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Well, I did it!
After about a month or so of just putting around the backstreets on my bike after getting my L's, today was the inaugural commute to work via bike!
I waited so long not because I was not confidant, but because I had use of a work car - which I now do not as we employed my new Boss.
So after realizing that getting gear on over work clothes is actually quite an arduous task, I set off. Commute itself is a measly 5 minute ride, but it felt good to be on my bike so early in the...
So I've had a work car for the past 4 months as I've been acting up while we're employing a new EO.
We've employed them, and their start date is this coming Monday so it looks like from there on out I'll be commuting via bike as my only form of transportation!
I expected to have at least one more week before this would become a reality, so I'm finding myself scratching around trying to find a bag I can strap to my bike and keep water out of for my lunch/wet weather gear.
We have a family...
And loving it!
Have been a bit down recently about my bike itself - it's really goofy looking and not the general commuter you see around. Not that there's more than a dozen people in total in my town who ride bikes on the road - but still.
I've come to the conclusion that although she may not be pretty, or look "standard", she might be a garish bright orange and have just as many years as I do in age - but she's solid, reliable and a great bike to learn road craft on.
Yesterday I had...