14 April 2011

Bike-commute day 15—errand, weight training, and home

The first segment of this ride was by my trail bike, which I dropped off at Kettering Bike Shop for adjustment of its derailleurs and cables. I picked up my Lotus fixed-gear, which I used for the remainder of the ride.

Ride conditions
Temperature: 67 to 71°F at 19:45
Precipitation: none
Winds: calm to 5 mph
Clothing: 1 layer (skinsuit); ankle socks.; open-finger gloves.
Bike: Mongoose MGX D40 and Lotus fixed-gear
Time: 1:14:00 for 17.61 miles
Bikeway users: ~12 cyclists, ~25 pedestrians, 2 dogs

17:11—depart from work.
17:30—arrive at Kettering Bike Shop.
17:51—depart from Kettering Bike Shop.
18:01—arrive at Cardinal Fitness.
18:52—depart from Cardinal Fitness.
19:03—trestle remains at Linden.
19:15—west gate to Eastwood Park
19:23—passing the zig-zag up from the Mad River Bikeway.
19:37—arrive home.

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