I got the idea to ride my bike up Boulder Canyon - I figured I could get all the way up to the Boulder Falls. I set out without any pre planning and the farther I went, the more frustrated I got. It's gotta be around this corner, RIGHT?...... WRONG.... It was a cool morning, cloudy, so what did I have to complain about. I took a few breaks and finally made it.... GUESS what.. The falls were closed....I jumped the fence... got my pic.. meditated for a bit and then took the fast road back into town.
|the first couple miles are on a dedicated walking and biking trail|
|wasn't too long before I had to transfer to the highway - very little shoulder|
|8% grades in some spots|
|so relieved to see this sign...|
|so bummed to see this sign|
|and this sign... but that didn't stop me...|
|the falls were gushing & there I meditated - alone|
|water has immense power|
at the end of the morning, I had an intense workout from the climb. next time I'll do my research to know exactly how far it is on the map.
on the ride I passed by the ALPS - a hotel where Michael & Katherine had their wedding reception and the place where I laid eyes on Jen Jones for the very first time. I think I sang a song that night.