Ack! It’s been three years since I last participated in coffeeneuring! Where has the time gone?
My theme, like last time, is teaneuring. Quite by accident, most of the drinks were cold because it was unseasonably warm where I live. And I took full advantage of the new rule which allowed for trips anytime during the week!
Let’s get to it!
Port City Java
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Hot apple cider with pumpkin muffin
2.47 miles ridden
Downed tree on the trail. Photo by Jane
Shepherdstown, WV to Leesburg, VA
314.43 miles from start
When I woke up, I pulled the curtains aside and looked out the window. It was raining. Again.
Dawson, PA to Rockwood, PA
110.14 miles from start
The GAP Trail, which was made from a former set of railways, parallels the current CSX Railroad line. Throughout our ride, we could hear the train clacking on the rails and its whistle sounding shrilly to announce its presence. The trains traveled even in the middle of the night, which meant we’d hear them wherever we stayed.
Pittsburgh, PA to Dawson, PA
Although I had been excited about this ride when we had planned it several months ago, I had too many other things on my mind the week leading up to the ride. I just started my first class of the fall and had a paper I had to write. I had a regional chapter meeting that I had needed to prepare for. And I was told I was being put on furlough because the federal government was shutting down. I was a little stressed out when I got to Pittsburgh.
The meeting went well. I eventually wrote up my paper and turned it in (although not without some technical difficulties), and then I got ready for the ride.