Here is one of those Top 10 lists that claims what are the top 10 Cycling Cities: http://www.travelchannel.com/interests/outdoors-and-adventure/articles/top-10-cycling-cities-in-us
After a good ride Saturday, I headed to Mt Giliad and Splatterpark for the "Big Game" on Sunday, spending quality time with my son as we and around 1000 others ran through the woods shooting at each other with paintball guns. There was some time spent in the container field too and that is a lot of fun. I have too many welts to count, I think more from people "bonus balling" me. That's when after acknowledging you have been hit, you raise your gun and trot away toward the reinsertion point and some deviant takes that opportunity to shoot you again. Bastards.
Monday I got in a quick ride with Muscle Dude Jr, Flyin Tuna and Mark C. John Day (Muscle jr) just got back from riding in the "3 State. 3 Mountain" tour with Steve O. Brave man, wearing his OSU jersey on a route which included part of Alabama. Then Tuesday, I rode to New Albany to hook up with "The Cycling Club" group ride. In addition to Jeff on the left, Ron in the middle left in rode Gus Cook. Gus suffered a serious injury while skiing and had his knee rebuilt, including a hamstring graft. Just now, after 8 weeks of recovery, he is on the cusp of returning to his usual form.
Dang, she is back with more snacks. Kristie brings out what tasted very good and unhealthy but she claimed was a healthy snack. Rick, on the left, cramming 2nds and then 3rds into his mouth.
I think the official gathering place now is in the shadow of a large pine but watch out for cars coming around the corner.
There was a good turnout of around 29-30, including a couple of the H&H guys, Ron Budzig, Gus & Peggy, Marty, Kristie, Jeff, Rick, Ron, John and Anthony Sada, Crazy George, Larry, Axel, etc... Good ride to Alexandria where I cut out to head home and continue to sling mulch around until the 14 yards is finally distributed.
Mark is a long-time cyclist who enjoys poking fun at himself but most especially at his friends. No nicknames or comments are intended to offend, accept them in the humor they are intended.