First ride outside on my new bike. No pain what so ever in my arms and hands, which makes this the first ride on a bike in over three years that didn’t hurt – as in utterly painful/agony/aw!
I took Tigger, as he is named, down to the flat bit at the bottom of the hill. After two wobbling starts, no drops. I went feck it and went down on the canal, as in cycled down to the canal!!!
And did a little over five and a half miles.
Only pain to report is a wee bit of a pain in the right knee, because I have forgotten that it is a good idea to gear down when one stops.
I wobbled like no tomorrow and need to learn that you don’t lean into the handle bars. Also turning is a bit fun as you can’t see where you front wheel is pointing. I was happy that there wasn’t much traffic on the canal, because I was grinning/laughing like a loon.
Since the weather was perfect today I went out for a second ride, I went shopping, not something I get pleasure from, but today I was ecstatically joyful, …