My bike is in the living room.
Saturday, January 16, 2010
I set up the bike on the resistance machine this morning. I can now officially ride my bike in the house. Works pretty good, too! I thought it would be more wobbly.
My daughter, of course, wants me to hook up HER bike, now that she sees me having some indoor bike fun.
But this is not the first time I've enjoyed indoor biking.
Back when I was in my late teens, I shared an apartment with some other adventurous guys. One of them had a bicycle, which he stored in the hallway. The kitchenette had two entrances. It was possible to walk from the kitchen into the living room, then to the dining area, and back into the kitchenette.
It was also possible to BIKE in the same route.
You couldn't get any speed. But there was just enough room to do slow laps around the apartment. And with some rearranging of the furniture, we were able to increase the circumference, for a burst of speed in the living room. Not enough speed, though, to jump a ramp. It was tried.
I wonder what the downstairs neighbors thought. Sorry, Willie, if you happen to be reading this.
Have a good weekend, all!