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Our 30 Days Of Biking

As you have read, this month we took on the 30 Days of Biking challenge. 

We've never been able to do it for one reason or another. This time we weren't going to chicken out.

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I thought it was going to be easy, but there were some days that I probably would've skipped a bike ride had I not been doing this challenge. I had planned to bike to work the whole month, but by the middle of the month it started to get too dark out during the time I leave. 

Meadow and I typically would bike every afternoon that I watched her and then again when Brooke got home. We also took our bikes up to the cottage and Duluth to stay on task.

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By the end of the month I kind of started looking forward to going on bike rides together after dinner. I think it also forced us to ride our bikes instead of taking the car to short distances. We lucked out with the mild month and I would definitely try this again next year.


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They biked to the park apparently. Meadow and I also took a spin around the neighborhood at sunset.



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We'll definitely try again in April. Maybe we can do every day from April until September next year.

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