Who is in? Same game, new (better) rules.
8 rides. 8 craft beers.
May 1 – June 10
There is nothing stopping me from getting on my bike an riding in the blowing wind and rain. Except for the comfort of home and warm, dry clothes. Instead of a journey on two wheels, I set off for a journey back in time this weekend – reading local D.C. author Garrett Pecks latest work, “Capital Beer – A heady History of Brewing in Washington, D.C.”.
Filled with interesting facts and stories…
The proper way to spell errandonnee is clearly indicated amongst to rules of this years edition of the Chasing Mailboxes spring game/non-competition/encouragement activity. Pronunciation however, is as varied as the eleven categories that a ride may qualify for. I opt for the “air”-”an”-”Don”-”ay” method, which is easily remembered with the following mnemonic strategy: “I put AIR in my bike tires before I head out for AN errand where I may bump into my co-worker DON, who doesn’t often shout AY like the Fonz, but I wish he did”.
Simple right? Well the errandonnee was at least pretty easy to accomplish this year. Take a look:
And of course, the documentation:Double R, Double N, Double E #errandonnee wrapup The proper way to spell errandonnee is clearly indicated amongst to rules of this years edition of the…
Saturday was marked with sunny clear skies, temperatures creeping into the 60′s and the last vestiges of winter slipping out of grasp (hopefully). After a harsh winter by D.C. standards, there was no question that this was a day to ride!
Last minute bike tweaks.
Justin, Ryan and myself decided on an adventurous route through notoriously bike un-friendly Prince Georges County Maryland…