Night Ride

Yesterday was such a great riding day but I had things to do that prevented me from doing a long ride.  There was a  gathering at the Buzzards Bay Coalition headquarters for the volunteers beginning a 5 PM.  I was not in a rush to get there on time thinking it was one of those casual party type events. Little did I know that it was also a meeting with guest speakers and scientists.

I didn’t get to the function till around 5:30 and lo and behold,  there was only a pittance of food left on the buffet table.  I had to scrape the tidbits from two salad bowls to have something.  There was plenty of cake though, thanks to Marie Antoinette. On the bright side, Sam Adams came through with plenty of larger which allowed me to ride the 6 miles home imitating a pinball machines silver orb.  Good thing I didn’t drive to the function.

Today is a 30 mile fitness ride on one of my regular routes.  I think I have photos in stock of just about every building, tree, animal and whatever, so I will only have my little point an shoot emergency camera in case something unusual gets my attention.   I’m also putting this on Strava so I don’t want to have one of those meager 18 MPH averages speed rides broadcast to the world.

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Black Dog Divers working the night shift

Black Dog Divers working the night shift

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Buzzards Bay Coalition Headquarters in New Bedford, Ma

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Pick out the scientists

2 thoughts on “Night Ride

  1. I know what you meant about the speed. I was at a football match a couple of weeks ago that ended well into the night. My bike ride was almost all down hill and I took advantage of that hitting speeds in excess of 20 MPH on city streets. It was very cool.

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