Wild Spaces: The Joy Ride @Joyride Magazine / by Ben Weaver

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There is a new cycling magazine in the Twin Cities call Joyride.  I am contribution a column to it call Wild Spaces.  Here is the first piece.  

Wake up. Things are scattered about the house. Where is your helmet?  Do you need an extra layer? What time is sunset? Do you need lights?  

Step outside. You hear the first bird. Look up to the sky. One star still clings to the fading wall of dark. Temps are beginning to drop overnight. The tips of everything are frosted. Car windshields. Street signs. Tomato plants. Soon snow will cover the landscape. Another set change lined up in the wings.....Continue Reading.