I will often head out on my bike alone for a training ride. Leaving from Assiniboine Park, following Roblin Blvd, I can be riding across the Canadian prairies, in the middle of farm country in just six kilometers. This is my favorite route when I am alone as the shoulder is wide and safe and I can ride out along the Assiniboine Trail to the lovely small farm community of St. François Xavier and back in just over two hours.
When riding alone, a bike is a perfect vehicle for contemplating life’s greatest mysteries. For instance…….