If we take Sunday out of the equation the weather this weekend was fabulous. We took advantage and got on our bikes. We recently bought a new bike trailer for the girls and I was anxious to give it a try.
Ethan wasn't around to pull the girls so I decided I was going to do it. I usually leave the pulling up to him because, well, he has bigger muscles than I do. But I couldn't wait and waste a perfectly nice day. As soon as the girls were done with gymnastics we loaded up and headed to a trail. I have rode by myself before but never alone with the kids. I was a bit nervous and thought the worst things that could happen is I would get too tired and have to sit on the side of the trail for a nap or I get a flat tire. And what are the chances of that??!!
I got a flat tire. I have changed a flat tire before so I was willing to give it a try..until I realized I didn't even have the tool to do it. Luckily we were not far from town so I figured I would just walk the bike/trailer to the nearest bike shop. BUT then a biker man stopped and was nice enough to offer to fix the flat for me. I think his name was Chris, but I am terrible with names so it could have been Matt or George or Jared. But we will call him Chris. Thanks Chris!
Poor guy had no idea I was taking a picture of him. But I blog and I needed proof of the nice biker man.
Once the tire was fixed we made our way to the park.
Matilda slept. She even missed out on the tire changing.
And of course Greta thought it was soooo hot out and immediately took her shirt off. There were two other moms at the park who I am pretty sure gave me questioning looks that I let my DAUGHTER take her shirt off! And it really wasn't that warm out.
After a quick stop at the bike shop for more air in the tire and a new spare tube we hit up the ice cream shop.
Heaven for these girls.
Luckily the ride back to the car was uneventful.
Saturday proved to be just as nice but windy. We braved it anyway. And heck, I wasn't pulling the girls today so why not?!?
It involved....pre-ride beer. Root Beer for the kiddos of course. I looked over at them once and they were doing "cheers" with their cups.
Toes in the wind.
And mom/daughter selfies.
Sunday..it rained, we took naps, did a whole lot of nothing, had the girls go to the basement to "play" in their bike helmets while we waited out a tornado warning, listened to it rain some more and then off to bed again.
I call it a successful weekend! Hope you had a good one! Did you get out and enjoy the nice weather?