So on my way home from the park today someone threatened to shoot me. He also said many other things to me not suitable for family reading. I decided not to engage himm but it was still pretty stressful. What kind of crazy world do we live in?
I've seen quite a few people complain about the high cost of cycling as a hobby. Sure if you want the latest carbon frames, you're going to pay for it. But a bike for commuting can be had quite cheap. Witness the old gray mare.
Bike $35 used. Fenders free discarded by friend when he upgraded Panniers $40 on ebay Handlebars $9.99 Nashbar
So we're looking at a total cost of $85 for this bike. My best estimation is that I have something like 5,000 miles on this one so that's roughly 1.7 cents per mile. I would call that a bargain.
Photos from yesterday's quick ride with the digital Holga.
The Cochran Shoals trail is crushed stone but nice and wide. Who is that mysterious cyclist Columns Drive remember it's not a bike lane it's a paved shoulder. A sign of the times: house and Lexus for sale Today's road treasure.