Bike On Over!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Peter and I bought bikes!!!  For me, we went with the Fuji Sunfires (different models) from our local bike shop, Indian Valley Bikeworks.  The customer service was AWESOME!!!

Peter has been wanting to commute to work (about 8 miles) and, since the roads in our county are so torn up, his short commute is quite a bit longer!  So, since a friend of ours just started commuting to her job, he's gotten really fired up about the idea.  For me, it's more that ability to trail ride with the kids in tow and to enjoy some leisurely commuting to the gym (less than 2 miles away).

Although... ultimately, if I can get my knees back into shape with regards to running, I'd love to try a triathlon!  So, I got a bike that could handle that...  We'll see... That's a distance 2 year+ goal.  (Even though this one looks so cool...)   Right now, I have to conquer the 5K, LOL!

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Got rid of some baby stuff on Craigslist.  I gave away a handmedown snap-n-go double, and sold my 2 maetai carriers and our cosleeper.  It was nice to pass those things along, but at the same time, it was heartbreaking to let go of it...  To sort of admit that Bobby and Maya are no longer using them and that there, most likely, wont be another baby (anytime soon at least) to use them.  But I love passing them on and knowing that a baby will use them.  It really warms my heart.

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Only a few more days until we leave for Tennessee!!!  The housesitter is in place, I've started packing, and I'm working on a list of all the stuff we will need for a long trip.  We leave Friday and won't be back until my birthday on the 7th, so it will be quite the trip with little ones!  I havent seen my mom in over six months and cannot wait!!  T-3 Days!!!  (In the Nashville area?  We'll be having a blogger lunch on Sunday, June 6th, around 1pm at Noshville's-Midtown before we start for home.  Join us!)

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Oh and... Quad Pictures!!!

5 comments:

Trennia said...

take lots of pictures,it looks like fun!

neaneah111 said...

sounds great my husband just brought us new bikes last month I love it the first trips I was like an 80 year old woman out of breath out of shape.. by the 3rd trip I felt great and in better shape I could breath more easy I hope I can keep it up.. Take care have fun on your trip

AKD said...

I love that you're sharing the loved items from Bobby and Maya with so many others. I'm sure it's so very, very bittersweet.

Excited for you for your trip!!

studentrntiffany said...

Blogger lunch, huh? I may need to try and host one of those in my area (after bedrest!!)

Have a ton of fun!

Just Breathe said...

The bikes sound wonderful. Have fun. Praying for your safety to & from Tennessee. Have a great time!
Visiting your friend now.