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Monday, June 14, 2010

Bike Ride Tour

Hubby and I went on a bike ride tonight. We started off just wanting to go on a short ride and before we knew it, 45 minutes had flown by. This time, I pushed us to finish it out at an hour. We did it and here are the results!

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I like to see higher calorie burns. I don’t usually workout for more than 1/2 hour at a time. I brought the camera and snapped a few shots here and there to show you some parts of where we ride.
We really are surrounded by corn fields out here in Iowa. :)

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This is a shot along the trail, facing our town:
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This is the spot we usually stop at, one mile out, on our evening rides. This trail goes on for miles in the country.

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Me, trying to be an artist. hehe

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This is where the trail ends on the other side of town. The part of the trail across town is paved, a much easier ride than the gravel parts!

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The inevitable Iowa cows on the city limits:

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At the end of the trail looking back across town:

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Another country scene. It seems to stretch on forever, doesn’t it?:

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This Iowa life is new to me. I grew up a big city girl. But Hubby grew up here, so when we got married, I moved here. We compromised by living in a small town. A little country, a little town. :) So there ya have it, a little piece of where I’m from. The ride felt so great! I’m proud of us for going a whole hour!

6 comments:

  1. Great watch if I can still call it that. Things are so high tech now. Thank you so much for sharing those wonderful pictures. Life seems so peaceful there. I would love to live in a place like that. The big city can be so overwhelming. Thanks again for sharing and great job on your ride with the hubby.

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  2. Nice watch! Its so good to keep a track of calories burned.

    Love the pictures too! Very beautiful!Maybe you've discovered your hidden talent!

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  3. Thanks for the pictures! I forgot how flat Iowa is LOL (we used to live in IL).

    Great ride, too! :D

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  4. You are an artist.
    Those pics look wonderful!
    Just like you and your sweet blog!

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  5. That trail looks AWESOME! Everything is so green!

    Don't you LOVE when you have fun and look down and see a great calorie burn?? I LOVE riding!

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  6. Well done on the calories burned....love the pink polar, I have blue, we don't have pink in Germany!!

    Great photo's sharing your route...very country looking I agree...I'm used to that with living here....
    Thanks for sharing.

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