Taking Advantage Of The Last Few Days Of Fall

Taking Advantage Of The Last Days Of Fall

A great ride through some of my favorite trails on a beautiful fall day

After a very long (for me anyways) lay off from riding, due to a new job, I finally got my bike out for a ride. With winter just around the corner any day I can get my bike out is a pretty great day. This ride was an especially good one too.

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The Butcher Paper: Low Tide

The Butcher Paper Low Tide Mountain Biking MTB Trail Descents

Sometimes it is really hard just to get the bike out of the garage

I haven’t been on a ride in over two weeks. It feels like it has been months. I don’t know why I have not made the effort. There have been lots of things going on. There have been lots of changes. Jobs, life, the weather. But I should have made some time. Now it is getting to the point where I don’t know if I will get the chance before the snow really sets in.

Kristin Butcher’s latest piece dives in to her own version of what I am going through. Every rider goes through it at some point.

“There are times when our passion for the ride fades until its last remnants slip between our fingers, leaving behind empty hands that question whether they ever held anything in the first place.”

I need to push through it. I need to do it soon. Read Kristin’s thoughts on this very relevant topic to me here. You can also check out more of her writing by going here, here, or here.