>> Wednesday, March 18, 2009
My last post was about how great it was to go 60 miles on Goldilocks (my new bike) during a nice 45-55 degree day. A few posts earlier, I wrote about my first outdoor ride of the year and how giddy I was to be out there.
So what do I do to show my bike how much I care?
I dismantle her and throw her in a box.
That’s right. My bike, Goldilocks, and Pharmie’s bike, Tony, are currently sitting at our local bike store, waiting to get disassembled and shipped to New Orleans for our Half Ironman. I feel like such an ass. I’m treating my bike like a cheap hooker.
The good news is that I spent the morning/afternoon cleaning all the grime off BOTH of our bikes. I washed, degreased, wiped, washed again, dried, and finally lubed both of them. Here’s Tony and Goldilocks after a few hours of love: