Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hartford Parks Bike Tour

The annual bicycle tour of the Hartford parks took place last Saturday.  Trails are as short as 11 miles and as long as 45+, to accommodate different skill levels.  Tough decision for me.  Photograph or bike?  Here are my pictures.

 

28 comments:

Lowell said...

Getting old, heh? Back when Lois was running, I tried a couple of 5K's. Hah! Now all I do is take pictures!

The guy all dressed out in the first shot looks very determined. And he's no spring chicken. More power to him!

Bruce Clark said...

Really like the closeup shot of the bike.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Excellent pictures Jack, I really take my hat off to the 45 milers, that's a tough gig! I could maybe walk the 11 miles. Lovely Autumn colours along the way in the second shot.

Luis Gomez said...

Great shots Jack!

sheila lynch said...

I love the action shots! I still love to bike, slow short trips:)

Choppography said...

Neat crops in the top and bottom photos, Jack. They make for more compelling shots.

Chip

Sharon said...

Now that is great exercise. You have some great shots here.

Malyss said...

"Caisse d'epargne"?was he a french man, the one with french sponsor?!
Hard choice for you!

Sylvia K said...

Terrific captures as always, Jack! I do admire the older guy, he does look intent! Kudos to all the riders -- and of course, to the photographer as well!! Enjoy your day!

Sylvia

Halcyon said...

They look like dedicated riders. I like the red bike!

SRQ said...

Of course.....photograph whilst biking! Yes, you can have it all! Nice captures.

Cezar and Léia said...

So nice to see these people engaged in this cause, santé et bien-être!
Bravo!
Léia

EG Wow said...

I think you made the wise decision, Jack. I would have chosen to take photos too. :)

VP said...

Hey, it feels like here! This is a quite common sight here on Sundays...

RedPat said...

I would have been right beside you with my camera.

cieldequimper said...

Looks like a Sunday in France. I'm all for taking photos.

jennyfreckles said...

No contest! And you got some great shots.

Abe Lincoln said...

Very nice photographs.

Regina K said...

I like all these photos, but the last one appeals to me most. Excellent.

Cildemer said...

Very nice shots! He he he! I would have made the same choice!

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BIZZZZ et à bientôt, Jack****

Kathy said...

All great pics but the first is superb.

Randy said...

Great shots! Not my kind of outfit though.

Ann said...

The man in the photograph is commentable. Whatabout you do the race next year, and all the bloggers come to photograph you?

Lynette said...

You made a great decision. Super series, Jack.

Dianne said...

I think you chose well Jack! photography or bike - I'd take photography any day!

nathalie said...

Ditto Dianne!

Kate said...

You picked up great facial expression on the guy in the top photo. Like 'em all.

JM said...

I especially like the bottom shot. Very cool composition.