Yes, we’re still here in
Yesterday we headed over to
Our ride was cut a bit short for a couple of reasons – a TV crew was waiting, and I had to get to
Davy has been growing like a weed lately, and has nearly outgrown his bike. Since we started our trip seven months ago, we have raised his seat over two inches. And the seat can only go up another 1.5 inches. We figured his bike would last - at most – another year, and very possibly less than that. The easiest thing to do was to get another bike now, before we left the
John spent a day looking at the bike shops in the area, but there was nothing here. REI up in
So Daryl and I raced over to the airport, rented a car, then drove up to
This morning, we were at REI when the store opened, bought the bike, then turned around and dashed back to
But then – disaster struck. Davy has grown more than we thought – and the new bike is still a bit too small. Yes, one could argue that I should have taken Davy with me, but he didn’t want to go and we never, ever, considered the possibility that an 11-year-old kid would possibly fit on a size large bike. That’s the same size bike John needs!
So the plan is to rent a car again on Monday and take the bike back. Davy will go with me this time so he can test the large and make sure it will work. I’m not looking forward to hours and hours in a car again, but I suppose that’s the easiest solution to the problem.