February 26, 2023
Shocker: Not requiring registration, and advance fees, might, just might, reduce the barriers to many of the 300+ people on our Willy Nilly mailing list to (yawn, stretch) to decide to hunker down and stay home on Willy Nilly ride day, when the conditions seem...potentially uncomfortable.
Harkening back to Willy Nilly post v1, there is a northwest outdoor activity adage: "If you don't go, you won't know!".
And we quickly learned that it would turn out to be a gloriously gorgeous day for an official start to our 2023 riding season.
A wee bit of snow first thing in the morning seemed to deter many which, I'm grateful to say, dramatically thinned-out the lines at Burton Coffee Stand.
Having the Beveridge Place Pub in one's sights as a finish line surely doesn't undermine one's motivation to push through whatever conditions Willy Nilly day offers up...