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Its Tour time

july 5

Each year I look forward to and yet dread the start of the Tour de France.  I love watching the morning updates, seeing the amazing landscapes and watching all of those bicycles moving through the countryside.  But the start of this race so very far away also means an increase of bicyclists on the local trail.  Bicyclists going very fast, riding two or three abreast, forcing us to pay close attention on our daily walks.  So today we joined the ranks and headed to the trail for a ride.  It was lovely to ride along the river trail, the air was cooler than it has been in weeks.  We don’t have the fancy riding gear, just our trail bikes and practical helmets.  But for our brief ride, we can be a part of this annual excitement.

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