As my regular readers now, I am currently in training for AIDS LifeCycle, a 545 mile bike ride from SF to LA that takes place June 2-8, 2019. The preparation for the ride includes not only getting into appropriate physical shape, but also raising funds for the life-saving services offered by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
So many of my friends and acquaintances supported me so far (here) that I am almost halfway through the minimum fundraising goal (which is $3K) and well on the way toward my personal goal ($5K). About a month ago I started dedicating my training rides to these sponsors, to thank them, and to share experience with them.
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The cycling day on Friday was dedicated to Devon. Devon was one of my first AIDS LifeCycle sponsors, a few weeks ago when I was just starting training and fundraising. The fundraising is for the life-saving services offered by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The training for me as I prepare to ride 545 miles from SF to LA, June 2-8, 2019 as part of AIDS LifeCycle.
One evening in December, I was totally going to ride to work the next day, but then in the morning I got up feeling maybe a little bit tired and not exactly up to it.
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Taking a bike to work turns most of the commute into a pleasant holiday (and, secondarily, a justification to renounce the gym)
About half way into the 7.5 mile bike ride, it looks like this and it smells like eucalipti
On the land side, there are trees…
… and bucolic views
On the bay side, I ride by a marina
Sail boats go out on a sunny day, San Francisco in the background
Marine layer sometimes cuddles the earth…
..or teases San Bruno Mountain
…or slithers with Canada geese, as the sun gets ready to rise on a winter morning
Not to be taken for granted.