Even if the sun hadn’t come out this weekend, more than 6,000
bicyclists still would have shown up on Bainbridge Island for the
37th annual Chilly Hilly bike ride (well, maybe a few less than
6,000 would have participated if it had been blowin’ sideways).
Don’t get the wrong idea. I didn’t ride.
Have you seen the hills over here? Some of them do
go down, but most of them go up.
Personally, I think these folks had the right idea today.
But I did finally go watch throngs of cyclists unload from the
ferry. And there were a lot of them.
Wall-to-wall cyclists trickled out of the boat. And then
some more trickled out. And….wait for it…yes,
Kinda like Noah’s ark if the animals wore spandex and
Camelbaks. Well, excluding the camels since they always have
camel backs, don’t they? Ba-da-ching!
That slow exit off the boat was probably fine since they needed
to save their strength for the hills like this:
But most importantly, I noticed a special guest this year.
We wondered what he did for fun on his days off. Now we
Which brings us to this burning question: Have you been
naughty or nice so far this year?
Don’t worry if you’ve been naughty, cuz clearly Santa has other
things on his mind right now….
*whew* *shakes imaginary sweat off finger tips*
Read more about the Chilly Hilly here.
Click this link to see a fun short film of the Chilly Hilly
(Updated post to include the short film link.)
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