Saturday, 20 February 2010

First Ride of Spring?

The non-librarian members of the TroisV did the usual meet and greet and ride some laps routine this morning, in wonderful sunshine. It was a bit icy in the shade. Lots of people were lined up outside the zoo and we also saw some sort of military cadet kids schlepping along the sidewalks in their field uniforms. The first lap was a little incoherent due to one member's directional inadequacies. Apparently even when you're going around in circles, you still might need to pay attention once in a while. While riding we decided that the 13 March club ride will go to Cambridge.

After the laps we had coffee and blueberry muffins outside in the sunshine at the cafe on the inner circle in Regents Park. We fed a robin (a robin!) and were menaced by an enormous pigeon and then, the pigeon and her/his enormous pal. Seriously, these pigeons were bigger than Sadie. We staved them off by shaking our helmets at them. Take that, pigeons!


Two music videos today!


Saturday, 13 February 2010

Training Day!

While one member of the TroisV prepared himself for something called a "walk" (I have no idea what a "walk" is, but I'm pretty sure that it doesn't involve bib tights or overshoes), the other two members convened at the meeting point (actually, we met en route just before it) and rode laps at a reasonable clip, unofficially beginning preparation for the Tour of Wessex at the end of May. Following our ride we adjourned to The Diner in Camden, where we drank coffee and ate pancakes (and a contraband banana) while listening to various hits of the 1980s, none of which will appear embedded at the end of this post. TroisV!