Have you ever watched the Alfred Hitchcock movie, “The Birds”?
Did it freak you out?
Then you may want to avoid visiting the Strasburg Convenience Store at dusk in the summer… 🙂
Having lived much of my life in hilly areas, I really appreciate (especially as an aging bicyclist) how Strasburg is relatively level. If anything, there may as great a danger you’ll have to downshift from wind as it will be from an incline. 🙂
Five weeks and one day ago I fractured my left elbow at the end of a ride, so it feels great this week to climb back on the bike. It is true that there is less obvious things to take pictures of here than back in New Hampshire, but it definitely isn’t lacking of interesting subjects. You can tell I especially appreciate the cows. 🙂
Do you live in or around Strasburg and use a bicycle? Recommendations for places to ride to? Tips for us newbies to the area?
See you on the road!
This morning, before it got too hot, we headed out to Richmil Ranch Open Space (77910 E. Highway 40, Deer Trail, CO 80105). Minus all the noise from I-70, it’s a great place to connect with nature. I brought a camera to grab pictures, but it was mostly hijacked by my eight year-old, Augie, who gets credit for the photos below.
Not bad (if you ask me) for his first time using my Canon PowerShot G15. 🙂Continue Reading
The sole purpose of Strasburg Rocks! is to celebrate Strasburg, Colorado, a small, friendly town in the plains east of Denver. It does not exist to make money. However, should Strasburg Rocks! produce any net income, it will be donated back to the Strasburg community.