Since we’ve moved to rural north Texas, everything is a little more spread out. Now, a bike ride around the block is 3 miles long. It is a pleasant ride and one I like to take when lacking time. There was a short window yesterday between the afternoon thunderstorms and evening darkness. So I took a short ride around the block.
As the rain fell in sheets and the thunder boomed, I had given up hope on riding today. But it didn’t last long, the roads dried, and a window opened before dark. Plenty of time to noodle along the 3-mile loop…and dream about longer rides to come in the days ahead.