last thursday i met up with the great and infamous sau again! (our last encounter: http://www.liquoriceblack.blogspot.com/2013/01/this-photograph-is-proof.html )
he was taking pictures of my red bicycle which i guess is actually a "frankenbike". i had an idea it was cobbled together from other bikes since it came from a used bike shop but apparently it is a truly crazy mash up! :D it goes without saying, i love my bike, but now i know i truly did buy a "codi special" (as the shop owner said to me when he handed it over) because there isn't another like it! for better or worse, i suppose. ;)
we went to makiki park in the early hours of the morning, and i was coerced into minor acrobatics- climbing the play structure that was intended for energetic 8 year olds. hard work!
sau was off to teach kids about the scientific method through paper airplanes (how cool is that?!) but not before he showed me the secret bike lair in his garage and issued me a challenge... to bike to hawaii kai! it was a very convincing mandate. and if i say i'm going to do something, i MUST do it. i can't go back on my word! so i set out on my farthest ride to date...
and made it!
really proud of myself! and thankful for the friendly nudge to even make the journey. :)
when i got to the library i found a batman trade that i hadn't seen before- it had a batman/zatanna team up post identity crisis! leave it to paul dini to fix their strained trust. friends can't hold grudges forever!
on my way there, i had a few nice pit stops
and on the way back i stopped for lunch at kahala mall.
when i got home from my bikeventure i indeed enjoyed "the smooth russet color of rest; the silence which follows the completion of some arduous but necessary task" before heading off to work later that night.
i would like to note that when i did get to work, every bit of me aching, i was thinking "wow, i know i had camera, U lock, library books, water, etc. in my back pack but i didn't think my shoulders were going to be so upset from just bike riding..." i completely forgot until the next day that i was also climbing the jungle gym in the morning, haha! 8D
thankee sau, hopefully we can ride together sometime!
it could've been would've been worse than you would ever know...
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