Happy to say that my beloved touring bike has arrived in Florida. Hopefully FedEx took care of the precious cargo, considering all the money they accepted from me to ship it. Next up, my turn. Can’t wait to get out of the -27° weather here; I’ve even quit shoveling snow because – quite simply – I just don’t care anymore. Sunshine state, see you soon.
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In “Desert Solitaire”, Edward Abbey notes:
“A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles. Better to idle through one park in two weeks than try to race through a dozen in the same amount of time. Those who are familiar with both modes of travel know from experience that this is true; the rest have only to make the experiment to discover the same truth for themselves.”