Christmas Lights Bike Ride 2018

 I took my nephew on the annual Christmas Lights bike ride – and man oh man was it cold.  Literally freezing.  Thankfully my dad agreed to drop us off because I still don’t have a hitch on my new car.  My nephew wanted green lights on his bike so I ordered a set for his wheels and he helped me install them.  When we arrived there were so many people with decorated bikes.  My dad looked at me and said, “Well – what are you waiting for?”  “It’s cold!!” I answered, “5 more minutes.”  I decided I was going to try to stay in the car as long as possible – It was 30* outside!

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Snowy Bike Ride

The day after the Merry Little Bike Ride, it snowed all day long and well into the night in PA.  I have seen that people cycle when it snows and have been curious how my bike would handle it.  Also, I have all those lights strung on my bike and thought it would look pretty awesome in the snow, but do I need studded tires for my bike like I have read about?  Would I be slipping all over the road?  Do I need a fat tire bike?  I decided to see what would happen if I took my hybrid out for a spin.

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First Annual Merry Little Bike Ride

When I saw the event on facebook for the first annual Merry Little Bike Ride – I knew I HAD to go.  The free slow ride was organized by Lititz Bikeworks and the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department – they just asked that if you rode, you donated a gift to a child in need.  A good cause where I can ride my bike and string lights all over it?!?  DONE!

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