Back to Bike

If anyone was wondering about the cliffhanger of Monday’s post, I did not ride my bike to work.  As many of you mentioned in the comments, it was not worth the risk of leaving my bike parked outside downtown overnight.  Of course, as life goes, the snow storm did not begin until later in the night, when I was safely home.

Riding the L train is a great back-up option, though.  As a bonus, at the L station I got to shake Rahm Emanuel’s hand, as he greeted the commoners and kissed babies and such.  I wanted to say, “More bike lanes!” but all that came out was, “Oh, hai!”

Today I was back on my bike.  Yay, bike!  Above is an unglamorous representation of my winter wear, hat, helmet, scarf and all.

Tomorrow I’m flying out to North Carolina to be with my wonderful family for Christmas.  I haven’t seen them since last year, so I’m very excited!  Too bad I don’t have a folding bike to take with me.

Happy Holidays!

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15 thoughts on “Back to Bike

  1. Carolyn I. says:

    Merry Christmas Dottie!

  2. I enjoyed your Christmas post last year. Have a good time with your family, and a happy holiday!

  3. Daniel Evans says:

    Merry Christmas Dottie,

    Maybe a Brompton for Christmas next year? That will certainly be number one on my wish list, but first things first, and I will have to try hard to get off the naughty list before then.

    I hope you have a great time with your family,

    Dan

  4. Nuresma says:

    Merry merry Christmas!
    A folding bike it’s very useful indeed! My Brompton has been the best birthday present ever!
    Happy Holiday!

  5. Lem says:

    To Tricia & Family and Dottie & Family,

    Wishing you all a Merry Christmas.
    Enjoy yourselves. God bless!
    L&Friends

  6. Amy says:

    Merry Christmas Dottie and Tricia! :)

  7. NancyB says:

    Merry Christmas Tricia and Dottie!

  8. Sigrid says:

    Happy Holiday’s!

  9. SM says:

    Merry Christmas to you and Trisha!

  10. donna says:

    Merry Christmas girls! Can’t wait til you’re back.

  11. JTuttle says:

    Merry Christmas to you and Trisha! Dottie, I’ll see you at the Ladies Who Bike and Brunch in the New Year!

  12. velojoy says:

    Dottie: Thought of you this a.m. when a photo of Rahm greeting commuters appeared on the front page of the New York Times. Happy holidays and thanks for your fun and inspiring posts throughout the year!

  13. Happy Holidays, Trisha and Dottie. Hope all is festive where you are.

  14. Maureen says:

    Warm Christmas Wishes, and hope Santa was good to you!

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