The kids and I rode from out home near 25th and State to Barber Park yesterday. The round trip was around 22 miles total including a dead end detour and some Boise State campus riding. Here’s a map that will give you an idea of where we went, it but lacks some serious accuracy:
Where the map is the most off is from around the Bown Crossing area to Ekert Road (the road in front of Barber Park). There’s a ton of new Greenbelt in there so I wasn’t along side Warm Springs on this trip like a would have been a few years ago. Here’s a look at some of the new Bown Crossing area via This Is Ambient:
We ended up crossing that bridge, then taking the concrete greenbelt path in the very front of the shot.
A couple unpleasant additions to this trip:
- I didn’t eat before I left.
- My light group isn’t working at present.
- It was late evening, and pretty close to dark on the last leg to home.
So, I ended up down on calories and riding hungry home since there was the whole battle for daylight.
It was a nice trip though, everyone had fun, and we made it back. Back when cycling was seasonal, I used to hope to reach 100 miles in a “Rickshaw Season”. I cleared over 20% of that in one ride yesterday. Times have changed. and I am a much more functional Rickshawala than I was in season one.