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The road to 40 – Is freedom a solo thing?

June 23, 2009

Sometimes I ride my bike to be alone.   To think.  To escape.   Recently, I wrote about riding = freedom.   It’s true.  It does mean that to me.  Few things compare to the freedom enjoyed while riding solo in a beautiful and challenging environment.

Solo on the Kokopelli

Solo on the Kokopelli

That said, freedom isn’t always a solo thing.   Sometimes freedom is best enjoyed with others.

Moab group ride

Moab group ride with the Lincoln Crew

For much of the year I’ve had solo affairs on the mind.   After a bit of personal time I’m working to regroup and get re motivated.   So….I invited my friends to have breakfast on the river.  A little early morning ride to see the sunrise, a little breakfast and then a nice ride to work.  All with a few friends.

I’m sure I’ll have photos and stories tomorrow.   Until then……

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 23, 2009 5:02 am

    Yeah, I hear ya. Much of the time I end up riding solo. It just works out that way. However; the rides with other folks are greatly cherished. Great experiences and time with friends is a rare commodity in today’s fast paced culture.

    I wish you well and a great ride.

  2. June 24, 2009 3:48 am

    I ride solo everyday to work. Run solo too. But like GT said- when I do get out with friends….it is amazing and cherished. It’s like all the solo stuff is just training for the fun stuff with friends 😀

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