Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Five Thousand Miles of Smiles

My bike's odometer crossed the 5000 mile mark this evening after three seasons of riding.

I was on a special, celebratory ride around a local lake (30 miles, about) with friends.

I'd baked brownies so we could celebrate when we got back, and make pbj sandwiches for mid-ride. The ride was great, the pbj sandwiches did their job of making the second half more fun, and the brownies tasted properly celebratory.

I've ridden 1566 miles this year.

It may be time for an intervention.

(In reality, though, many people ride 5000 miles in a year, but I'm hoping most of them have better riding weather year round and are in way better shape than I am!)


  1. Anonymous9:05 PM

    Wow. I'm very impressed. I love that you made pbj sandwiches to celebrate, too!

  2. Congratulations! Brownies seem a very appropriate celebration. I'll come by for leftovers.

  3. Many congrats - that's such a wonderful milestone! And the brownies sound yummy...

  4. Congratulations!! That's wonderful.