Since my surgery and the cold weather we haven’t gotten to do a lot biking. But a break in the chill creates a brief opportunity to visit the Greenway. Jim gave Kaelin the go ahead to be the leader today. And of course where does he head us – the playground. The best part of many bike trails is the playground and the Greenway in Ocala is no exception. This playground is very popular. A wonderful stop for a little boy to burn off energy, a mom and dad to rest, and of course photo opportunities.
I’m coming home almost every night and riding in the circle. We live on a cul-de-sac and it makes for easy, quick rides before supper. It’s also safer for Kaelin to ride without the worry of traffic. Of course, I made the mistake of allowing him to hitch a ride with me. He sits on my lap as I go around the circle. I have to nip that in the bud quick or he won’t want to ride his bicycle.
We did take him back to the Greenway and had him ride his bicycle around a couple loops. It was so much nicer on the Anura because I could ride right along side of him and encourage him to ride on the right side of the road. Jim grabs hold of him and tandems him down the slight declines. I tried it once and caused him to fall. Poor baby, he cried a little but got right back on his bike and kept on going. Lance Armstrong watch out, Kaelin is on his way!