Flagstaff Ride Report

Dec 10, 2008

The streets on The Hill are packed slush-ice

All in all, great ride today. It's sunny, temps aren't too cold, no wind, and no one to share the road with.

But, despite the seemingly dry conditions on campus, the roads on The Hill are in terrible shape, save 13th and 9th. I'm really glad I took the truck.

While the traffic was light, I was nearly swiped by a snowplow and boxed out by a big SUV—one of those "I know how to drive in the mountains....FAST!" type dingbats. No other bikers at all, however!

I'll say it again: when your work allows you to spend the lunch hour looking at ponderosa pines smothered in felty snow, you just can't complain!