The Weekend Bicyclist

The Weekend Bicyclist

In this time of the coronavirus pandemic, cycling is one of the best activities!!

  • The exercise helps you maintain your stamina to help you ward off the virius, and if you do get sick from it, the symptoms may be less severe.
  • Riding in the outdoors does wondrs for your state of mind! Also important to your physical health.
  • When riding in a group, ride at least 20ft behind the next person. You don’t want to have anything blowing in your face from another person!
  • Ride on, and keep safe!!!

    I call myself The Weekend Bicyclist because, well, I have spent the last 40 years juggling family, work and riding and I could only ride on weekends.  Clearly, I could only allot a small amount of time to riding, which I found possible only on weekends. Now, retired, I have made bicycling into a full-time hobby.
    Bicycling in today’s world has so many more options than the one speed on which I learned to ride. Recumbent bikes, electric bikes, recumbent trikes, mountain bikes, spin bikes, and cargo bikes are more recent additions.
    People bicycle for different reasons, such as:

    • Commuting to and from work
    • Taking care of Errands
    • Weekend leisure cyclist
    • Bicycle adventure/travel
    • Mountain/trail riding

    What type of bicyclist are you? Let’s find out

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