Tuesday Photo Challenge – Field

This week’s word, “Field” made me think of a few different things, all from previous bicycle trips.

There was that time I went on a business trip to Delta, BC and instead of renting a car, I brought a folding bike and commuted to work on bike paths. Much of that route was through stunningly beautiful farmland and there was lots of wildlife to be seen.

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In 2008 I did my first 100 km bike ride, from Quebec City, over to L’Isle d’Orleans and circumnavigated it. The last 50 km were in to a brutal 60 km/hr headwind that was so hard I could only go in my lowest gear as if I were climbing a hill the whole way. Never was I so happy to see the bridge to the mainland that meant there would only be another 10-20 km to get back to the hotel I stayed in.

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And finally, I’ll never forget the time on our 2017 summer bike trip when Google maps gave us really crazy directions and we ended up not on a road but an overgrown field. We persevered through it all and in the end were blessed with the opportunity to see God in the field.

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Inspired by this week’s Dutch Goes the Photo! Tuesday Photo Challenge – Field.

9 thoughts on “Tuesday Photo Challenge – Field

    1. Thanks so much! (Sorry I didn’t reply sooner, this comment somehow ended up in the spam folder. It seems to happen fairly often so I have to remember to check it every now and again)

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    1. Thanks! This bike is pretty good and folds in half sideways so it seems very stable. It’s actually a full-sized one also – people are surprised to see that it folds, though I haven’t folded it in years.

      Daegan and I have ridden it probably 5-10,000 miles and so far no problems with unexpected folding.

      Someday I *would* like to get a small folder that I can more easily bring on business trips. This one required a special suitcase (that I no longer have) and it was actually oversized luggage. Not as practical as something that folds to something tiny. Some even can fit in a carryon!

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