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Saturday, July 17, 2010

Seeking shaded roads

Weather... in the midst of a span of predicted 90+ degree days. Hot...

Late yesterday afternoon I chose to ignore the hot, steamy weather, heading out for a ride. I was dripping with sweat by the time I returned home. A ride, a cool shower, it was time to relax.

Crack! Thunder rumbled, and then I heard the sound of rain pelting against the windows. I walked outside to feel cool air. It seemed that the temperature dropped 20 degrees as the storm passed through.

Morning dawned with still reasonable temperatures. I headed out for an early morning ride, before the heat returned. Rolling, circling, choosing roads lined with trees, seeking shade...