BIKE HIKE LOG
Dist: 12.6 mi. Avg spd: 16.2 Cadence: 87. Route: Eagle Creek Park and north on Lafayette Road to 86th St. Conditions: 55 degrees, very windy, nippy, partly cloudy. iPod listening: Tracy Chapman.
Notes: Didn't leave myself enough time for the ride I'd hoped for. Saw six deer up close. Sweet gum is radiant by now. Without a real cold snap yet, leaves are clinging to the trees longer than I'd expected. We've still got quite a bit of green, too. Could be a long, glorious season.