Thursday, February 21, 2013
In Which The Trail Awaits The Snow
But I did ride today. It was chilly, but not as crazy a day to be out there as Monday was. Anyway, a winter snowstorm is due to hit Cedar Rapids this afternoon, but fortunately I don’t have any afternoon classes, so I was able to head home around 12:30 p.m.
I decided, for no particular reason, to take the Cedar River Trail. It was cool, and a bit grey and desolate, and it’s a bit odd to be on the trail in winter. It’s a much greener, more pleasant place in spring or summer. And I had the whole trail to myself—again, very different from warmer weather.
A few flakes were floating down by the time I made it home, but now, 2 hours later, the storm is still making its slow approach. Still, today's longer ride was definitely more pleasant than Monday’s cold one!