30 Days of Biking - Week One

The past winter brought the usual accouterments .  This year there was an extra serving of the doldrums with a side of achy knees.  Very little outdoor riding took place and only a handful of "rides" were endured at the local Y.  

A major side effect of this funk was questioning whether or not to ride this April.  Here's a few of the excuses:

I don’t want to feel like I have to ride my bike.  I should only do it when I feel like it.

April’s weather is iffy.  I hate riding in the cold and wet.

I don’t feel like it.

I’m not sure how I would fit it in with my current work schedule.

I really don’t want to.

My knees hurt.

I don’t wanna.

After a boost of encouragement from my sister and pausing to remember why I started this blog in the first place I felt silly about my attitude.

So, sign up I did, brushed the dust of the bike and off I went....