the day I decided to finally purchase my red  fold-up bike. My employment is in downtown Sacramento, home of a bicycling renaissance. I really wanted a new bike. Yes, there is perfectly good red bike hanging in my garage. It was last ridden about a year ago.  It's just not an exciting bike. I wanted a new fun bike. Now to figure out what it was going to be.
I found my dream bike in Monterey in front of the Convention Center. A man came out of the Center holding a small bicycle, set it down, unfolded it, hopped on and away he went. I just stood there staring.  I had to have one. A fold up red bike in my future.
I  cancelled my convenient parking space across the street from work,  informed my husband we needed to start carpooling in our Prius  and that I was going to start riding home from work.  It took a couple of weeks to find the bike of my dreams. I purchased the value edition at because I wasn't sure if I would love this bike as much as I thought I would.  I do.
After sharing my fits and starts on the bike with friends and Tom, I was encouraged to start a blog.  Either they were tired of the emails and wanted me to stop sending or actually enjoyed the content. Either way, I thank them for their indulgence.
Let the blog begin.

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