Motivation comes in many forms. Knowing that I'm accountable to tweet a photo to #30daysofbking each day is a big one. The 200+ children that are getting a bike which includes freedom, exercise, and adventure is another. My family and friends that supported me last year and are excited (and hopefully inspired) about 2014 is a huge factor. Finally, this amazing idea was born in Minnesota, where April weather must be more challenging than Park City, so there are no excuses to bundling up and promoting cycling.
This year has been more challenging than last. I don't have great excuses but do have lots going on. Work is extremely time-consuming, we are remodeling the basement, and ski season is still in session. I've missed a day, but plan to make it up with a double. I also hope to commute to the office a few times in the second half and will have to get creative for a business trip.
Last year, I put guidelines around my daily rides, but not this year. As long as I pedaled, it counted.
|Day 1 - Fresh Snow - Leaving for cycling class & glad to start out the month inside|
|Day 2 - More Snow - Took the fat bike out for a neighborhood loop and picked up a newspaper|
|Day 2 - Also got out of snowblower duty thanks to 30 Days of Biking responsibilities|
|Day 3 - Cycling Class - Last one of Block 3 and it was painful|
Day 4 - At Work from 6am to 9pm - Just couldn't make myself climb on a bike once I got home
|Day 5 - Men's BBall & Trainer - Skiing then moved everything out of basement but the essentials|
|Day 6 - Women's BBall & Trainer - Another long day prepping basement for remodel and snowstorm|
|Day 7 - Neighborhood MTB - Found a prop for a picture|
|Day 8 - Women's Final Four & Trainer - Home late, but just in time for tip-off|
|Day 9 - MTB Adventure - Found a new single track and this treasure|
|Day 10 - Road Bike - Beautiful evening & no knee warmers required|
|Day 11 - Team CB vs Big C MTB in Round Valley (there was an elk herd just behind us)|
|Day 12 - Girls Day MTB in Round Valley - Lots of laughs, a few tumbles, and no boys allowed|
|Day 13 - Skied, then snowstorm, then a quick mtb around neighborhood|