Base Camp 2011

16 Feb

I’ve been at base camp for the last several weeks, no time to post  but plenty of time for riding.  Everyone does base camp right?  Here are some camp pictures, base building if you will, Chicago style.

Sometimes you just have to take it indoors, thanks to PWP for a nice space, music, videos, great folks and top notch instruction.

And sometimes it’s so bad outside you can’t even make it to PWP and you bring camp to the family.  Strictly emergency riding. Still got tan lines from 2010!

Being outside in Chicago never gets old no matter the weather, love it!

OK, maybe just tolerate it sometimes.

Even the week of the blizzard of 2011, Snowprah,  I got out for a couple rides.  Favorite thing  about Chicago so far – the Lake Front Trail was plowed days before my street.  Couldn’t drive anywhere but I could ride my bike.

Base camp has been a success! More saddle time in Chicago for this time of year than I ever got in Utah. I’m thinking a Chicago fly-in-camp for Winter training would go over really well, who’s in for next year?

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4 Responses to “Base Camp 2011”

  1. Rick S. February 17, 2011 at 8:49 am #

    What’s that new ink on your leg?

    • brkeyes7 February 17, 2011 at 9:51 am #

      That leg and ink would belong to someone else.

      • dug February 18, 2011 at 1:26 pm #

        rick looks way too closely at your legs. or he has a way better monitor than i do.

  2. Bill Martin February 17, 2011 at 10:55 am #

    Funny the bike paths in Missoula are always clear and plowed at 6 AM but the roads and streets don’t get plowed until mid day if they do. Pays to ride a bike.

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