Everyone in West Virginia has been rejoicing in the wonderful weather this late into the season. Tons of my friends have posted on Facebook photos or Garmin courses of their New Year rides.
I decided to show Jeff the Petit Roubaix course here in Buckhannon. This was a great ride with some interesting discoveries. As I stated last time I talked about the Petit Roubaix, there was a tunnel… maybe 100 feet deep that I did not explore. We finally went through it, on our bikes, and found out that it could be rideable… in certain conditions. Also, with the large rock walls on both sides, we both scaled one of the sides to see where the path went.
This was a random mailbox we saw. First time I’ve ever seen people use a bike in a little mailbox design. Look how the N’s are backwards!
Lastly, a video of our little trek into the tunnel, footage of the other side, and use scaling the rock wall in cleats.
The ride overall was a success, with it being 30 minutes faster than the last time I took it on. The rain held off long enough to get home, and I’m hoping that we can either get a TON of snow, or avoid it all together.
I’m hoping the rides keep getting better this year, and that I get even more miles in!
What are your cycling related New Year Resolutions?
Check Facebook to see what others did during New Year’s Day: http://www.facebook.com/WestVirginiaCycling
- Happy New Year! Let the riding/writing begin! (chasingthemiles.wordpress.com)