Took a ride downtown with Russ via the Metro Branch Trail this past Saturday. Being my first time on the trail, it had all the elements of a close to perfect ride. Cranking on the fixed, new terrain, uncharted coffee shops, bike talk and a fish sandwich from Eastern Market. I say close to perfect because we did get lost in the gridlock neighborhoods of Takoma Park for the first quarter of the ride, and thanks to a healthy running Washingtonian we were pointed in the right direction.
Later in the evening I popped into BicycleSPACE for the Brooks England Dashing Bicycle Show. A beautiful space, filled with beautiful people, and beautiful Brooks products that I can’t afford.
However, I did not leave empty handed: