They caught me using the temporary Warhol bridge bike lane; I also caught them catching me:
How not to wear a messenger bag:You'll see me adjust my bag on the newscast. I was getting rather frustrated with the bag sliding down my back. I figured I wasn't wearing it correctly and did a bit of research. Yes, I was wearing it as if I was left-handed. No wonder it was sliding around!
My backward-thinking brain assumed the best way was to wear it was slung over my right shoulder, but I was wrong. My brain also thinks the best way to hold a guitar is the left-handed way too.
Growing pains and training wheelsThe bike lanes are having some growing pains, drivers are getting used to it's presence, cyclists are adapting to shifting lanes to hop into it inbound (16th Street) and out of it outbound (14th Street? I haven't figured out this maneuvering yet.)
Essentially, the new lanes still have the training wheels on.
On Sunday, we were due to have fabulous weather, so I made time for a day-long ride. I began at base which is transformed into a Tailgater's Heaven on football game days.
|But, will it carry all my stuff?|
|The bike rentals will close up shop soon.|
On the way back to base, I saw the most heartwarming thing in the bike lane:
|I made good time and got a new PR|
When I made it back to base, the animals that were tailgating left a mess:
43.3 miles, a kick-ass day.